When going to install a bathroom in a basement space, there are two main plumbing options. The first is to hack through your basement’s concrete floor to locate and add new plumbing lines. The other, easier, and more inexpensive option is the upflush toilet.
Generally, toilets on the main or higher floors count on gravity to bring the water and waste down to the sewer line (usually at the main floor level.) However, in a basement situation, this isn’t possible. Upflush toilets include a macerator and a pump, that allows waste to be ground and pumped up to the sewer line level and out of the house.
What has your experience with uplush toilets been?