Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Syracuse NY

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Syracuse NY, Drain Repair Syracuse

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 know, unless your kids hesitate with putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. However, ones Syracuse plumbing system may 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 are busy times of the year for us with looking after Syracuse drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We recommend that one throw pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the trash can when finished.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Syracuse Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain considering that it is so sticky. It will certainly dry out and harden on the sides of drains and reduce the quantity of water that can stream through the drain. As more improper waste and particles attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could ultimately close up all together. The very same scenario will certainly occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it might wind up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for property owners to have a better understanding of the dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Syracuse Drain Cleaning. Try one of tips found 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 getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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