Keeping our district free of graffiti is part of our drive to 'Keep Hasting Beautiful'. On these pages you will find tips for deterring taggers, and what to do if your property does get graffitied.
Graffiti is an act of vandalism that costs communities thousands of dollars to remove or cover every year.
Graffiti vandalism or tagging is a community problem which can lower property values. It suggests that a neighbourhood doesn't care or isn't able to cope with the problem.
If graffiti is left it creates an environment where other vandalism and more serious crimes such as burglary and assault may occur.
There are some steps you can take to discourage taggers from targeting your property. Some of the techniques we've found to be effective:
And if your property does get graffitied? Have your graffiti clean-up kit on hand so that any graffiti can be removed promptly before it attracts more graffiti or other vandalism.
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