Halloween and Drain Cleaning in El Paso

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning El Paso, Drain Repair El Paso

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 understand, unless your children hesitate with putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. However, ones El Paso plumbing system may 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 season are busy times of the year for us with caring for El Paso drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one gets rid of 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 garbage can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones El Paso 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 certainly dry and harden on the sides of drains and minimize the quantity of water that can stream through the drain. As more inappropriate waste and fragments stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could ultimately close up all together. The same situation will certainly happen if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it may wind up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for property owners to have a much better understanding of the dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed El Paso Drain Cleaning. Try one of recommendations discovered 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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