How do I remove a resin fire surround?

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  1. Eli Nathan

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    Just moved into a new house with a gas fire.

    The stone on the fire place seems decent but the fire surround is a really cheap looking stone effect resin we think.

    Does anyone know what our chances are of removing it ourselves without destroying the wall or stone behind?

    Added pics to help

    And how might we do that?

    Thanks!

     
  2. Tigercubrider

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    There are often metal brackets hidden behind the plaster. That was the common method a few years ago.
    It's possible that some kind of sealant was used as an adhesive instead?
     
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    @Tigercubrider thanks for that, worth cutting away an inch or so of plaster around it to see do you think? Even if it's sealant it'll need replastered anyway I'm sure.
     
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    You could try a magnet to find fixings
     
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