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Graffiti-Solutions Awarded 2014 Graffiti Cleaning Mandate For Montreal’s Sud-Ouest

Graffiti-Solutions Awarded 2014 Graffiti Cleaning Mandate For Montreal’s Sud-OuestThe graffiti management program provides the removal of graffiti on private property and neighbourhood homes at no cost to citizens.

Free Graffiti-Cleaning Program Unites 4 Montreal Boroughs.

4 Montreal boroughs unite to offer free graffiti cleaning service - with Solutions-GraffitiFour Montreal boroughs have united to attack their Graffiti problem together – and they chose Graffiti-Solutions as their graffiti-fighting partner.

McGill University Calls on Montreal’s Solutions-Graffiti for Specialized Training in Graffiti Removal.

McGill University Calls on Montreal’s Solutions-Graffiti for Specialized Training in Graffiti Removal.McGill University decides to take on their graffiti problem and asks Solutions Graffiti to show them how.

Solutions-Graffiti Celebrates TANDEM’s 25th Anniversary

Solutions-Graffiti celebrates TANDEM's 25th!TANDEM celebrated its 25th anniversary last week! An initiative that has had a real impact in improving community life, TANDEM has been working with Solutions-Graffiti for several years to manage its graffiti removal program.

Paint-based removal (covering) - 2012 season closed

Paint-based graffiti removal (covering)The end of November signals the end of paint covering season (painting over a graffiti-covered surface).

You may already know that lower temperatures prevent exterior paint from properly adhering to most surfaces, which compromises the ..>>

Pointe-Claire’s 300th Anniversary Mural Saved by Graffiti-Solutions

Lachine City Hall Vandalized - Student Protest Turns to Graffiti

Lachine City Hall Vandalized - Student Protest Turns to Graffiti (Solutions-Graffiti.com)Urgent call this morning, Lachine Town Hall had been vandalized overnight, the entrance covered with red graffiti with messages supporting the student protests of recent weeks.

The effect of global warming on graffiti in Montreal (26 degrees in March?!?)

How global warming might impact graffiti in Montreal - article by Solutions Graffiti.In mid-March 2012, Montreal and western Quebec experienced temperatures nearly an entire week with temperatures above 20 degrees - which is way above average.

 

Our climate is changing, and it seems to be affecting the world of graffiti removal.

 

What is the Artistic Value of Graffiti?

Happy Holidays + 2011 in Review

Graffiti-Solutions would like to thank every client, customer and employee for the exciting 2011 season which is slowly drawing to a close.  Thanks to you, and...

Solutions Graffiti talks to the Montreal Gazette about graffiti in 2011

Solutions Graffiti talks to the Montreal Gazette about graffiti in 2011...with a slight misunderstanding, at the end ;-)

 

Sebastien Pitre, Solutions-Graffiti’s founder, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to provide some insight into the current state of graffiti removal in Montreal. You can read the article >>

Graffiti on War Memorial in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Park

Graffiti on War Memorial in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Park (NDG, Montreal) - graffiti cleaning news in MontrealA monument commemorating Canadian soldiers who fell during the first and second world wars, and the Korean war was covered with graffiti for the second time since the summer of 2010. Last year, the monument had been vandalized by...

NDG to fine property owners who don’t promptly remove Graffiti

Known for its proactive approach to graffiti cleaning, the Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough has recently made headlines by proposing a new initiative which would fine building owners if they do not...

When Montreal Graffiti Becomes Political

Hate graffiti in Montreal - anti-police graffitiOn June 7, Montreal police shot and killed two people. One was the suspect, the second, an innocent bystander. Shortly afterwards, Graffiti Solutions was asked to urgently remove anti-police graffiti, which started to appear at numerous locations in Montreal, including several...

Official Launch of the Montreal Municipal Housing Office (OMHM) Foundation

Solutions Graffiti was at the official launch of the Montreal Municipal Housing Office (OMHM) FoundationThursday, May 26, 2011 – This Wednesday, on a specially designed area on the roof of the Montreal Palais des Congrès, the OMHM Foundation was officially launched.

Does Rain Complicate Graffiti Removal and Graffiti Cleaning?

Short answer: yes. When it rains, the task of cleaning or removing graffiti gets a little more complex and time-consuming – sometimes, it becomes simply impossible. Rain water creates a layer between the surface to be treated and the...

Which Montreal boroughs and cities pay for graffiti cleaning and removal? (2011)

Montreal boroughs who provide (or pay for) professional graffiti removal services

Several Montreal boroughs and municipalities have developed programs where they provide or pay for professional graffiti removal on private property. These are;

 

Cleaning and Removing graffiti in Winter - part 2

The cold Montreal winter brings with it several complications when it comes to cleaning and removing graffiti. Here is part 2 of our article >

 

Cleaning and Removing Graffiti in Winter

Cleaning and Removing graffiti in Winter - Montreal graffiti removal services by Solutions GraffitiSolutions Graffiti provides graffiti cleaning services during the winter season - though our cold Montreal winter certainly complicates the task of graffiti removal, and may affect the result. Here's how;

Montreal teenagers killed in graffiti accident – The Solutions-Graffiti perspective

3 teenagers were killed this weekend in a tragic accident. From what we have read in the newspapers, it seems they were struck by a train while they were doing graffiti under the Turcot interchange.

Paint-based removal (covering) - 2010 season closed

Paint-based graffiti removal (covering)October typically signals the end of paint covering season (painting over a graffiti-covered surface).

You may already know that lower temperatures prevent exterior paint from properly adhering to most surfaces, which compromises the ..>>

Montreal’s anti-graffiti recommendations

Graffiti MontrealThe city of Montreal provides three pieces of graffiti-fighting advice for its citizens - recommendations to which we added comments and explanations, to help clarify certain details.

 

Does your borough pay for graffiti removal?

Montreal boroughs who provide (or pay for) professional graffiti removal services

Several Montreal boroughs and municipalities have developed programs where they provide or pay for professional graffiti removal on private property. These are;

 

Montreal’s Anti-Graffiti operation and Solutions Graffiti (video)

Montreal’s Anti-Graffiti operation and Solution Graffiti (video)For the fifth consecutive year, The City of Montreal has organized a Graffiti cleaning campaign; a cleanup operation to remove graffiti on public and private buildings.

 

For the occasion, the City of Montreal asked Solutions-Graffiti to lend a hand in demonstrating the best methods used to clean graffiti. Watch the report by Radio-Canada :

Removing a “Ghost” Graffiti

A ghost left behind - incomplete graffiti removalA "ghost" is a graffiti that has not been completely removed. The graffiti is still visible and you can still distinguish the lines, sometimes even the colors. Ghosts are usually caused by ...

Police catch tagger on Facebook

Police catch tagger on FacebookRCMP agents found a tagger by finding pictures of his "work" which he posted on the social networking site Facebook.


"Disturbing" messages spray-painted across city

Photo Jeff LabinePolice are looking for the person or people who spray painted "disturbing" messages across the city, including one that read "kill Indians" on a sign near a high traffic area.

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Graffiti-Solutions Awarded 2014 Graffiti Cleaning Mandate For Montreal’s Sud-Ouest

Graffiti-Solutions Awarded 2014 Graffiti Cleaning Mandate For Montreal’s Sud-OuestThe graffiti management program provides the removal of graffiti on private property and neighbourhood homes at no cost to citizens.

Free Graffiti-Cleaning Program Unites 4 Montreal Boroughs.

4 Montreal boroughs unite to offer free graffiti cleaning service - with Solutions-GraffitiFour Montreal boroughs have united to attack their Graffiti problem together – and they chose Graffiti-Solutions as their graffiti-fighting partner.

 

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