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Police catch tagger on Facebook

An 18-year-old man from the RM of St. Clements has admitted responsibility for graffiti images that have defaced bridges, signs, businesses and residential property in Selkirk and the surrounding area.   RCMP Const. David Obirek said large facial images began appearing in the area last summer. Police didn’t have a suspect, but Obirek said a…

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

Graffiti Solutions was mandated for the delicate job of removing graffiti “tags” from Pointe-Claire’s “300-year celebration” mural, following a graffiti attack on the beautifully painted surface. The wall – which has become a source of municipal pride – highlights the 2013 celebration of the 300th anniversary of Pointe-Claire’s foundation, in 1713.   Almost immediately after the…

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

Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough renews its commitment to a clean and graffiti-free community in 2014 with the renewal of its free graffiti removal program. By choosing to once again work with Graffiti-Solutions, the storied Montreal borough – which includes Saint-Henri, Pointe St. Charles, Ville-Emard and Côte-St. Paul – will rely on a long-standing partner and a company that has…

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Solutions-Graffiti Celebrates TANDEM’s 25th Anniversary

The spirit was very festive last week when TANDEM, a well-known community organization, celebrated its 25th anniversary. An initiative that has had a real impact in improving community life in the neighbourhood, TANDEM values the visual integrity of the community, and the organization has been working with Solutions-Graffiti for several years to manage its graffiti…

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

This spring, McGill University maintenance staff received complete training in graffiti cleaning, graffiti removal and graffiti (and surface) management. Having recently decided to take on the maintenance of McGill buildings internally, when they are vandalized with graffiti, the world-renowned University called on the expertise of Solutions-Graffiti to ensure that the “field” team was well equipped, ready and armed with the skills and…

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Free Graffiti-Cleaning Program Unites 4 Montreal Boroughs.

Four Montreal boroughs have united to attack their Graffiti problem together – and they chose Graffiti-Solutions as their graffiti-fighting partner.   Four Montreal boroughs have joined forces to create a new graffiti removal program, that offers free graffiti cleaning to borough residents. By uniting their resources, budgets and experience, the group is hoping to truly maximize…

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Pointe-Claire’s Historic Church Vandalized by Graffiti

Hateful graffiti was found on the Saint-Joachim church and were quickly eliminated by Solutions-Graffiti’s pressure-washing team. Built in the 19th Century, the Saint-Joachim de Pointe-Caire church – Pointe-Claire’s first church – is well known for its impressive view; a statue of Jesus in front of the Saint-Laurent waterway. This April, the church was the victim…

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Paint-based removal (covering) – 2012 season closed

November typically signals the end of paint covering season (painting over a graffiti-covered surface).   As some of you may already know, lower temperatures prevent exterior paint from properly adhering to most surfaces, which compromises the quality of the job that can be delivered.   To ensure quality, orders for paint-based-graffiti-removal will be delivered in the…

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The St. Joseph’s Oratory: cleaning graffiti on heritage and historic buildings

Graffiti-Solutions has been mandated to clean graffiti on several different structures and surfaces around Saint Joseph’s Oratory.   Because of its multiple access points, the “campus” is often prey to graffiti.   This type of intervention poses several challenges, including; Some surfaces are not easily accessible Ensuring the safety of the pressure washing perimeter for…

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Lachine City Hall Vandalized – Student Protest Turns to Graffiti

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 Solutions Graffiti team was quickly dispatched to respond to this emergency and to remove graffiti, which covered the front of the building, the steps, and the wooden doors, which look old enough…

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