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Heritage Graffiti Remover | For Sensitive Historic Important Buildings | Stonework Brickwork Masonry | Biodegradable

Specifically designed for sensitive, historic and important buildings, to remove graffiti from stonework, brickwork, and masonry without damage. This product is effective first time, every time, and requires very low pressure to remove softened graffiti from the surface. Importantly, HERITAGE REMOVER will rinse very easily to avoid the presence of insoluble salts being left on the masonry.

Will remove all types of spray can paint from porous stone and concrete surfaces, including cinderblock, split face block and exposed aggregate. Safe and effective to use on all types of natural stone (such as limestone, granite, marble, and terrazzo). Also highly effective on some painted and coated surfaces such as signs as well as stainless steel, trees, and most plastics.

Heritage Graffiti Remover works in all kind of weather conditions, up to 100°F / 38°C and as low as 20°F / -6° C.   Expect considerably slower reaction times in weather below 40° F / 5°C.

Comes in 32 oz, 1 gallon and 5 gallon containers in both single and case quantities.

Note:  Bare Brick is not recommended for removing older lead or rolled on oil (linseed oil or aklyd) based paints

Where is Heritage Graffiti Remover typically used?

  • Walls
  • Driveways
  • Fences
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Transit Stations
  • Highway Overpasses
  • Train bridges
  • Concrete Driveways

Why Heritage Graffiti Graffiti Remover?

  • Fast-acting penetrating formula encapsulates and dissolves spray can and other stains from behind as well as the front.
  • Easily rinsed with a small pressure washer requiring very little rinsing water. Any resultant runoff is a readily biodegradable gray water soap which can be left to biodegrade. Recycled or further diluted for use in gardens etc.
  • No shadows, no damage, no harsh scrubbing required.
  • Pleasant smelling and nontoxic.
  • Safe and effective to use on all types of natural stone (such as limestone, granite, and marble), stainless steel, trees, plastics, and playground equipment.
  • May be used on painted surfaces as well as natural surfaces.
  • Biodegradable


1 gallon will remove approx.:
• 200 sq ft of typical graffiti on concrete, brick, block or masonry surfaces
• 80 sq ft on sandstone, limestone and other soft absorbent surfaces (per 3 flood coat application).

On painted / coated surfaces expected removal is approx. 1000 sq ft per gallon.

Exact coverage varies depending on type of stain and the porosity of surface material.

HERITAGE is a premium aromatic liquid made from natural citrus oils alcohols designed to penetrate the surface, fully dissolve graffiti and other marks as well as rinse away very easily under low pressure.

Color: Orange Brown liquid.
Odor: Citrus solvent odor.
PH: ~ 12-14
Storage: Store in a cold dry place away from heat or flames.
Shelf Life: Approximately 2 years but up to 5 years in unopened container.
Precautions: Flammable.
DOT Markings: UN2924, Flammable liquid, corrosive,
n.o.s., (Ethyl Alcohol, Potassium Hydroxide), 3, (8), PG III

1 gallon will remove approx.:
• 200 sq ft of typical graffiti on concrete, brick, block or masonry surfaces
• 80 sq ft on sandstone, limestone and other soft absorbent surfaces (per 3 flood coat application).

On painted / coated surfaces expected removal is approx. 1000 sq ft per gallon.

Exact coverage varies depending on type of stain and the porosity of surface material.


Product Use Instructions 

HERITAGE REMOVER is applied to the surface with a nylon brush, broom or pump-up sprayer, 3 times at 3 minute intervals, liberally flooding the graffiti / stain with the product.  For typical graffiti, approximately three minutes after the final application, rinse using a hot or cold pressure washer (hot is best) at low pressure. If one is not available, then a stiff nylon brush and bucket of water may suffice. Agitation, as you apply this product, can be of great assistance. Continued experience with the product will  enable the user to judge how many applications are necessary for varying surfaces and particular spray cans. On older / thicker graffiti patience is the key. Keep the graffiti wet with the product, as long as possible before rinsing.  Do not blast too close, in order to remove the graffiti, as it may cause damage and will possibly only remove a small percentage more.Remember, a pressure washer in this instance is really only a quick release rinse of the dissolved graffiti, and not the primary means of cleaning. Ideally use 1500 – 2000 psi with a 15º or 25º fan jet at about 6 inches from the surface. Do not blast or use ‘turbo’ type nozzles which risk doing damage.

When rinsing dissolved graffiti with a pressure washer try to remove a LITTLE of the graffiti from the bottom of the tag without wetting the whole area. If satisfied, then proceed to full scale. Wash the whole area from top to bottom. Remember, if the remover has not done its job then no amount of ‘blasting’ will fix the problem. Failures are usually a result of not flood coating adequately and not leaving product on long enough and cannot be resolved by blasting too close or at higher pressures.


For hot weather removals avoid direct sunlight whenever possible. Wet surface down first and apply HERITAGE to damp wall. Allow for longer dwell times in cold weather. Expect considerably slower reaction times in weather below 40°F / 5°C.


TIP 1  Some spray cans such as reds can stain surfaces. Other spray cans change colors once HERITAGE has been applied. For complete and total removal of these stains use our FELTPEN FADEOUT after or while HERITAGE is still on the stain.

TIP 2  If you are fixing someone else’s former failure and maybe having problems, then HERITAGE can be left overnight on the wall (if safe to do) ensuring maximum dwell time. Return in the morning and the problem will usually be solved with another application and a wash off.

TIP 3  As a general rule, avoid trying to remove spray can graffiti from porous unpainted surfaces, whilst the walls are facing the hot summer sun. Wherever possible, try to work in the shade or during a cooler time of day. On days when there is a likelihood of the graffiti remover drying out within minutes or less, the wall can be thoroughly wet with water and towel patted dry BEFORE
applying HERITAGE


While HERITAGE is very safe to use in comparison to most graffiti removal products, the intended use for the product is stripping paint, waxes and oils from building surfaces and is thus naturally much more aggressive on skin and eyes than normal every day cleaners.  If the intended user is not familiar or confident in implementing the safety precautions below we urge that
they do not use the products.

1. Always wear solvent alkali protective gloves, goggles and long sleeve clothing.
2. Be sunsmart. Wear a wide brimmed hat; after all, you are outside.
3. Always know where water is available, in case of a splash.
4. Carry a spare set of clothing. Do not leave contaminated clothing on.
5. Use in well-ventilated areas.

1. HERITAGE can occasionally mark aluminum or galvanized steel surfaces.
2. Use synthetic brushes and plastic buckets. HERITAGE can damage natural fibers like hair or wool.
3. Do not spray HERITAGE unless determined safe to do so.
4. Do not dilute HERITAGE (use as supplied)..

Before commencing any large scale use, always test first in an inconspicuous area. This product is designed to remove all types of markers and stains, and may have an unpredictable or even damaging result on certain manmade or stained surfaces. If necessary wait for surface to dry to ensure perfect results. Any building which has suddenly been washed (even with clean water) after many years of dryness can give rise to what we call ‘secondary efflorescence’, that is a few soft fluffy ‘salts’ which in itself is not harmful and will disappear in no time never to return again.
This is not to be confused with the production and consequential rise of harmful salts which cause the spalling of masonry surfaces. In our experience we have never witnessed such a resulting outcome unless the building has:

1. Not been rinsed properly, or
2. The building surface is situated in a repetitive wetting and drying situation.

HERITAGE is biodegradable and conforms to all statutory environmental requirements for graffiti removal including VOC limits. Designed to be fast, effective and non damaging requiring very little rinsing water. If necessary, water can be collected using a wet vac and disposed of safely. We believe nothing other than rai

We warrant that our products are manufactured to strict quality assurance specifications and that the information supplied by us is accurate to the best of our knowledge. Such information supplied about our products is not a representation or a warranty. It is supplied on the condition that you shall make your own tests to determine the suitability of our product for your particular purpose. Any use or application other than recommenced herein is the sole responsibility of the user. Listed physical properties are typical and should not be construed as specifications. NO WARRANTY IS MADE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, REGARDING SUCH OTHER INFORMATION, THE DATA ON WHICH IT IS BASED, OR THE RESULTS YOU WILL OBTAIN FROM ITS USE. N0 WARRANTY IS MADE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, THAT OUR PRODUCT SHALL BE MERCHANTABLE OR THAT OUR PRODUCT SHALL BE FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO WARRANTY IS MADE THAT THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION OR OUR PRODUCT WILL NOT INFRINGE UPON ANY PATENT. We shall have no liability for incidental or consequential damages, direct or indirect. Our liability is limited to the net selling price of our product or the replacement of our product, at our option. Acceptance of delivery of our product means that you have accepted the terms of this warranty whether or not purchase orders or other documents state terms that vary from this warranty. No representative is authorized to make any representation or warranty or assume any other liability on our behalf with any sale of our products. Our products contain chemicals that may CAUSE SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY. BEFORE USING, READ THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET AND FOLLOW ALL PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT BODILY HARM.

Cold Weather makes everything work slower including Graffiti Removal.  Here are some tips for working in the cold.  

When winter temperatures sink into the 40°’Fs, 30°’Fs or down to the 20°F’s, graffiti tags take much longer to dissolve. Dwell times (how long you leave the graffiti remover on the tag) need to be 2-3 times longer to achieve the same results, and it’s often helpful to leave the graffiti removal product on much longer than that. It also helps to keep your graffiti removal product indoors prior to use or in your heated vehicle before applying, so they are at or close to room temperature when you’re ready to use them.

As always, quickest removal is using a hot water pressure washer or steam cleaner.  Sometimes you spray a wall down first in order to heat up a section of graffiti before removing it. If you don’t have a hot water power washer, you can fill up a bucket with hot water, leaving your graffiti remover in it so that it warms up before use.  Graffiti Remover is always more effective when it is not cold.

During the winter months you may want to apply Bare Brick Stone & Masonry Graffiti Remover several times and then leave Transgel on over that for hours or overnight. This will keep it wet for much longer and while it’s wet it’s working. Transgel eats through all the thicker bits of graffiti crinkling it up, while Bare Brick penetrates and dissolves it from behind. Of course, pressure washing in freezing conditions is a tricky exercise and we recommend reserving larger projects for the spring if that is an option.

For signs, trucks, trailers, and other Sensitive Surfaces, you may need to leave Sensitive Surface Graffiti Remover on for several minutes before coming back to agitate and wipe away. Sometimes lightly abrading the surface with a soft scourer between coats will help the remover penetrate and begin dissolving it faster.

Good luck and Stay Warm this winter!

Winter Graffiti Tags and Removal