How Much Does It Cost To Rent A Dumpster?
When doing home renovations, homeowners often find themselves in need of a dumpster to deposit all the household debris in. The average homeowner has no need to buy a dumpster and has no way to bring a dumpster home or take it to the landfill once it is filled; this is where the dumpster rental company comes in. Dumpster rental companies rent dumpsters to homeowners, they deliver them to the home and pick them up and dump them after the homeowner is done with them.
In the United States, dumpster rental prices vary greatly depending on location. Dumpster rental costs vary per location due to local landfill costs. Landfill costs vary by hundreds of dollars per state and city. Landfill costs are affected by the weight of the contents being deposited and by what the contents are. Dumpster rental prices are also affected by the size of the dumpster. Dumpster rental cost for large dumpsters is more than it is for small dumpsters due to the amount of garbage the dumpster holds, landfill costs and fuel cost to drop off and pick up the dumpster. The cost of renting a dumpster is also affected by the type of dumpster. There are three different types of dumpsters; front load, roll off and a rear load dumpsters.
For a residential property, dumpster rental prices range from $150-$1200 for four days to a week. Rentals are also available for long-term commercial purposes. Commercial dumpster rental prices are $500-$1200 a month with a six to twelve month rental contract. The cost of the rental increases if the dumpster is filled beyond its weight limit. Most companies charge an additional $100 per ton that the dumpster is overfilled.
Roll Off Dumpster Rental Cost
The roll off dumpster is the most commonly rented type of dumpster. A roll off dumpster is an open topped dumpster that the dumpster rental company brings to the renter on the back of a truck and rolls off onto the renter’s property. Roll off dumpsters are usually available in 10-40 cubic yard size. Roll off dumpster are good for both residential and commercial jobs. Roll off dumpster rental prices for a 10 cubic yard dumpster are around $200-$300 for a week long rental. 20 cubic yard roll off dumpster rental cost is around $275-$400 for a week long rental. The cost for a 30 cubic yard roll off dumpster is around $350-$450 for a week long rental. Prices for a 40 cubic yard roll off dumpster are around $375- $550 for a week long rental.
Construction Dumpster Rental Cost
Construction dumpsters are for both residential and commercial use. Construction dumpsters are used for construction waste like drywall, tile, flooring, siding, windows and other similar construction materials. The cost of renting a dumpster for construction waste varies depending on the size of dumpster and where it is rented from. Construction dumpster rental prices for homeowners are around $200-$500 for a week long rental. Construction dumpster rental cost for commercial use ranges from $100-$300 a week when a six month-year contract is signed.
Residential Dumpster Rental Pricing
Residential dumpster rental prices range from $150-$1200 for a week long rental. Residential dumpster rental cost varies per location and the rental company. Prices also vary depending on the size and type of dumpster and what type of waste is being put in it. Most homeowners rent a roll off dumpster that is between 10-30 cubic yards. The cost of renting a roll off dumpster that is 10 cubic yards for residential purposes is around $200-$300 a week. 20 cubic yard roll off dumpster rental cost is around $300-$400 a week. The cost for a 30 cubic yard roll off dumpster is around $350-$450 per week.
Waste Management Dumpster Rental Cost
Waste Management has dumpsters for both commercial and residential use. Waste Management offers several different dumpster sizes to suit every project. Customers can easily order dumpsters online from Waste Management and they have rush delivery for emergencies. Waste Management drops off and picks up the dumpster, and offers very competitive prices. Waste Management dumpster rental prices for a 12 cubic yard dumpster start at $280 for seven days. Rental for a 20 cubic yard dumpster starts at $340 for seven days. Renting a 30 cubic yard dumpster costs $346 for seven days. For a 40 cubic yard dumpster prices start at $351 for seven days. Waste management charges $50 for every additional ton of waste that the dumpster is overfilled by.
Where Can I Rent A Dumpster?
Dumpsters can be rented from places like Home Depot, waste disposal companies, dumpster rental companies and from recycling companies. Those looking to rent a dumpster should check their local yellow pages or do an online search for companies near them. Dumpster rental prices vary per company, so homeowners should contact a few different places to ensure they get the best price possible.
How To Rent A Dumpster
Most homeowners will need will do some sort of home repairs or renovations that will require them to rent a dumpster. Renting a dumpster is not difficult; however, homeowners are best to do a little research before contacting the dumpster rental company so they have an idea of what type and size of dumpster they will need.
Before renting the dumpster homeowners should ensure they have somewhere legal to put it for the duration of its use. Homeowners that live in complexes should contact their complex housing board to check for any dumpster regulations. If the dumpster will be left on the side of the road for the duration of its use, homeowners should contact their local parking enforcement or building permit offices to ensure it is allowed. In addition, homeowners should ensure that there is room for the truck to back up so they can drop the dumpster off. Once homeowners know where they can legally place the dumpster, how long they’ll need it for and what size they will need, they can book it for drop off. Most dumpster rental companies require a credit card or a cash deposit to rent a dumpster.
Dumpster sizes are measured in cubic yards. The most common dumpster rental sizes are 10 cubic yards, 20 cubic yards, 30 cubic yards and 40 cubic yards. A 10 cubic yard rental dumpster is usually around 12 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4 feet high and holds around 10 cubic yards of debris. A 10 cubic yard dumpster is generally big enough to hold the waste from renovating one small basement or garage, about 1500 square feet of roof shingles or 250 square foot of decking or wood fencing. A 20 cubic yard rental dumpster is about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4.5 feet high and hold around 20 cubic yards of waste. A 20 cubic yard dumpster is generally big enough to hold the waste from renovating a medium-large size basement or garage, removing the carpet and flooring in a large home or doing a 2500-3000 square foot roof. A 30 cubic yard rental dumpster is usually around 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 6 feet high and holds 30 cubic yards worth of waste. A 30 cubic yard rental dumpster will usually hold the waste from knocking down a medium sized garage or all the siding on a small to medium sized house. The largest of common dumpster rental sizes is the 40 cubic yard dumpster. A 40 cubic yard dumpster measures around 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 8 feet high and holds around 40 cubic yards of debris. A 40 cubic yard dumpster is large enough to fit all the siding from a large home or all the shingles from a large house. A 40 cubic yard rental dumpster is well suited for commercial needs.