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ScotchBlue™ Original Painter’s Tape

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  • USE-ON SURFACES: Designed for use on multiple surfaces such as smooth or lightly textured walls, trim, baseboards, tile, and glass
  • DAYS CLEAN REMOVAL: 14-day interior and exterior clean removal leaves behind no damage or sticky residue
  • PERFORMANCE: 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.

  • USE-ON SURFACES: Designed for use on multiple surfaces such as smooth or lightly textured walls, trim, baseboards, tile, and glass
  • DAYS CLEAN REMOVAL: 14-day interior and exterior clean removal leaves behind no damage or sticky residue
  • PERFORMANCE: UV and sunlight resistant
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Made from 45% renewable resources; Solvent-free Adhesive; Tape made in a zero-landfill site certified for energy management (ISO 50001 certified), Core made with 70% post-consumer waste
  • 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.
  • REMOVAL TIPS: Wait until the paint is dry to the touch before removing the tape. Lift the tape up by slowly pulling it back on itself, then removing at a 45-degree angle.
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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
.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 435.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from junk instead of edging properly and taking my time I used this on bathroom baseboards and around shower stalls with terrible results. I used to paint apartments and condos so I should know better. I'll spend way more time cleaning up leak throughs.Tape peels slowly. what a waste of time and money. Take your time, get a good brush and edge it by hand.
Date published: 2022-01-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pull paint off of trim and shower surround I bought this tape to paint a bathroom. It was so sticky that it removed paint from the trim and paint from the metal tile trim in my brand new shower. I couldn't be more upset about painters tape.
Date published: 2021-12-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointed I thought this would give me nice clean lines down my feature wall. Very disappointed when I removed it and it took all my paint as well.
Date published: 2021-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst tape I've used Spraying a ceiling after walls were painted, taped plastic to the painted walls, actually to go back and staple the plastic/ tape to the walls because it wasn't sticking. Walls were painted just over a month ago. Now, trying to spray the ceiling and at almost every place the I spray were the ceiling and wall meet, the tape curls up. I took sever pictures with my phone, but could only load 1. Room temperature is 65 degrees. Never again will I use this worthless tape. Costing me more time to use than its worth!!!
Date published: 2021-11-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do not use - paint & veneer comes off with tape I used this to identify boxes and furniture for movers. I thought is would be noticeable and not leave any residue. It worked as intended and peeled off the cardboard boxes and plastic tubs perfectly. However, it took the veneer off a nightstand and the paper off an old tray. Since it was still sticky I saved a lot of it for reuse. I used a piece of this to hang an antenna on the wall. When I moved the antenna and peeled the tape off, it took the paint off with it. I do not recommend this product.
Date published: 2021-10-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Will not stick I have been using 3M painter's tape for decades and have never had much of an issue. I have a roll now that refuses to stick to anything. I spend an hour taping a room and come back 30 minutes to pain and half the tape is hanging loose. Did they change the manufacturing process or glue? I have used this roll in different locations with different types of paint and it sucks. It just won't stay where I put it.
Date published: 2021-09-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Upsetting results I tried this product for the first time and I’m very disappointed with the results. The adhesive was too strong, it peeled off the ceiling paint it was meant to protect. I had used the green tape on the same ceiling to use up what I had and had no issues. Every spot I continued on with the scotch blue ended up with damaged ceiling paint. Not only that it was difficult to remove as it kept ripping.
Date published: 2021-09-19
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
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