Upflush Toilets / Macerating Toilet Systems
Did you know you can put an upflush toilet practically anywhere? While traditional bathrooms can cost between $10,000-$25,000 to install, Saniflo systems don’t require complex demolition or plumbing, and can be installed as a DIY project in just a few hours!
For many U.S. households, a macerating toilet system is the perfect solution to a wide selection of difficult toilet issues. Not only do these upflush systems cost significantly less than traditional toilet installations, they’re also ideal for older or oddly laid-out homes. When you install an Upflush toilet, you afford yourself the happiness, peace of mind, and simplicity that comes with choosing an elegant, straightforward bathroom solution.
Where Can You Put an Upflush Toilet?
The beautiful thing about macerating toilets is that they can go virtually anywhere. Because they don’t require custom piping or widespread structural changes, Upflush toilet systems can go in a laundry room, old closet, or temporary bedroom.
To put it another way, if you can dream it, you can do it with an upflush system. What’s more, since these systems are easy to install on your own, you won’t have to hire a plumber to help.
What do You Need to Install a Macerating Toilet?
While the name sounds fancy, the tools needed to install these systems are plenty straightforward. Generally, you’ll need the following items:
A Good-Quality Saniflo Toilet. Choose from one of our top models to get started.
A Water Supply. This supplies the macerator and pump and keeps your system working.
A Source of Electricity. Electricity powers the pump and macerator.
A Discharge Pipe. This pipe can be small – between ¾” to 1”
A Helpful Friend. To boost your confidence, find someone with basic plumbing skills.
Once you’ve gathered this simple assortment of tools, it’s time to get to work. Remember that you won’t need to tear out your flooring or overhaul your bathroom to install an upflush toilet. Instead, you just need someone who is comfortable with DIY plumbing and willing to help you put in your new macerating system. When you do it correctly, the process should only take a few hours.
The Case for Upflush Macerating Toilets
While the price of an upflush toilet might seem high compared to a typical toilet, it’s important to consider the whole picture. By saving yourself the time, hassle, and trouble of ripping up your floor and installing new plumbing, upflush systems represent an elegant and intuitive bathroom solution. Don’t flush money down the toilet – get an upflush toilet!