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How much does it cost to rent a 20 yard dumpster?

The average cost of renting a 20 yard roll-off dumpster is $300 - $400. Other charges for overages, tonnage, fuel surcharges, late fees, and certain types of debris may also apply.

Understand Overage Fees

Overage fees vary by company but typically range from $40 - $100 per ton. This is why it’s important to choose the right dumpster size for you.

When speaking with the rental company over the phone, be detailed about the type and amount of debris you plan to get rid of. They are good at estimating weight and helping you choose the right size dumpster.

Is a 20 yard dumpster the right choice for me?

20 yard roll-off containers commonly come equipped with a hinged door, which makes it easy for you to load heavy/bulky items. Make sure you ask the dumpster providers you speak with about whether or not their dumpsters have doors; some older containers may not.

Typical dimensions of a 20 yard dumpster are 22 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 4.5 feet tall.

If you are doing a home or garage cleanout, a 20 yard dumpster may be a great option for you, as the dimensions accommodate furniture and general trash well.

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