Lebanon Reporter

April 5, 2013

Product and power washing clean graffiti from library

By Rod Rose
The Lebanon Reporter

Lebanon — With hot water under high pressure and a specialty cleaning product with a distinctive and mildly repulsive name, graffiti scrawls were swept off limestone columns at the Lebanon Public Library Thursday morning.

John Reed of Pioneer Restoration provided the labor and material at no cost.

The secret? “Elephant Snot,” a chemical compound expressly designed by Graffiti Solutions, Inc., North Saint Paul, Minn., to remove paint from stone, brick and other porous surfaces.

The Lebanon Reporter offers an interactive eEdition. Sign up to read the full version of stories anytime, anywhere.