In a consumer-driven society, many people have more than enough stuff in their homes. In some cases, the items that they have made space for are no longer in use. And, will eventually become waste that should be thrown away. Simply put, lots of things will simply become unsightly clutter that destroys the looks and the cleanliness of your home.
Also, when you have a reconstruction project at home, you will also need to think about how to remove construction waste.
First, give clothing, shoes, electronics, and other things away to family and friends that can use them
Throw everything else away that cannot be sold or given to others.
Whatever the case, one of the best ways to get started with decluttering your home or for construction waste removal is to rent a dumpster. And, there are many different reasons why you should rent a dumpster today:
- Helps you to conveniently get rid of years and years of junk
- Assists with undergoing a declutter project
- Good for a remodeling job in the home
With this in mind, here are 8 key things that you need to know about Renting a dumpster
1. When to Rent A Dumpster?
As discussed above, once everything that has been removed from your home by garage sales or given away to someone else to use, you should rent a dumpster. Here’s are some of the most common reasons:
- Disposing of big items like kitchen and other types of appliances, furniture, and exercise equipment.
- Tackling small or large renovation projects that involve tearing up down walls, ripping up floors, replacing roofing tiles, and other debris producing projects
- Managing landscaping work around your home. Cutting down trees and shrubs that need to be discarded.
2. Dumpsters are Available in Different Sizes
When you make your decision to rent a dumpster, you need to know exactly what size is needed for your project. There are different sizes available for small to large jobs. Also, since the sizes of these dumpsters will vary, the cost of renting these dumpsters will vary, too. Therefore, you should consult with a professional to make sure you rent the best fit for you and your projects.
3. Things that You Cannot Dump
Before you commit to any rental contract, you need to know what you are signing. Specifically, when it comes to the terms that companies impose on items that you cannot throw away in their dumpsters. You need to know what these limitations are specifically as it relates to discarding flammable and hazardous materials.
4. Must Comply with Weight Limits
You should also know that there are weight limits. Since these dumpster companies are also responsible for hauling your waste away, your waste cannot go over these amounts. Or, you may be charged extra to pay for the additional accommodations that will be needed.
5. What can you throw away?
There are also strict guidelines that must be followed, as it relates to filling up your dumpster. So, you need a list of acceptable items on the front end. Typically, here are some of the most common items that you can expect to discard without any problems.
- Roofing tiles
6. Dumpsters Designed for Specific Materials
When renting, you need to let the company’s reps know exactly what materials that you are expecting to discard. Since there are different dumpster types for specific materials, they will make sure that you rent the right types. For instance, if you are completing a home renovation project that involves throwing away bricks, concrete, and roofing tiles, you need to rent a dumpster that is durable enough to handle all of the weight that is required.
7. Space for the Dumpster Must Be Considered
Another factor that must be considered during the rental process is the space. You must have enough space and height on your property to place the dumpster safely.
8. Rent fees Charge by Rental Time
Rental for dumpsters require a specific time and the cost are tied to these amounts. Therefore, if you want to save time and money, you should prepare your loads in advance (i.e. break down boxes to make additional space).