How to remove a fireplace insert. Replacing your gas fireplace insert can be an easy home project. Remove all of the trim from around the fireplace insert. Watch this video to learn a safe easy method for how to remove fireplace insert by yourself.
Fireplace inserts are very heavy but occasionally require removal and fireplace insert replacement. If your fireplace insert is built into the interior wall your best solution is to get it from the back. You only have to deal with the drywall in this case.
Anyway the fireplace remodel is near finished now but i do have a question. You mentioned painting the inside of the fireplace. This may include removing some or all of the brick rockwork drywall and even framing from around the fireplaceyou may have to use a hammer or mallet to break apart the framing materials then use a crowbar to pry them away.
Its easier than removing a gas insert because its not necessary to remove or disconnect gas lines. We scrubbed the inside however we still are left with the yucky uneven black stuff. If you have the right tools this job can be done in just a few minutes.