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Category Archives: Drain Clog

Plumbing Snakes vs Hydro-Jetting for a Clogged Drain

A clogged drain eventually becomes an issue for most every homeowner. Food particles, hair, dirt, soap scum, wipes (yes, even flushable wipes can get stuck in the drain pipes), beauty products, feminine hygiene pads and tampons, condoms, cotton swabs, small objects and more can inevitably get trapped in your toilet, sink, and shower drain. A partial blockage […]

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How to Clear a Clogged Toilet

It is every renter’s nightmare – a clogged toilet. Ugh, you panic. You are too embarrassed to ask anyone for help and aren’t sure what to do. You think to yourself, “I’ll just try to flush one more time”.  And then, oh no!  The toilet bowl starts to fill up and won’t stop. Panic sets […]

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Plumbing Problems and When to Call a Professional

Common plumbing problems can be avoided with preventative measures. A clogged toilet or a slow drain will sometimes require only a plunger to do the job. Nevertheless, bigger plumbing jobs often require professional attention. Sometimes, attempting to repair common problems like these could actually lead to larger problems later on down the road.  It’s good […]

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Tree Roots and Your Septic System

Covering your septic system with trees, shrubs, and a dazzling landscape may be pretty, but it could be a disaster. We suggest that the best ground cover for your septic system is only dirt and grass. Any kind of plantings with widespread root systems, particularly trees and shrubs, can pose enormous problems on the endurance […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of How to Handle a Clogged Drain

Clogged drains are among the most common and infuriating issues that homeowners have to deal with. This is a very unfortunate issue to have with the drains in your home. In addition, it can be especially serious if you end up having sewage backup into your home. There are different causes of clogged drains, nonetheless, they typically […]

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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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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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Backed Up Sewer Line

Mark at Saviour Septic shows what can happen if you have a backed up sewer line that is left unattended. There’s raw sewage – human waste and toilet paper all over the basement floor! Here’s what we call a house trap. It’s an outdated way of thinking. Mark likes to remove house traps, as you can see […]

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