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Dumpster rental specialists are standing by to give you a quick, no-hassle quote. Let us know what dumpster size you are looking for, when you need it, and what zip code your roll-off is going to.

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

Next-Day delivery of your dumpster

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

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

Most residential areas permit roll off dumpsters. If you own a driveway, then you can certainly generally park the dumpster there so you really do not annoy your neighbors or cause traffic issues by putting it upon the street.

Some jobs, though, will require placing the dumpster on the road. If this applies to you personally, then you definitely must talk to your city to discover whether you need to get any permits before renting the dumpster. In most cases, cities allow you to keep a dumpster on a residential street for a short period of time. Should you believe you'll need to keep it to the street for a number of weeks or months, though, you will need to get a permit.

Contacting your local permits and licensing office is usually advisable. Even if it's an unnecessary precaution, at least you'll realize that you're following the law.


What Types of Debris Can I Place Into a Dumpster?

It's possible for you to put most kinds of debris into a dumpster rental in Memphis. There are, however, some exceptions. For instance, you cannot put substances into a dumpster. That includes motor oil, paints, solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, and cleaning agents. Electronics and batteries are also banned. If something introduces an environmental hazard, you likely cannot place it in a dumpster. Get in touch with your rental company if you are uncertain.

That leaves most forms of debris that you could place in the dumpster, contain drywall, concrete, lumber, and yard waste. Pretty much any sort of debris left from a building job can go in the dumpster.

Specific forms of satisfactory debris, however, may require additional fees. If your plan is to throw away used tires, mattresses, or appliances, you need to ask the rental company whether you are required to pay an additional fee. Adding these to your dumpster may cost anywhere from $25 to $100, depending on the item.

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Terms to know when renting a dumpster in Memphis

When you rent a dumpster in Memphis, you are dealing with professionals who use terms connected with the construction industry and dumpsters each day. Since you probably don't use these terms daily, here's a bit of the lingo to get you acclimated. This will actually enable you to deal with company workers who may get impatient should you not realize what they are describing about their products.

"Container" and "roll off" are both acceptable terms for the big metal box you want to rent. Professionals don't use the term "dumpster" as much as the other terms. Containers are often let in cubic yard sizes, but you don't have to contain the "cubic" part. Just say "yard" or "yarder." If, for instance, you want to rent a 30-yard dumpster, you may say, "I'm interested in a 30-yard roll off" or "I'd like to rent a 30-yarder." Use these terms, and you're going to seem like a pro when you call.


20 yard dumpster dimensions in Memphis

A 20 yard dumpster can carry about 20 cubic yards of waste or debris. Regular dimensions for a 20 yard container are about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4.5 feet high. With these dimensions, a 20 yard dumpster can carry about 10 pickup truck loads of debris and waste. This means that the 20-yarder is a standard size for jobs that involve clean-up from larger projects. Due to its compact size that still has capacity for a good quantity of debris, a 20 yard container is one of the most popular dumpster sizes for home projects. Examples of what can fit in a 20 yard container comprise:

  • Cleanup from a cellar, loft or garage
  • Flooring and carpet removal from a sizable house
  • 300 to 400 square feet of deck removal
  • 2,500 to 3,000 square feet of shingle removal from a single layer roof

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What's the Difference Between a Roll Off and Front Load Dumpster?

Roll off and front load dumpsters have characteristics which make them useful for various kinds of occupations.

A roll off dumpster is delivered to your project place and left there until you need a truck to haul it and your debris away. They normally have open tops as well as a door on the front. That makes it easy for workers to load a wide variety of debris into the dumpster.

A front load dumpster has mechanical arms that that lift containers off the earth. The arms tip to pour the debris into the truck's dumpster. This is really a helpful option for companies that amass considerable amounts of garbage.

While roll off dumpsters are normally left on place, front load dumpsters will come pick up debris on a set schedule. That makes it possible for sanitation professionals to remove garbage and junk for multiple homes and companies in the region at affordable costs.


City regulations on dumpster rental in Memphis

Most cities or municipalities do not have many regulations regarding dumpster rental in Memphis as long as you keep the dumpster entirely on your own property during the rental period. Should you must place your container on the road at all, you'll likely have to get a license from the appropriate building permit office in your town.

Most dumpster rental firms in Memphis will take care of securing this license for you if you rent from them. Make sure that if you're intending to place the dumpster on the road, the organization has made the appropriate arrangements. You need to also ensure that you get the license in a timely manner and at the right cost. In the event you believed the dumpster business was getting a license and they didn't, you'll be the one who will need to pay the fine that is issued by the authorities.

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What Size Dumpster Do I Need for a Roofing Job?

Picking a dumpster size necessitates some educated guesswork. It's often difficult for individuals to gauge the sizes that they need for roofing projects because, realistically, they don't know just how much material their roofs contain.

There are, however, some basic guidelines you'll be able to follow to make an excellent alternative. In the event you are removing a commercial roof, then you will most likely need a dumpster that gives you at least 40 square yards.

In the event you are working on residential roofing job, then you can generally rely on a smaller size. You can generally expect a 1,500 square foot roof to fill a 10-yard dumpster. Single shingle roof debris from a 2,500-3,000 square foot roof will likely want a 20-yard dumpster.

Many folks order one size larger than they think their projects will require since they would like to stay away from the additional expense and hassle of replacing full dumpsters which weren't big enough.


When will my dumpster get picked up?

You are going to usually schedule the period of time you want to keep the dumpster when you first phone to set up your dumpster service. This typically contains the drop off and pick-up dates. Most companies do ask that you be present when the dumpster is delivered. This is essential to ensure the dumpster is put in the most effective location for your endeavor. You do not need to be present when the dumpster is picked up to haul it away.

In case you get into your job and realize you desire pick-up sooner or later than you initially requested, that is no difficulty. Only phone the business's office and describe what you want, and they will do everything they can to accommodate your request. There might be times they cannot match your adjusted schedule precisely due to previous obligations, nevertheless they will do the best they can to pick your dumpster upward at the right time.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Memphis
Company Name Phone
Poop Control(615) 585-1311
I HAUL JUNK! Junk Hauling / Removal & Trash Removal & Haulers In (Nashville Tn)(615) 569-9588
Nova Plastic Recycling LLC(901) 682-2430
South Side Disposal(615) 952-3539
h and h disposal(615) 521-5895
Fay Portable Buildings Inc(931) 456-7511
Dsc Services(931) 684-5635
Medi Waste Systems Inc(615) 643-6012
Holmes Services(901) 357-1200
Allied Wast of Nashville(615) 244-6250
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Zip Codes in Memphis
37501 37544 38101 38103 38104 38105 38106 38107 38108 38109 38111 38112 38113 38114 38115 38116 38117 38118 38119 38120 38122 38124 38125 38126 38127 38128 38130 38131 38132 38133 38134 38135 38136 38137 38141 38145 38147 38148 38150 38151 38152 38157 38159 38161 38163 38166 38167 38168 38173 38174 38175 38177 38181 38182 38184 38186 38187 38188 38190 38193 38194 38197 38110 38142 38165

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Dumpster Sizes Available Memphis

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10 Yard

Great for small projects

  • 12 feet long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 4 feet tall
Popular

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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