10 Things to Consider When Hiring a Portable Toilet

10 Things to Consider When Hiring a Portable Toilet

Portable toilets have seen a lot of improvements in the design and functionality over the years. There is a huge range of models and additional features that are provided with portable toilets these days. Because of all this, it has become very difficult to choose the best one for your needs. Here is a list of things that you should consider before hiring a portable toilet. These points will help you a lot when you come to hiring one.

The nature of the event

The nature of the event you are hosting is the first thing to consider before you start looking for a portable toilet rental company. The specific features of the portable toilet will vary according to the nature of your events, whether it be a wedding, concert, birthday party or some other public event.

Number of people and the number of toilets

​The number of people attending the event should be calculated precisely, and there should always be some extra portable toilets available to use, in the event that there is more of a need.

Kind of Food and beverages in the event

​If there is going to be more food and beverages in the event, then the need for portable toilets is markedly increased. Some toilets should be placed near the food and drink stations in case of an emergency, but not so close that it becomes irritable for the attendants.

Why hire a portable toilet?

The functionality of the toilets

The following are some of the features that must be noted in a portable toilet:

·The design should be sturdy and easily use able

·The floor should be non-slippery

·There should be a proper ventilation system

Additional features:

Besides all the basic features, some additional features should also be considered to make your portable toilets have a touch of uniqueness. Some of these additional things include:


·Soaps and hand wash solutions

·Paper towels

·Sanitise dispenser

·Shelves and hooks

·Time and the mode of delivery

·The toilets should always arrive before the start of the event, and the mode of transportation should be convenient so that they can be moved to a new place when required.

Maintenance of the portable toilets

The renting company should also provide maintenance of the toilets during the full course of the event, to keep them clean and use able. 

Mode of waste disposal

If you are planning to use portable toilets for a 2-3 day event, then you should also ask the suppliers about their method of disposing of waste, so that it doesn’t become inconvenient for your guests.

Total cost for the whole event

The cost of the toilets varies with the features. You should choose the best available features for your budget, and should always keep the comfort of your guests your number one priority.

Are portable toilets environment-friendly or not?

​You will never want your garden or lawn to be ruined and smelly after the event is over. So this point should be kept in mind when hiring portable toilets. Another important factor is whether or not portable toilets are environmentally friendly. Most of the time, however, you don’t need to worry, as new models are environment-friendly. Thank you for reading our blog. If you have any questions or wish to contact us, visit our contact page or call 0116 254 4999.

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