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Dumpster Sizes Explained

When comparing dumpster sizes to find one that fits your project's needs, it's very important to understand how rental firms measure dimensions.

Nearly all roll of dumpsters have the same width (typically eight feet). That makes it feasible for companies to utilize the same trucks to transport a wide variety of dumpsters. When you see a dumpster's measurements, therefore, you can assume that they refer to depth and length. You may even see dumpster sizes listed by yards. This really refers to square yards that measure the dumpster's volume.

What Size Do You Need?

In case you are coordinating a large commercial job, then you'll probably need a 40-yard dumpster or bigger. Big home renovations may demand a 30-yard dumpster, but most smaller house repairs just need 20-yard or even 10-yard dumpsters. Talk to an expert should you need more advice on choosing a dumpster size that fits your project.


How high can I fill my dumpster?

You can fill your dumpster as high as you like, as long as you don't load it higher than the sides of the container. Over filling the dumpster could cause the waste or debris to slide off as the dumpster is loaded onto the truck or as the truck is driving. Overloaded or heavy dumpsters are just not safe, and businesses WOn't take unsafe loads to be able to safeguard motorists and passengers on the road.

In some regions, dumpster loads must be tarped for safety. If your load is too high, it will not have the ability to be tarped so you would have to remove some of the debris before it can be hauled away. This might lead to extra charges if it needs you to keep the dumpster for a longer period of time. Don't forget to keep your load no higher than the sides of the dumpster, and you will be fine.

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What Size Dumpster Do I Need for a Roofing Project?

Choosing a dumpster size necessitates some educated guesswork. It's often problematic for individuals to estimate the sizes that they need for roofing jobs because, realistically, they don't know just how much material their roofs comprise.

There are, however, some basic guidelines you'll be able to follow to make a great alternative. In case you are removing a commercial roof, then you will likely require a dumpster that offers you at least 40 square yards.

In case you are working on residential roofing project, then you can usually rely on a smaller size. You can typically expect a 1,500 square foot roof to fill a 10-yard dumpster. Single shingle roof debris from a 2,500-3,000 square foot roof will probably desire a 20-yard dumpster.

A lot of people order one size larger than they think their projects will require since they would like to avoid the additional expense and hassle of replacing complete dumpsters which were not large enough.


What Kinds of Debris Can I Place Into a Dumpster?

You can set most kinds of debris into a garbage containers in Alexandria. There are, however, some exceptions. For instance, you cannot put compounds into a dumpster. That includes motor oil, paints, solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, and cleaning agents. Electronics and batteries are also prohibited. If something presents an environmental risk, you probably cannot set it in a dumpster. Contact your rental company if you are unsure.

That makes most kinds of debris that you could set in the dumpster, contain drywall, concrete, lumber, and yard waste. Pretty much any sort of debris left from a construction job can go in the dumpster.

Particular forms of okay debris, however, may require additional fees. If your plan is to throw away used tires, mattresses, or appliances, you need to ask the rental company whether you are required to pay another fee. Adding these to your dumpster may cost anywhere from $25 to $100, determined by the thing.

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20 yard dumpster dimensions in Alexandria

A 20 yard dumpster can carry about 20 cubic yards of waste or debris. Standard dimensions for a 20 yard container are about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4.5 feet high. With these dimensions, a 20 yard dumpster can carry about 10 pickup truck loads of debris and waste. This implies that the 20-yarder is a familiar size for jobs that call for clean-up from bigger endeavors. Because of its compact size that still has capacity for a great quantity of debris, a 20 yard container is one of typically the most popular dumpster sizes for house jobs. Examples of what can fit in a 20 yard container include:

  • Cleanup from a basement, attic or garage
  • Flooring and carpet removal from a sizable house
  • 300 to 400 square feet of deck removal
  • 2,500 to 3,000 square feet of shingle removal from a single layer roof

What's the biggest size dumpster accessible?

The biggest roll-off dumpster that companies normally rent is a 40 yard container. This gigantic dumpster will hold up to 40 cubic yards of debris, which is equal to between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris.

The weight limit on 40 yard containers usually ranges from 4 to 8 tons (8,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be very conscious of the limit and do your best not to surpass it. Should you go over the limit, you can incur overage charges, which add up quickly.

Examples of projects that a 40 yard container will likely be the ideal size for contain: A foreclosure or estate cleanout A 750 square foot deck removal 4,000 square feet of roofing shingles in multiple layers Whole-dwelling interior renovation Getting rid of rubbish when you are moving in or out House demolition New house building Commercial and residential cleanouts

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Alexandria
Company Name Phone
M & M Sanitation Services Llc(318) 466-9646
Republic Services Of Baton Rouge(225) 413-9625
Louisiana Environmental Services(318) 309-2040
Caruso's Roll-Off Services(504) 415-3551
AA On Site Storage(318) 448-2424
Fusion Landscaping and Lawn Maintenance Land Scaping(225) 439-1081
J W Dump Trailers(504) 915-7384
Hispanic Resource Center(504) 469-2570
Red River Services Corporation(337) 535-1155
Reliable Disposal Co(504) 835-1696
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Zip Codes in Alexandria
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10 Yard

Great for small projects

  • 12 feet long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 4 feet tall
Popular

20 Yard

For moderate sized cleanouts

  • 22 feet long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 4.5 feet tall
 

30 Yard

All around good dumpster size

  • 22 foot long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 6 feet tall
 

40 Yard

For the largest projects

  • 22 foot long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 8 feet tall

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