Taping New Paint

R Monatni Staff asked 4 years ago

I painted a wall and got some paint on the ceiling. I was wondering how long I have to wait before I can put some tape on the new wall paint so I can repaint the ceiling?

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crowderpainting Staff answered 8 years ago

Wait a couple of days before painting the ceiling. You could try <a href="http://www.painters-toys.com/shurtape-cp-27-14-day-shurrelease-masking-tape.html&quot; target="_blank">safe release masking tape</a> to lower your chances of damaging the wall paint. The biggest problem with this tape is low adhesion, it doesn't stick very well to new paint. An alternative is to use <a href="http://www.painters-toys.com/frogtape.html&quot; target="_blank">Frog Tape</a>. This is different than all other types of making tape on the market. The glue expands a bit to make a barrier and produce better lines.

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