The History of Modern Porta-Potties
Finding a porta-potty today is easy – they are at almost any field, event, or outdoor worksite. But did you know that the first modern porta-potty was not invented until the 1940s? While most people relied on outhouses well into the 20th century, transportable bathroom options did not exist until wartime production necessitated their invention. […]
Fall Event Planning with Kerkstra Portable Restrooms
Are you hosting a fall festival? Rustic barn wedding on the horizon? Expecting a crowd at your family-run corn maze or apple orchard? If you are hosting an outdoor event this fall, you should consider renting a portable restroom. Check out our Fall Event Planning Guide and list of 7 Fall Events that would benefit […]
Why are Porta-Potties Important for Communities?
As a portable toilet supplier, we don’t always get a whole lot of respect. The porta-potty business has a reputation for being smelly, dirty, and not the most desirable. But without our services, public areas would be a lot less sanitary. In this guide, we answer the question, “Why are porta-potties important for communities?” and address […]
Is There a Porta Potty Shortage?
“Why is it hard to rent a porta potty right now?” That’s a question we’re hearing a lot these days. So, we’re going to help shed some light on why people are running into issues as they try to plan events. The simple answer is that there are fewer porta potties available to rent this […]
Everything You Want to Know About Porta Potties
Are you ready to find out everything you ever wanted to know about porta potties but were too afraid to ask? As a portable restroom service company, we get asked a lot of strange questions. But for every question we get asked there are probably five more that people are too embarrassed to ask. But […]
How are Porta Potties Cleaned?
Think cleaning a porta potty is like cleaning your home bathroom? Think again! Let’s shed some light on the common question, “How are porta potties cleaned?” Portable toilets are standalone units, which means that each one collects and stores waste independently. So, unlike your home toilet where waste is flushed down and removed from the […]
How Often Does a Portable Toilet Need to Be Pumped?
When porta potties are serviced the waste is removed, odor neutralizing blue liquid is re-added to the tanks, and supplies like toilet paper and hand sanitizer are stocked. That’s how they’re serviced, but the question remains, how often does a portable toilet need to be pumped out? The general rule of thumb for porta potties […]
Where to Find Heated Porta Potties
Think portable toilets aren’t heated? Think again! Unlike porta potties luxury restroom trailers have heated interiors as well as a host of other amenities. So, the question is, where can you find these heated porta potties? Look Locally Well, not all portable toilet companies also offer luxury restrooms. Most national retailers do not have these […]
Do Porta Potties Freeze in the Winter?
Do porta potties freeze in the winter? Nope! The super blue additive contained in the waste holding tanks keeps the water from freezing. (That’s the blue liquid you’re used to seeing down there.) And it’s a good thing that <a href=”http://kerkstraservices.com/portable-restrooms/”>portable toilet suppliers</a> have this miracle liquid because after a few hours of below freezing […]
Renting Porta Potties for Beginners
Looking to rent porta potties for the first time? You’ve come to the right place! We have a reputation for helping both experienced and amateur event planners rent the kind of facilities that will turn heads. Find out what you should be thinking ahead of time, what kinds of questions you should ask, and how […]