For some, deciding on which size dumpster to rent may seem very challenging. Many factors can go into deciding what size is best for you. These factors depend on the type of debris that is being collected, the amount of debris, and the price of the dumpster. Rental dumpsters come in many different sizes, the smallest size is 5 yards and the largest can come up 40 yards. Many times people will underestimate or overestimate the amount of waste that they will produce during a project. Another aspect that people usually overlook is the overall weight of all the materials. 

Everything You Need to Know When Comparing Dumpster Sizes

The total volume of the dumpster calculates how much the dumpster can hold inside, and this is measured in cubic yards.  Dumpsters are typically delivered to a small driveway or alleyway to be parked. It is very important to make sure that there is enough open space for the dumpster to stay and approximately 4 additional feet for the dumpster door to swing open. A 10 cubic yard dumpster is typically used for short-term, small-scale home projects. Some examples include garage cleanouts, yard waste, junk removal, bathroom remodels, and more. A 40 cubic yard dumpster is ideal for large residential projects, commercial cleanups, and industrial applications. Choosing a dumpster that’s too small can be an expensive mistake because you would have to rent another dumpster. A dumpster rental service cannot legally haul your debris on the road if the container is filled too high. If your dumpster is filled too high or is over the maximum weight, you will have to remove the excess yourself.

Dumpster Rentals with Onsite Hauling

OnSite Hauling is a locally owned and operated dumpster rental company. We have many years of experience in the trash removal industry. We serve Grosse Pointe, Macomb, Novi, Troy, Detroit, and other surrounding Michigan areas. Our friendly and professional removal team offers reliable junk removal services as well as same-day dumpster rentals. We offer several different residential and commercial roll-off dumpster sizes to meet your needs. With OnSite Hauling our dumpster rentals are very affordable and our customer service is even better. Our team will help you get rid of any unwanted waste without having to lift a finger. To rent a dumpster, contact us today at 888-277-1946 or online for a free estimate.