The Dirt On Bathroom Rentals For Outdoor Weddings

Everything related to a wedding is so elegant, so refined, so proper that well, even the mention of a toilet sounds like potty mouth. Let Charlottesville Event Rentals take the guess work out of your bathroom needs for your special event.

Since you’ve spent countless hours going over every detail. Don’t get caught with a boring old porta potty. Award your wedding guests with a the classy touch of our VIP restroom rentals. Each bathroom trailer comes comes delivered to your event space with no additional setup for you.

Below, you’ll find the basics and the answers to most of your questions when it comes to bathroom rentals for your wedding. Serving Charlottesville, Richmond, Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Northern Virginia, Loudon and the Carolinas.

The logistics

You don't want the loo in full view of guests or near where they are eating, so careful placement is a must, says Hamilton. If there aren't any areas to tuck them away completely, hide units behind a barn, outbuilding, or even nestled in a grove of trees. "Make sure the bathrooms aren’t too far from the tent and the path is covered in case it rains," she says. You'll also need to figure out where the water and power sources are located ahead of time.

From toilets to trailers

In the realm of wedding-worthy restroom rentals, there are your individual porta-cabins that have flush units (non-flush option are a no-no for obvious reasons!) and sinks. These typically go for about $300 apiece. Then there's the restroom trailer, which can be like the royal flush of the mobile bathroom world. They are essentially regular bathrooms with running water, ample lighting, climate control, flushing toilets, and space, says Hamilton. They range in size from 10 to 26 feet and cost anywhere from $1,000 to over $15,000, says Hamilton. "Although restrooms are not an item people want to spend a lot on, they really do make a huge difference," she says.

Headcount counts

The last thing you'd ever want is a long line for the restroom, or (gasp!) your male guests resorting to a nearby bush, so have enough bathrooms to cover your guests. "We generally do three to four stalls for women and three stalls for men for a 150-to-175-person wedding," for example. That works out to be roughly one bathroom per 25 guests.

Appearance is everything

Regardless of whether you have your basic porta or a luxury loo, there are little things you can do to dress it up that will go a along way. Cover the front and sides of the trailer with tall trees or shrubs to camouflage the exterior, says Hamilton. Add details such as florals, toiletry baskets, pretty soaps, and candles to the interiors, and consider hiring a restroom attendant to make things a bit more civilized, she says.

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