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Category Archives: Backed Up Sewer Line

Do You Need an Effluent Filter for Your Septic System?

What is an effluent filter? An effluent filter is something that is installed inside of your septic tank. It is intended to replace or improve exit baffles. Wastewater leaves your septic tank and runs through the effluent filter, which then stops any solids from getting dumped into your drainfield. However, you should have a consultation to […]

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Ejector Pump Burnout

Ejector pump burnout can happen when baby wipes, makeup wipes, and similar materials are tossed into the toilet bowl. This is most risky if you have a basement level bathroom and there is an ejector pump in use. Those wipes do not break down sufficiently to make it through the propellers inside the pump machine. […]

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What is the Best Toilet Paper to Use for Your Septic Tank?

To have a longer lasting and maintained septic tank system, know that it really does not need any specific kind of toilet paper.  In fact, almost all national or store brands of toilet paper should actually be safe for your septic tank. Many manufacturers have their product tested in order to be assured that is […]

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Emergency Service on Commercial Sewer Pump System

A Norwich, Connecticut factory is shut down with a serious mechanical problem on their commercial sewer pump system. Mark Kudlach from Saviour Septic responded with his team to work overnight and immediately remedy the issues. With an intricate sewer system in place, the bearings went on the internal shaft. There is a 6-inch ductal iron […]

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Flushable Wipes Clog a Duplex System

Here we are to show you what can happen when you flush baby wipes, birth control like condoms, “flushable wipes” (those are not truly “flushable” or septic-safe!) down into a pump system at an elevation where you can not move by gravity, so it has to feed into a holding tank. Then, from there, it […]

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We Help Save Your Septic!

Septic System Repair Job Mark and the team help out an elderly homeowner who got a big surprise when she went to do her laundry. The home is on a septic system with the main sewer line backing up. She went to use the laundry and everything was backing up downstairs. Mark’s first approach was […]

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Kitchen Grease Drain Clog in Multi-Family Residence

Kitchen Grease Clog — Sewer Line Backup in Multi-Family House Saviour Septic’s technician is snaking this drain clogged with baby wipes and kitchen grease for a second time. There were so many baby wipes that had been improperly disposed, that he had to pull the snaking tool back to clear the clog and insert the drain […]

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Don’t Flush!

What Not to Put into Your Septic System Don’t flush the following items to be disposed into your septic system — cat litter, coffee grounds, cooking fats, heavy duty wet-strength paper towels that don’t dissolve easily, disposable diapers, feminine products (pads or tampons), condoms, facial tissues, flushable wipes (they are NOT safe for your septic!), […]

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When to Pump Your Septic Tank

Do you know when it’s time to pump your septic tank? Proper maintenance is essential to extend the life expectancy of your home septic system. The simplest way to keep everything flowing smoothly is to know when to have your tank pumped and do it regularly. Septic tanks need to be pumped periodically to clear out […]

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5-star Google Review!

“We had a septic system emergency with a seriously clogged toilet preventing flushing and backing up into showers! We were horrified and panicked. Mark and the crew from Saviour Septic showed up quickly and tended to the issue. It required mechanical snaking. After the clog was cleared and drains were flowing again, Saviour Septic made […]

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