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Our roll off containers can usually be delivered in Portland the day after you place your order. Make sure to call us early to ensure timely delivery.

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Dumpster Sizes Explained

When comparing dumpster sizes to find one that fits your project's needs, it's crucial that you understand how rental firms measure measurements.

Almost all roll of dumpsters have the exact same width (generally eight feet). That makes it possible for businesses to use the same trucks to transport a wide selection of dumpsters. When you see a dumpster's measurements, therefore, you can assume they refer to depth and span. You may even see dumpster sizes listed by yards. This actually refers to square yards that measure the dumpster's volume.

What Size Do You Need?

If you are organizing a large commercial project, then you will most likely need a 40-yard dumpster or bigger. Large house renovations may demand a 30-yard dumpster, but most smaller house repairs only need 20-yard or even 10-yard dumpsters. Talk to an expert if you need more guidance on selecting a dumpster size that matches your job.


Reasons to Work With a Flat Rate Service when Renting a Dumpster

Dumpster rental businesses that charge flat rates are frequently the top alternatives for contractors and home owners. When you take advantage of a company that bills a flat rate, you can anticipate at least two benefits.

Avoid Hidden Charges

Paying a flat rate usually means that you get to avoid any hidden fees and costs. Firms which usually do not charge flat fees may contain additional costs for basic services like dropping off the dumpster. Keep in mind, nevertheless, which you still might have to pay extra should you like to include specific items and materials in the dumpster.

Prepare Your Payment in Advance

Having a flat rate also means you can prepare your payment ahead of time. This really is particularly useful when you need someone else to make the payment for you. When you know the precise quantity, you can write a check in advance. Then, anyone can pay the rental business when its driver drops off the dumpster.

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Can I haggle to get a better price?

Dumpster rental businesses commonly have set costs, but the fine art of negotiation is always in play. In case you would like to dicker on the price, call around to other companies first so you understand what the going rental rate is. When you're talking to the business you want to use, simply mention other costs which are better than theirs. Some companies will not just match that lower cost, they are going to actually defeat it to satisfy their customers.

You can also ask about discounts when you're renting a dumpster in Portland. Some companies will provide special discounts to active members of the military, veterans, seniors, members of the neighborhood Chamber of Commerce and more. It really never hurts to ask; you can occasionally save up to 10 percent or more with this process.

You can even save on the cost by asking about the simplest way to avoid extra expenses (like tipping fees or overage charges) and ensuring you order the right size container; you don't want to pay for more container than you actually need.


40 yard dumpster dimensions

Renting a 40 yard dumpster can get you a container that holds about 40 cubic yards of waste. Dumpster sizes and dimensions are not absolutely standard from company to company, but common measurements for a 40 yard container are 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 8 feet high. This is the largest size that most dumpster companies commonly rent, so it is ideal for big residential projects in addition to for commercial and industrial use.

A 40 yard container will carry between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris. Examples of the quantity of waste and debris which could fit in this container comprise:

  • Waste from a window or siding replacement for a large house
  • A commercial roof tear off A cleanout from a commercial or office building
  • New construction or a major addition to a sizable house
  • Substantial amounts of demolition debris, paper, cardboard and junk

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Terms to be aware of when renting a dumpster in Portland

When you rent a dumpster in Portland, you're dealing with professionals who use terms associated with the construction industry and dumpsters each day. Since you likely don't use these terms every single day, here's a bit of the lingo to get you acclimated. This can actually help you cope with company employees who may get impatient if you don't understand what they are explaining about their products.

"Container" and "roll off" are both satisfactory terms for the big metal box you need to rent. Professionals do not use the term "dumpster" as much as the other terms. Containers are often let in cubic yard sizes, but you do not have to comprise the "cubic" part. Simply say "yard" or "yarder." If, for instance, you wish to rent a 30-yard dumpster, you may say, "I am interested in a 30-yard roll off" or "I Had like to rent a 30-yarder." Take advantage of these terms, and you will sound like a pro when you call.


What is the lowest size dumpster accessible?

The lowest size roll off dumpster typically accessible is 10 yards. This container will carry about 10 cubic yards of waste and debris, which is roughly equivalent to 3 to 5 pickup truck loads of waste. This dumpster is a good choice for small projects, such as little home cleanouts.

Other examples of projects that a 10 yard container would work nicely for contain: A garage, shed or attic cleanout A 250 square foot deck removal 2,000 to 2,500 square feet of single layer roofing shingles A small kitchen or bathroom remodeling project Concrete or dirt removal Getting rid of junk Bear in mind that weight constraints for the containers are enforced, so exceeding the weight limit will incur additional costs. The standard weight limit for a 10 yard bin is 1 to 3 tons (2,000 to 6,000 pounds).

A 10 yard bin can help you take care of small projects round the home. If you have a bigger project coming up, take a peek at some bigger containers too.

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Safety Recommendations for Renting a Dumpster

Follow these recommendations to stay safe while using a rental dumpster.

1. Engage the rear wheel locks when you park the dumpster on an incline. Even a slight incline could induce it to roll.

2. Do not overfill the dumpster. Things should not stick out of the top opening.

3. Use care when opening the dumpster door, and be sure you lock it when you are done.

4. Wear safety gloves to guard your hands while loading debris.

5. A back support brace can help prevent injuries while taking heavy objects to the dumpster.

6. Just let adults close to the dumpster.

7. Never put chemicals in the dumpster. Once they enter the landfill, they are able to leak out and contaminate your local ground water.

8. Be sure you have plenty of lighting when transferring debris to the dumpster. If you intend to work at dusk, get a light that provides enough illumination.


Determining Where to Place Your Dumpster

Determining where to put your dumpster can get a big effect on how fast you complete endeavors. The most efficient option is to choose a location that is close to the worksite. It is important, nevertheless, to consider whether this location is a safe choice. Make sure the place is free of obstacles that could trip people while they take heavy debris.

A lot of people decide to set dumpsters in their own driveways. It is a handy choice since it usually means you can avoid asking the city for a license or permit. In case you have to set the dumpster on the road, then you definitely need to get in touch with your local government to inquire whether you have to get a permit. Although many municipalities will let people keep dumpsters on the road for brief amounts of time, others will ask you to complete some paperwork. Following these rules will help you avoid fines that will make your project more costly.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Portland
Company Name Phone
JM Candee Sanitation(203) 268-4297
Jansky Rubbish Removal Co(860) 434-9271
Sweitzer Waste Removal(203) 245-8840
Tony's Trucking Co Inc(203) 235-5558
Stan's Pick-Up Truck(860) 490-4822
Enviro Express Inc(203) 332-0096
Dumpsters LLC(203) 758-3040
Fabio Enterprises LLC(203) 949-0060
Waste Tech Family Refuse & Recycling LLC(203) 759-8012
Colonial Carting Co(203) 803-2598
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Dumpster Sizes Available Portland

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10 Yard

Great for small projects

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

*Dimensions & availability may vary by location. Call to confirm.

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