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Category Archives: DIY Maintenance

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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Low-Maintenance Septic System Care

Many people falsely believe that caring for a septic tank is expensive. Some may actually refuse to buy a home that they love because of a septic tank. There’s a misrepresentation that you have to purchase all kinds of chemicals and have the tank pumped often. Honestly, a well-cared for tank is quite low-cost and will save […]

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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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How to Mount a Wall-Hung Toilet

The new rage – a wall-hung toilet! What You Will Need  Wall-Hung Toilet Kit Wrench Screwdriver   Understanding how to mount a wall-hung toilet is a chore that is normally left to the professionals, and the experts at Saviour Septic are more than happy to help.  On the other hand, we also love to help […]

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Selling a Home with a Septic System

If you are in the process of selling your home, know that there can be much skepticism with potential buyers who have never had a septic system. Therefore, it may take a bit of extra work to assure these individuals that septic tanks are no more bothersome than any other essential home system. Teaching Prospective […]

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Is It Safe to Plant a Garden Over a Septic Field?

You might think it’s a great idea to plant a garden over your septic field.  However, it really is not the best place for a vegetable garden. Certain shallow-rooting plants can help the septic drain system work better by eliminating dampness and nutrients from the soil. They can also decrease soil corrosion. Saviour Septic, LLC […]

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Meet Mark Kudlach Jr., Owner of Saviour Septic

Mark Kudlach talks about his company, Saviour Septic, located in Taftville, CT, and how home owners can learn more about how to properly maintain a residential septic system. Mark plans on offering more videos related to residential and commercial septic systems, with plenty of of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) tips included as well. You’ll see real-life examples of serious plumbing system […]

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How to Avoid a Septic Bill!

Mark from Saviour Septic talks about a common problem he hears from homeowners with a septic system with a leaching field. They call and say, “Everything is backing up.” Typically, they’ll continue, “I have a washing machine downstairs, it’s backing up all over the floor, there’s water everywhere, there’s sewage everywhere! It stinks. It’s disastrous. […]

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