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.