How to remove a self-stick wall dispenser


I have put up a wall dispenser that dispenses hand soap...It has self-stick adhesive on the back. I would like to take it down doing as little damamge to the wall/paint as possible. Any suggestions?
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On Oct 8, 5:52 am, pittrn_at_cyberwind_dot snipped-for-privacy@foo.com (clwhite43) wrote:

use a hair dryer to heat it up as warm as you are comfortable with. Don't get the hair dryer too close, the overload will shut it off if you restrict the outbound air. Gently pull until you think it needs more heat. Rinse/repeat :)
Once the dispenser is down, you may need a little lighter fluid to help remove the rest of the residual gunk. Just use a cotton cloth to apply the fluid and rug vigorously. Wash the cloth immediately in the sink when you are done. This ~should~ be safe for latex paint... if your paint is oil based, test in an inconspicuous area first.
Good luck!
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clwhite43 wrote:

If you mess it up you can always cut out a square piece of drywall around the dispenser, replace it with a plug, tape it, mud it, sand it, paint it.
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