Pumpkin Seeds and Drain Cleaning in St Petersburg

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning St Petersburg, Drain Repair St Petersburg

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 thought I know, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones St Petersburg plumbing system may begin 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 hectic times of the year for us with looking after St Petersburg drain cleanings for our neighbors. We suggest that one put pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash 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 all done.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones St Petersburg Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets inside a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain since it is so sticky. It will certainly dry and solidify on the sides of drains and lower the quantity of water that can run through the drain. As even more inappropriate waste and fragments attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains could ultimately close up completely. The exact same scenario will happen if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it might wind up being pushed further into 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 St Petersburg Drain Cleaning. Attempt among suggestions 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 issues of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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