Millions of pounds of pulp is scraped from pumpkins
throughout the Halloween season, resulting in yummy pies, creative
jack-o’-lanterns and… plumbing nightmares.
Every year, plumbers get
lots of calls to repair garbage disposers and kitchen sink drains that have been
clogged with slimy, stringy pumpkin pulp and seeds.
Follow these tips to
guard against Halloween drain disasters…
Never put pumpkin pulp or
seeds down the toilet, sink drain or in the garbage disposer.
pumpkins on a thick bed of newspaper.
Wrap up the pumpkin-related
materials and throw away in the garbage can.
Or you could compost it. 😉