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Avoid This Halloween Plumbing Nightmare

Halloween is right around the corner! As we get ready to watch scary movies and celebrate, there is one Halloween nightmare you will want to avoid. Be careful when carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns – pumpkin pulp and seeds can damage your garbage disposal!

Keep pumpkin pulp and seeds away from your garbage disposal this year!

How can you prevent Halloween plumbing problems and still have a festive jack-o-lantern?

1. Did you know that pumpkin seed make a great snack? This is the perfect way to reduce waste at home, keep seeds out of your garbage disposal and snack on a tasty fall treat! Try this recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds and check out the different ways that you can season them here.

2. Lay down some newspaper! Make cleanup simple after carving out your pumpkin by laying down some newspaper and throwing all of the pulp and seeds in the trash. This is an easy way to avoid a mess.

3. Carve your pumpkin outside! If it’s nice out, move your pumpkin carving station outdoors, instead.

If you run into any plumbing nightmares this Halloween season, don’t hesitate to give us a call! Our plumbing technicians are here to help you with all of your home plumbing needs. Visit our website to learn more about the services that we offer at Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating and Cooling or you can call (865) 518-7008 to speak with a representative directly.

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