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

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Do I require a license to rent a dumpster in Lehigh?

If that is your first time renting a dumpster in Lehigh, you may not know what is legally permissible in regards to the positioning of the dumpster. Should you plan to place the dumpster completely on your own property, you are not generally required to get a license.

If, nevertheless, your job needs you to set the dumpster on a public road or roadway, this will under normal conditions mean that you need to apply for a license. It is almost always a good idea to check with your local city or county offices (perhaps the parking enforcement office) if you have a question about the need for a license on a road.

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


What's the largest size dumpster accessible?

The largest roll-off dumpster that firms normally rent is a 40 yard container. This massive dumpster will hold up to 40 cubic yards of debris, which is equivalent to between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris.

The weight limit on 40 yard containers usually ranges from 4 to 8 tons (8,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be quite mindful of this limit and do your best not to exceed it. Should you go over the limit, you can incur overage fees, which add up fast.

Examples of projects that a 40 yard container will probably be the right size for contain: 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're moving in or out House demolition New house building Commercial and residential cleanouts

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40 yard dumpster dimensions

Renting a 40 yard dumpster can get you a container that holds about 40 cubic yards of waste. Dumpster sizes and dimensions aren't perfectly 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 biggest size that most dumpster businesses typically rent, therefore it's perfect for big 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 that could fit in this container comprise:

  • 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 add-on to a large house
  • Sizeable amounts of demolition debris, paper, cardboard and trash

Junk removal vs dumpster rental in Lehigh - Which is good for you?

For those who own a job you're going to undertake at home, you might be wondering if it's better to hire someone to come haul off all your trash and crap for you, or if you should just rent a dumpster in Lehigh and load it yourself.

Renting a container is a better solution if you want the flexibility to load it on your own time and you also don't mind doing it yourself to save on labour. Dumpsters also work nicely if you've at least seven cubic yards or more of debris. Rolloffs usually begin at 10 cubic yards, so should you just have 3-4 yards of waste, you're paying for much more dumpster than you need.

Garbage or junk removal makes more sense if you want someone else to load your old items. In addition, it works nicely should you want it to be taken away fast so it's out of your own hair or if you only have a few big things; this is probably cheaper than renting a whole dumpster.

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Front-load vs Roll off Dumpsters

Front -load and roll off dumpsters have distinct designs which make them useful in various ways. Understanding more about them will help you choose an alternative that's right for your project.

Front-load Dumpsters

Front-load dumpsters have mechanical arms that may lift heavy things. It is a handy choice for projects that contain a lot of heavy items like appliances and concrete. They are also good for emptying commercial dumpsters like the kind restaurants use.

Roll off Dumpsters

Roll off dumpsters are generally the right choice for commercial and residential projects like fixing a roof, remodeling a cellar, or including a room to your house. They have doors that swing open, allowing you to walk into the dumpster. Additionally they have open tops that let you throw debris into the container. Rental businesses will usually leave a roll off dumpster at your project location for several days or weeks. It is a handy choice for both little and big projects.


Can I haggle to get a better price?

Dumpster rental companies typically have set prices, but the fine art of negotiation is consistently in play. Should 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 speaking to the company you want to use, only mention other prices that are better than theirs. Some companies will not just fit that lower cost, they are going to really surpass it to please their customers.

You may also ask about discounts when you are renting a dumpster in Lehigh. 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 never hurts to ask; you can occasionally save up to 10 percent or more with this process.

You may also save on the cost by asking about the easiest way to avoid extra expenses (like tipping fees or overage costs) and ensuring you order the right size container; you don't desire to pay for more container than you really desire.

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Determining Where to Place Your Dumpster

Determining where to put your dumpster can get a large effect regarding how fast you complete endeavors. The most efficient alternative would be to choose a location that is near the worksite. It is necessary, nevertheless, to contemplate whether this location is a safe option. Make sure the place is free of barriers that could trip folks while they take heavy debris.

Lots of folks decide to place dumpsters in their own driveways. This is a handy option as it generally means you can avoid requesting the city for a license or permit. In the event you must place the dumpster on the street, then you definitely need to get in touch with your local government to inquire whether you have to get a permit. Although a lot of municipalities will let folks keep dumpsters on the road for brief levels of time, others will ask you to complete some paperwork. Following these rules can help you avoid fines that may make your project more costly.


Can I Use a Rolloff Dumpster in a Residential Area?

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

Some jobs, however, will require placing the dumpster on the road. If it applies to you personally, then you definitely must talk to your city to discover whether you have to get any permits before renting the dumpster. Usually, cities allow you to keep a dumpster on a residential street for a short period of time. If you believe you'll need to be sure that it stays to the street for several weeks or months, however, you might need to get a license.

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

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Lehigh
Company Name Phone
Thomas-James Co(319) 822-4547
Metro Waste Authority(515) 244-0021
Jefferson Park & Rec Office(515) 386-4173
A-1 Disposal Service(319) 364-1566
Zickuhr Doug(563) 570-5911
Waste Connections of Iowa Inc(515) 265-7374
Sioux City Garbage Collection(712) 279-0151
Denny's Sanitation(712) 472-2293
R & S Waste Systems Inc(712) 748-3471
D S Disposal(319) 366-6785
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Zip Codes in Lehigh
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Dumpster Sizes Available Lehigh

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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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