Dumpster Costs

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How Much Is an Open Top Dumpster?

For construction, demolition or cleanout projects, an open top dumpster is the ideal disposal solution. Learn why renting an open top is cost effective and convenient, the average cost to rent an open top dumpster, and the factors that affect pricing.

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How Much It Costs to Dump at the Landfill

On average, landfills in America charge $40-$60 per ton, or around $15-$30 per cubic yard for relatively small loads. When the time and money it takes to haul it yourself isn't worth it, Hometown can help you find local dumpster rental or junk removal services to make the disposal process easy.

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What Is a Fair Price for Dumpster Rental in My Area?

Hometown understands how important it is to get quality dumpster rental services for a great price, so we've gathered everything you need to know to make sure you get a fair price for your dumpster rental.

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Average Cost of Construction Debris Removal

Renting a dumpster or hiring a junk removal company are the most popular and efficient ways to get rid of construction debris. Read about the average cost of construction debris removal using either method and how to find the best deal.

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The Cheapest Way to Clean Out a Rental Unit

The cheapest way to clean out a rental unit is to rent a dumpster and perform the cleanout yourself. Learn the different dumpster styles available on the market, their average prices, and alternative options for those that need faster results.

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Who Has the Cheapest Dumpsters?

Renting a dumpster isn't something that most people do everyday, so it's common to wonder, "Who offers the cheapest dumpsters?" Learn about the different types of companies who offer temporary dumpster rentals and how to make sure you get the best price.

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The Cheapest Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Junk

When it comes to getting rid of unwanted junk and clutter lying around the house, there are several options available. Read about the best and most affordable junk removal options available on the market today.

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How Much Does Storm Cleanup Cost?

Major storms and natural disasters caused $148 billion in damages in 2021 alone. Learn the costs of small-to-medium storm cleanups, including the most popular storm cleanup methods and how to find a qualified company to assist in your storm cleanup.

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Items That Commonly Incur Additional Dumpster Rental Fees

Understanding the terms and conditions of your dumpster rental agreement is crucial to ensure that you aren't charged more than the price you were originally quoted. Learn about the items that commonly incur additional dumpster rental fees so that you don't overpay.

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How Much It Costs to Empty a Bagster Compared to a Regular Dumpster Rental

The initial upfront cost of a Bagster can be as low as $20 to $30, but the much larger fee is when it comes to the pick-up and disposal. Find out how renting a small roll-off dumpster can save you money rather than buying a Bagster.

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How to Determine Which Dumpster Rental Quote Is Best

Each dumpster rental quote is not the same, so it's important to know what to look out for when researching companies. Learn the main things to consider when comparing dumpster rental quotes—besides cost—to ensure you make the best decision.

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How to Get the Lowest Price for Bulk Waste Pick-Up Services

When you have a large amount of junk or trash to get rid of, there are several different options available depending on where you live. Read about the different options and how to get the lowest price for your bulk waste pick-up.

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Avoid These Costly Dumpster Rental Mistakes

Avoid additional dumpster charges by planning ahead and following the terms and conditions spelled out in the dumpster rental agreement. These are the most common pitfalls to avoid when trying to save on dumpster rental costs.

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How Much Does It Cost to Pick Up a Dumpster Bag?

The upfront cost of purchasing a bag dumpster is low, but the pick-up costs can drive the total cost to $300+ in some cases. Find out how much money you can save by renting a traditional roll-off dumpster or trailer dumpster in many situations.

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40 Yard Dumpster Rental Costs Near Me

The national average cost to rent a 40 yard dumpster is $550-$750 for a seven-day rental. 40 yard dumpsters cost $14-$19 per yard on average. Learn more about 40 yard costs, factors that affect pricing, and more.

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30 Yard Dumpster Rental Costs Near Me

The national average cost to rent a 30 yard dumpster is $450-$650 for a seven-day rental. 30 yard dumpsters cost $15-$22 per yard on average. Learn more about 30 yard costs, factors that affect pricing, and more.

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20 Yard Dumpster Rental Prices Near Me

The national average cost to rent a 20 yard dumpster is $350-$550 for a seven-day rental. 20 yard dumpster costs $17-$28 per yard on average. Learn more about 20 yard costs, factors that affect pricing, and more.

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10 Yard Dumpster Rental Costs Near Me

The national average cost to rent a 10 yard dumpster is $250-$450 for a seven-day rental. 10 yard dumpster costs $25-$45 per yard on average. Learn more about 10 yard costs, factors that affect pricing, and more.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Dumpster?

The national average cost of dumpster rental in the U.S. is $250-$750. Prices can vary significantly depending on a number of factors. Find out how much dumpsters cost in your area to ensure you pay a fair price with the help of our guide.

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The Average Cost of Dumpster Overage Charges

When renting a dumpster, it's important to be aware of potential overage fees. Find out what dumpster overage fees are, how much they typically cost, and how to avoid them. Find dumpster rentals near you with Hometown.

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Is Junk Removal Cheaper Than a Dumpster?

Maximize cost effectiveness and minimize stress during your waste disposal project by doing your research to ensure you choose the service that suits your physical ability, time constraints, and budget.

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How Much It Costs to Clean Out a Cluttered Basement

Cleaning out a cluttered basement can provide numerous benefits for your health and the accessibility and resale value of your home. Learn the average costs to clean out a cluttered basement and how to find locally-owned junk removal or dumpster rental services to help.

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Is the Bagster a Good Deal or Should I Rent a Dumpster?

When you get sick of looking at that pile of junk sitting in your garage, basement, or attic, two of the most affordable solutions are renting a dumpster or buying a bag dumpster. Find out which option is the best deal.

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Trash Disposal Showdown: Junk Removal vs 10 Yard Dumpsters vs Bag Dumpsters

For relatively small cleanup projects around your house or business, there are multiple disposal options available to you. Compare the benefits and costs of each to find out if you should hire a junk removal company, rent a 10 yard dumpster, or buy a bag dumpster.

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Trailer Dumpster Sizes, Weight Limits, and Rental Costs

Learn all about the various trailer dumpster size options available and their average dimensions, weight limits, and weekly rental costs.

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Calculating Wet Debris Weight to Avoid Dumpster Overage Charges

When waste or debris gets wet inside a dumpster it can add a significant amount of weight to the load. In some cases, it could cause overage fees as high as $100 per ton. It's important to keep dumpster loads as dry as possible. This guide will reveal how precipitation affects dumpster loads and how to prevent going over the dumpster weight allowance.

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Take Advantage of Slow Seasons to Tackle Projects

There are several key advantages to renting a dumpster during the autumn-winter seasons. Find out why the slowest time of year for dumpster rental companies is typically the best time for renting a roll-off dumpster.

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The Importance of Getting Several Dumpster Rental Quotes

Get quotes from multiple providers prior to booking. Find the best deal and ensure the rental company can meet the needs of your timeline and other key factors.

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How to Choose the Best Dumpster Rental Provider

Choosing the best dumpster rental provider isn’t as simple as picking the one with the cheapest rates. Learn the 4 key things to consider when renting from a dumpster rental company.

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How to Get the Cheapest Dumpster Rental Near You

When you need to rent a dumpster, Hometown understands that you want to get great service for the best price. Learn our tips and tricks to get the best price for your dumpster rental.

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Renting a Dumpster for Home Cleanouts

Find out why renting a dumpster is an easy and affordable tool to help you with your home cleanout, eviction, hoarding situation, estate cleanout, and more. 

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Rent a Recycling Dumpster: Sizes and Costs

Learn why renting a dumpster for recyclable debris is a great idea that is environmentally friendly and may actually save you money in the long run.

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Cost of Hauling Waste Yourself vs Renting a Dumpster

Hauling debris or junk to your local landfill or recycling facility may not save you as much money as you think. Compare costs and learn what to consider before deciding on the right waste disposal method for you.

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7 Easy Ways to Get a Discount on Your Dumpster Rental

Renting a dumpster is a convenient and affordable way to get rid of large amounts of junk. Discover our simple tips and tricks to help you save money and get discounts when renting a dumpster.

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7 Factors That Affect the Cost of a Dumpster Rental

Learn about the different factors that affect the cost of a dumpster rental and get tips on how to get the best price.

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Dumpster Rental Resource Guide

Utilize our resource guide for all the information you need to know regarding dumpster costs, dumpster sizing, junk removal services, commercial waste management, and more.

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Clean Load Your Dumpster to Save Money

To save money in the debris disposal process, we recommend clean loading your dumpster. Learn how to clean load your dumpster and the benefits with our article.

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What Can I Expect to Pay for Dumpster Service Costs?

Learn the several key factors that impact dumpster service costs for both temporary roll-off dumpster rentals and commercial trash service. 

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Dumpster Rental Terms and Conditions: A Closer Look at the Fine Print

Save time and hassle before renting a dumpster by learning how rental agreements typically work. Avoid being surprised by fees, weight allowances, repercussions for overfilling the container, and more. 

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Dumpster for a Week?

We'll discuss the cost of renting a roll-off dumpster for one week and provide tips on how to choose the best dumpster rental provider to get the best deal.

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The Process of Obtaining a Dumpster Rental Permit

If your project requires you to place a dumpster in a public right of way, you will most likely need an appropriate permit. Learn how to get a dumpster permit in detail so you're prepared.

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Lower Your Cost to Rent a Dumpster in 2022

Looking to rent a dumpster? Don't get stuck paying too much! Learn our insider tips to help avoid overpaying for your roll-off dumpster rental.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Concrete Dumpster?

Learn how container size, debris weight, your location, and landfill/recycling fees all play a role in the quote you get for your dumpster rental.

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Top 6 Ways to Avoid Dumpster Overage Fees

If you aren't careful, unexpected overage fees can make your dumpster rental bill higher than your original quote. Read our tips so that you aren't surprised on the day your final bill arrives.

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Waste Management's Dumpster Rental Prices Are Costly Compared to Local Haulers

Find out why you should be renting local instead of renting from the big guys, like Waste Management. Save $155 or more in some instances, and get the best customer service.

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What's Included In My Dumpster Rental Cost?

Read about everything that's included in the cost of renting a dumpster, including dump fees, fuel charges, rental costs, and more.

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When Is It a Good Idea to Hire a Junk Removal Company?

We've compiled everything you need to know to determine what projects will be more efficient with the help of a professional junk removal service.

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How to Get the Best Deal on a Dumpster

Get the lowest rate possible on your next dumpster rental by following these simple tips.

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All You Need to Know About Furniture Removal Costs

Find out how much furniture removal costs. Discover your options, including junk hauling services, dumpster rental, and donation, and choose the best furniture removal method for you.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Dumpster for a Day?

Are you looking to rent a dumpster for just a day or two? Learn what you can expect to pay for a short-term dumpster rental and whether dumpster rental services offer a discounted price for short term rentals.

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Why You Should Share a Dumpster With Your Neighbor This Season

Dumpster rental rates depend on the size of the bin and the location of the rental. Learn how to save on dumpster rental costs by sharing the container with your neighbor.

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The Big List of Dumpster Rental Costs in All 50 States

We've surveyed thousands of dumpster companies. Find out how much it costs to rent a 10 yard or 20 yard dumpster in your hometown.

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How to Save Money on Your Dumpster Rental

Learn the tips to save as much as a few hundred dollars the next time you rent a roll-off container for a clean-out or construction project.

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Why Big Box Store Dumpster Rental Isn't Always the Best Option

When renting a dumpster for a small home project, it’s tempting to run to your local home improvement store, but you should know that options are very limited in these cases, and you could end up paying quite a bit more.

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How to Estimate the Weight of a Dumpster Load to Avoid Overage Fees

Learn how to calculate a weight estimate for your dumpster load so that you can avoid costly overage fees on your final bill.

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Rent a Dumpster to Make the Moving Process Easier

Homes tend to accumulate trash and junk without us realizing it. When unwanted junk gets uncovered during a move, rent a dumpster to lighten the load.

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3 Easy Ways to Get a Lower Price for a Single-Day Dumpster Rental

Save on the cost of a single-day dumpster rental by using these three simple strategies. Learn all the tips and tricks for saving money on your short-term dumpster rental.

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Rent a Dumpster or Hire a Junk Removal Company?

Renting a dumpster or hiring a junk removal service are two of the top ways to declutter or clear out bulk amounts of waste. Read about the cost and benefits of each disposal solution so you can be a more informed customer.

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Dumpster Rental Frequently Asked Questions

In this article, we answer some of the most common questions people ask when renting a dumpster so you get the best bang for your buck and know what to expect.

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How to Estimate Shingle Weight and Save on the Cost of Roof Disposal

Determine the weight of shingle debris from a roof tear-off quickly and get insider tips on how to save big money on the cost of roof shingle disposal.

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Why You Should Avoid Dumpster Brokers When Possible

Dumpster brokers tend to drive up the price of renting a dumpster. Learn why dealing directly with a local dumpster company can save you money and get you better service.

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How to Ensure You're Paying a Competitive Dumpster Rental Price

Getting multiple quotes for dumpster rentals could end up saving you money. Learn how to find reputable dumpster rental companies with competitive pricing.

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Why You Shouldn't Necessarily Rent the Cheapest Dumpster

Learn how to properly vet potential dumpster rental companies to make sure that you get the best service. Sometimes going with the cheapest service costs you in the end.

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Renting a Dumpster: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you need to rent a dumpster, we'll walk you through the process step-by-step. Learn how to get the best deal and how to have a stress-free dumpster rental experience.

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Understanding Dumpster Rental Quotes

Before committing to a service provider, read this article to understand exactly what a dumpster rental quote entails so that you are not blindsided on the day your final bill arrives.

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Comparing the Cost of Junk Removal to Dumpster Rental

Learn about the average costs associated with dumpster rental and junk removal services to determine which is the best option for your waste removal project.

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Why Large Dumpsters Sometimes Cost Less Than Small Dumpsters

Read this article to understand why renting the smallest and cheapest dumpster could end up costing you more in the long run.

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