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Removing graffiti from a bluestone surface

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor

Removing graffiti from a bluestone surface

We have a bluestone letterbox at our house with a giant white spray painted number on the front. Admittedly, the number is not "graffiti" as such, but is offensive to our eyes and is often the first thing people mention when visiting us, which we would like to change! 

 

Has anyone got any hints or tips for removing spray paint from bluestone that hopefully will not ruin the surface? I have heard of the graffiti removal products, but I am not sure they would work for bluestone. 

Kermit
Valued Contributor

Re: Removing graffiti from a bluestone surface

@kaylah_rose

 

This might help - http://sosafe.com.au/products/graffiti-remover/

 

There's products for stone.

Jackson
Super Contributor

Re: Removing graffiti from a bluestone surface

Hey @kaylah_rose, you may want to explore getting a professional to do the job for you. I know that most stone surfaces will absorb the paint quite deeply, so getting it all off can be quite tricky (especially if the graffiti has been there quite a while).

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor

Re: Removing graffiti from a bluestone surface

Thanks guys very helpful. Might seek some professional advice before tackling the job myself. The number was there before we moved in so I am assuming it has been there for quite some time. Shame really, as the bluestone is very nice. 

Fingers crossed it comes off without any issues!

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