Residential Dumpster Rental Guide

Residential Dumpster Tips

Dumpster Market makes renting a roll off dumpster for household waste removal a simple process. All you need to do is enter your city or zip code into our search bar, and you can compare rates for residential dumpsters in your area. When you are preparing to place your order, there are a few guidelines to keep in mind to ensure a successful rental dumpster experience. Below you’ll find our five tips encompassing everything you need to know about renting a residential waste container.

Rental Guidelines

1) Compare Baseline Dumpster Prices: 

When you began the ordering process with Dumpster Market, we will show you a list of price offerings from several hauling companies. These prices represent the base cost for varying sizes of containers. Depending on how large or small your project is, you can determine what size dumpster you need. Something to keep in mind is that this price also includes tonnage and a set rental period.

2) Keep in Mind Weight Limits: 

Although the displayed dumpster prices include tonnage, you will be charged an additional fee if your waste exceeds this weight limit. There will be a overloading charge for every extra ton of debris in the dumpster. Our representatives can help you find a dumpster size that can accommodate the size and weight of your waste to help avoid additional fees.

3) Know the Length of Your Rental Period

As you compare prices from different vendors, be aware of how long you need the rental for. The cost of a dumpster will vary depending on the length of your project. We understand that circumstances can change, so if you need your container for longer than the specified rental period, this is not a problem. Simply edit your order online and you will be charged accordingly.

4) Prepare Space for your Delivery:

You will be notified with the dimensions of your residential dumpster, or you can find this information on our sizing guide. From there, we can help you decide on the best placement for your dumpster. This area needs to be rid of cars and other objects that could block the delivery of your container.

5) Understand What You Discard in a Dumpster

Hazardous and contaminated materials will not be accepted in dumpster containers. Depending on where you live, there are different regulations in place regarding where and how these materials need to be disposed. We want to help you ensure a safe waste disposal, so please familiarize yourself with what you can put in a dumpster.

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