We've just got back from visiting the WWETT expo which is an expo that covers most of the sanitation industry from plumbers, porta potty companies and even our luxury restroom trailers. We've found several manufacturers there who build restrooms and even some companies like us who rent restroom trailers.
After looking at all the options I find that everyone's got something I like and dislike, nothing is perfect. First things first, I find it really important to use fiberglass/composite exterior panels versus aluminum and metal skinned restroom trailers. Though fiberglass does not come in any other color except white (unless painted) the benefits outweigh the lack of customization. First and foremost, metal walled restroom trailers dent, and when this happens you have 2 options, live with it or replace the panel (very time consuming and costly. With fiberglass, it's very unlikely it'll dent to begin with and if that were to happen you can fill it back up with gel-coat.
Other options I didn't like were some manufacturers use of standard RV fold out steps. These might be fine for a family of 4 but should not be used for commercial applications. RV fold out steps are made to a budget with thinner metal which will bend, flex, and possibly break. It's not designed for a person weighing 300-400lb to use. Regarding stairs, I loved how some manufacturers used adjustable legs that go to the ground, this is a great design which prevents the stairs from flexing under larger people's weight.
We also spent time speaking with other luxury restroom rental companies and had a great time learning from them and also offering our insights. One thing I realized after speaking to them is that those who have very customized/personalized restroom trailers did not do as well as those who had more neutral designs. I personally feel that a more neutral design will appeal to more clients and guests then a personalized design. One person I spoke with had their trailers made to the color of their favorite football team for example and was not doing too well. We've also met with other restroom trailer companies who are very similar to ours and some who are where we'd like to be one day.
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