Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Oceanside

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Oceanside, Drain Repair Oceanside

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 thought I understand, unless your children are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. However, ones Oceanside plumbing system might begin 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 are busy times of the year for us with caring for Oceanside drain cleanings for our neighbors. We suggest that one put pumpkin seeds and pulp in the garbage can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the trash can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Oceanside Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain considering that it is so sticky. It will dry out and solidify on the sides of drains and reduce the quantity of water that can stream through the drain. As more inappropriate waste and particles attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains might ultimately 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 house owners to have a much better understanding of the threats of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Oceanside Drain Cleaning. Attempt among ideas 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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