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I had these on painted wooden cabinet doors. I slid dental floss behind the plastic part which cut the plastic latch off, leaving the foam adhered to the door. Then I peeled the foam off by hand and it did no damage. I couldn't believe how easy it was! I thought it was stuck for good.
I used a flathead screwdriver that was a part of my computer repair kit from RadioShack. I was able to get the nail to come out enough and then grab it with pliers. Then once the nail is out, the anchor is really easy to pull out. I have a video available at http://youtu.be/T6BE45nCOiQ Hope it helps!
I would recommend that you reuse the furring. Here is my reasoning It's already there. It will cost more to remove it than reuse it It will provide space to run electrical, network, phone, coax, etc wiring Unless you head height is really low, the 1.5" will not be missed too much. Essentially, you have a 'service cavity'. You can place low profile can ...
I used a generous amount of WD-40 and a pair of flat-nose vice grip pliers. Mission accomplished.
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