If you already scheduled a dumpster rental, or are considering making one, it’s important to prepare your property ahead of time for these handy bins. Renting a dumpster can make any project run that much more quickly and efficiently, but preparation is key to help you make the most of your experience with this handy waste management tool.
Follow the guidelines below to prepare for the arrival of your rented roll-off and to make sure your work progresses smoothly without damaging your yard or drive..
Plan where you want to place the dumpster. Make room for it before it arrives and ensure that you put enough thought into its placement. A central spot to make disposing of junk easier from different locations on your property is efficient.This means you should also select a location that allows for easy drop off and retrieval when you’re finished working.
Get a clear idea of what you want and need to accomplish during the rental period before the dumpster arrives.
Plan a schedule, set deadlines, and ask yourself some questions. What portion of the job do you want to finish and by what time? What needs to be done first? Planning like this can help you finish all your work before the roll-off is due back. This method will help you prioritize and complete the most important tasks first.
A dumpster rental can be a significant expense if you need it for an extended period of time, so make sure you budget for it. Always include the costs into your overall budget. Remember: renting a roll-off makes a great investment, especially when regular garbage pickup won’t be able to handle the job.
See what you can recycle before the dumpster arrives. Disposing of recyclable items in a dumpster takes up space best suited for refuse that cannot be reused. Save your money this way and you can rent a smaller capacity roll-off - and possibly even make some money off the recycling. For instance, selling scrap metal can help offset your overall project costs.
Check with your dumpster service about the limits of the bins you have an interest in using. These handy roll-offs typically have a weight capacity, and if you exceed it, you could find overage charges added to your bill. Exceeding these limits can also make pick-up dangerous for the driver who has to haul it away, and you could possibly damage your yard while it sits collecting your project waste.
Ask your dumpster rental company what you can and can't dispose of in their roll-offs. Service providers have strict local, state, and federal guidelines to follow when it comes to what can or cannot go in one of these bins. If you throw away some old paint into it, you will likely receive additional fees for the clean up and proper disposal by the dumpster company.
Items like batteries, paints, solvents, and cleaning chemicals fall under hazardous waste. Disposing of items like these in a regular waste container is illegal, so please take stock of what you’ll be throwing away. Find an appropriate means for disposing of anything considered hazardous long before your dumpster arrives, and if you have questions about what is forbidden, contact your dumpster rental provider to make sure you’re not violating any regulations.
Set a date and time for your pickup that way you don’t get frustrated trying to arrange a last minute pick-up schedule. Having a pre-set date will also help you maintain a productive pace on your residential project. Also, take the time to reconfirm when they will come to retrieve their roll-off so you can make sure to do a thorough walk around of your home and find anything else that needs to go.
Bin There Dump That is here to help make this process simple and straightforward when tackling an important residential project. From the moment you schedule your delivery to when we arrive to clean up and haul it out, we’ve got you covered for all of your upcoming renovation needs. If you're ready to rent a dumpster, contact us today at (770) 932-2838 or contact us online for more information. Visit our blog for additional tips and tricks to maximize the benefits of your dumpster rental experience!
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