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Unverified Dumpster Rental Services

ACI Portable Toilets & Septic Services
540 W Mcneese St, Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 480-0000
Parish Disposal Industries, LLC
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 721-9995
Argrov Box Co
Lake Charles, LA
(937) 898-1700
Southern Environmental Compliance
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 433-6373
Double Z & P Container Service
Lake Charles, LA
(937) 746-2222
American Eagle Logistics
871 HWY. 397, Lake Charles, LA 70615
(337) 497-0902
Hine Environmental Services
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 558-5635
Chaney Trucking and Development
1662 Miller St, Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 855-6496
Cecos International Inc
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 527-6857
Big B Rubbish Removal
Lake Charles, LA
(765) 529-2337

Tips on renting a dumpster in Lake Charles, LA

How to minimize extra costs on dumpsters

As with any purchase, informed shoppers get the best deal. That’s certainly the case when it comes to renting a dumpster. Here are a few tips that help you become a more informed customer.

  1. It's smart to contact at least two companies for quotes. This ensures you’re getting a fair price.  Typically, prices are fairly close between dumpster services in the same area, but it's worthwhile to double check the market to make sure you're not overpaying.
  2. Avoid overweight fees by not mixing in heavy debris (e.g., dirt, concrete, brick, etc.) into a general debris dumpster. For example, say you're loading a dumpster with household junk and you rented it with 2 tons of weight included.  Mixing concrete into that dumpster may push the weight of the dumpster well over your limit, meaning you'll get hit with extra charges for the weight when it's weighed at the landfill. 
  3. Understand the rental period and avoid late fees by calling and having the dumpster rental provider pick up the container on or before the agreed upon date.
  4. When on the fence about which bin size to choose, go with the larger one. The difference in price is minimal compared to the potential of having to rent an additional dumpster.

Ask about recycling options, particularly for "clean loads" of concrete, shingles, and some construction debris. In some areas, it's cheaper for the dumpster company to recycle a load rather than dump it at the landfill. They may pass these savings on to you.

How do I know how much junk or debris I have to dispose of?

It’s difficult to estimate the amount of junk or debris you’ll have for a particular cleanout project.   If your not sure how large of a dumpster you need, the best source of information is your dumpster rental company. They have experience in dealing with a wide variety and quantities of waste and debris. They can make recommendations on the right container size.

If you choose to estimate the amount of debris yourself, you can measure it and convert it to cubic yards. One cubic yard is equal to a 3 ft. x 3 ft. x 3 ft. pile of debris. That’s about the volume of a standard kitchen stove.

Estimating the weight of a load is extremely difficult, and so it’s best to consult your dumpster provider to determine if your load is likely under the weight allowance for a particular container size.

What amount of debris can fit inside a dumpster?

This quick guide will give a few examples of the types and amounts of waste/debris that will fit into each of the most commonly sized dumpsters.

10 yard box

  • Shed or attic cleanout
  • 250 sq. ft. deck demolition and removal
  • Kitchen or bathroom remodeling project

20 yard bin

  • Garage or barn cleanout
  • 400 sq. ft. deck or patio removal
  • Up to 30 square of roofing shingles

30 yard container

  • House siding replacement
  • Garage demo and debris removal
  • Estate cleanouts (medium size home)

40 yard dumpster

  • Residential or commercial roofing job
  • Home or commercial building construction
  • Window or siding replacement on a large home

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