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

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Common items to put in a roll-off dumpster

When you rent a roll-off dumpster, you may be enticed to throw anything and everything inside. Common things which people typically dispose of in a dumpster comprise solid waste material and most routine household and building waste, along with tree limbs and landscaping debris. They could also be utilized for company and commercial cleanouts, home renovations, getting cleared of junk when you're moving to a brand new house, larger landscaping jobs and much more.

A list of stuff you CAn't place in a roll-off dumpster contains paints and solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, chemicals, electronics and batteries. If you try to include these items, you will probably end up with an additional fee. Other things which will definitely incur an additional fee include tires, mattresses and appliances. Additional heavy materials are also not allowed; items which are too heavy may exceed authorities transportation regulations and be unsafe to haul.


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

Most residential areas allow rolloff dumpsters. If you own a driveway, then you could usually park the dumpster there so you do not annoy your neighbors or cause traffic problems by putting it on the road.

Some jobs, though, will require setting the dumpster on the road. If it applies to you, then you must speak to your city to learn whether you are required to get any licenses before renting the dumpster. Usually, cities will let you keep a dumpster on a residential road for a brief amount of time. In case you think you'll need to be sure that it stays to the road for a number of weeks or months, though, you may need to get a permit.

Contacting your local licenses and licensing office is usually recommended. Even supposing it's an unnecessary precaution, at least you'll know that you simply are following the law.

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40 yard dumpster measurements

Renting a 40 yard dumpster can get you a container that holds about 40 cubic yards of waste. Dumpster sizes and dimensions aren't totally normal from company to company, but common measurements for a 40 yard container are 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 8 feet high. This is the largest size that most dumpster companies generally rent, so it is ideal for large residential projects in addition to for commercial and industrial use.

A 40 yard container will carry between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris. Examples of the amount of waste and debris that could fit in this container contain:

  • Waste from a window or siding replacement for a large dwelling
  • A commercial roof tear off A cleanout from a commercial or office building
  • New construction or a major add-on to a large dwelling
  • Large amounts of demolition debris, paper, cardboard and junk

Can I haggle to get a better price?

Dumpster rental businesses usually have set costs, but the fine art of negotiation is constantly in play. Should you would like to dicker on the price, call around to other businesses first so you know what the going rental rate is. When you are talking to the company you intend to use, merely mention other costs that are better than theirs. Some businesses WOn't just match that lower price, they will really beat it to please their customers.

You may also ask about discounts when you are renting a dumpster in Santa Cruz. Some businesses will provide special discounts to active members of the military, veterans, seniors, members of the neighborhood Chamber of Commerce and much more. It really never hurts to ask; you can sometimes save up to 10 percent or more with this system.

You may also save on the price by asking about the best approach to avert added expenses (like tipping fees or overage charges) and making sure you order the right size container; you do not desire to pay for more container than you really desire.

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A few Things That You Can't Put into Your Dumpster

Although the particular rules that regulate what you can and cannot include in a dumpster change from area to area, there are several types of stuff that most dumpster rental service in Santa Cruzs WOn't allow. A number of the things that you generally cannot put in the dumpster include:

Batteries, notably the type that feature mercury Automotive fluids like used motor oil, engine coolants, and transmission fluid Pesticides and herbicides that could pollute groundwater Paints and solvents (they contain oils and other compounds that may damage the environment) Electronic Equipment, especially the ones that contain batteries There are likewise some mattresses that you can generally put in your dumpster provided that you're willing to pay an added fee. These include: Appliances Mattresses Tires

When in doubt, it is best to contact your rental business to get a listing of stuff that you can not place into the dumpster.


What's the biggest size dumpster available?

The biggest roll off dumpster that businesses commonly rent is a 40 yard container. This huge dumpster will hold up to 40 cubic yards of debris, which is comparable to between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris.

The weight limitation on 40 yard containers usually ranges from 4 to 8 tons (8,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be quite aware of the limitation and do your best not to surpass it. Should you go over the limit, you can incur overage charges, which add up fast.

Examples of projects that a 40 yard container will probably be the perfect size for contain: A foreclosure or estate cleanout A 750 square foot deck removal 4,000 square feet of roofing shingles in multiple layers Whole-home interior renovation Getting rid of crap when you're moving in or out House demolition New house construction Commercial and residential cleanouts

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What's the smallest size dumpster available?

The smallest size roll-off dumpster typically available is 10 yards. This container will carry about 10 cubic yards of waste and debris, which is roughly equivalent to 3 to 5 pickup truck loads of waste. This dumpster is an excellent choice for small jobs, like little dwelling cleanouts.

Other examples of jobs that a 10 yard container would function nicely for contain: A garage, shed or loft cleanout A 250 square foot deck removal 2,000 to 2,500 square feet of single layer roofing shingles A modest kitchen or bathroom remodeling project Concrete or dirt removal Getting rid of trash Take note that weight constraints for the containers are demanded, thus exceeding the weight limit will incur additional costs. The standard weight limit for a 10 yard bin is 1 to 3 tons (2,000 to 6,000 pounds).

A 10 yard bin will help you take care of little jobs around the home. For those who have a larger project coming up, take a peek at some larger containers also.


Do you know the Various Sizes of Dumpsters Accessible?

Depending on the size of your job, you might need a small or large dumpster that can hold all the debris and left over materials.

Dumpster rental companies typically provide several sizes for people and companies. Choosing the right size should help you remove debris as affordably as possible.

The most common dumpsters contain 10-yard, 20-yard, 30-yard, and 40-yard versions. When you have a small job, for example clearing out a garage or basement, you can likely reap the benefits of a 10-yard or 20-yard dumpster. When you have a larger job, for example an entire remodel or building a brand new home, then you'll most likely need a 30-yard or 40-yard dumpster.

A lot of people decide to rent a larger dumpster than they believe they'll need. Although renting a larger dumpster prices more cash, it's cheaper than having to an additional dumpster after a small one gets total.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Santa Cruz
Company Name Phone
Excalibur Movers(877) 557-7777
Silver Saddle Ranch & Club(760) 373-8617
Price Environmental Services(661) 831-2653
Hazardous Disposal Specialists(530) 587-3000
Bunker Hill Apartments(951) 682-6502
Leiva's Roll Off Disposal Co(562) 699-0673
Tracy Alterations(209) 832-0249
Richmond Sanitary Services(510) 262-7100
North Coast Carpet Care(800) 573-3555
Ace Roll Off Rubbish Services(310) 518-0259
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Zip Codes in Santa Cruz
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Dumpster Sizes Available Santa Cruz

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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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