Macerating toilet is inclusive of systems that shred waste and pump it down to another level. This type of toilet is mainly installed in basements where the level of floor is below the level of plumbing unit. This is why its installation is considered as part of basement repair work. The total cost of installing these units is lowest. Their installation needs basic plumbing and may be some electrical fittings but is very simple and can be done by homeowners even on their own. In order to install these systems individuals may follow certain tips as follow:
- Setting up the water supply – Firstly, it is essential to plan an appropriate location for the toilet and look for suitable plumbing connections to it. There is cold water supply line required for the toilet that is normally terminated from valve below the toilet. Also make sure that the supply line connected to toilet is flexible.
- Plan for waste water piping – The waste water supply line linked to toilet must not be placed at an angle of 90 degree rather with two 45 degrees fittings that are installed a little apart from each other. The horizontal segments of waste discharge units must be placed at least 1 inch to every 100 inches of pipes.
- Look for electrical service – The macerating toilet requires a standard electrical household outlet. So, it is vital to include a power outlet in toilet area that is not controlled by switch or any similar sort of mechanism.
- Checking the capacity – Such toilet units have both horizontal and vertical limits at suitable distance to which waste can be pumped. It is therefore essential to be sure that the toilet has capacity to pump the sewage to adequate distance level.
By following these tips, homeowners can therefore secure adequate Liberty macerating toilet unit for their homes.