Macerating toilets make sense and increase your ROI

Home Inspector with Electrospec Home Inspection Services

(NC)—There are many reasons why homeowners renovate and one important consideration is the return on investment. Macerating toilet systems, like those by Saniflo (, are a great option for homeowners looking to maximize their return on a bathroom addition because of their comparatively low installation costs.

Saniflo's macerating toilet systems can be installed on top of any finished floor, eliminating the need for excavation or building a raised floor to install a drain line, as required by systems using a sewage ejector. The small-bore discharge piping can easily be installed and concealed inside existing walls. Saniflo's “up-flush” technology permits home or building owners to create a new bathroom wherever it is most convenient: in a basement, attic, garage, under the stairs or inside a newly remodeled space.

Macerating technology is a cost-effective, easy-to-install solution for both residential and commercial bathroom applications. The systems use a fast-rotating blade to liquefy waste and toilet paper in the flush water, which is then discharged under pressure through small-bore piping to a drainage line or soil stack. Saniflo products are made for multiple fixtures including toilets, sinks, bathtubs and/or showers, maximizing homeowners' return on investment anywhere in the home.

Saniflo is the leader in macerating toilet systems; its parent company, SFA Group in Paris, France, developed macerating technology nearly half a century ago and led its commercialization over the following decades. SFA began selling these unique plumbing fixtures in Europe in 1958, expanding the line internationally in 1965 and entering the North American market in the late 1980s.

Saniflo Canada offers a complete line of macerating toilet systems and gray water pumping systems for residential and commercial applications. Saniflo products are available at plumbing wholesalers and hardware retailers located throughout the country.

More information on these toilet systems is available online at or toll-free at 1-800-363-5874


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Comments (3)

Joni Bailey
101 Main St. Realty - Huntsville, TX
Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®

Wow! I am going to go and check this out. So many times people wish there was a bathroom DOWNstairs, etc. This might just be the answer! We'll see..... Thanks!

Jan 01, 2017 03:57 PM
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I did not even know such a thing existed! Thanks for sharing this information.

Jan 01, 2017 05:18 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Thanks for introducing these things Gil, we do have a few places where these could be useful, will suggest it to my son Nicholas Crane 

Jan 04, 2017 10:54 PM