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How to Rent a Dumpster - Cost & Tips for Success

Posted by davesabuilder on November 24, 2016 at 12:20 AM

Many Homeowners need a dumpster for their project and some general information can help to make this task a success.

Do you have questions on How Dumpster Rental Works


Most people have probably seen large waste containers sitting in front of homes that are being remodeled. They look almost like a large storage container and not like the typical treash dumpsters that sit behind a business.


A dumpster rental company will bring the roll off dumpster to your house and will place it on the street or in your driveway. The dumpster can be filled with scrap material and any other construction debris.  When you have filled the dumpster up or you have no more waste, simply call the dumpster rental company, and they will come and haul it to the landfill for disposal.


Best Times to Rent a Roll away Dumpster


If you are a do-it-your selfer and you are going to rip out walls, flooring, roofing, windows, siding, etc, then renting a dumpster is definetly required. The waste that you create has to be removed, and this is the most efficient method hauling it away.

Large yard projects where you are removing shrubs, trees, sod, play equipment, etc. are great candidates for a waste dumpster. 

These receptacles are perfect if you are moving out of a house and need to do some serious decluttering, furniture, bookshelves, dressers, tables, exercise equipment, carpet,  doors, rugs, are all acceptable in these waste containers. 

Residential Dumpster Rental Size and Cost


The average cost to rent a trash dumpster anywhere is around $400. Residential projects will likely need 1-2 Dumpsters, whereas big, time intensive renovations will need 2-10 roll off containers. Most dumpster rental companies are going to have several different sizes of dumpsters, and most will includc7-days of rental time. Your local companies will likely have different options for you and your particular area.


Dumpster sizes are going to vary state-to-state and company by company. A typical company is likely to have many differant sizes. The dumpsters come in the following sizes, 10-yard, 15-yard, 20-yard and 30 yard. If you discuss what you are looking to toss out with your rental company, they will usually know which size is best.


ABC's to Renting a Dumpster


Dumpsters can cause some problems if you are not prepared for its arrival.


First, make sure that your street or driveway is clear for where you want the container to go. Sitting it too far from your house can cause you to have to walk everything a long distance, which is not ideal.

Second, you might have to park far away from your house if the Dumpster is taking up your parking space.

Third, The Roll Off has a maximum weight that it can hold.  If you have heavy debris that you need to dispose of please make the Dumpster company aware of what you are hauling so they can deliver the correct waste container

Finally, Call a Local Dumpster Company that understands the area that you need the container delivered to.



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