Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in Nashville

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

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

Halloween and the winter season holiday are hectic times of the year for us with caring for Nashville drain cleanings for our neighbors. We suggest that one throw pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve pumpkins on layers of newspaper and simply roll it up for the garbage can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Nashville Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain considering that it is so sticky. It will certainly dry and solidify on the sides of drains and decrease the amount of water that can flow through the drain. As even more inappropriate waste and bits attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could eventually close up entirely. The very same situation will certainly happen 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 dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Nashville Drain Cleaning. Try one of 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 dangers of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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