How to remove a glued large bathroom wall mirror

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Hi All!,
I am having my countertops in both bathrooms replaced. Contractor told me I would need to hire someone to remove my 2 glued on wall mirrors. These mirrors are glued and rest upon the top of the 6 inch baseboard tile sides. What is the easiest and safest way to remove these mirrors? I'd like to hopefully not break them so I may re-use again.
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  • Colleen Sturma Reynolds Colleen Sturma Reynolds on Apr 19, 2017
    I'm not sure how to get them down without breaking them but I do know you should criss cross lots of tape over the front of it so if it does break, it won't go everywhere.

  • William William on Apr 19, 2017
    Get some help! Tape the surface of the mirror with painters tape criss crossed like Colleen says. Take a long length of dental floss, slip it behind the corner of the mirror, and use it like a saw to cut through the adhesive. Have a helper hold the mirror. If it seems to be loosening gently try prying it from the wall with a putty knife or anything long, stiff, and flat. Good Luck.

  • Shirley Heikkinen Shirley Heikkinen on Apr 22, 2017
    Fishing line is stronger than dental floss, but otherwise William has the right idea! Success depends on the type of glue used, and the amount of glue used!

  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 25, 2017
    You can also put a complete piece of film over them and criss-cross wide tape over that. Lay down a cloth, and then break the glass starting at the top, and remove using thick gloves into a box. Wear a thick shirt too and protective glasses.

  • Jen Jen on Apr 25, 2017
    We took our heat gun to it to loosen up.....Taped the mirror up just in case...popped right off....

  • Leigh Ann Leigh Ann on Apr 25, 2017
    What kind of tape did you use? Thanks for your response!