The blue tape comes off very easily if you take it down after a few hours.
That's the big diff. The ease of pulling it down reduces the number of
times the masking tape tears and leaves you with little nibs of tape you've
got to pick off. Leave it on for a few days or a few weeks and it sticks
just as well as the regular stuff.
On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 13:08:55 -0500 (EST), firstname.lastname@example.org (Padre)
scribbled this interesting note:
There is a vast difference.
The blue tape applies normally but it is easy to take off. During
renovations of houses I regularly tape off entire floors with heavy
paper and drop cloths. At the end of the renovation, which may be
weeks or months later, the blue tape has held well but comes off
easily. If you tried this with regular white masking tape you'd never
get it all off and it would pull up any finish it was applied to if
you succeeded it getting it off. Never apply regular white masking
tape to any area that encounters sunlight as that tape will be a devil
to remove. For temporary uses encountered in painting always use the
blue tape, you won't be disappointed.
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