What Does a Pump up Toilet Do?


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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.

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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.

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