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How Much Does a Dumpster Rental Cost

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Dumpsters are available in a wide variety of sizes to fit every need and budget. A smaller 10-yard size is perfect for light remodeling jobs, or providing trash service for a duplex. A larger 20-yard size can handle larger home remodels and upgrades. You can even rent a 40-yard dumpster for large construction and remodel jobs. It has the capacity to handle to trash for an entire apartment complex. How much will dumpster rental cost?

How much does a dumpster rental cost

Landfill Limitations

Prices for dumpster rental are going to vary by regions. There are some areas that have less land set aside to dispose of trash. How do you know if your area is more expensive? They tend to have high rates for normal trash pick-up service and often offer recycling. It is an easy way to trim back on the amount of actual trash entering the landfill sites.

Size and Capacity

The height, width and length of the dumpsters will have a large bearing on the price you pay for rental. There is also a limitation on capacity. Normal household trash is limited to smaller amounts than construction debris. Old boards and other construction trash can often be burnt at the landfill. Have a seasoned employee with the rental company get with you on what your needs are so that the size ordered is correct. You do not want to run out of room too quickly or pay for a larger size than necessary.

Price Ranges

Below are some estimated amounts for the typical dumpster sizes available for rent.

3 yard – (6’ x 4’ x 4’)

4 yard – (6’ x 4’ x 5’)

6 yard – (6’ x 6’ x 5’)

8 yard – (6’ x 7’ x 6’)

These 3 yard, 4 yard, 6 yard and 8 yard dumpsters is used mainly for residential purpose. Most dumpster rentals do not carry these however if they do, price ranges from $100 to $350.

10 yard – (8’ x 10’ x 3.5’)

This is typically the most used dumpster rented for the tinier home improvement jobs. $375 to $450 is the normal flat rate for pick-up.

20 yard – (8’ x 22’ x 4’)      

This a popular dumpster size for multiple unit housing and small to medium size construction/remodeling. $450 to $550 is the average price.

30 yard – (8’ x 22’ x 5.5’)

The 30 yard capacity has more depth and is good for large amounts of longer building debris. These typically rent for $475 to $575.

40 yard – (8’ x 22’ x 8’)

The large 40 yard dumpster can handle the bigger remodel and construction jobs. It can provide trash capacity for the largest apartment community or group of businesses. $500 to $600 is the normal rental rates for this size.

Extra Costs

There can be extra costs associated with the rental of dumpsters. The first thing you need to decide is where the dumpster will be located. You do not normally need a permit if it will be resting on private property. It will usually require a city permit if at least some portion of the dumpster will be on any public right-of-way or street. Most rentals are for a 14-day period. An extra daily charge may start accruing if you go over the expected time before pick-up. Adding extra tons of weight beyond what is allowed will also cost more money. It can be as high as $50 to $100 more per ton.

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