A professional painter knows which tape to use in different situations. If you’re not sure, you can always ask the paint vendor for advice and read the packaging on the tape. Tape comes in different widths and with different adhesives. Low-tack tape is less sticky than high-tack tape.
It’s also important to understand that the color of the tape in one brand doesn’t mean it has the same qualities in another brand with the same color. Don’t let the color fool you. Always check the label to make sure you’re using the right tape for the right surface. Let’s take a look.