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ScotchBlue™ Original Painter’s Tape

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  • Designed for use on multiple surfaces such as smooth or lightly textured walls, trim, baseboards, tile and glass
  • The tape that DIY painter’s and pros have loved for more than 30 years
  • 14-day clean removal leaves behind no damage or sticky residue
  • UV and sunlight resistant
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ScotchBlue™ Original Painter’s Tape is the tape that DIY painter’s and pros have loved for more than 30 years. Whether you’re protecting your wood trim, painted walls, tile floor, or glass windows, this versatile multi-surface tape can stay on surfaces for up to 14 days and then removes easily without leaving any sticky residue behind. Help protect your surfaces while bringing your creative vision to life with the help of ScotchBlue™ Original Painter's Tape.

  • Designed for use on multiple surfaces such as smooth or lightly textured walls, trim, baseboards, tile and glass
  • The tape that DIY painter’s and pros have loved for more than 30 years
  • 14-day clean removal leaves behind no damage or sticky residue
  • UV and sunlight resistant
  • TAPE APPLICATION TIPS: For great paint results make sure the surface is clean, dry and dust-free so that the tape sticks properly. Next, apply the tape onto the surface while pressing down firmly as you go. And lastly, let the tape set for about 30 to 60 minutes before painting.
  • TAPE REMOVAL TIPS: Wait until the paint is dry to the touch before removing the tape. Lift it up by slowly pulling it back on itself, then removing at a 45-degree angle.
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Attribute Name
Adhesive Type
Masking for Painting, Paint Preparation Masking
Color Family
Core Size (Imperial)
3 in
Indoor, Indoor/Outdoor
Moisture Resistant
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Overall Length (Imperial)
30 yd, 45 yd, 60 yd, 66 yd, 72 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
54.8 m, 55 m
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.7 in, 0.75 in, 0.94 in, 1 in, 1.41 in, 1.42 in, 1.5 in, 1.88 in, 2 in, 3 in
Overall Width (Metric)
18 mm, 24 mm, 36 mm, 48 mm, 50.8 mm, 71.9 mm, 76 mm
Package Contents
1 Roll/Pack, 3 Rolls/Pack, 4 Rolls/Pack, 6 Rolls/Pack
Product Color
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United States
.70 in x 60 yd, .75 in x 60 yd, .94 in x 45 yd, .94 in x 60 yd, 1 in x 30 yd, 1 in x 45 yd, 1 in x 60 yd, 1.41 in x 45 yd, 1.41 in x 60 yd, 1.41 in. x 60 yd., 1.5 in x 45 yd, 1.5 in x 60 yd, 1.88 in x 45 yd, 1.88 in x 60 yd, 1.88 in x 72 yd, 2 in x 60 yd, 2.83 in x 60 yd, 3 in x 60 yd
Customer Reviews
ScotchBlue™ Original Painter’s Tape is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 428.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Utter failure. I think a lot. I usually use a more expensive brand (there’s only one - you could probably figure it out), but since I was doing such a huge area I thought I would try Scotch Blue. Not a great decision given I was painting baseboards on my newly refinished hardwood floors - paint seat under the edge of the tape despite the fact that I applied it appropriately. Should have spent the money for the green tape.
Date published: 2021-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have tried lots of cheaper painters tape, this is the only one that actually works, cheaper tapes will actually cost you a lot of time and wasted money.
Date published: 2021-07-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Tape sucks! NEGATIVE 5 stars!!!! This tape does NOT work at all! We followed all instructions. We taped crown molding before painting a ceiling. After taking the tape off, paint literally bled through nearly EVERY inch of the crown molding....AND WE CAN'T GET IT OFF!!! It's so bad, we are considering ditching our crown molding! It is AWFUL! We would have been better off edging without it! Good thing I now have 2 1/2 rolls of useless blue tape! We DO NOT RECOMMEND this product and will NOT be using it again!
Date published: 2021-06-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pulled paint off with tape I bought this product a couple of weeks ago and was very disappointed today when I removed the tape and paint too. I painted a wall and waited 4 days before taping it off to paint adjoining wall a different color. I waited 24 hours after completing the painting to remove the tape. Very DISAPPOINTED
Date published: 2021-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Never again will I buy this tape! During removal the tape would tear into small pieces. At the paint line small pieces of tape stayed sticking and it was really hard and time consuming to remove. Also I had a few leaks past the tape. I bought this at Home Depot. I told the sales girl I wanted the best paint, brushes, and tape. This tape was her selection. Home Depot should not recommend this tape. I can’t believe your research and quality control lab lets this tape out. No way would I have purchased this tape if I read the reviews first. I guess 3M needs the money and too bad for the suckers who use this product,
Date published: 2021-05-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst tape there is Stay away from this stuff, bleeds through and takes old paint off of surfaces. How much worse can it get! JUNK!
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy, it doesn't even stick to itself. I'm painting a vintage camper and before I'm even finished taping it is already pulling away from the seam.
Date published: 2021-04-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not so great. Disappointed We bought this product, with it being name brand and using it before but we will not be buying it again. We are building/painting our new house and we of course tape off the walls to paint the trim/baseboards and such. Once it was all dried we started to remove the tape and it took of the paint and part of the sheet rock. So far this has happened in several places in different rooms. Also when peeling of the tape it seems to tear and make a tiny bit not coming off right by the trim making it hard to get off all the tape on the walls. Highly disappointed
Date published: 2021-03-26
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