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Category Archives: Backed Up Sewer Line

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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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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