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 children hesitate with putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Indianapolis 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 are hectic times of the year for us with taking care of Indianapolis drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We recommend that one disposes of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash 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 completed.
The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Indianapolis Drains
When pumpkin pulp gets inside a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain since 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 particles stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may ultimately close up entirely. The same circumstance will certainly take place if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it could end up being pushed further down the pipeline.
We put the infographic below together for house owners to have a better understanding of the risks of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Indianapolis Drain Cleaning. Try among 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 for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.