Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Greensboro NC

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

Countless pounds of pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pulp is being scraped from pumpkins in the United States as we speak. That is not a scarey idea I know, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Greensboro plumbing system may start to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the idea of all those seeds and pulp potentially entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter season holiday season are busy times of the year for us with looking after Greensboro drain cleanings for our neighbors. We advise that one put pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the garbage can when all done.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Greensboro 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 stream in the drain. As more improper waste and fragments stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains might eventually close up entirely. The very same situation will certainly occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it might 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 Greensboro Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of recommendations discovered on it for what to do with pumpkin seeds besides tossing or flushing them away.

Also, learn more about our drain cleaning services here and the issues of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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