To give readers an idea of how valuable and cost effective construction dumpster rentals can be, a typical 10 to 15 yard construction/demolition dumpster is 1.5 tons, four feet high, eight feet wide, and 10 to 12 feet long. It can hold 10 to 12 cubic yards of waste material. So, let’s compare that with your pickup. In most cases, a pickup truck holds approximately two yards of waste material. Quickly doing the math, a roll off construction dumpster container in comparison, holds five to six pickup truck loads. Not much of any challenge here, except your waste of gas, long trips to a landfill site, and the cost.
The bottom line in construction dumpster rentals is not knowing what you want, but knowing what you need to fulfill the task at hand. Here are a few clues. As mentioned earlier, a 1.5 ton roll off container is for smaller demolition or construction projects. A 3 ton, 20 yard construction and demolition rental handles brick, block and concrete materials. For remodeling, roofing, and general construction, the 4 ton, 30 yard is what you need. However, major construction projects will require the 6 ton, 40 yard roll off dumpster. Now that you know the rules, it’s time to make the call,