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Shower drain is partially clogged at entrance from about 30

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Shower drain is partially clogged at entrance from about 30 years of working. The material is hard as concrete. What to do?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 6 months ago.

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issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation.

Is this on a tub or a stand up shower?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Stand up shower
Expert:  Rick replied 6 months ago.

Ok, since I doubt you put concrete down the drain I have to assume the material you describe is calcium deposits and soap residue. I'd stuf a rag in the drain and cover the blockage with a product like CLR. Even white vinegar can work to dissolve this type of deposit

Expert:  Rick replied 6 months ago.

You may have to chip some of it away. You can suck out any solids that fall down the drain with a wet vac. They will stop at the trap.