Category: Case Studies

Saniflo Sanicom 1 Meets Demanding Pumping Requirements for Commercial Hydroponics System

Case Study | January 2024
Mechanical plumbing and HVAC contractor Aubin Pelissie installs SFA Saniflo drain pump to meet required vertical evacuation height for Cannara Biotech’s commercial hydroponic system, including the requirement of safely discharging chemically treated water.

Problem

FARNHAM, QUEBEC — Hydroponic facilities provide a new market for contractors and manufacturers. With the legalization of cannabis in Canada, HVAC and plumbing industry professionals are finding new opportunities, from controlling CO2 content and humidity to water-pumping systems for treating and feeding the plants in these facilities. This was the case for Aubin Pelissier, a mechanical plumbing and HVAC contractor based in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, who completed a project for Cannara Biotech, a medical marijuana factory.

Plumbing Contractor Solves Conventional Sewage Ejector Challenges with New and Unique Retrofit Pump Kit

Case Study | Testimonial | December 2023
Dominick Rudd of Bush Plumbing discovers the remarkable benefits of Saniflo’s new Sanipit 24GR that seamlessly fits into existing 24-inch basins from all leading pump producers, thus changing the way he installs and maintains sewage ejectors.

Problem

FISHERS, INDIANA — In the world of plumbing, finding innovative solutions to common challenges is essential for both homeowners and contractors alike. One such challenge is the installation and maintenance of sewage ejectors. These systems are crucial for managing waste in homes and commercial buildings, but often suffer performance, installation, and repair issues.

Brett Wantzing Mechanical utilizes Saniflo’s above-floor plumbing solutions to relocate a local, nonprofit pet rescue successfully

Mini-Case Study | March 2023
Equipped with the Sanicom 2, Sanibest Pro, Saniswift Pro, and Sanicondens, Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter’s relocation is a success despite logistical challenges and a tight deadline.

Problem

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA — As Manitoba’s first registered not-for-profit, no-kill animal shelter, Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter devotes its efforts to providing interim care and sanctuary for animals that need a forever home. A donation-based facility, the shelter relies on the generosity of givers to operate.

Dental office renovation avoids costly breaking through concrete to install drainage for sanitary hand-washing sink

Case Study | March 2023
PWC Plumbing’s Paul Corcoran opted for Saniflo’s Saniswift Pro, preventing the tear down of 30 feet of concrete to install below-floor drainage, saving his client up to $3,000.

Problem

BARRIE, ONTARIO — A problem plumbers frequently encounter is to install plumbing fixtures in a space where no conventional, below-floor plumbing drainage exists. This was the case for a local company, PWC Plumbing, when approached by a general contractor to convert an office space into a dental facility. PWC Plumbing was tasked with adding a new sanitary hand-washing sink, including drainage, to the new space.

Unhappy Canadian Homeowner Replaces Faulty Macerator with Saniflo Full-Bath System for Guaranteed Performance

Mini-Case Study | April 2023
Installing a bathroom in his basement, Shane Murphy encountered numerous problems with a newly installed macerator. To fix the situation, he opted for Saniflo’s Saniaccess 3 macerating pump to help make the remodeling experience simpler and cost-effective.

Problem

NEW BRUNSWICK — Purchasing a new home is an exciting and momentous occasion for any new buyer. But the ability to make a house into a home and design it to fit your wants and needs can sometimes be challenging.

Saniflo Canada provides compact, macerating plumbing solution for floating-home community in Quebec

Mini-Case Study | February 2023
Homeowners use Saniflo’s Sanimarin 4 to create the feeling of a spa oasis in a nontraditional, tiny home with limited space in the bathroom.

Problem

CHAMBLY, QUÉBEC — Nestled in the heart of Chambly, Quebec, is a unique neighborhood called Eau Villa. Located in the Chambly marina, Eau Villa offers an extraordinary floating-house experience. With over 245 square feet of space each, you will find four floating mini houses with modern style and small-cottage ambiance on the water, offering a panoramic view of the Richelieu River.

Saniflo (Canada) donates cost-saving plumbing solution to local residents whose family fled the Russia-Ukraine invasion

Mini-Case Study | October 2022
With the help of Able Plumbing & Heating, Saskatchewan residents Jeff and Yana Zhdanova add a half-bathroom with the self-contained Sanicompact toilet system in the basement to accommodate their Ukrainian relatives relocating to Canada for safety.

Problem

ESTLIN, SASKATCHEWAN — When news broke of the Russia-Ukraine invasion, Saskatchewan couple Jeff and Yana Zhdanova knew relocating Yana’s family to Canada was imperative. Time was of the essence, as Sumy, Yana’s hometown located approximately 30 kilometers south of the Russian border, was then under direct attack.

Prince Edward Island homeowners use affordable above-floor plumbing solution for newly renovated Bed & Breakfast

Mini-Case Study | May 2022
Resourceful owner-couple successfully converts multiple bedroom closets into stylish half-baths for its guests without the costly headache of breaking through concrete to create drainage.

Problem

MURRAY RIVER, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND — Mary Ritchie, a registered veterinary technician and her fiancé Tony Reed, a retired home builder, always wanted to own a bed-and-breakfast. After purchasing a 3,400-square-foot home during the Covid-19 pandemic, the couple moved to Prince Edward Island and made their dream a reality by establishing The Olde Anchor Bed & Breakfast.

Albanese Mechanical installs Saniflo duplex vortex lift station at historic Yukon riverfront hotel to handle multiple plumbing fixtures

Mini-Case Study | June 2021
Contractor Bryan Albanese overcomes unique plumbing challenge at the Edgewater Hotel by installing a Saniflo Sanicubic 2 Vortex to reroute drainage from 29 different plumbing fixtures, while minimizing downtime and keeping the hotel operational.

Problem

WHITEHORSE, YUKON — The historic Edgewater Hotel overlooks the majestic Yukon River, with a lineage tracing back to the Klondike Gold Rush. This particular gold rush between 1896 and 1899 involved a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in northwestern Canada.