Bathroom Fitting Question

Bathroom refurb - removing saniflo system


We recently moved into a 1st floor flat. There is one bathroom in the flat, and the toilet is connected to a Saniflo saniplus system.

From what I understand there is regulation that says that if a flat/house only has 1 toilet, this toilet should be connected directly to a drain rather than Saniflo or an alternative upflush toilet solution. The system is also very noisy.

I am looking to completely refurb my bathroom and am wondering what the possibilities are to remove the saniflow system and connect the toilet in a 'traditional' way.

How could a plumber find out if it is possible to connect the toilet to a traditional toilet drain ? Can a plumber only see this once the floor/ceiling has been taken out?

Thank you in advance!

2 Answers

a saniflo unit it usualy used when the soil stack is to far from the toilet or the joists run the wrong way, you can tell the direction of the joists as they run opposie to the floorboards, regards Terry.

Answered 8th Aug 2012

tm property services

Member since 9 Mar 2011

If your plumber is experienced enough he could easily be able to advise you within a few minuets carrying out a few simple checks

Answered 6th Feb 2014

Aqua Mechanical

Member since 5 Feb 2014

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