What is that white substance that builds up on my shower head and what can I do about it? - Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions, Answered by The Plumbing Expert.

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What is that white substance that builds up on my shower head and what can I do about it?

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The white substance is actually mineral deposits. To remove the mineral deposits from the shower head, pour a cup of vinegar into a plastic bag and then place the bag over the shower head fixture and leave it in place overnight. The next day, remove the bag and use an old toothbrush to scrub off the deposits.

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