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ADA Regulations for Portable Toilets

Here at The Texas Loo, every portable toilet and hand wash station we provide needs to be safe and secure. We go a step further by providing accessible toilets and luxury restrooms that are ADA-compliant. If you are concerned with meeting ADA regulations for your construction site or  other temporary workplace, let us help you. 

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Luxury Portable Restroom Trailer Rentals: Frequently Asked Questions

We get a lot of questions about who we are, what exactly we do, and how the rental of our luxury portable restroom trailers work. It's important to understand that these types of rentals are situational, and the price quote is highly dependant on the circumstances of your event and individual needs.

In an effort to help everyone understand a little more about our rentals, here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions we get with rental inquiries:

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The History of Portable Toilets

If you’re ever playing a trivia game, and you’re asked when porta-potties were invented, the answer is that they were invented in the mid-1900s. But long before the "porta-potty" as we know it came on the scene, portable toilets, in one form or another, were being used for centuries.

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Planning the Number of Portable Restrooms for an Event

Big events automatically equate to lots of people. For the last year this has been a bit of a memory, but now that the pandemic concerns are waning and group activities are coming into vogue again thanks to vaccinations being available and planning logistics is coming into play again. That means with any kind of day-long or multi-day operation, portable restrooms are going to be needed if the event is outdoors or in a smaller facility not scaled for large crowds.

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Luxury Trailer Placement Tips

Luxurious restroom rentals allow you to temporarily place a toilet in an area where a toilet, or a sufficient amount of toilets, may not be available. Typically, construction companies working in a location without restrooms nearby, those putting on an outdoor event, such as a carnival or outdoor wedding, or those who are having the only bathroom in their home renovated, may rent a rental toilet. After renting a toilet, you need to determine where to place the toilets you rented. Here are a few placement tips to help you find the perfect location. 

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Supporting Staff Logistics with Portable Restrooms

When it comes to logistics, the need for bathrooms doesn't get a lot of attention until they are needed, and then the lack of them becomes very apparent. While portable bathrooms may not win the award of the year for design and logistics performance, they are just as much an essential support system for your teams and personnel in the field as supplies, vehicles, equipment and medical attention as necessary.

In particular, portable restrooms really become necessary and part of core site planning when your teams are working in scenarios where local facilities and plumbing just don’t exist or have been turned off. Here are some examples.

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OSHA Regulations For Portable Restrooms for Employees

By law, you must ensure your employees have access to a restroom. This means that if you are having the restrooms in your office building renovated, employee a construction crew at a site where no bathrooms are available, or if you employee farmworkers who work outside with no bathrooms, you must provide your employees with a portable restroom. Many employers do not realize that there are OSHA requirements when it comes to portable restrooms and their employees, and if you fail to meet these requirements, you can be subject to a fine. Here is some information every employer should know about portable restrooms. 

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The Latest Construction Boom in Texas

While other parts of the country may be struggling to kickstart their economy again, the housing market and related construction in Texas is having no such problem. In fact, the Lone Star State is realizing a housing construction boom in multiple regions, which started in the Fall of 2020 and continues to carry through the winter.

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Pandemic Affects Current Demand for Luxury Trailers

The global pandemic of the novel coronavirus that’s responsible for COVID-19 infections is causing all kinds of changes in our daily routines, to be sure. People have to maintain social distancing as much as possible. At the same time, it’s more important than ever to provide a place where individuals can wash their hands.

In many cases, they need access to more portable bathroom facilities to accommodate business needs as well as requirements to shelter in place, during quarantine.

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How to Plan a Safe and Cozy Outdoor Winter Event

While summers can be sweltering and uncomfortable for formal outdoor events, winters in Texas are the perfect time to grab your favorite boots, a scarf, a few important people and celebrate. From birthdays to engagements to an intimate Mardi Gras, there are many festivities that can be held outdoors. The key to a successful outdoor event is providing comfort.

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