There are many things that elevate an event from good to great. Event planners will tell you that guest experience is most important. From the moment that someone enters the event, they should be taken on a journey through it, from decor to entertainment to everything in between.
A key element that truly sets the tone for an event is the venue. This is the skeleton of an event - where it all begins. Choosing a venue can be crucial, as it it one component of an event that cannot be physically altered. If an event requires a more elegant and upscale tone, then the savvy event planner will know to choose a venue that already has these elements. If the event is more casual and relaxed, the venue should echo that vibe. It’s difficult to turn one type of venue into another, so choosing the venue is the first big step towards creating the perfect event.
When it comes to weddings, the venue can make or break the ambiance. Some venues are so beautiful on their own that very little needs to be put into the design. Some are like a canvas that needs an artist’s touch to become a lovely backdrop. Here at Portable Restroom Trailers, we love working with luxury venues that service events like weddings and black tie events. Units like our ADA restroom trailer are a perfect fit for outdoor venues that need an elegant restroom solution. Each of our units have designer interiors, a clean exterior, and the ADA suites can double as spacious family bathrooms or the solution for a bride with a big, beautiful gown.
We recently had the pleasure of working with The Lake House, located in Fort Pierce FL. This venue is a gorgeous setting for a wedding, surrounded by natural elements and with classic touches. Wedding parties can enjoy the spacious interiors as they prepare for the big day. The vast lands surrounding the house are adorned with trees and stunning views. The lake is the final perfect touch, completing the scenic backdrop that is something out of a fairy tale.
The Florida weather allows this outdoor venue to stay available through all seasons, promising perfect sunshine days during the majority of the year.
BATHROOM SOLUTION WITH AN ADA RESTROOM TRAILER
As an outdoor venue that sees large groups on a regular basis, The Lake House realized that they needed an accessible restroom solution. With some weddings bringing in 200-300 people, the restrooms inside of the house were simply not equipped to handle such a large volume of guests. It would also be an inconvenience to get to the house in some locations on the property.
Building an outdoor restroom was also an option. They could build accessible restrooms outside near the main places that weddings are hosted at. Unfortunately, this idea is not very cost effective. With construction and plumbing costs, regulations, codes, and other rules of the state that they’d need to follow, building a brick and mortar bathroom quickly came off of the list of solutions.
That’s when The Lake House reached out to us. They liked that our units were designed with luxury in mind and could be mobile. Our units are also completely self contained and have hot running water, along with flushable toilets. Restroom trailers come fully equipped with all of the amenities of a brick and mortar bathroom at a fraction of the price.
When they reached out to us, we were quick to suggest some luxury ADA restroom trailer options.
The ADA +1 Station Restroom Trailer Cabo Series features one unisex suite and one large ADA compliant suite that easily doubles as a family restroom. The trailer features a pedal flush toilet, corner sink with metered faucets, shatterproof mirror, and abundant interior lighting. The ADA suite is outfitted with hand rails and allows for a full 360 degree turnaround radius for all standard wheelchairs. This ADA restroom trailer also provides comfort for all who use it with air conditioning and heat strips to maintain a reasonable temperature.
The amenities of the ADA restroom trailer Cabo Series do not end there. For safety in the evenings, the porch is equipped with lighting to guide guests safely up and down the stairs and ramp. The fresh water tank allows for in-suite handwashing and also provides guests with a hot water option when using the sink. The insulated walls and ceiling aid in keeping the climate controlled and the durable tan fiberglass interior offer a clean and modern design.
A final feature of this ADA restroom trailer is the Smarter Restrooms App. In February of 2017, we launched the Smarter Restrooms App, and this tool has helped our many partners to more effectively run their restroom rentals business. The app, which can be downloaded and used on any smartphone, tablet, or laptop, makes the overall management of restroom fleets convenient and more time effective.
As we continue to partner with new businesses, we want to highlight the value of purchasing a restroom rental with the Smarter Restrooms App feature. Read ahead to discover three key upgrades that the app provides.
- Receive Timely Notifications
Each portable restroom trailer unit comes with water saving flushable toilets, running water from sinks, and sometimes, showers and other amenities. This means that fresh water tank and waste tank levels require careful monitoring.
No need to do this math on your own any longer! The Smarter Restroom App sends the fleet managers alert notifications when waste and freshwater tank levels are 2⁄3 full or empty, causing the unit will be out of service shortly. This is sure to boost productivity, allowing your team to have easy access to the information they need to keep restroom rentals operating smoothly.
- All-in-One Control System
Nothing is more important than the experience of your guests. We want to ensure that every user has a comfortable experience in a climate-controlled unit with all the amenities of a brick-and-mortar restroom. This is an easy achievement with the app’s system operations control feature.
The app detects and controls shore power, interior climate temperatures, and up-to-date weather conditions, giving units winter protection from freezing temperatures and keeping things cool when hot. This ensures that rental restroom fleet managers stay updated from a remote location - they’ll know what changes are needed to the unit and when, which allows for a consistently pleasant restroom experience for guests.
The app also allows for geometric locating, allowing managers to see the exact locations of all portable restroom trailers at all times.
- Offsite Unit Management
The most tasking part of operating a restroom rental fleet is basic management. Making the trip back and forth to one or many units takes up valuable time, which can lower efficient customer service. The app addresses this issue as well.
Managers have capabilities to remotely control lights, air conditioning, heating, water heaters, and trailer power. This means managers can operate more restroom trailers off-site, expand their operations, and provide superior service.
Overall, the Smarter Restrooms App was developed to allow businesses who use or own restroom rentals to manage them more effectively. The app allows the management team to get more done in less time, makes fleet operations easier in general, and saves valuable employee time. Now, with the app, you can ensure that restroom visitors have a top-notch experience with less manual labor. We’ve made it easy so that your business can provide the best service possible easily, allowing you to grow and prosper.
By providing this semi-permanent solution for The Lake House, they were able to save money without sacrificing their value as a luxury wedding and event venue. The Cabo Series was the perfect ADA restroom trailer for the job as its modern design, accessibility, and adaptability fit right in with the ambiance of the venue.
We are proud to partner with The Lake House and provide them with a luxury ADA restroom trailer that fits their needs. We love making our business customers happy, but also value the ability to make someone’s perfect day that much better.
WE CAN HELP YOU WITH ADA RESTROOM TRAILER PURCHASES
Over the year, we have assisted such a large variety of businesses and organizations. We have seen restroom trailers to elevate event experiences at festivals, outdoor weddings, and black tie affairs. When have seen them provide a little relief for those displaced by the many natural disasters we saw this year. They’ve provided a restroom solution for small businesses going through renovations.
We are proud to be a leading provider of restroom trailers and are here to help. What are your restroom needs? Do you have temporary staff in your facilities that your brick and mortar bathroom can’t quite service effectively? Is there an upcoming outdoor event that could use a luxury restroom option? Contact us and let our team of experts find the perfect restroom trailers for you!
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YEAR-END TAX STRATEGIES WITH PORTABLE RESTROOM TRAILERS
Although the end of the year quickly approaches, it is important for many businesses to continue looking for ways to save money and make smart investments. Many may be inclined to wait until 2019 to sell their used portable restroom trailer or to buy a new one, thinking this is the best course of action. Much to these business owners’ surprise, this is not the case!
Under the Section 179 Deduction, you can earn a tax break by selling and buying NOW! This is a savings for all business owners that not many are aware of; there is no advantage in waiting to sell or buy new portable restroom trailers. If you wait until January 1, 2019, you may actually lose money! Capitalize on great deals with our in-stock units to save on the total cost, and ensure delivery by December 31, 2018 to qualify for the section 179 deduction.
As stated on the IRS website:
You can elect to recover all or part of the cost of certain qualifying property, up to a limit, by deducting it in the year you place the property in service. This is the section 179 deduction. You can elect the section 179 deduction instead of recovering the cost by taking depreciation deductions.
To learn more on the IRS website, click here.
What is the Section 179 Deduction?
Using the Section 179 tax code, you can deduct the full purchase price of any equipment which qualifies and is purchased or financed during the tax year in question. What this means is if you buy or lease equipment (like portable restroom trailers), it is possible to deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. By adding up your total equipment, software, and vehicles purchased for your business in 2017, you can write off or expense up to 100% of the cost of a portable restroom for purchase for up to $500,000, and then 50% of the remaining balance up to $2,000,000! Leveraging this deduction allows businesses to jump on what they need now instead of waiting over the next few years by only writing off the depreciation values. With industry price increases on the horizon reaching 6-10%, this is just another reason to purchase now instead of waiting.
Assets eligible for the deduction don’t need to be brand new, just new to you. This means that new and used portable restroom trailers are applicable. If you purchase a new portable restroom or shower trailer, we also offer a great one-year buy back program of up to 80% of the original purchase price based on unit condition.
To make this process easier for our customers, we have secured extremely attractive financing through our bank. We are offering 90 days same as cash with some of the best rates ever on portable restroom trailer equipment. Contact us at 1-877-600-8645 to learn more about our financing offers.
For more information, visit this site devoted to this tax deduction. Please make certain you also have an educated conversation with your tax preparer; you will need to fill out part one of IRS form 4562 for this deduction.
Want a little more information?
Fill out our contact form or give us a call at 1-877-600-8645 to find our about taking advantage of the section 179 Deduction on your portable restroom trailer lease, purchase, or sale! In order to qualify, equipment must be purchased and out in to use by December 31st, 2018, so act soon!