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Getting rid of expanding foam around fireplace

Postby bodgetastic » Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:05 pm

Hi all,
I live in a flat with wooden skirting. At some point, somebody replaced the fireplace with a smaller one and decided to fill the gap with... expanding foam! It's awful. Any advice of how to get rid of it, preferably without damaging the plaster etc?
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:52 pm

Hi bodgetastic
Slice the top off with a sharp blade and rake out the remainder with a scraper or screwdriver.
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