Some common septic tank drain field repairs include removing clogs and odors. Another common repair is breaking down grease after a buildup causes clogs in the septic line.
Replacing or patching broken piping is another repair typically made when septic tank drain fields are not functioning properly. Many of the repairs such as removing clogs can be done by homeowners if they have the right products on hand. Oxidizers and additives can be used to loosen or eliminate clogs. The exact products used should be safe for septic tanks. Some problems, such as broken or cracked pipes, often need a professional for repair as this requires more in-depth fixes.