Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Riverside CA

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Riverside CA, Drain Repair Riverside

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 children are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Riverside plumbing system might start to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the thought of all those seeds and pulp potentially entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter season holiday are hectic times of the year for us with looking after Riverside drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one gets rid of 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 trash can when finished.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Riverside 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 dry and solidify on the sides of drains and minimize the quantity of water that can stream in the drain. As more inappropriate waste and particles adhere to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may ultimately close up completely. The very same scenario will happen if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it may wind up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for property owners to have a better understanding of the risks of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Riverside Drain Cleaning. Attempt one of suggestions 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 dangers of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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