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Cost comparison between renting a dumpster and DIY waste removal

Why spend several hundred dollars to rent a dumpster when you can haul loads of waste or debris to the landfill yourself? DIY’ing a waste removal task can save you money in some cases, but that’s only on small projects. We’ll compare detailed costs of renting a dumpster vs. hauling the waste yourself.
Stop people from dumping their trash in your dumpster rental

It’s beyond frustrating to spend several hundred dollars on renting a dumpster only to find that trespassers have unlawfully thrown their own waste, junk, and debris into your container. If this has happened to you, you’re not alone; it’s a common issue. We’ll discuss some effective solutions to the problem.
cost of dumpster for a 7-day rental

The standard rental duration for most dumpster rental companies is seven days, although most are flexible in being able to meet the needs of your project. The cost of renting a dumpster for a week varies based on your location, type of waste, volume of waste, and several other factors.
Rent a trash bin - a guide for beginner's

It’s not a difficult or complicated process to rent a trash bin for any type of bulk waste disposal project, but we’ll cover all the bases here to ensure your rental experience is smooth and seamless. There are several things first-time dumpster renters should know before they hand over several hundred dollars for the rental.
Hoarding cleanups and costs

Going far beyond simply collecting trinkets and doohickeys, hoarding is recognized as a mental health condition within the category of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). We’ll touch on what hoarding is, but our main focus is how to tackle hoarding disposal solutions.
how much does dumpster rental cost

When quoted a price on a dumpster rental, what’s actually included in that price? We’ll answer this question and give some quick tips to ensure a smooth, seamless, and cost-efficient dumpster rental experience.
Temporary dumpster rental period

A common rental period used by dumpster rental providers is seven days, but that can vary depending upon the company’s policies. Some offer three-day rental periods, while others include 14 days in the standard base rate. Still others offer flexible rental periods ranging from one day up to 30 days or more.
Reduce dumpster rental costs by half

Dumpster rental rates can run $400 to $600 depending on the size of the bin and the location of the rental. When you’re strapped for cash during a home renovation or remodeling project, these dumpster rental fees have the potential to put a strain on the budget. We’ve got a quick tip that can help cut your dumpster rental costs significantly.
home depot dumpster rental - renting from a big box home improvement store

It’s tempting to run to your local Home Depot or Lowe's to rent a dumpster for small home projects, but you should know that options are very limited in these cases. It’s important to look past cost and convenience because both can be deceiving in this case.
Protect your driveway from dumpster damage

Concrete driveways can crack under the stress of a heavy dumpster. Roll-off dumpster trucks are heavy, as well, and can cause damage to concrete or asphalt driveways, yards, brickwork, walkways, or curbs. But don’t cancel your dumpster rental just yet! There are simple ways to virtually eliminate these risks.
Residential dumpster rental choices

There is a dumpster option available for just about any type of clean-up, including renovations, spring cleaning, remodeling projects, flooring removal, yard waste disposal, and much more. We’ll briefly cover each option to help you choose the ideal option for your situation.
cheapest dumpster rental near me

We all love a killer deal, especially when it comes to having to fork over several hundred dollars to rent a dumpster for a home or business project. However, going with the cheapest dumpster rental is not always the best—or even the most cost-efficient—option.
How much weight can a 20 yard dumpster hold?

Keeping an eye on the loaded weight in a 20 yard dumpster becomes exceedingly important when filling it with heavy debris, such as concrete, dirt, roofing shingles, or asphalt. Avoid incurring overage fees by knowing and abiding by your 20 yard dumpster’s weight limit.
How do I get rid of clutter in my home?

Congratulations on taking the first step toward a cleaner, healthier, and happier you (and home). Clutter is a sneaky thing that seems to magically appear without notice. Of course, this isn’t reality, but it is true that most Americans experience an abundance of “stuff” accumulated over the years. Oftentimes this “stuff” gets stowed away in closets, attics, garages, sheds, etc., sometimes not to be seen again until it comes time for the next home cleanout.
what will fit in a 10 yard dumpster

A 10 yard dumpster is a popular choice for small to medium size cleanups. It is a useful choice for a wide range of projects, such as remodeling, basement cleanouts, spring cleaning, roofing, and more.