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

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

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Do I need a license to rent a dumpster in Charleston?

If that is your very first time renting a dumpster in Charleston, you may not understand what is legally permissible in regards to the positioning of the dumpster. If you plan to place the dumpster completely on your own property, you're not commonly required to get a license.

If, however, your job requires you to put the dumpster on a public road or roadway, this may under normal conditions mean you have to try to qualify for a license. It is always wise to check with your local city or county offices (possibly the parking enforcement division) if you have a question concerning the requirement for a license on a road.

Should you fail to obtain a license and find out afterwards that you were required to have one, you'll likely face a fine from your local authorities. In most dumpster rental in Charleston cases, though, you should be just fine without a license as long as you keep the dumpster on your property.


Building Dumpster Rental in Charleston - Do You Want One?

Although local governments commonly provide waste disposal services, very few of them are going to haul away construction debris. This makes it important for individuals to rent dumpsters so they can dispose of waste during construction projects.

The most typical exception to this rule is when you've got a truck that's large enough to transport all construction debris to a landfill or landfill drop off point. If you are working on a little bathroom remodeling job, for instance, you could find that you could fit all the debris in a truck bed.

Other than very little jobs, it is strongly recommended that you rent a dumpster in Charleston for construction jobs.

If you aren't certain whether your municipality accepts construction debris, contact the city for more information. You'll likely find that you will have to rent a dumpster in Charleston. Setting debris out for garbage removal could potentially lead to fines.

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Planning Ahead for Your Dumpster Rental in Charleston

Planning ahead for your dumpster rental in Charleston will make your job easier and safer to end on time. When renting a dumpster in Charleston, follow these tips to help you plan ahead.

1. Clear an area that is large enough for the dumpster to sit for a number of days or weeks. Additionally, be sure that you and other folks have access to the dumpster. You should have a clear path that prevents injuries.

2. Prepare the items you need to remove. If you're cleaning out a waterlogged basement, for example, try and remove as much of the damaged stuff before the dumpster arrives.

3. Get any permits you might want. If you plan to leave the dumpster on a public street, then you might need permission from the city.

4. Have your safety gear ready. This includes gloves, back supports, and other items that you will need to dispose of your debris when the dumpster arrives.


10 yard dumpster dimensions in Charleston

A 10 yard dumpster is made to hold 10 cubic yards of waste and debris. A 10 yard dumpster will measure approximately 12 feet long by 8 feet wide by four feet high, although exact container sizes will change with different firms.

It may be difficult to select exactly the container size you will need for your home endeavor, but a 10 yard dumpster functions well for smaller cleaning occupations. To give you an idea, a 10 yard dumpster would hold:

  • 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 big enough that you do not have room in your truck to haul everything to the dump, but little enough that you do not need an enormous container, a 10 yard dumpster should work perfectly.

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

Most residential areas enable roll-off dumpsters. When you have a drive, then you can normally park the dumpster there so you do not annoy your neighbors or cause traffic problems by placing it on the street.

Some jobs, though, will necessitate putting the dumpster on the road. If this applies to you, then you must speak to your city to discover whether you have to get any licenses before renting the dumpster. In most cases, cities will let you keep a dumpster on a residential street for a brief period of time. Should you believe you'll need to keep it to the street for a number of weeks or months, though, you might need to get a permit.

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


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

Roll off and front load dumpsters have features that make them useful for several types of jobs.

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

A front load dumpster has mechanical arms that that lift containers off the ground. The arms tilt to pour the debris into the truck's dumpster. It is a helpful option for companies that collect considerable amounts of garbage.

While roll off dumpsters are typically left on place, front load dumpsters will come pick up debris on a set schedule. This makes it possible for sanitation professionals to eliminate garbage and rubbish for multiple homes and companies in the area at reasonable costs.

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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 are not totally standard 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 a lot of dumpster firms normally rent, therefore it's perfect for large residential projects as well as for commercial and industrial use.

A 40 yard container will hold between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris. Examples of the total amount of waste and debris which could fit in this container include:

  • Waste from a window or siding replacement for a sizable house
  • A commercial roof tear off A cleanout from a commercial or office building
  • New construction or a major addition to a substantial house
  • Big amounts of demolition debris, paper, cardboard and garbage

Paying for your dumpster

If you wish to rent a dumpster in Charleston, you will discover that costs vary substantially from state to state and city to city. One means to get real quotes for the service you need will be to phone a local dumpster company and ask about their costs. You can even request a quote online on some sites. These sites may also comprise complete online service that's always open. On these sites, you can choose, schedule and cover your service whenever it is suitable for you.

Factors that affect the price of the container comprise landfill fees (higher in certain regions than others) as well as the size of the container you choose. You should also consider transportation costs as well as the type of debris you will be placing into your container.

Price quotes for dumpster rental in Charleston generally comprise the following: the size of the container, the type of debris involved, the base price for the dumpster, how much weight is contained in the quote, a specified rental period and delivery and pickup fees.

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Litter removal vs dumpster rental in Charleston - Which is good for you?

If you have a job you are going to undertake at home, you may be wondering if it's better to hire someone to come haul off all your rubbish and crap for you, or if you need to just rent a dumpster in Charleston and load it yourself.

Renting a container is a better alternative if you'd like the flexibility to load it on your own time and you also don't mind doing it yourself to save on job. Dumpsters also work well if you've at least seven cubic yards or more of debris. Rolloffs typically start at 10 cubic yards, so should you only have 3-4 yards of waste, you are paying for much more dumpster than you want.

Garbage or crap removal makes more sense if you'd like another person to load your old things. In addition, it works well should you'd like it to be taken away quickly so it's outside of your hair, or if you simply have a few big things; this is likely cheaper than renting an entire dumpster.


Local vs. National Dumpster Rental Firms in Charleston

There are lots of things to consider when choosing a local or national dumpster rental business in Charleston. Follow these guidelines to help you determine which choice is better for you.

Choosing a Local Dumpster Rental in Charleston Business

A local dumpster rental business in Charleston may offer better customer services that help you complete your job while keeping prices low. Lots of them, however, have a limited number of dumpsters to rent. If you don't schedule an appointment in advance, you may not have the choice you desire.

Choosing a National Dumpster Rental in Charleston Business

A national dumpster rental business in Charleston will typically have more sizes and designs to meet the exceptional needs of your endeavor. National companies are also a great option for building teams which work in many cities. Some people, however, complain that national companies are not as adaptable as locally owned firms.

There are pros and cons to each, but the selection is normally simple to make.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Charleston
Company Name Phone
Cannon Container(843) 766-0022
Affordable Waste Solutions Inc(803) 649-5512
Three Rivers Solid Waste Auth(803) 652-2225
Affordable Hauling & Property Maintenance LLC(843) 821-6110
American Waste Services(803) 767-3037
Twin Chimney Landfill(864) 243-9672
D & S Sanitation Inc(864) 847-4170
Martex Fiber Southern Corporation(864) 582-0558
S & S Disposal(803) 267-3041
Black & Veath Elmore Disposal(864) 989-0411
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Dumpster Sizes Available Charleston

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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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