Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Las Vegas

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Las Vegas, Drain Repair Las Vegas

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 understand, unless your children hesitate with putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Las Vegas plumbing system may begin to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the thought of all those seeds and pulp possibly entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter holiday are busy times of the year for us with looking after Las Vegas drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one disposes of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve pumpkins on layers of paper and simply roll it up for the garbage can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Las Vegas Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets inside a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain given that it is so sticky. It will dry out and harden on the sides of drains and lower the quantity of water that can stream through the drain. As more unsuitable waste and fragments stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may eventually close up all together. The same circumstance will 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 homeowners to have a much better understanding of the dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Las Vegas Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of ideas found 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 dangers of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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