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

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City regulations on dumpster rental in Athens

Most cities or municipalities don't have many regulations regarding dumpster rental in Athens as long as you keep the dumpster totally on your own property during the rental period. If you must put your container on the road in any way, you will probably need to get a license from the appropriate building permit office in your town.

Most dumpster rental firms in Athens will take care of procuring this license for you if you rent from them. Make sure that in case you're planning to set the dumpster on the road, the business has made the proper arrangements. You should also make certain you get the license in a timely manner and at the correct cost. If you believed the dumpster business was getting a license and they didn't, you will be the one who will need to pay the fine that is issued by the authorities.


Planning Ahead for Your Dumpster Rental in Athens

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

1. Clear an area that is large enough for the dumpster to sit down for several days or weeks. Also, be sure that you and other people have access to the dumpster. You need to have a clear path that prevents injuries.

2. Prepare the things you need to remove. In the event you are cleaning out a waterlogged basement, for example, try and remove as much of the damaged materials before the dumpster arrives.

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

4. Have your security gear ready. This includes gloves, rear supports, and other things which you'll need to dispose of your debris when the dumpster arrives.

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How high can I fill my dumpster?

You can fill your dumpster as high as you like, as long as you don't load it higher compared to the sides of the container. Over-filling the dumpster could cause the waste or debris to slide off as the dumpster is loaded onto the truck or as the truck is driving. Overloaded or overweight dumpsters are simply not safe, and businesses WOn't take dangerous loads in order to protect drivers and passengers on the road.

In some areas, dumpster loads must be tarped for safety. In case your load is too high, it will not be able to be tarped so you would have to remove some of the debris before it can be hauled away. This might result in additional fees if it demands you to keep the dumpster for a longer period of time. Remember to maintain your load no higher compared to the sides of the dumpster, and you will be good.


Construction Dumpster Rental in Athens - Do You Need One?

Although local governments generally provide waste disposal services, very few of them are going to haul away construction debris. This makes it important for people to rent dumpsters to allow them to dispose of waste during construction jobs.

The most common 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 small bathroom remodeling project, for example, you could find you could fit all of the debris in a truck bed.

Other than quite small projects, it's recommended that you rent a dumpster in Athens for construction projects.

If you're not certain whether your municipality accepts construction debris, contact the city for more information. You'll probably find that you will need to rent a dumpster in Athens. Setting debris outside for garbage removal could potentially result in fines.

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10 yard dumpster dimensions in Athens

A 10 yard dumpster is constructed to hold 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 vary with different companies.

It may be difficult to choose exactly the container size you'll need for your house project, but a 10 yard dumpster works well for smaller cleanup occupations. To provide you with an idea, a 10 yard dumpster would hold:

  • Debris cleanout from a cellar or garage A 250 square foot deck which has 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 want an enormous container, a 10 yard dumpster should work flawlessly.


What Size Dumpster Should I Get for a Residential Clean Out in Athens?

Residential clean outs generally don't require big dumpsters. The size that you just require, however, will depend on the size of the job.

If your plan is to clean out the entire house, then you most likely need a 20-yard roll off dumpster. You can also use this size for a sizable cellar or attic clean out.

If you just need to clean out a room or two, then you certainly might want to select a 10-yard dumpster.

When picking a dumpster, though, it's frequently a good idea to ask for a size larger than what you believe you will need. Unless you are a professional, it's difficult to estimate the exact size needed for your job. By getting a slightly larger size, you spend a bit more cash, however you also avoid the possibility you will run out of room. Renting a larger dumpster is nearly always cheaper than renting two small ones.

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What if I want my dumpster in Athens picked up early?

When you make arrangements to rent a dumpster in Athens, part of your rental agreement includes a stated length of time you are permitted to use the container. You generally base this time on the length of time you think your project might take. The larger the project, the the more time you will need the dumpster. Most dumpster rental businesses in Athens give you a rate for a certain amount of days. If you surpass that quantity of days, you will pay an additional fee per day. If the project goes more rapidly than expected, you may be ended with the dumpster sooner than you anticipated.

If this really is the case, give the dumpster business a call and they will probably come pick your container up early; this will permit them to rent it to someone else more immediately. You generally WOn't get a discount on your own rate if you ask for early pick-up. Your rental fee includes 7 days (or no matter your term is), whether you use them all or not.


What is the biggest size dumpster accessible?

The biggest roll off dumpster that companies normally 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 limit on 40 yard containers typically ranges from 4 to 8 tons (8,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be quite mindful of this limit and do your best not to surpass it. If you do go over the limit, you can incur overage fees, which add up quickly.

Examples of jobs that a 40 yard container will probably be the ideal size for include: A foreclosure or estate cleanout A 750 square foot deck removal 4,000 square feet of roofing shingles in multiple layers Whole-dwelling interior renovation Getting rid of trash when you are moving in or out House demolition New house building Commercial and residential cleanouts

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20 yard dumpster measurements in Athens

A 20 yard dumpster can carry about 20 cubic yards of waste or debris. Normal measurements for a 20 yard container are about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4.5 feet high. With these measurements, a 20 yard dumpster can carry about 10 pickup truck loads of debris and waste. This implies that the 20-yarder is a familiar size for jobs that involve clean-up from bigger projects. Due to the compact size that still has capacity for a good volume of debris, a 20 yard container is one of the most popular dumpster sizes for house projects. Examples of what can fit in a 20 yard container include:

  • Cleaning from a basement, attic or garage
  • Flooring and carpet removal from a large house
  • 300 to 400 square feet of deck removal
  • 2,500 to 3,000 square feet of shingle removal from a single layer roof

Local vs. National Dumpster Rental Firms in Athens

There are a lot of things to consider when selecting a local or national dumpster rental firm in Athens. Follow these guidelines to help you decide which option is better for you.

Choosing a Local Dumpster Rental in Athens Business

A local dumpster rental firm in Athens may offer better customer services that help you finish your job while keeping costs low. A lot of them, however, have a restricted number of dumpsters to rent. Should you not schedule an appointment in advance, you may not have the option you need.

Choosing a National Dumpster Rental in Athens Business

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

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

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Does my waste get recycled?

When you rent a temporary dumpster, your goal is to fill it up and possess the waste hauled away. But should you prefer your waste recycled, you might have to really go about it in a somewhat different manner. Waste in most temporary dumpsters is not recycled as the containers are so large and hold so much stuff.

If you are interested in recycling any waste from your project, check into getting smaller containers. Many dumpster rental firms in Athens have a wide variety of containers available, including those for recycling. All these are usually smaller than temporary dumpsters; they're the size of routine trash bins and smaller.

If you like to recycle, learn if the business you are working with uses single stream recycling (you don't need to sort the material) or if you'll need to form the recyclable stuff into different containers (aluminum cans, cardboard, plastics, etc.) This is going to make a difference in the number of containers you need to rent.


Dumpster Rental Companies Near Athens
Company Name Phone
Valet Trash Pickup Inc.(770) 572-9353
Lookout Dumpsters(770) 315-3150
S & B Rolloff Inc(770) 504-0886
O'Rear & Associates(229) 848-3073
Transwaste Warner Robins(478) 328-1080
Pure Taqueria(404) 522-7873
Rover Inc(770) 305-9480
Junk Caddy Junk Removal(404) 369-1115
Speedy Disposal Services(770) 473-4744
Dumpsters Plus Inc(770) 971-6500
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Zip Codes in Athens
30601 30602 30603 30604 30605 30606 30607 30608 30609 30612

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Dumpster Sizes Available Athens

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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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