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How to successfully install a Macerating System

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If you need to construct a toilet at a location where plumbing services are not available, you can go for the macerating system.

The step wise instructions described below would help you to erect an efficient macerating system in your home.

Step 1: First you should prepare the Macerating Unit

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  • In macerating unit, the bowel passes through the discharge tube and gets collected in tank. There is a pump in the tank which after breaking up the bowels pushes the residues through the exit opening.
  • You can prepare the pump unit in the macerating tank by inserting the flapper check assembly in the place provided. Ensure that flapper assembly maintains the direction of elbow.
  • You should now force the elbow to connection and fasten the same with the help of clamp.

Step 2: Tap into the Vent

  • Vent can be easily tapped by cutting the pipe through with the help of reciprocating saw. You can keep a bucket at the pipe opening to gather anything which pushes out.
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