Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Aurora CO

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Aurora CO, Drain Repair Aurora CO

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 idea I know, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Aurora plumbing system might start to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the idea of all those seeds and pulp possibly entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter season holiday season are busy times of the year for us with looking after Aurora drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one throw pumpkin seeds and pulp in the garbage can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of newspaper and just roll it up for the garbage can when finished.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Aurora Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain since it is so sticky. It will dry out and solidify on the sides of drains and lower the quantity of water that can run through the drain. As more inappropriate waste and fragments adhere to the pumpkin pulp, the drains might ultimately close up completely. The same situation will 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 risks of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Aurora Drain Cleaning. Try among suggestions 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 concerns of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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