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Simply give us a call and we will answer any questions you may have about the Alexandria dumpster rental procedure, allowed materials, size you may need, etc.

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

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How Long Can I Rent a Dumpster For?

The amount of time that you might want to rent a dumpster in Alexandria usually depends on the type of project you're working on. A small job, such as a basement clean out, will probably take a few days to complete while larger projects, like building a new house, could take several months.

Most dumpster rental companies in Alexandria are happy to adjust their programs to fit your needs. Keep in your mind, however, that the longer you keep the dumpster, the further you'll have to pay for it.

When you contact dumpster rental companies in Alexandria, ask them how long their terms are. Many will give you alternatives such as several days or one week, but there are typically longer periods available, also.

You also ought to inquire how much the companies bill for extra time. This way you understand how much it costs to keep the dumpster for a few extra days if desired.


Can I haggle to get a better price?

Dumpster rental companies generally have set costs, but the fine art of negotiation is always in play. If you'd like to dicker on the cost, call around to other companies first so you understand what the going rental rate is. When you are talking to the business you intend to utilize, simply mention other costs that are better than theirs. Some companies WOn't only match that lower cost, they'll actually beat it to satisfy their customers.

You can even ask about discounts when you are renting a dumpster in Alexandria. Some companies will supply 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 occasionally save up to 10 percent or more with this method.

You can also save on the cost by asking about the best approach to avert additional expenses (such as tipping fees or overage charges) and ensuring you order the right size container; you don't want to pay for more container than you actually need.

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Long-Term vs Roll off dumpsters

Whether or not you require a long-term or roll off dumpster is dependent upon the kind of job and service you'll need. Permanent dumpster service is for continuing demands that last more than just a day or two. This includes things like day to day waste and recycling needs. Temporary service is exactly what the name suggests; a one time need for project-special waste removal.

Temporary rolloff dumpsters are delivered on a truck and are rolled off where they will be properly used. These are generally bigger containers that may manage all the waste which is included with that special job. Permanent dumpsters are usually smaller containers because they are emptied on a regular basis and so don't need to hold as much at one time.

If you request a permanent dumpster, some companies need at least a one-year service agreement for that dumpster. Roll off dumpsters just require a rental fee for the time that you maintain the dumpster on the job.


30 yard dumpster measurements in Alexandria

If you rent a 30 yard dumpster, you will be getting a container which will carry 30 cubic yards of waste or debris. Your 30 yard container will measure about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 6 feet high. These amounts could vary somewhat depending on the dumpster rental company in Alexandria you choose. A 30 yard dumpster will carry between 9 and 15 pickup truck loads of waste, so it's a great choice for whole-house residential cleanouts in addition to commercial cleanup projects.

Examples of projects that would generate enough waste for a 30 yard container include:

  • A major house addition
  • Building of a new house
  • A garage demolition
  • Entire-house window or siding replacement (for a small- to moderate-size house)

The weight allowance for a 30 yard dumpster will range from 2 to 8 tons (4,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be sure to do not exceed this weight limitation or you could face overage charges.

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Getting the Best Price on Your Dumpster Rental in Alexandria

Dumpster rentals are one of the most affordable ways to remove waste and debris from a house or commercial property. Still, it is important that you consider your options to be sure you receive the best price possible on your dumpster rental in Alexandria.

Asking firms for price quotes is one of the easiest methods to be sure you get a good deal. After talking to several businesses, you can compare the quotes to determine which one matches your needs at the bottom price. When getting quotes, make sure that the firms contain all the services which you will desire. More than a few companies charge extra for services like drop off and pick up. They could also charge higher rates for removing particular kinds of stuff. By having them contain all the fees in your estimate, you can compare the prices accurately instead of getting mislead by a rental business that conceals additional costs.


Do your research when renting a dumpster in Alexandria

One of the most important things to do when you are considering a construction or remodeling job is to plan ahead. Section of that process will likely be researching your dumpster needs for the job. Understanding ahead of time how dumpster rental in Alexandria functions will make things easier when you start the process. You'll find the majority of the general advice you need online, but for information particular to your area, you would need to call your local business. Be sure to ask about any hidden or additional fees so that you don't get stuck with a surprise bill.

One of the biggest parts of your research will be establishing the correct size container you need to rent predicated on the size of the undertaking. This will be your biggest price, so be sure you get a size that's large enough to last for the whole job. Other issues to research first contain a possible place for the container, the type of waste that you're throwing away and the amount of time you will need the dumpster.

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10 yard dumpster measurements in Alexandria

A 10 yard dumpster is built to carry 10 cubic yards of waste and debris. A 10 yard dumpster will measure about 12 feet long by 8 feet wide by four feet high, although exact container sizes will change with different companies.

It may be hard to choose exactly the container size you will need for your home job, but a 10 yard dumpster works well for smaller cleanup jobs. To provide you with an idea, a 10 yard dumpster would carry:

  • Debris cleanout from a cellar or garage A 250 square foot deck that's been removed
  • A single layer of 1,500 square feet of roof shingles
  • The debris from a little kitchen or bathroom remodeling job

If your job is large enough that you don't have room in your truck to haul everything to the dump, but little enough that you don't desire an enormous container, a 10 yard dumpster should function flawlessly.


What if I need my dumpster in Alexandria picked up early?

When you make arrangements to rent a dumpster in Alexandria, part of your rental agreement includes a stated length of time you are permitted to use the container. You usually base this time on how long you think your project might take. The bigger the job, the longer you'll need the dumpster. Most dumpster rental companies in Alexandria give you a rate for a certain number of days. Should you surpass that amount of days, you will pay an extra fee daily. If the job goes more rapidly than expected, maybe you are finished with the dumpster sooner than you anticipated.

If that is true, give the dumpster business a call and they'll probably come pick your container up early; this will allow them to rent it to someone else more quickly. You normally will not get a reduction on your own rate if you ask for early pickup. Your rental fee includes 7 days (or whatever your term is), whether you use them all or not.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Alexandria
Company Name Phone
Penn Waste Inc(717) 767-4456
Nick's Enterprises(610) 797-4285
Mc Auliffe Hauling & Recycling(610) 767-3152
River Valley Disposal Inc(717) 684-3147
Tri-boro Containers(610) 837-6439
Kreitzer Sanitation(570) 874-1829
Lancaster County Solid Management(717) 871-6420
Fred Carson Sanitary Disposal(814) 238-6895
Groll's Disposal(814) 781-7897
Worthy's Refuse Inc(814) 542-3226
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Zip Codes in Alexandria
16611

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Dumpster Sizes Available Alexandria

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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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