Where do We Go? Kerkstra Portable Restroom Service Areas Explained

Whether you’re looking for standard porta potty rentals or luxury portable restroom trailers, we have you covered! Call us today at 888-320-9992 for a quote on restrooms for your next event. Our experienced team can determine which units will be best for your event, deliver them on time, and service them professionally.

Find out which areas we service below.

Luxury Restroom Trailers

Whether it’s a 2-stall mini trailer or a booming 10-stall trailer, our luxury restrooms crisscross the states surrounding the Great Lakes. We’ve serviced some of the regions best outdoor events from sports competitions and music festivals to charity events and community functions. These luxury units are aesthetically appealing and make a great addition to any event where attendees want added amenities and more space.
We service the following states with our luxury portable toilets:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • Wisconsin

 

Porta Potties

Need one or many? We can deliver as many portable toilet units as you need! Whether it’s a park, tailgate, or community festival, we have you covered. Our units are well-maintained to ensure that they will arrive at your event in great condition, fully serviced, and ready to use comfortably.

As the region’s premier portable toilet supplier, we service the following Michigan counties with our porta johns:

  • Allegan
  • Barry
  • Ionia
  • Kent
  • Muskegon
  • Ottawa
  • South Montcalm
  • South Newaygo

Kerkstra Luxury Portable Restroom Service Inc. provides portable restroom service across Michigan and luxury restroom trailers for all of the states surrounding the Great Lakes. Take a look at our mobile restroom trailers and request a quote today!

When Is the Best Time to Get Married?

December is by far the most popular month to get engaged, but as we all know, it’s not the most popular month for a wedding. From year to year the most common month to get married can change, but just because a month is popular for weddings doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best month for nuptials. Each season has its pros and cons, so let’s take a look at what makes them great and the challenges they present:

Spring

Spring brings the symbol of a new start, which is perfect for newlyweds. This symbolism makes it desirable to many engaged couples. You combine that with the first opportunity to get outdoors after a long, cold winter and it’s easy to see why it’s an exciting time of the year to plan a wedding.

Because weddings are more common in the summer and fall, some venues may be cheaper and have more availability in spring months. This is appealing to couples who don’t want long engagements because some popular venues have multi-year waiting lists.

Unfortunately, the weather is really unpredictable, which makes planning difficult. Temperature swings combined with the likelihood of rain makes outdoor spring weddings a gamble. You will likely need a backup plan if you’re going to have a spring wedding in case the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Summer

We love summer weddings because they’re so versatile. You can have an outdoor wedding at a variety of locations to enjoy the beautiful sights of a Michigan summer. Tying in with the summer’s favorite activities like camping, going to the lake, or visiting the farm with your venue is a wonderful way to enjoy the season while celebrating your big day. Barn settings and lakeside venues make for some of the most picturesque weddings in our opinion.

The sunny, hot weather also minimizes the need for additional expenses like heaters, which may make it more affordable than planning an outdoor wedding for a less convenient time of the year like spring or fall. Depending on your location and the size of your guests list, you may even be able to find an unconventional wedding venue like a public park to suit your needs, providing more date flexibility.

Fall

Autumn is another great choice for a wedding! Outdoor fall weddings in Michigan provide a gorgeous backdrop for nuptials with their vivid color palettes. No matter which colors the wedding party wears, they’re sure to look great surrounded by fall leaves.

Additionally, in the fall it gets darker earlier, which gives the feel of a nighttime wedding without requiring that the event go late into the night. This is convenient for families attending with you kids and older generations that may not want to stay out as late.

Cozy autumn comfort foods are another wonderful aspect of fall weddings. The scents and flavors of the fall can be incorporated into food and drinks to give weddings a memorable homey feel. These items can help warm up a chilly outdoor fall affair when paired with fires or heaters to keep guests warm outdoors.

Winter

While the winter creates a wonderfully cozy indoor opportunity for weddings, we love being outdoors. You can look for an indoor venue, but remember that planning a wedding during the winter means competing with private and corporate holiday parties. As a result, finding the right venue can be a challenge. This is one reason some engaged couples opt for an outdoor wedding inside a heated tent instead.

Kerkstra Luxury Portable Restroom Service Inc. provides portable restroom service across Michigan and luxury restroom trailers for all of the states surrounding the Great Lakes. Take a look at our mobile restroom trailers and request a quote today!

Potty Like a Rockstar – Bathroom Remodel Edition

If you’ve been following our Potty Like a Rockstar series, you know that we’ve been highlighting reasons to rent luxury restroom trailers. In this edition we’re talking about bathroom remodels.

It might surprise you to learn that the winter is a great time to remodel a bathroom. Tradespeople are typically less busy during the holidays, which means that you can often complete the project faster and for less than you would at other times during the year. While you shouldn’t simply look for the lowest quote possible to do the job, contractors, electricians, and plumbers will sometimes work with you more on labor rates when they have excess capacity. Additionally, since you already have time off around the holidays, you may be able to put in some sweat equity to reduce costs. Determining which improvements you can do yourself is a great way to save money on the remodel. If your work schedule permits, you may even be able to act as the GC (general contractor) yourself to save even more. Either way, being around for part or all of the project and pitching in will make you feel more connected to the end result, like you’ve done something you can be proud of.

Since family and friends usually exchange gifts for the holidays, you can put practical items on your wish list to tie your remodel in with the holidays. Why get gifts you don’t want or need when you can ask for fixtures, flooring, decorations, or other bathroom must-haves instead?

However, if you’re going to undergo a remodel, you’ll need to plan for a backup bathroom for your family regardless of the time of the year. Any temporary bathroom you get better be climate controlled during the winter or you’ll end up with a very grumpy family! A luxury portable restroom fits the bill by offering toilets, sinks, and showers to give your family the same amenities as home with a nice, warm interior. The inside is also aesthetically appealing, providing a cozy and familiar feel for family members. Our master bathroom trailer looks great from the outside as well, which means your neighbors won’t mind seeing it for the duration of the remodel.

Kerkstra Luxury Portable Restroom Service Inc. provides portable restroom service across Michigan and luxury restroom trailers for all of the states surrounding the Great Lakes. Take a look at our mobile restroom trailers and request a quote today!

How to Plan an Outdoor Christmas Party

Anyone who has ever been to an outdoor holiday party can tell you that this twist on a traditional favorite is a great way to wow guests. Taking your Christmas party outside is a fun way to mix it up and give attendees something they don’t expect. Getting together at a heated outdoor venue or an indoor party venue like a rustic cabin or barn with planned outdoor activities offers a seasonal take on celebrating with friends, family, and coworkers.

Not sure where to get started? Follow these four steps to plan a perfect outdoor holiday event:

Find a Venue

Farms are a great place to start looking for venues to host your event. Many farms are appreciative to have the business in the off-season and will be more accommodating to preferred dates than typical venues. Also, they’re more likely to have the basis for fun outdoor winter events like a horse-drawn or tractor-drawn trailer ride for guests.
Parks and other public areas are also more likely to have availability (even at the last minute). Depending on the venue though, you may not be able to guarantee that it’ll be private because some parks and outdoor venues don’t allow exclusive reservations.

Seasonal attractions like skating rinks and light show displays can typically be rented for functions as well. Start calling early to find the right venue for your event. You want to ensure that the venue will fit the size of the event you’re planning as well as provide the added amenities that you’ll need for your event.

Rent Heaters or a Heated Tent

Outdoor winter beauty is spectacular, but it can also be quite chilly! Plan to keep guests warm by renting heaters or a heated tent. Attendees will stay longer and have a better time if they don’t have to be bundled up rubbing numb fingers to get feeling back into them. Fire pits and bonfires can also serve this function, although they aren’t as safe for children.

Rent Heated Portable Restroom Trailers

Never make your guests use an outhouse in the winter for an outdoor event! Instead, rent <a href=”http://kerkstraservices.com/portable-restrooms/event-restroom-trailers/”>heated bathroom trailers</a> for guests to use. They come equipped with interior and exterior lighting as well as hot/cold running water for comfortable use in the winter.

Plan Appropriate Food and Beverages

Plan hearty food and warm drinks for guests. Comfort food is always a good choice for outdoor winter events whether you’re just planning on serving appetizers or a full meal. Things like chili, mac and cheese, and soup are wintertime favorite foods among guests. Drinks like hot chocolate, hot cider, and coffee are always appreciated as well. As a bonus, many of these food and beverage items are kid-favorites too!

Kerkstra Luxury Portable Restroom Service Inc. provides <a href=”http://kerkstraservices.com/portable-restrooms/”>portable restroom service</a> across Michigan and <a href=”http://kerkstraservices.com/portable-restrooms/event-restroom-trailers/”>luxury restroom trailers</a> for all of the states surrounding the Great Lakes. Take a look at our <a href=”http://kerkstraservices.com/portable-restrooms/event-restroom-trailers/”>mobile restroom trailers</a> and request a quote today!