Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Dallas

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

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 children are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Dallas 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 season holiday are busy times of the year for us with taking care of Dallas 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 simply roll it up for the trash can when all done.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Dallas Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain given that it is so sticky. It will dry and solidify on the sides of drains and reduce the quantity of water that can run through the drain. As more improper 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 may wind up being pushed further into 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 Dallas Drain Cleaning. Attempt among recommendations 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 problems of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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