Have you carved your pumpkin yet? Make sure you keep the pulp away from your drains!
Pumpkin pulp is one of the biggest causes of plumbing problems during this time of year. Here are a few tips on how to keep you drains clear while carving your pumpkin.
- Carve Pumpkin Neatly - Carve your pumpkin over old newspapers. If you can, try carving outdoors to prevent your kitchen from getting messy.
- Careful Disposal - Don't let pumpkin pulp go down your drain! Carefully dispose of it in the trash. Pumpkin pulp can can clog sink drains, toilets and even your garbage disposal.
- Toast Seeds - Instead of disposing of your pumpkin seeds, try toasting them! Baking them in the oven with olive oil and cinnamon can make a great snack.
For more tips on how to prevent plumbing problems this Halloween, check out this article on how to handle your pumpkin. You can also contact our professional plumbing technicians if you experience any plumbing problems in your home. Call 585-216-3058 to contact our office today.