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  • What Size Dumpster Do I Need? A Complete Guide

    February 20, 2021
    In today’s world, proper waste disposal procedures are vital more than ever and therefore dumpsters are also in demand. Your company or home could be going through construction, renovation, or reconstruction, and the mess that comes from the leftover debris is substantial. It may leave you wondering how to dispose of it. Different projects will require different sizes of the dumpster. So, what size of the dumpster will your project require? Selecting the right size of the dumpster will be dependent on the number of waste materials you want to discard. This article will explore the dumpster size options you require disposing of your dirt professionally to allow you to handle your core business only. Many credible dumpster rental companies deliver dumpsters to specific locations and pick them up at the end of the lease period.

    Dumpster Dimensions

    Dumpsters come in different shapes and sizes. While choosing the right size of dumpster for your project, it is hard to estimate how to dispose of all your waste without knowledge of what size of the dumpster will be efficient. There are also essential aspects to consider such as the weight and volume of your debris.

    Here are the available dumpster dimensions

    Temporary use dumpsters or commonly known as roll-offs come in four sizes. They are 10 yards, 20 yards, 30 yards, and 40 yards dumpsters. There are also commercial weekly service agreements; those containers also come in four different sizes; 2 yards, 4 yards, 6 yards, 8 yards. Based on your need, we will provide the right fit for your need. In simpler terms, we can estimate dumpster size by pickup size.
    • A Ten cubic yard dumpster has a capacity of 3 pickup trucks worth of debris.
    • A Fifteen cubic yard dumpster has a capacity of 4-5 pickup trucks worth of debris.
    • A Twenty cubic yard dumpster has a capacity of 6 pickup trucks worth of debris.
    • A Thirty cubic yard dumpster has a capacity of 9 pickup trucks worth of debris.
    • A Forty cubic yard dumpster has a capacity of 12 pickup trucks worth of debris.

    How Are Dumpster Sizes Calculated?

    A dumpster’s exterior measurement is in feet and its volume in cubic yards. To get the size of your dumpster, multiply the outer dimensions in feet length x width x height to reach its capacity in cubic feet. Then, divide cubic feet by 27 to convert the measurement into cubic yards.

    Dumpster Sizes for Different Types of Debris

    A 10-yard dumpster can fit your basement or garbage debris approximately 250 sq.ft or a small bath or kitchen renovation or 1500 sq single layer roof shingles. A 20-yard dumpster can fit your garage cleanup, basement, or attic. Flooring or carpet removal for a large home, 300-400 sq.ft deck removal or 2,500 to 3,000 sq. ft, single layer roof shingle removal. A 30-yard dumpster can fit your new home construction, garage demolition, significant home addition, or a whole house siding or window placement. A 40-yard dumpster can fit your large amounts of demolition debris, trash, paper, cardboard, commercial office cleanup, commercial roof tear-off, or siding or window replacement.

    Rent the Right Dumpster

    Household dirt and debris from construction or home renovations projects are easily disposed off using dumpsters. Waste regulations vary from state to state. Check with your waste management provider. Whatever your waste is, we conveniently drop your dumpster anywhere in Las Vegas on your date preference, and we will pick it up once it’s ready to be picked up. The size of your project does matter in determining the right dumpster to cater for all your waste materials.  Feel free to contact us for more information.