Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Fort Worth

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Fort Worth, Drain Repair Fort Worth

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 know, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. However, ones Fort Worth plumbing system might 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 holiday are busy times of the year for us with caring for Fort Worth drain cleanings for our neighbors. We advise that one put pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Carve pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the trash can when finished.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Fort Worth Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain because it is so sticky. It will certainly dry and solidify on the sides of drains and decrease the quantity of water that can flow in the drain. As more unsuitable waste and fragments attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains might eventually close up all together. The same situation will certainly happen if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it may end up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for house owners to have a better understanding of the dangers of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Fort Worth Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of tips discovered 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 problems of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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