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How to Remove Adhesive Tape Residue From a Surface

How to Remove Adhesive Tape Residue From a Surface
Simple tips for removing adhesive tape residue that has been left behind on surfaces. Try using a solvent of acetone, alcohol or something specific to adhesive removal if the simple tricks do not help.

Some General Instructions on How to Apply Adhesive Tape

Some General Instructions on How to Apply Adhesive Tape
Follow these simple general guidelines when applying pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for your best results. Surface area cleanliness, proper tape techniques and for some applications an adhesive promoter are key factors.

How Do I Remove My Double-Sided Tape's Film Release Liner?

How Do I Remove My Double-Sided Tape's Film Release Liner?
Film release liners are great once you get them started since they can be removed very quickly from a roll of tape without the possibility of the liner ripping, but they can also be a challenge to get started. Use these helpful tips to make the process easy..

How to Fix a Reversed Release Liner on a Roll of Double-Sided Tape

How to Fix a Reversed Release Liner on a Roll of Double-Sided Tape
Following these guidelines to properly unroll double-sided tape and avoid release liner issues. These instructions will also help you fix issues with your ATG tape roll and help you with proper application techniques.

Building a Hexayurt for Burning Man? Be Sure to Use the Right Tape

Building a Hexayurt for Burning Man? Be Sure to Use the Right Tape
Building a hexayurt at Burning Man can be a big job and using the right materials will make the process easier. Bi-directional filament strapping tape and aluminum foil tape are key components to ensure a strong and long-lasting structure.

Why Is Gaffers Tape More Expensive Than Duct Tape?

Why Is Gaffers Tape More Expensive Than Duct Tape?
Gaffers tape and duct tape are not the same tape and have two key differences; their backing or carrier and the type of adhesive the tape is coated with. Here we talk about the types of tape available, their applications and differences. Using the right tape in the right application will ensure success every time.

Picking the Right Painters Tape

Picking the Right Painters Tape
Understanding the wide array of painters tape available on the market will help you determine the best tape for your specific job or application. There is a painters tape for you whether you need to protect the floor, need crisp and clean paint lines, have a delicate surface area or other challenges.

What Tape Should I Use to Hold Insulation Film to Windows?

What Tape Should I Use to Hold Insulation Film to Windows?
Double-sided film tape adds insulation to your interior windows during the cold winter season. Use these recommended double-sided tapes to ensure excellent results with minimal effort.

Best Adhesive Tapes for Scrapbooking

Best Adhesive Tapes for Scrapbooking
Have fun learning about adhesive tape pattern, color and texture options available as you prepare for National Scrapbooking Day. Using the right tape to enhance your scrapbooking project design or adhere sensitive photos and other elements will ensure you get a beautiful result.

What Adhesive Tape Should I Use To Mark A Gym Floor?

What Adhesive Tape Should I Use To Mark A Gym Floor?
The finish on a gym floor can be a challenging surface when you need to mark lines for a game. Use these recommended tapes to avoid surface damage and tape residue on your flooring for excellent results every time.

How Do Tapes Show Up Under Blacklight?

How Do Tapes Show Up Under Blacklight?
Depending on your color and brand choice, fluorescent tapes will show up differently under a blacklight. Use this comparison to help you choose the right tape for your application.

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