A-1 Dumpster Rentals is locally owned, fully insured, and locally operated. We answer our own phones and handle our own dumpster pickups and deliveries. No third parties, no hassle. This makes it more convenient for homeowners and contractors looking for a quick and easy 10-yard dumpster service.
SC Waste is a local, family-owned waste hauling company equipped to offer temporary roll-off service, permanent roll-offs, and commercial dumpster service. We have a variety of container sizes available, including 12 yard roll-off containers. Contact the friendly team at SC Waste to obtain your free 12 yard dumpster quote.
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Bin There Dump That is the area’s only residential-friendly dumpster rental company! We proudly serve the greater Columbia area offering fast and reliable dumpster services that are ideal for residential use. Our uniquely designed containers take up about as much driveway space as a minivan.
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Founded by lifelong Columbia resident Joseph Walker, American Container Services, Inc. is your local source for fast, reliable dumpster services. We provide dumpster service for homeowners, commercial businesses, contractors, and more. We take it all from household junk and construction ...
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The experienced group at Midstate Dumpster Service strive for customer satisfaction on every rental. We are a small, family-owned company offering 15 and 30 cubic yard dumpsters at competitive prices. Get your dumpster fast with Midstate – we can deliver ...
10 Yard Dumpster Tips for Columbia, SC
10 Yard Dumpsters
Estimating the volume of junk or debrisIt’s difficult to estimate the amount of junk or debris you’ll have for a particular project, such as a roofing job or household cleanout. Your best source of information, in this case, is your dumpster rental company. They have experience in dealing with a wide variety and quantities of waste and debris. They can help you choose the ideal container size with relatively precise accuracy. 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.
Dumpster rental periodsOne week is a standard rental period, although it’s not uncommon to find some dumpster rental companies offering 14-day rentals included in the price. Some may even charge a daily fee for rental, which could end up being a better deal in cases where you only need the container on-site for a day or two. If you need a dumpster for longer than the rental period, you can request it for longer and pay a “late fee” of about $10 per day (costs vary). Many rental companies cap the maximum length of the rental due to inventory issues. To have a debris box picked up prior to the end of the rental period, simply call the company and request a pick-up.
5 common types of dumpsters
- Commercial dumpsters – Used for weekly/monthly trash hauling services at businesses. Not for temporary use.
- Roll-off containers – Dumpsters you rent for temporary use at home, construction sites or commercial cleanups.
- Trailer dumpsters – An alternative to roll-off dumpsters used by some rental providers. It offers the advantage of being on wheels, which decreases the risk of damage to your driveway.
- Bag-style containers – “Bagster” and similar type of compact containers ranging from 1 cubic yard to 3 cubic yards, generally.
- 'Lowboy' dumpsters – Roll-off dumpsters with low sides, ideal for loading heavy materials, such as dirt, concrete or masonry.