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Last Chance for Portable Restrooms Tax Savings with Section 179

As the year comes to an end, it is crucial for business owners to find those last-minute deals that can save money. As you wrap up final costs for the year, make sure you don't miss out on an opportunity for big savings. The section 179 tax deduction is a must-have for every business, and portable restrooms can be that big-ticket purchase you need to save the most.Under the Section 179 Deduction, you can earn a tax break by selling and buying NOW through the end of the year! This is a saving opportunity for all business owners that not many are aware of; there is no advantage in waiting to sell or buy new portable restrooms. If you wait until the beginning of a new year, 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, 2021 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 restrooms, 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 restrooms 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 today 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 1-866-971-9315 to find out 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 for delivery to use by December 31st, 2021. There is still time, but the year is flying by! Get your portable restrooms now and be ahead of schedule, ready to take on your taxes and a new year with money in the bank!
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Luxury Portable Bathrooms Elevate Outdoor Events

Over the years, we have built an impressive inventory of restroom trailers, including luxury portable bathrooms. We have designed a trailer for every occasion, from construction sites to black tie events and everything in between.Portable Luxury Bathroom Trailers OfferWhen our owner first broke into the sanitation business, she noticed that portable bathrooms provided a very basic experience. They only contained what was absolutely necessary, did not consider the effects of outdoor temperature, and had no additional amenities that made the experience comfortable for guests. With this in mind, our company was born and created a new kind of trailer. These ranged from basic, affordable trailers for things like work projects, mid-level luxury for a more upscale need, and luxury bathroom rentals for high-end needs.Our luxury portable bathrooms have truly changed the game when it comes to outdoor events. We know how important looks can be when it comes to an event. Design is the first thing attendees will see. No matter how much money is put into an event, visual aesthetics is one of the most important aspects. With a portable bathroom, you can guarantee that attendees have an experience like no other. Get rid of that hideous row of port-a-potties! Here are three ways our luxury portable bathrooms will upgrade any outdoor event you plan in 2022. DesignIn many cases, event design is the most important factor of an event. A good event has amazing visuals that are capable of creating ambiance and inspiring an emotional reaction from attendees. Whether it’s “WOW” or “AMAZING,” that initial visual impression can make or break an event.What doesn’t give us a WOW factor is that inevitable row of port-a-potties that all guests dread having to visit. Unfortunately, it is rare to come across a port-a-potty experience that is pleasant or memorable. Whether your event is a music festival or a black-tie outdoor dinner, the restroom experience is important. Why go through the effort of creating an atmosphere when it is immediately broken by looking at a port-a-potty, let alone entering one?This thought process is what inspired our luxury portable toilet rentals. We wanted to not only create a restroom exterior that fit the ambiance of an event but wanted to take that elegant experience inside of the bathroom. Our luxury bathrooms guarantee that every detail of your event design has been looked over and approved as an elevated experience, even when doing something as mundane as using the restroom.Luxury Restroom ExperienceLet’s get real. Think about the last event you attended as a guest. Over the course of the event, how many times did you need to use a restroom? Now, as an event planner, apply that number to your guests. Considering how often the average guest will have to come in contact with the restroom, wouldn’t you prefer to offer them the best experience possible? How will many visits to a port-a-potty affect the response to your event?We think that a temporary restroom solution should offer all the amenities of a home bathroom. We’ve equipped our luxury portable bathrooms with those little things we take for granted: hot water, heat and air conditioning strips, mirrors, paper towels dispensers, blow dryers, and even interior design. We know how important these little things are, and providing them for guests will make your event stand out that much more. ExperienceAs important as event design is, we’d say that guest experience is the number one ranker of success when it comes to events. It’s why you spend time on the design, the vendors, the entertainment, and the amenities. At the end of it all, you want your guests to leave with smiles on their faces and memories to share with friends and family.This is also number one on our list in the sanitation industry. We realized that no one had really given guest experience much thought when creating the first restroom trailers. We took a great concept and upgraded it by putting ourselves in the shoes of the guest. What makes a restroom experience pleasant? By adding in the amenities that aren’t quite necessary but are very nice to have, we created our luxury portable bathrooms. We know that we can provide a restroom experience that is unique in portable options. Guests will definitely notice the extra effort and will appreciate the upgrade, elevating your overall event experience. If the smallest of tasks is elegant, the atmosphere as a whole becomes more impressive.Get Your Luxury Portable BathroomsLuxury Portable Bathroom Rentals Think a luxury portable bathroom is exactly what you need to make your 2022 outdoor events a hit? Don’t hesitate to request a quote! We can deliver fast to ensure your client is taken care of right away. Not quite ready to begin your rental process? Feel free to contact us with any questions. Our sales team is here and equipped to guide you through your shopping process. Tell us about an upcoming outdoor event that you are hosting or producing! We’d love to introduce you to our line of luxury bathroom rentals and find the perfect fit for your event design and experience. 
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Bathroom Trailer Management with the Smarter Restrooms App

Technological advancements continue to improve the way companies do business. We have seen so many new and innovative creations in the past five years alone, and Portable Restroom Trailers is proud to say that we’re working hard to advance the bathroom trailer industry right alongside others.When we launched the Smarter Restrooms App in 2017, our primary goal was to create an easy and efficient tool that allows trailer owners to make maintenance easier. We know the many steps necessary for ensuring your bathrooms run smoothly - this tool makes that job quite a bit easier.Learn more about the one-of-a-kind app and how it can ensure your bathroom trailer units are operating smoothly - and be ready when they need maintenance.Receive Timely NotificationsEach 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, meaning the trailer will be out of service shortly without maintenance. This is sure to boost productivity, allowing your team to have easy access to the information they need to keep bathroom trailers operating smoothly.An All-In-One Control SystemNothing 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 ManagementThe 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.Bathroom Trailer Maintenance SimplifiedOverall, the Smarter Restrooms App was developed to allow businesses who use or own bathroom trailers 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. Request a quote today to buy your bathroom trailer with the Smarter Restrooms App upgrade!
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Seasonal Packages Make Portable Restrooms Winter Ready

As we begin to see signs of winter across the nation, many have started thinking about adjustments needed to run business in cooler temperatures. Fans and air conditioners are needed less, and as the chillier months approach, a need for insulation and heaters becomes more prominent. As leading providers of portable restrooms, we understand that climate control is a priority for an ideal bathroom experience, and we keep the changing of seasons in mind as we craft our special upgrade packages.We often work with businesses who are interested in purchasing our portable restroom trailers, and although a sale may be complete, we believe in long term partnerships with companies we sell to. We provide a wide variety of add-ons and upgrades for trailers that make them ideal for restroom operations year round. As the year continues to fly by, we know that fleet owners are beginning to think about running their portable restrooms during the colder seasons. Below, you’ll find an outline of our heating packages and upgrades that will guarantee your restroom users stay comfortable and warm despite outside weather.THREE SEASON HEAT PACKAGEThe Three Season Heat Package is ideal for businesses that have units being used in milder winter climates. With the ability to withstand temperatures as low as 30 degrees, it can handle a little frost.This package equips portable restroom owners with a waste tank de-icing system This ensures that contents do not freeze up despite the potential of slightly below freezing temperatures. The de-icing system can make fleet owners feel confident that this critical tank is not affected by extreme temperatures and can continue operating in excellent condition.Portable restroom operators can also remain confident in the unit’s ability to provide a warm climate for guests with the addition of the 750-watt heater. This powerful heater is added to each suite and maintains a comfortable temperature for users.To aid the heater in keeping the climate comfortable, this package also includes an upgrade to the entire unit. Insulated walls and ceiling are added, keeping the warm air in and the cold air out. Finally, this package includes the 2-30 amp marine style power cord upgrade.Together, these upgrades work together to guarantee that your portable restrooms are comfortable for guests in temperatures as low as 30 degrees. Your unit will be ready for winter in no time!FOUR SEASON HEAT PACKAGEFor those living in more extreme climates, a few more upgrades are necessary to withstand some seriously cold weather. There are some locations where a 30 degree minimum limit simply won’t do - and some living in these climates wouldn’t even consider 30 degrees true winter weather!For those who agree, we have packaged together an upgrade built to withstand as low as -20 degrees - our California clients can’t imagine it! Here are the upgrades you’ll need to maintain your portable restrooms.First, this upgrade includes almost everything that comes with the three season package, including the de-icing system, insulated walls and ceiling, and 2-30 amp marine style power chord.In addition to these features, the four season package provides an upgrade from the 750-watt heater. A 40k BTU ducted furnace is installed and provides heat to the restrooms, allowing the interior temperature to reach a comfortable temperature. The unit also has a two 30lb LP tanks mounted at the front.To further insulate the unit, we add an underfloor spray insulation. This means that your unit will be completely insulated from top to bottom, keeping that wanted heat in and cold out. An insulated LP cover is also included to protect the two tanks at the front.As added protection from the outside cold, we create a foil wrapped exterior before adding the metal finish, which provides your restroom rental with the most protection from cold weather possible.WINTER READY PORTABLE RESTROOMSOverall, each package is customized to ensure that your portable bathrooms continues to operation in extreme winter weather. You won’t have to worry about a customer’s lack of comfort - these winter upgrades are designed to keep heat in and the cold out in every way possible. Ready to purchase your winter ready portable restrooms? See the units we have available to ship now! If you don't find the perfect fit for you, request a quote or contact us to begin your customized purchasing experience. 
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Winterproofing your Restroom Trailers

Here at Portable Restroom Trailers, we pride ourselves in providing the best products in our industry. We build products with quality that lasts, but despite all the precautions we may take during production, some things are hard to prepare for. We know it’s a little early to start thinking about those winter storms to come, but best to be as prepared as possible!For those who experience extreme weather conditions, we know how hard it can get to maintain your restroom trailers. Maintenance issues are bound to arise: what if your water freezes? What if the hose gets clogged by ice? How do I keep my restroom guests comfortable during use?These are all thoughts we’ve had when thinking about how to continue to improve our product. We want you to have the highest quality experience possible after your purchase. When it comes to cold weather, note these tips to ensure your restroom trailers stay functioning and keep that high quality for long periods of time. PROTECT YOUR WATER SUPPLYWrap heat tape around a ¾” garden hose. Use duct tape to hold it in place, about every 12 inches.Put foam tube insulation around the hose and heat tape. Leave the plugs and power lights uncovered.Run duct tape down the insulation, leaving the connecting ends, plugs and power lights uncovered. If you cover them, you will not be able to connect the water or power. Leave test lights and power lights uncovered (for testing and to be sure the hose remains working).MAINTAIN INTERIOR TEMPERATURESPlace two 1500-watt electric heaters under the unit. Be sure you have sufficient power!Build a 2×2 or 2×4 wood frame to fit underneath each side of the unit. This is going to box the bottom of the outside of the unit.Fill any gaps with insulationCut ½” plywood to fit frame for each side. Be sure to consider stairs when cutting your wood. Stairs should be out and in place before measuring.Measure and cut out a 6”x6” square to cover the drain access. Attach this with hinges so you can access the drain when needed. This will protect drain valve from freezing.Eliminate gaps and holes on the tongue side of the unit with R-13 (or greater) insulation.Staple insulation inside the wood boxCut a piece of insulation in half and lay it on the ground where the box will be placed. This eliminates gaps between the wood and the ground.Fill any small gaps on the top and bottom of the box with insulationStaple bubble wrap around the outside of the wood unit. This closes of gaps and keeps cold air out and heat in.Use electrical tape to cover plug connections that will remain outside.NOT USING YOUR RESTROOM TRAILERS THIS WINTER?Eliminate the use of power and water until the unit is ready to be used again.Drain water from all the lines.Add non-toxic RV “Pink Water System” antifreezeUnplugFollow these simple tips and your restroom trailers will maintain their quality for a long time coming! Contact us with any questions you may have about keeping your trailers in great condition
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Bathroom Trailer Operations with the Smarter Restrooms App

Technological advancements continue to improve the way companies do business. We have seen so many new and innovative creations in the past five years alone, and Portable Restroom Trailers is proud to say that we’re advancing the bathroom trailer industry right alongside others.In February of 2017, we launched the Smarter Restrooms App, and this tool has helped our many partners to more effectively run their bathroom trailers. 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 bathroom trailer with the Smarter Restrooms App feature. Read ahead to discover three key upgrades that the app provides. Receive Timely NotificationsEach bathroom 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 to 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 trailers operating smoothly. All-In-One Control SystemNothing 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 portable restroom trailers 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 bathroom trailers at all times. Offsite Unit ManagementThe most tasking part of operating portable restroom trailers 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 a bathroom trailer 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. 
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