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How Often Should You Pump Your Septic Tank

December 22, 2022

Many people tend to avoid homes with septic systems due to the misconception that septic system maintenance is complicated and troublesome. However, as long as you take care of the septic system properly, these plastic or concrete tanks can last for some time without giving you any issues. One of the most common questions homeowners have regarding septic tanks is how often they should be emptied. The answer to how often should you pump your septic tank varies from one family to the next. How Often Should You Pump Your Septic Tank? A general rule of thumb is to have... View Article

The History of Portable Toilets

December 8, 2022

People these days often enjoy far more sanitary conditions than in the past. The modern sewer system is a relatively recent invention. The same goes for portable toilets, or porta potties as they are sometimes called. So where did the portable toilet come from? Let’s take a look at the history of the porta potty. Portable toilets were actually invented during World War II as a means to improve efficiency. WWII was an all-hands-on-deck moment, and the United States needed to tap into its full industrial power. With many men drafted and destined to fight in the war, the industrial... View Article

Why Septic Tank Pumping Services Are Important

November 22, 2022

If you have a septic tank, you’re probably considering the importance of septic tank pumping services. After all, if you can “do-it-yourself” for most home improvement and maintenance tasks, you should be able to do septic pumping yourself, too, right? Unfortunately, this would be the wrong approach. When it comes to septic tank pumping, it’s really best to leave it to the professionals. Like most home improvement tasks, the ability to rent the proper equipment does not equal the ability to properly handle the task or complete it safely. Since septic tanks are full of biohazardous waste, they aren’t safe for... View Article

5 Tips for Using Portable Toilet Rentals in the Winter

November 8, 2022

While it might seem like you can use portable toilets in the same way all year round, there are certain suggestions that we have for winter usage especially. In the winter, the temperatures drop. This means the maintenance methods and use will reflect the seasonal changes. If you’re looking for tips for using portable toilet rentals in the winter, we have 5 tips for using portable rentals in the winter listed below to help you out. Factor snow and slush into the placement of your portable toilet While this might sound like a no-brainer, a surprising number of event hosts and... View Article

The Process of Porta Potty Rental

October 26, 2022

The process of renting a porta potty for your event is easier than you might imagine. While a porta potty might not be necessary for every event, they are pretty handy when needed. Renting a porta potty is simple, and having access to a toilet at an outdoor event can make a huge difference for guests. Porta Potty Rental Process  The first step before you ever even make contact with the rental company is to do your research. You want to understand what type of permits you might need at your event in order to have a porta potty on... View Article


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