The Anti-Graffiti Association

Urban Hygiene Ltd is a proud management member of the national Anti-Graffiti Association (AGA) which is now a part of the Keep Britain Tidy Group. The Anti-graffiti Association was set up to promote the best practices in the management of graffiti, vandalism and related crime, and to disseminate that information to local authorities, housing associations, schools and all those concerned with …

Graffiti Artist Vs Graffiti Vandal?

Having been in the anti-graffiti business for over 20-years now people who have just met me are often confused when I show my enthusiasm for a good graffiti mural. “You shouldn’t like it”, “I bet you can’t wait to remove that!” , “Oooo, THE ENEMY!” – I’ve heard all the comments. The truth is I really rather like graffiti art …

Thoughts on the graffiti paint-out?

The graffiti paint-out is now a widely accepted and commonly deployed method for tackling graffiti. Rather than washing away a graffiti tag, mural or design, local authorities and highways agency’s often cover up and obliterate graffiti using paint – this is called a graffiti paint-out and leaves a trademark “patchwork quilt” effect pattern on subways, bridges and walls. The graffiti …

Mistakes when removing graffiti

The top 5 mistakes people make when removing graffiti. 1) Believing the most dangerous product is the most effective. It is a common misconception that graffiti removing products marked; Hazardous, Harmful, Corrosive and Irritant are in some way stronger and therefore more effective than their unclassified and safe graffiti remover equivalents. This is not true. Products marked with these kinds …