DIY Network

How to Install a Macerating System

To install a toilet in an area that doesn't have plumbing, think about using a macerating system. These step-by-step instructions show how to easily install a macerating system in a home.

More in Plumbing


  • PVC pipes and fittings
  • Teflon paste
  • copper pipes and fittings
  • PVC cleaner
  • macerating system
  • ball valve
  • PVC ball valve
  • concrete anchors
  • concrete forms
  • lag bolts
  • PVC heavy glue


  • screwdriver
  • PVC cutter
  • drill bits
  • drill
  • reciprocating saw
  • soldering kit
  • concrete bit
  • pipe wrench
  • 1" hole saw blade