It is impossible to hold an outdoor festival without thinking about how guests and staff members will relieve themselves. Availing of portable potty rental is the only humane way to go. In fact in some countries, it’s illegal to hold public events like this one without availing of portable potty rental. There are a few things you need to ask a company, though before renting their portable potties.
How many to rent?
This is actually the first thing you need to ask yourself and the supplier prior to any portable potty rental deal. How many do you need to rent from them and how much is their rate per unit, per hour? Some companies offer competitive rates but you must look at their table of potty capacities. Some portable potties can accommodate up to 50 people for four hours. Others are a bit smaller. How long is your event going to be? How many guests are you expecting? If you are selling or serving food beverages at your event, this means that you will be needing more portable potties than what is stated at the table. Getting one or two extra ones won’t hurt if it means you will have cleaner potties and more comfortable guests.
What services are included?
The services you need to look at include dumping services and cleaning services. Some companies offer attendants which could monitor the cleanliness of your portable potty rental during your event. This way, you won’t have to feel embarrassed because your portable potties are beginning to smell. You might also want to look at their upgrades. Some portable potties offer heating, or some might come with a lotion and hand sanitation center. These little details could make or break the overall image of your event.
What are regular operating hours?
When it comes to services and attendants, your company might be limited to their regular operating hours. Attendants may only be available from 9 to 5 for example, or the company might start charging extra for extra hours of service spent. You need to get these in black and white before your event to avoid surprise expenses.
What emergency services can they provide?
In case of emergencies (potty malfunction or cleaning needs) beyond their regular operating hours, what do you need to do? Do they have an emergency number? What can they provide for you? A list of their emergency services also let you in on the worst case scenario especially if you are renting portable toilets for the first time so it won’t hurt to ask this question.
What is their response time and are they local?
It is always advisable to get a local provider for portable potty rental. This is because you would need a fast response time if something happens to the potties during your event. The quicker they get there, the less uncomfortable your guests are. You also won’t be wasting money on the hours you have paid for the portable potty. You need them functioning well during your paid hours as much as possible.
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