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

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10 yard dumpster measurements in Athens

A 10 yard dumpster is made to hold 10 cubic yards of waste and debris. A 10 yard dumpster will measure about 12 feet long by 8 feet wide by four feet high, although precise container sizes will change with different firms.

It might be hard to choose just the container size you'll need for your home endeavor, but a 10 yard dumpster works well for smaller clean-up occupations. To provide you with an idea, a 10 yard dumpster would hold:

  • Debris cleanout from a basement or garage A 250 square foot deck which has been removed
  • A single layer of 1,500 square feet of roof shingles
  • The debris from a little kitchen or bathroom remodeling job

If your job is big enough that you do not have room in your truck to haul everything to the dump, but little enough that you do not need an enormous container, a 10 yard dumpster should work perfectly.


Common items to put in a roll off dumpster

When you rent a roll off dumpster, you may be tempted to throw anything and everything inside. Common items that individuals commonly dispose of in a dumpster comprise solid waste material and most routine household and construction waste, together with tree limbs and landscaping debris. They can be utilized for business and commercial cleanouts, home renovations, getting rid of trash when you're moving to a new home, larger landscaping occupations and more.

A list of stuff you cannot put in a roll off dumpster contains paints and solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, chemicals, electronic equipment and batteries. If you make an effort to include these items, you will likely end up with an extra fee. Other items that will certainly incur an additional fee include tires, mattresses and appliances. Additional heavy materials are also not permitted; items which are too heavy may exceed authorities transport regulations and be dangerous to haul.

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What Kinds of Debris Can I Place Into a Dumpster?

It's possible for you to set most forms of debris into a dumpster rental in Athens. There are, nevertheless, some exclusions. For instance, you cannot place chemicals into a dumpster. That includes motor oil, paints, solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, and cleaning agents. Electronic Equipment and batteries are also banned. If something poses an environmental hazard, you likely cannot put it in a dumpster. Get in touch with your rental company if you are uncertain.

That makes most varieties of debris that you could put in the dumpster, include drywall, concrete, lumber, and yard waste. Pretty much any kind of debris left from a building job can go in the dumpster.

Certain kinds of satisfactory debris, nevertheless, may require additional fees. If you intend to throw away used tires, mattresses, or appliances, you need to request the rental company whether you have to pay another fee. Adding these to your dumpster may cost anywhere from $25 to $100, depending on the thing.


What Size Dumpster Do I Want for a Roofing Job?

Choosing a dumpster size necessitates some educated guesswork. It is often difficult for people to estimate the sizes that they need for roofing jobs because, realistically, they don't know how much material their roofs include.

There are, nevertheless, some basic guidelines you can follow to make a superb choice. In the event you are removing a commercial roof, then you will probably need a dumpster that offers you at least 40 square yards.

In the event you are working on residential roofing project, then you can usually rely on a smaller size. You can generally expect a 1,500 square foot roof to fill a 10-yard dumpster. Single shingle roof debris from a 2,500-3,000 square foot roof will probably want a 20-yard dumpster.

Many folks order one size bigger than they think their jobs will take since they want to stay away from the extra expense and hassle of replacing complete dumpsters that were not big enough.

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City regulations on dumpster rental in Athens

Most cities or municipalities don't have many regulations regarding dumpster rental in Athens as long as you keep the dumpster completely on your own property during the rental period. If you have to place your container on the street in any way, you will likely have to obtain a license from the appropriate building permit office in your town.

Most dumpster rental firms in Athens will take care of procuring this license for you if you rent from them. Be sure that should you're planning to place the dumpster on the street, the company has made the proper arrangements. You must also guarantee that you get the license in a timely manner and at the right cost. If you believed the dumpster company was getting a license and they did not, you will be the person who will need to pay the fine that's issued by the authorities.


Paying for your dumpster

If you wish to rent a dumpster in Athens, you'll find that prices vary considerably from state to state and city to city. One means to get genuine estimates for the service you need will be to call a local dumpster company and ask about their prices. You may also request a quote online on some sites. These sites may also contain full online service that's always open. On these sites, you can choose, schedule and pay for your service whenever it is convenient for you.

Variables which affect the price of the container contain landfill fees (higher in certain regions than others) and also the size of the container you select. You need to also consider transport costs and also the kind of debris you will be placing into your container.

Price quotes for dumpster rental in Athens typically contain the following: the size of the container, the kind of debris involved, the base price for the dumpster, how much weight is contained in the quote, a given rental period and delivery and pick-up fees.

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Trash removal vs dumpster rental in Athens - Which is good for you?

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

Renting a container is a better option in case you prefer the flexibility to load it on your own time and you don't mind doing it yourself to save on labour. Dumpsters also work nicely in the event you've at least seven cubic yards or more of debris. Rolloffs generally start at 10 cubic yards, so if you just have 3-4 yards of waste, you are paying for a lot more dumpster than you need.

Garbage or junk removal makes more sense should you prefer someone else to load your old stuff. Additionally, it functions nicely if you prefer it to be taken away immediately so it's out of your hair, or in the event you only have a few large items; this is probably cheaper than renting an entire dumpster.


How high can I fill my dumpster?

You can fill your dumpster as high as you like, provided that you do not load it higher than the sides of the container. Over filling the dumpster could cause the waste or debris to slide off as the dumpster is loaded onto the truck or as the truck is driving. Overloaded or overweight dumpsters are not really safe, and firms will not take dangerous loads in order to protect drivers and passengers on the road.

In certain places, dumpster loads must be tarped for safety. If your load is too high, it WOn't be able to be tarped so you'll have to remove some of the debris before it can be hauled away. This may result in extra charges if it requires you to keep the dumpster for a longer amount of time. Don't forget to maintain your load no higher than the sides of the dumpster, and you will be fine.

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Can I Use a Roll off Dumpster in a Residential Area?

Most residential areas allow roll-off dumpsters. If you own a driveway, then you can usually park the dumpster there so you do not annoy your neighbors or cause traffic problems by putting it upon the street.

Some projects, though, will require putting the dumpster on the road. If this applies to you, then you definitely need to talk to your city to discover whether you must get any permits before renting the dumpster. Typically, cities will allow you to keep a dumpster on a residential street for a short amount of time. In case you think you will need to be sure that it stays to the street for several weeks or months, however, you will need to get a permit.

Contacting your local permits and licensing office is generally wise. Even supposing it's an unnecessary precaution, at least you will learn that you just are following the law.


Dumpster Rental in Athens Prices: Flat Rate vs Per Ton

In case you're looking to rent a dumpster in Athens, one of your primary concerns is going to be cost. There are generally two pricing options available when renting a dumpster in Athens. Flat rate is pricing determined by the size of the dumpster, not the amount of material you put in it. Per ton pricing will bill you based on the weight you need hauled.

One type of pricing structure isn't always more expensive than the other. In the event you know just how much material you need to throw away, you might get a better deal with per ton pricing. On the other hand, flat rate pricing can assist you to keep a limit on prices when you're coping with unknown weights. Whether you consistently rent dumpsters for work or just require a one time rental for a job around the house, you need to search around to find the best rental costs based on your own needs.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Athens
Company Name Phone
Onyx Waste Services Southeast Inc(205) 640-7000
Us Inc(251) 432-0775
C & C Waste(251) 639-9547
WCA Waste Corporation(256) 378-6878
Xmed Disposal(256) 532-0679
Mac's Vacs(205) 338-8662
Easy-Haul Inc(251) 929-2133
Safety-Kleen Systems(251) 456-3042
Waste Recycling Inc(205) 758-1838
Cox Environmental Solutions(205) 477-6699
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Zip Codes in Athens
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Dumpster Sizes Available Athens

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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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