The best defense against a basement toilet that can’t quite defy gravity is an upflush toilet, such as the ones made by Saniflo. But with many homes still sporting their original plumbing and with many renovators and remodelers slow to jump on the macerating, pressure assisted toilets bandwagon, basement toilet disasters are still happening. Don’t believe us? Check out these horrific episodes of basement toilets gone bad – some of which could’ve been prevented by an upflush toilet. You’ve been warned.