What Does a Pump up Toilet Do?

What Does a Pump up Toilet Do?

A pump up or up-flushing toilet is a free standing sanitation system that can pump sewage or waste uphill. These toilets are typically installed in residential basements that are below standard drainage pipes.

Sometimes referred to as macerating pumps, these system designs are not only ideal for installation in a basement, but also for any addition to a home. Since they require no clearance for servicing, they can be utilized in almost any space. As there is no need to break up the floor, up-flushing toilets take only a day to install, with little mess and at a fraction of the cost of a typical renovation.