Graffiti Resistance

Your buildings deserve to be graffiti-free. Sherwin-Williams can help.

Graffiti resistance with no added costs for specialty coating, sacrificial clear or third coat. You can trust Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings for a more cost-effective way to protect your building against graffiti. 

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Protect What is Important

Graffiti-based vandalism is on the rise in the United States, costing an estimated $12 billion in annual cleanup expenses. To help keep your buildings looking their best, Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings offers built-in graffiti resistance in every Building Products coating, as well as post construction renovation services with an industry-leading graffiti removal specialist.

Every Sherwin-Williams building products coating is protected against the dangers of disfiguring damage from graffiti vandalism, including PVDF, FEVE, SMP and Polyester for both coil and extrusion. The resistance is built right-in, and no expensive add-ons are required.

No matter which coating you specify for your building, all Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings have been approved for graffiti resistance, as determined by following a specified removal practice on a number of graffiti types, per ASTM D6578 / D6578M.



Resistance to graffiti is a major product benefit and cost-effective solution welcomed by anyone concerned about the rise of expensive graffiti vandalism. There’s peace of mind in knowing that the coatings you specify and the products you trust are also graffiti-resistant. Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings graffiti resistance extends to coatings already used in construction, as well. Whether buildings are long-standing or newly constructed, they are protected.

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Sherwin-Williams has aligned with Watts Removal Products (formerly Graffiti Removal Services), a leading expert in the field of graffiti removal. Watts Removal has been successfully eliminating graffiti for more then 18 years, and their expert team will work with everyone in the Sherwin-Williams value chain to outline approved products, techniques and procedures to remove graffiti from all building surfaces.


Speedy, safe and accurate restoration.

Many experts say that a key component of successful graffiti prevention is immediate removal within 24 to 48 hours. Many building codes now contain regulations regarding the timely removal of graffiti. Environmental and structurally sensitive restoration services are particularly important when monumental buildings are vandalized. Fortunately, there’s a respected and effective source for help when graffiti vandalism occurs.

Safe methods, impressive results

All Watts Removal products are easy to apply, with a simple brush and wipe off system, no dwell time is required. Every Watts Removal product has been performance tested on the entire line of Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings Building Products coatings, per ASTM Graffiti Resistance Standards.

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Work with Watts Removal Products experts today to remove graffiti from your building.

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