5 Tips for Renting Porta Potties
Updated: Mar 8
We hope these 5 tips will help you in renting porta-potties! For your construction site or event, several factors come into play.
Tip #1: How Many Portable Toilets Will I Need?
How long will the toilets need to be onsite? How much traffic will be coming through and how often? Your vendor should quickly be able to calculate the number for you based on how often they need to be serviced and how many people you expect to use them. You will also need to think about how many handicap units you will need (you should always have at least one and you may be legally required to have one based on local regulations.
Tip #2: How Often Will the Portable Toilets Be Cleaned?
The first tip on figuring how many leads right into how often you need the toilets cleaned. Depending on the length of time you need them, you may only need one service but for longer job sites or events you definitely want clean toilets! Make sure you understand how often the vendor will empty them and resupply toilet paper and paper towels and other requirements.
Tip #3: How Much Will They Cost?
Your vendor may have some options depending on how often the toilets need to be serviced and how many you will use and what kind. The combo can make a difference in price, so you may want to look at several scenarios. And don’t worry, there is no way your portable toilets will cost as much as this 24 carat solid gold toilet! But the lowest price is not always the best. You want the best service that fits your needs and a vendor you can trust.
Tip #4: How Many Times Can the Portable Toilets be Used Before the Tanks Need to be Emptied?
Ask your vendor whether you need service before your event ends or what the schedule will be for your job site. You will want to have an idea of how often a portable toilet can be used before the tank is full. Most toilets have a large enough tank that you may not need to worry about this, but talk with your vendor about how many people you are expecting at your event or job site. Talk to your vendor about where the waste will be disposed of after they are emptied. Most reputable portable toilet suppliers will dispose of its waste at a local wastewater treatment location, and they will be up front with that information. If nothing else, this will give you peace of mind if you are worried about polluting the environment by renting portable bathrooms.
Tip #5: Do I need additional services?
Finally, you should also look at whether you need additional services such as temporary fencing and roll-off dumpsters. Having one vendor who can service them all makes your job site or event much easier to manage. Finding a vendor you can trust and knows your needs is the most important factor.
Stop and Go Potties is your one-stop partner for portable sanitation for your job site or event. Contact us for a consultation at 979-260-0006.
We are here to make sure your needs are met!