4 Package Surface Prep Tips

4 Package Surface Prep Tips

Top Tips for Preparing a Surface for Packing Tape

Preparing a surface before applying packing tape can help ensure that the tape adheres properly and provides a secure hold. Here are the top tips for preparing a surface for packing tape:

  1. Clean the surface: The surface where the tape will be applied should be clean and free of dust, dirt, and debris. Use a clean cloth or paper towel to wipe the surface and remove any residue.

  2. Dry the surface: Make sure the surface is completely dry before applying tape. Any moisture or dampness can prevent the tape from adhering properly.

  3. Ensure a solid surface: Avoid using packages with surface damage in the areas tape would be applied. This could happen when removing old tape to reuse a box. This will help the tape adhere more securely and prevent it from peeling or lifting.

  4. Apply the tape: Apply the packing tape smoothly and evenly to the surface, pressing firmly to ensure a strong hold. Avoid stretching or over-applying the tape, as this can cause it to lose its adhesive properties.

By following these simple tips, you can help ensure that your packing tape adheres properly and provides a secure hold, keeping your package safe and secure during shipping.

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