Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Raleigh NC

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Raleigh NC, Drain Repair Raleigh

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 kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Raleigh plumbing system might start to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the idea of all those seeds and pulp possibly entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter holiday are busy times of the year for us with caring for Raleigh drain cleanings for our neighbors. We advise that one disposes of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of newspaper and just roll it up for the garbage can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Raleigh Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain given that it is so sticky. It will certainly dry and harden on the sides of drains and minimize the quantity of water that can stream in the drain. As more improper waste and fragments adhere to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could eventually close up completely. The very same circumstance will occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it might end up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for property owners to have a much better understanding of the threats of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Raleigh Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of suggestions 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 concerns of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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