To know exactly how long you can leave your blue painters tape on the surface and still produce clean lines, look at the label. SLAA blue painter tape have a label that shows the amount of clean removal time, ranging from 3 days to 14 days.
The exact time depends on the tape’s construction and quality. Knowing how long you can leave the tape in place will help determine how long your project may take. For example, Yellow painters tape is better than blue painter tape if your project may last weeks.
Yellow painters tapes include an absorbent polymer barrier that keeps paint out and helps produce extra-sharp lines. Using this type of painters tape is ideal if you’re planning to paint shapes, stripes, or decorative patterns.