Every year, more than one billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in America, many of which are sculpted into jack-o’-lanterns throughout Halloween time. That’s a bunch of leftover pulp. And, a great deal of pulp and seeds that can obstruct drains before completion of the Halloween season.
Water Heater Repair Dekalb is a typical Halloween site visitor to many homeowners needing Drain Cleaning Dekalb help thanks to sticky pumpkin pulp and seeds. The weeks leading up to Halloween, we get great deals of calls from homeowners struggling with pulp-clogged waste disposal unit and stopped up kitchen area sink drains.
Pumpkin pulp is not safe for disposals because it is soft, stringy and mushy. It will dry out and solidify, choking off drains and garbage disposals, producing a huge mess that will need a professional drain cleaning.
On the exact same note, it is also smart not to attempt flushing the pulp or seeds down the toilet either. Just throw everything out in the garbage!
When sculpting pumpkins, do so on paper. for it can easily be wrapped up and thrown into the garbage can or a compost heap. The seeds can be separated and roasted for a tasty treat or they can be air-dried and planted in the spring after the last frost to expand next year’s Halloween pumpkin.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:11:32 GMT
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