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I have the American Standard tub (American collection Model # 2083.102.020 and the drain is clogged. When I put the snake down the drain I'm stopped by cement. I can't remove the drain and I can't get anywhere. How do I clean out??? Thanks

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  • cblustein Dec 18, 2008

    I have no basement. Are you kidding me that I'd have to break something to unclog a drain? Do you know this tub and how to get into the drain?


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Is this in the basement and if yes then you have a brake in the pipe some where because you say that your snake is stopped by cement.

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