Advice 1: How to pull the plug

When you say "to break – not to build", we mean that to break easier. However, what is done on the conscience, to break is not so simple. The old plugs to the wall are kept very tight and not want to come out. Sometimes it is not immediately possible to understand how to take it sustainable the fastener. It all depends on what the plug in front of you. And of course, on your persistence.
How to pull the plug
Metal dowelMetal dowel-nail to take out the hardest. Take a heavy hammer and raskatayte crpes. If not, then close, as close as possible to the dowel, drill another hole. With him to shatter easier. Loose dowel to get not working.
Plastic dowelit Happens that during the repair you take off the Wallpaper and find an old plastic dowel. More you do not need. Here all is easier. Leave it in place, it is obvious that when you remove the hole in the wall will increase. You don't want to plug the wall, wasting time and effort. But if you need very close to drill a hole for the new plug, the old still remove. Use a regular corkscrew. Screw it into the nylon and the movement itself, remove the plug from the wall. Released paper over the hole with plaster. When the plaster has hardened, can be next to drill a new hole.
Plastic dowel with a broken screw nutrivet he will make you work a little bit more serious. Refrain from thinking to drill it out, as the steel screw is very durable. Will have to go to the trick.
Take a hot soldering iron at 60-70 watts and heat the plug with a stub of a screw. Plastic plugs will melt and you a needle or tweezers pull out the screw. If not, then hook screw and using tweezers warm it further. After a few minutes it still falls out.
The second sposobnostima thin-walled steel tube. The diameter of the tube choose the one with a diameter of the dowel. At the end of the tube with a needle file make the four teeth. Use the resulting product as a drill. This tube enters the hole without any problems and will come right out with the screw. Start drilling at a low speed of rotation and gradually increase it. Even if your dowel is made of durable material, high speed steel tube is hot, and you will be able to burn the dowel.

Advice 2 : How to pull the plug out of the wall

Repairs in the apartment suggests a high-quality finish of the walls. To prepare a room for wallpapering or applying other decorative coatings, wall you want to align, pre-freeing them from the old fasteners. Often the master account delete the dowels, which are attached by screws. This can help in skill and some tricks.
How to pull the plug out of the wall
You will need
  • - the screw;
  • corkscrew;
  • - a sharp knife;
  • - awl;
  • - claw hammer;
  • - hammer;
  • - soldering iron;
  • - punch;
  • - angle grinder ("grinder").
For dismantling the usual plastic anchors in the simplest case, use a screw of appropriate size. Screw the screw in the dowel by about two-thirds that the screw is securely connected with the removable part. Then hook the screw head with pliers and pull it out with a dowel. In some cases, the function of the screw will be able to perform a butter spin.
If normal pliers don't help, pry the cap screwed into the dowel screw with a claw hammer. A lever allows you to remove the dowel with less effort. The main thing is to screw the working part tight was planted in the hole.
Homemade wooden dowel remove from the nest in pieces. You can even crush it along the grain of the wood into several pieces using a chisel with a thin blade and a hammer. Destroyed so plug pry out with the tip of a sharp knife, nail or awl, and then gently pull out.
If the dowel sits securely in the wall, it is not always necessary to pull it out. In such difficult cases, with a sharp knife cut the protruding above the surface of the wall portion of the dowel and the resulting deepening of the enclosure, apply plaster and level.
To remove dowels stuck in it, a chip of a screw, use a heated soldering iron. Soldering iron melt the plastic base of the dowel, and then pry the chip fastening clippers or pliers with thin, sharp lips and pull it from the slot.
Metal dowel in the form of a nail, which usually slaughtered in the concrete using nail gun, pre-treat frequent severe hammer blows. Strikes apply on the exposed part of the products from different angles. In many cases, the dowel could thus undermine, then it is relatively easy to remove with a claw hammer.
If a metal plug is not to undermine, make the wall next to him deepening with the help of a drill with a carbide tip or a metal punch. Made so circular vortex reduce the area of adhesion of the dowel with the material of the wall and facilitate removal. If this trick doesn't help, cut the protruding part of the dowel grinder ("grinder") and zarovnaya deepening.
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