With the abundance of trees in West Michigan, it helps when Grand Rapids residence mark the specific trees they'd like removed or pruned. However, sometimes homeowners change their minds on which trees they'd like removed of pruned. If a tree has been spray painted for tree removal, and the homeowner decides they'd like to keep it, the spray paint can be quite an eye sore. One simple way to avoid this is marking trees with tape or ribbons. If the tree was marked with paint, there are still ways to remove it other than time. A combination of mineral spirits and a biodegradable water bases solvent should remove the paint from the bark without damaging the tree. Learn more about removing paint from trees.