Towel rack


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Old 05-14-22, 02:46 PM
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Towel rack

Towel rack coming out of the wall and I canít figure out how to remove it without pulling it out by force and damaging the drywall. Any suggestions appreciated. Iíve twisted it every way possible.

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Old 05-14-22, 04:25 PM
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Can you see behind it ?
If you see what looks like a thin screw.... try pulling slightly on the holder and turn clockwise.
See if that tightens it.

I'm thinking a toggle........


On edit: This is probably not correct as there is a towel bar involved. That would mean there needs to be a wall plate on the wall and a setscrew on the bottom of that bracket. You'd need to loosen the set screw to remove the mounting plate. The plate needs to be remounted. Don't use plastic mollys to repair. Small 1/8" toggles are the ideal method. See short video in this link.... Kohler towel bar - short video
 

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Look underneath and maybe you'll see a screw. Here's one of mine from underneath showing a hex screw.


 
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Try prying what looks like a cap off the end.
 
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Old 05-14-22, 11:07 PM
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No set screw there and no end cap to be removed. Tried that.
 
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Old 05-15-22, 04:01 AM
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In the picture it looks like the upper part screws into the base so try unscrewing the two parts,
Also it looks like it could be cross threaded.

If that does not work then you could pull the mount as far as you can and cut off the screw.
I would use a hack saw blade with part of it wrapped with cloth.
To be sure you do not damage the dry wall tape a piece of tin to the dry wall.
 
 

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