Using Masking Tape When Painting

Get clean edges when painting rooms by applying masking tape correctly and removing it cleanly.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Putty knife
  • Stepladder
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Masking tape