A collection of industry insights, tips and techniques all focused on tape!

November 6, 2018|

The Complete Technical Guide to Duct Tape

Duct tape can be found in the toolbox of any self-respecting high-performance contractor or handyman, but it’s versatility extends far beyond the quick-fix repairs.  That is…  if you know how to use it correctly.  Not all duct tape is created equal. Here’s what you need to know. [...]

March 25, 2018|

Warning: 6 Reasons Not To Use Duct Tape

We get it:  Duct tape is a versatile tool on virtually any jobsite.  Designed to provide a strong, versatile, quick-stick solution for demanding applications, duct tape is often cited as the top go-to tape for contractors. From surface protection to mold and asbestos remediation to more [...]

February 21, 2017|

Duct Tape vs Gaffer’s Tape

If you can’t fix it, duct it. Or so that saying goes. But… what if MacGyver’s favorite adhesive was actually gaffer’s tape? Both are multi-purpose, pressure-sensitive tapes with a strong hold due to fabric reinforcement. But do you know which one is best for construction? [...]

April 2, 2015|

Warning: 6 Reasons Not To Use Duct Tape

©Bernie Goldbach via Flicrkr Duct tape is often cited as being the top go-to, all-purpose repair tape. It can do anything from patching to joint sealing to bundling lumber–even repair a bear-shredded plane. However this versatile tape does have its limits. Here are [...]