Removing Wall Anchors
Luckily there is another way to remove the anchor that is almost effortless including the patching process.
Removing wall anchors. Alternate downward pressure left to right on the blade slowly. How to remove a wall anchor in two steps step 1. Wallanchors with this method you also leave the least amount of damage to your wall. Remove the screw from the anchor.
Unscrew any screws left in the anchors and discard them. Snap off the collar grab bend and snap the collar of a t nut head wall anchor with needle nose pliers to remove it. Cutting the collar out. After removing the screw choose a drill bit that is at least two sizes bigger than the diameter of the hole that the wall anchor sits in.
Pulling the collar out with pliers. Some anchors have threaded screws that. If you aren t sure select a bit that covers the hole and doesn t slip into the cavity at the center of the wall anchor. Grab the collar or head of the drywall anchor firmly with needle nose pliers.
Push a single utility razor blade under the collar. Unscrew the threaded screw. Don t get hung up on unwanted fasteners take them out or camouflage them with the easy methods here. How to remove wall anchors method 1 of 3.
To minimize wall damage avoid digging the nose of the pliers too wide of the collar. Select a drill bit about two sizes larger than the diameter of the hole in the metal collar of the anchor. Choose a screwdriver that will fit snuggly into the mouth. The cutting edges of the bit should touch only the collar edges around the screw hole without slipping inside the hole.
The blade should be sharp and. Here i m removing big metal wall anchors in a plasterboard wall in less than a minute.