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    Painter’s tape 101 and how to use it like a pro

    Although painter’s tape and masking tape might look the same at a first glance or to a non-expert eye, they are far from interchangeable and - most of all - do not serve the same purpose. Let’s see what is painter's tape, how to use it, and - last but not least - let’s take a look at PPM’s painter’s tape selection.   Masking tape is a universal adhesive that can be used in a variety of different applications around the house and that everyone should always keep inside their toolbox. On the other hand, painter’s tape is specifically designed and engineered to achieve crisp lines and professional looking results while painting.     Things to consider before using painter’s tape However, not all painter’s tapes are the same! Whether you’re a professional or a utility painter, in order to be able to use painter’s tape like a pro, there are a few things that need to be taken under consideration, before approaching application: The level of adhesion required, depending on the kind of surface you’re going to paint; The tape’s width, according to how much space you have to mask; The temperature the tape needs to sustain, and whether…

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    different types of masking tape

    Different types of masking tape and when to use them

    Flash news: not all masking tapes are the same. In fact, there are many different types of masking tape available on the market, all suitable for a range of different applications and environments. Let’s take a look at all the types of masking tape that PPM has to offer.  

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    The best duct tape is the one you didn’t know you needed…until you do

    Duct tape is the kind of tape that everyone, both professionals and utility users, should always have inside their toolbox, because you never know when you’re going to need it. And when you do, having it at hand usually saves the day. PPM offers a wide range of the best

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    How to use carpet tape: everything you need to know

    Using carpet tape might seem like an easy enough task. However, whether you’re a professional or a DIY user, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before going for it, in order to make sure you provide the best application possible. PPM is here to show


    Is it safe to use painter’s tape on delicate surfaces?

    To put it simple: yes, it is. However, not all painter’s tapes are the same. When working on a surface that is easily susceptible to damage, it is best to use a painter’s tape specifically designed for this purpose. Find out PPM’s selection of painter’s tape for delicate surfaces.  


    Double sided tape suppliers who can change your life

    Your customers come to you for advice on how to fasten felt mats to the floor to protect it from paint and dust, without ruining it? They want to hang pictures but are not sure of the exact position and want to test it out without a nail and hammer?


    Auto body tape to deliver a perfect automotive paint job

    Masking tape is usually associated with painters, decorators and DIYers, but what most people don’t know is that it can most certainly be used also in the automotive sector. An auto body tape is the ideal masking solution for the automotive and car refinishing aftermarket and we can provide you


    Looking for the best masking tape suppliers? Here we are

    PPM is amongst the leading masking tape suppliers available on the market worldwide, providing different masking solutions to many sectors such as Automotive Aftermarket & Car Refinishing, Painting & Renovation, Building & Construction. Take a look at what we can offer you!   We are the masking tape suppliers you


    Security tape: the must have of 2021

    So far, 2021 has reminded us of 2020 more than we would have liked. A little less scary, a little bit more aware, yet still very damaged. People still need to be paying attention to their surroundings at all times, and businesses still need to make sure there’s enough distance


    Industrial packaging tape: how to choose the right one for you

    In the industrial field there’s always a need for economic, safe, quick and easy palletizing and bundling solutions. However, with so many options available today, it can be hard sometimes to navigate the market and find the right one for you. Don’t worry, PPM can help with that. Here’s our


    6 fun DIY duct tape projects

    Duct tape is a strong and versatile polyethylene high performance tape, reinforced with gauze. It’s water resistant, easy to tear and perfect for both indoor and outdoor home applications of all sorts. It’s the kind of tape that everyone should always have at hand, for any home repair emergency.  However,


    Washi masking tape: welcome the newest members of our range!

    PPM has a complete range of selected washi painter’s tapes, ideal for masking surfaces during professional painting jobs, both indoor and outdoor. Today, we welcome 2 new members to the family! Let’s take a closer look at them and how they help step up the overall quality of the entire


    Removable double-sided carpet tape, in case you change your mind

    Having constructions done at your house is an exciting process. New paint, new look. However, the process itself can be rather stressful. Construction guys spilling paint everywhere, leaving their dusty shoe prints all over the floor. Nobody wants that. Which is why you need a removable double-sided carpet tape to

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