Planning on renting a dumpster to clear out the house garbage or the construction site’s mess? Here are some guidelines to help you choose the best services at a competitive price. Most often you are caught with a lot of garbage that accumulates when you take up the task of cleaning your backyard, garage or basement. Large outdoor weddings or huge parties’ calls in for accumulation of lot of waste too like paper plates, plastic table clothes, etc. Constructions sites also find these services useful as there is always a bulk of waste that needs disposal.
A dumpster is a large container made of steel that can hold garbage or waste materials depending on its size that varies. A special kind of truck is employed by the dumpster service company that brings these containers and takes it away from the location. But there are certain things one must always consider before renting out this service. Note: Not all materials are allowed in these containers.
Materials that are prohibited to be dumped in these containers
Almost all the services prohibit materials like demo bricks, hazardous industrial and chemical waste, radioactive waste or materials, solvents, flammable liquids, fluorescent tubes, microwaves, animals, asbestos, medical wastes, contaminated wastes like oil, etc
Hence before calling in for the services it is important to get a list of the things that are not allowed to be dumped as dumping of such items might cause you penalty wherein you might have to pay additional charges.
Guidelines that are in fact the precautions you need to take for renting this service
Have an approximate estimate of the size of these containers you would require. Choose an ideal location such that driver would find it convenient to station these containers. Make sure to avoid fences, unleveled floors, low lying electric wires, branches of tress, etc. Rental periods vary from one service to another so it is better to ensure the time limit and call in for the service to collect these containers within the allotted time frame to avoid penalty for extending the time frame.
Tips for saving on rentals by choosing the right services
When it comes to renting these services certain pointers must be considered which will help you save considerably. For instance, making sure about the total expensive involved including the hidden charges that you might be charged with like the drop in and pick up charges which is not included in the quoted price.
There is absolutely no harm in calling two or three services and receiving a price quote with hidden and additional costs covered. Charges vary from one service to another where the price difference may be $50-$60.
Sometimes most of the services offer discounts of almost 10% to senior citizens, military personals, etc. Make sure to ask if the service provides such discounts.
Always be certain of the size and weight of the dumpster as additional weight will cost you additional fees. And never forget to take the list of the restricted items or the prohibited materials that should never be dumped.