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What Size Dumpster Rental Do I Need?

Do you need a dumpster rental for a home building or construction site? As the trusted provider of disposal containers for rent in Langhorne, we want to help you to pick the appropriately-sized dumpster for the job at hand. Below is some information to help you choose the right dumpster.

Size Matters

One of the most common mistakes that people make is ordering the wrong sized dumpster. When you go to order, it’s a safe bet to get a bigger size to accommodate more materials than you initially anticipate. If you start your project and end up filling your dumpster too high, we could have complications picking it up. This could turn our convenient solutions into an overflowing mess!

That being said, let’s take a look at some dumpster sizes we offer as well as when and where they’d be appropriate to use.

10-Yard Dumpsters

Ten-yard dumpsters are ideal for small remodeling projects or medium cleanouts such as shingle roof removal under 1,500 square feet, or deck removal under 300 square feet. They can hold ten cubic yards of material, which can equate to three pickup trucks full of debris.

20-Yard Dumpsters

These dumpsters are designed for significant cleanouts such as carpet removal or shingle roof removals that are over 1,500 square feet. They are also appropriate for decking removal over 300 square feet and can hold 20 cubic yards of material. This equates to about six pickup trucks filled with debris.

30-Yard Dumpsters 

These are generally designed for more commercial purposes, major home additions, or new constructions. They hold thirty cubic yards of material, equating to nine pickup trucks full of debris.

40-Yard Dumpsters 

Forty-yard dumpsters are generally used for more industrial purposes, such as windows or siding replacement.

What Are You Throwing Out?

Another serious consideration is the type of waste that you need to dispose of, as most dumpster companies won’t allow you to mix materials. For instance, gravel should be disposed of by itself. Weight can also be a factor, with heavier materials costing more to dump in some situations. We recommend you call our dumpster company before ordering and discuss your needs and requirements.

For additional information and to schedule a 20-yard dumpster rental in Burlington County and the nearby regions, contact Horizon Disposal Services today.

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