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

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40 yard dumpster measurements

Renting a 40 yard dumpster can get you a container that holds about 40 cubic yards of waste. Dumpster sizes and dimensions aren't totally conventional 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 biggest size that a lot of dumpster companies usually rent, so it is perfect for large residential projects as well as for commercial and industrial use.

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

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

How to Know When it is Time to Rent a Dumpster

Most folks do not desire to rent dumpsters unless they absolutely have to. At times, though, it becomes apparent that you just must rent a dumpster in Alexandria for commercial and residential jobs.

1. Removing a Roof

A dumpster is by far the best way to eliminate debris after roof construction.

2. Remodeling

Most cities will not haul away construction debris for you. It's your responsibility to make sure you have a suitable container to collect discarded stuff from remodeling endeavors. Even if you simply have a small project, municipal waste management is unlikely to haul the debris away.

3. Clean Outs

A major clean out can amass more rubbish than a standard receptacle can hold. Renting a little dumpster is a more suitable alternative that'll prevent making multiple trips to the neighborhood dump.

If you have one of these endeavors in mind, then you know it's time to search for a trusted dumpster rental service in Alexandria.

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What is the biggest size dumpster available?

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

The weight limit on 40 yard containers generally ranges from 4 to 8 tons (8,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be quite aware of the limit and do your best not to transcend it. Should you go over the limit, you can incur overage costs, which add up fast.

Examples of projects that a 40 yard container will 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-home interior renovation Getting rid of junk when you are moving in or out House demolition New house building Commercial and residential cleanouts


Front-load vs Roll off Dumpsters

Front -load and roll-off dumpsters have distinct designs which make them useful in different ways. Understanding more about them will allow you to choose an alternative that is right for your job.

Front-load Dumpsters

Front-load dumpsters have mechanical arms that could lift heavy objects. This is a handy alternative for jobs that contain a lot of heavy items like appliances and concrete. In addition , they are good for emptying commercial dumpsters like the kind eateries use.

Roll off Dumpsters

Roll off dumpsters are generally the right alternative for commercial and residential jobs like repairing a roof, remodeling a cellar, or including a room to your residence. They've doors that swing open, letting you walk into the dumpster. They also have open tops that allow you to throw debris into the container. Rental companies will normally leave a roll-off dumpster at your job place for many days or weeks. This is a handy alternative for both small and big jobs.

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Does my waste get recycled?

When you rent a short-term dumpster, your goal is to fill it up and possess the waste hauled away. But should you want your waste recycled, you might need to really go about it in a slightly different style. Waste in the majority of temporary dumpsters is not recycled because the containers are so big and carry so much stuff.

If you're interested in recycling any waste from your job, check into getting smaller containers. Many dumpster rental firms in Alexandria have a broad range of containers available, including those for recycling. These are usually smaller than temporary dumpsters; they are the size of routine trash bins and smaller.

In case you want to recycle, learn if the business you're working with uses single stream recycling (you usually do not have to sort the substance) or in case you will need to organize the recyclable stuff into various containers (aluminum cans, cardboard, plastics, etc.) This can make a difference in the variety of containers you have to rent.


Terms to be aware of when renting a dumpster in Alexandria

When you rent a dumpster in Alexandria, you are 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 allow you to deal with business workers who may get impatient should you not comprehend what they are describing about their products.

"Container" and "roll-off" are both satisfactory terms for the large metal box you want to rent. Professionals do not use the term "dumpster" as much as the other terms. Containers are usually let in cubic yard sizes, but you do not have to contain the "cubic" part. Simply say "yard" or "yarder." If, for instance, you need to rent a 30-yard dumpster, you could say, "I'm interested in a 30-yard roll-off" or "I'd like to rent a 30-yarder." Take advantage of these terms, and you will seem like a pro when you call.

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Litter removal vs dumpster rental in Alexandria - Which is right for you?

For those who have a project you are about to undertake at home, you may be wondering if it's better to hire someone to come haul off all your rubbish and junk for you, or in case you need to just rent a dumpster in Alexandria and load it yourself.

Renting a container is a better solution in case you want the flexibility to load it on your own time and you also do not mind doing it yourself to save on job. Dumpsters also work well in the event that you have at least seven cubic yards or more of debris. Roll-offs normally begin at 10 cubic yards, so if you only have 3-4 yards of waste, you are paying for much more dumpster than you want.

Garbage or junk removal makes more sense if you want somebody else to load your old things. In addition, it functions well if you want it to be taken away immediately so it's outside of your own hair or in the event that you only have a few large things; this is probably cheaper than renting an entire dumpster.


Security Recommendations for Renting a Dumpster

Follow these recommendations to stay safe while by means of a rental dumpster.

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

2. Do not overfill the dumpster. Items shouldn't stick out of the top opening.

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

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

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

6. Just let adults near the dumpster.

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

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

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Do I require a license to rent a dumpster in Alexandria?

If that is your first time renting a dumpster in Alexandria, you may not know what's legally permissible in regards to the positioning of the dumpster. Should you plan to put the dumpster completely on your own property, you are not commonly required to obtain a license.

If, nevertheless, your job requires you to put the dumpster on a public road or roadway, this may under normal conditions mean you have to make an application for a license. It is always wise to check with your local city or county offices (perhaps the parking enforcement division) if you own a question about the demand for a license on a road.

Should you neglect to obtain a license and discover out later that you were required to have one, you'll probably face a fine from your local authorities. In most dumpster rental in Alexandria cases, though, you should be just fine without a license as long as you keep the dumpster on your property.


Dumpster Rental Companies Near Alexandria
Company Name Phone
A-Abco Recycled Auto Parts(763) 784-8890
Curb To Curb Inc.(952) 405-2440
Super Bee Disposal(612) 849-0352
Weesner Family Amphitheater(952) 431-9300 (Fax)
Ed's Towing Service Inc(218) 233-7740
DogHaus(952) 224-5007
Rock On Repair(320) 257-5530
Able Roll-Off Container Inc(320) 363-1227
Eddie's Range Roll Off Services(218) 749-2783
City Sanitary Garbage(218) 547-3633
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Zip Codes in Alexandria
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Dumpster Sizes Available Alexandria

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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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