Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Shreveport

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

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 understand, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Shreveport 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 season are busy times of the year for us with taking care of Shreveport drain cleanings for our neighbors. We recommend that one put pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the trash can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Shreveport Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way down the drain given that it is so sticky. It will certainly dry and harden on the sides of drains and minimize the quantity of water that can flow in the drain. As even more unsuitable waste and fragments attach to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may ultimately close up completely. The very same circumstance will certainly occur if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it could wind up being pushed further down 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 Shreveport Drain Cleaning. Try among tips discovered 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 problems of using chemical drain cleaners for unclogging ones drain this Halloween.

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