Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Scottsdale

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

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 Scottsdale 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 holiday season are hectic times of the year for us with looking after Scottsdale drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one disposes of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the garbage can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve 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 Scottsdale 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 certainly dry out and solidify on the sides of drains and reduce the quantity of water that can stream in the drain. As even more unsuitable waste and bits adhere to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may eventually close up entirely. The exact same situation will certainly occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it could 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 Scottsdale Drain Cleaning. Try one of tips 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 issues of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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