Porta-Potty Planning – The Ultimate Guide
Summer event planning starts now! At Kerkstra, we know portable toilets, and our team of specialists is ready to help you start planning your next big event! Are wedding bells ringing this summer? Are you hosting at an outdoor venue? Need to start booking portable restroom options for upcoming sporting tournaments? You’ve come to the […]
A Festival Safety Guide
Festivals are full of fun, but festival safety should always be top priority! Festivals are populated with people you don’t know, and often, held in unfamiliar areas. Trust your instinct if a situation feels unsafe to you, and remember that your wellbeing is always the top priority. Your safety takes precedence over being polite or […]
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 […]
Porta-Potties for Sporting Events: A Match Made in Heaven
We may be biased, but we definitely think porta-potties for sporting events are a match made in heaven! Hear us out on this one… Porta-Potty Use Facilitated Tailgating Culture Prior to their nationwide roll-out in the 1970s, sports spectators would need to hold it or just go outside. In those days, portable toilets of any […]
Who Invented the Porta Potty?
If you’re wondering who invented the porta potty, the answer might be more complicated than you’d imagine. A man named George Harding is credited with inventing the porta potty as we know it today. However, the concept has likely been around since at least the 1400 B.C. and oddly enough, it hasn’t changed too much […]
What Do I Need when Renting a Porta-Potty?
One of the most common questions we hear is: “What do I need when renting a porta-potty?” Find out what you’ll need to consider in terms of permits, space requirements, and access needs below! Do I Need a Permit? Not typically but there are exceptions! Many places do not require a permit or a license […]
Portable Toilets for Disasters & Emergencies
When disaster strikes or an emergency occurs, people have practical needs that need to be taken care of, like providing a place to go to the bathroom. Whether a home, business, or organization has been hit hard, portable toilets for disasters help people weather the storm. These are some of the most common emergency situations […]
Renting Porta Potties for Disasters
When disaster strikes, cleaning up the mess is probably the first thing on your mind. However, there are more immediate questions to answer like, “How will we meet our basic needs while we recover?” Whether the disaster is a community-wide event or an individual disaster, you’ll need to ensure you can keep things sanitary while […]
Tips for Renting Porta-Potties
New to renting portable toilets? Don’t stress! Our tips for renting porta potties will give you the info you need to make rental decisions like a seasoned event planning pro. Remember, unlike other types of event rentals, portable toilets have the potential to ruin your event if something goes wrong. Having too few, getting them […]
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 […]