Starting a new project, whether it is a DIY home project or a commercial project, can be overwhelming! From planning the project, doing the work, and then cleaning up and disposing of any waste. It can be a time-consuming and exhausting process, but with proper planning, efficient execution, and the right dumpster rental services, your project will go off without a hitch! When planning the clean up portion of your project there are many options that can be considered. The easiest and most stress free option is to rent a dumpster. Temporary dumpster rentals make residential clean-outs, re-roofing projects, renovation, landscaping, construction, and many other projects easier. The only question is what size of dumpster is the best for your project? Will a 20 yard roll off dumpster be big enough, does the project call for a 30 yard or 40 yard dumpster?
That said, before renting a dumpster, determining what your waste disposal needs are for your project should be a priority. The most common dumpster size is the 20 yard dumpster. Its popularity is attributed to the fact that it suits a variety of projects from home remodeling, clean-outs to large landscaping jobs. Below are the dimensions for a 20 yard, 30 yard, and 40 yard dumpster.
Nevertheless, making the right choice of Roll-Off Dumpster Rental is an important decision. As such, here are the 3 large dumpster sizes, their dimensions, and the projects that they are suited for.
1. 20 Yard Roll Off Dumpster Rental
20 yard dumpsters typically measure 20ft X 8ft X 3.5ft. This is equivalent to 6 pickup loads of waste. It can handle a moderately large amount of debris without occupying too much parking space in a commercial facility or residential home. It is used to hold around 110-130 33-gallon trash bags which is equivalent to 20 cubic yards of material. 20 yard dumpsters, however, (like all other large dumpsters) can typically hold anywhere from 6000 to 8000 pounds. Weight limits should always be verified with the dumpster company.
Cost and Renting Period for a 20 Yard Dumpster
The average cost of renting a 20 yard container nationwide is around $455, depending on the type of waste and the location of the site. When it comes to the rent period, different companies have different policies, ranging from as short as 3 days to as long as 10 days. Large construction projects generally rent for a longer period at a daily flat rate after the initial rental period. However, at KC Dumpster Company our pricing is below the national average to provide affordable services to our customers.
Best Projects For a 20 Yard Roll Off Dumpster
The 20 yard dumpster is ideal for small scale construction projects as well as some medium-sized home improvement projects like Re-Roofing jobs, Home renovation, and remodeling, Down-sizing before relocation, landscaping projects, Large yard cleanups, Repairing a driveway and sidewalk, cleaning out the garage, basement, or attic.
2. 30 Yard Dumpster Rental
30 yard dumpsters dimensions typically measure 20ft X 8ft X 5.25ft. This is equivalent to 10 pickup loads of waste. It is similar to the 20 yard dumpster but taller. The higher walls make them more appropriate for bulky items like furniture. They can hold around 170-190 33-gallon trash bags and have a capacity of 30 cubic yards. When it comes to the weight limit, they range from 8,000-10,000 pounds, however the weight limit should be verified by the dumpster rental company.
Cost and Renting Period for a 30 Yard Dumpster
The average cost of renting a 30 yard container nationwide is around $535 but could again vary between $350 to $1,000 depending on the type of debris being discarded and the location. The rental period for the 30 yard dumpster is just like its counterpart, the 20 yard dumpster. It can range anywhere from 3 days to 10 days. Most dumpster rentals have flexible rental schedules to meet the needs of different clients. However, at KC Dumpster Company our pricing is below the national average to provide affordable services to our customers.
Best Projects For a 30 Yard Dumpster
A 30 yard roll-off dumpster could be the right fit for medium to large projects with large amounts of debris such as estate clean-outs, moving clean-outs, room additions, business renovations, office clean-outs, and General junk removal. These dumpsters are great for larger projects which may find the 20 Yard dumpster to be too small. They are great when preparing to move or resell a house, planning a complete home remodel or simply thorough spring cleaning where large furniture items and appliances are being discarded.
3. 40 Yard Dumpster Rental
40 yard dumpsters are the largest containers available for waste management. They typically measure 20ft X 8ft X 7ft, though the exact dimensions vary depending on the manufacturer. Again, they are bigger in height than the previous aforementioned dumpster sizes. This makes them appropriate for large scale construction projects, contractors working on commercial projects, and large home renovations.
They can hold 230-250 33-gallon trash bags of debris and generally have a weight limit of 10,000-12,000 pounds. This again varies depending on the location and type of material. When looking to quickly get rid of several tonnes of debris, the 40 yard dumpster is the ultimate choice. However, weight limits should always be verified with the dumpster company.
Cost and Renting Period for a 40 Yard Dumpster
A 40 yard container typically costs between $399-$913. The average price nationwide is around $581. Customers can generally rent this size of dumpster from 3 to 10 days, and may extend the number of days at an additional fee per day. Such extension periods are particularly helpful and cost-effective for large projects, allowing more time to complete the project. However, at KC Dumpster Company our pricing is below the national average to provide affordable services to our customers.
Best Projects For a 40 Yard Dumpster
The 40 yard dumpster is the best choice for commercial projects and projects with large amounts of waste. However, heavy construction materials like concrete, dirt, asphalt, and bricks cannot be put in a 40 yard dumpster. That said, they are suitable for projects that encompass 2,000 square feet of space or more. This could include projects such as new home additions, entire home remodels, commercial construction projects, and whole tree removals. If you are renting a 40 yard dumpster, keep in mind not all driveways can fit a 40 yard dumpster.
Is a 20 Yard Container Right for Your Project?
Choosing the right dumpster size depends on the amount of waste, type of waste, and convenience. At KC Dumpster Company we make it easy to choose the right size of Roll-Off Container. And, we guarantee reliability and proper disposal when you rent from us! Not to mention, our pricing is below the national average cost making our services affordable. Visit our Dumpster Rentals Page for current pricing.
When you are ready to start your next home or commercial project, give us a call at 816-491-4811 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Whether you need a 20 yard roll off dumpster, 30 yard or 40 yard, we have you covered. We guarantee quality service and timely deliveries!
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