Joint & Scrim Tape

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Our selection of joint and scrim tape is perfect for any job that requires the reinforcement and sealing of drywall joints. We offer a variety of widths and lengths to suit any need, and our products are made from durable, high-quality materials that are built to last.

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Don't settle for subpar joint and scrim tape that will let you down when you need it most. Shop with Carey Tools today and get the products you need to complete your projects with confidence.

EuroScrim Tape 100mm x 90m EuroScrim Tape 100mm x 90m
Available (7–10 working days delivery) 
PT1-50 Plasterer's Joint Tape 50mm x 90m PT1-50 Plasterer's Joint Tape 50mm x 90m
In Stock (1–3 working days delivery) 

What is joint tape and what is it used for?

Joint tape is a self-adhesive, fiberglass mesh tape that is used for reinforcing and strengthening drywall joints. It is applied over the joint compound and helps to prevent cracks and other forms of damage. Joint tape can also be used for repairing small holes in walls.

What is scrim tape and when should I use it?

Scrim tape is a type of self-adhesive, woven glass fiber tape that is used for reinforcing plasterboard or drywall joints. It is known for its strength and durability, making it ideal for use in high traffic areas. Scrim tape is commonly used in areas that are prone to movement, such as around windows and doors.

How do I apply joint tape to drywall?

To apply joint tape to drywall, you will first need to prepare the surface by applying a thin layer of joint compound to the joint. Next, you will need to cut a length of tape that is slightly longer than the joint itself. Press the tape firmly onto the joint, making sure to smooth out any wrinkles or bubbles. Once the tape is in place, apply a second layer of joint compound over the tape, feathering the edges out slightly for a smooth finish. Allow the compound to dry completely before sanding and painting.

Can I use joint tape and scrim tape together?

Yes, joint tape and scrim tape can be used together to reinforce drywall joints. In fact, many professionals recommend using both tapes for added strength and durability. Start by applying joint tape to the joint, followed by a layer of joint compound. Once the compound has dried, apply a layer of scrim tape over the joint, followed by another layer of joint compound. This will create a strong, reinforced joint that is less likely to crack or become damaged over time.