Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Henderson NV

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Henderson NV, Drain Repair Henderson NV

Million of pounds of pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pulp is being scraped from pumpkins in the United States as we speak. That is not a scarey thought I understand, unless your children are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. However, ones Henderson plumbing system might start to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the thought of all those seeds and pulp potentially entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter holiday season are busy times of the year for us with taking care of Henderson drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one gets rid of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the garbage can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of newspaper and simply roll it up for the garbage can when finished.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Henderson Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain because it is so sticky. It will certainly dry out and harden on the sides of drains and lower the amount of water that can run through the drain. As even more unsuitable waste and fragments stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could eventually close up completely. The very same scenario will occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it could end up being pushed further into the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for homeowners to have a much better understanding of the dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Henderson Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of ideas discovered on it for what to do with pumpkin seeds besides throwing or flushing them away.

Also, learn more about our drain cleaning services here and the dangers of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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