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Best Tape for Indoor Plastic Dust Protection Sheeting?

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Old 07-26-16, 02:18 PM
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Best Tape for Indoor Plastic Dust Protection Sheeting?

I am about to completely demolish 2 bathrooms, down to the studs. It's an old house with plaster walls and doing so will make a huge mess with plenty of dust.

So, I grabbed some zipper doors as well as 100' of 6 mil plastic sheeting, and I'd like to make a 20' long plastic tunnel between the bathroom and the front door.

I need to find 2 types of tape to serve 2 purposes.

1) The best tape to join the 6 mil plastic sheeting to itself.

2) The best tape to join the 6 mil plastic sheeting to my walls (preferably without removing all the paint.

Any recommendations would be really appreciated.

For the first purpose, I went on Amazon.com and it seems that sheathing tape might serve as a great way to to join the plastic sheeting to itself, but horribly to tape sheeting to walls. This is the stuff I am eyeballing: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
 
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Old 07-26-16, 03:20 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Tyvek tape would work well for 6 mil to itself. Blue Outdoor painter's tape would be good for attaching it to the walls.
 
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Old 07-26-16, 03:53 PM
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Just read about a new double coated tape specifically designed for temporarily attaching plastic sheeting to other materials for dust control, lead or asbestos cleanup, etc.

Might be overkill for one small job though....

DS 154 | Shurtape
 
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Old 07-26-16, 06:43 PM
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Thanks fellas. The right stuff is never overkill! Hell, I'm building a space age containment tunnel for a bathroom remodel...some might call that overkill.

Thanks again.
 
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Old 07-26-16, 06:57 PM
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I like how you think I have that gene myself.....
 
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Old 07-26-16, 07:11 PM
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Poly air duct is the bomb if you want to exhaust dust out a window that's a long ways away...

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Old 08-15-16, 06:56 AM
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Thanks for all the input fellas!

Didn't get my full plastic tunnel built, bu here's how it turned out, in 360 photos:

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Old 08-15-16, 07:41 AM
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Looks great.

Larry, I never had success with painter tape to hold plastic sheathing to walls. But I like the double sided stuff that Paul mentioned . I'll be looking for it.
 
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Nice! Hope the remodel comes out as well as the containment
 
 

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