A smooth dumpster drop-off allows the Dumpster Dudez team to provide the best service possible and make your next clean-out easy.

A beautiful home or business location makeover is always a source of pride for homeowners. However, homeowners and businesses often overlook a crucial step when they have a home improvement or makeover project: preparing a good place for the dumpster during drop-off.

To ensure successful delivery, there are steps to prepare the spot before the dumpster arrangement process begins. This article includes some tips to make it as easy as possible.

Dumpster Location

You should locate your dumpster where the dumpster can access it without being obstructed by trees or other objects that may obstruct its use. A minimum area of 10 feet wide and 14 feet long should be provided for delivery. The following factors should also be considered:


It is not a good idea to place a dumpster on an uneven surface. To avoid a dumpster rolling down a slope, ensure that the topography of the location is level.

Soil Hardness

If you place the dumpster on soft or grassy ground, it may sink and become very difficult to move. Consider the weight of the container and the debris you intend to dump when choosing a location for your dumpster.


It is important to place the dumpster in a convenient and easy-to-access location to avoid the truck getting stuck. Parking space of about 40 to 50 feet is also the safest bet for a distraction-free drop-off.

Delivery Truck’s Size

Please note that you are responsible for clearing the driveway or drop-off location, and most dumpster trucks are at least 8 feet tall. Therefore, you must ensure that power lines and trees won’t interfere with the delivery.

It is important to provide the dumpster company with all the necessary information about your property in order to avoid damage to your driveway or parking lot. Dumpster Dudez uses techniques to protect your yard from damage, taking into account the condition of your premises.

Dumpster Contents

You must know the kind of waste materials you intend to dispose of because every dumpster has a specific weight and volume restriction. You must be honest with our customer service representatives about the type of waste you have when discussing overflowing containers.

Some of the types of waste you can put in the dumpster are:

  • Mixed-use Materials
  • Construction Debris
  • Heavy Materials (with advanced permission)
  • Appliances & Scrap Metal
  • Yard Waste

For a full list of acceptable items, visit our acceptable items page.

It is important to provide an appropriate location for the dumpster to be placed. Don’t place your order in an area that is uneven or sloppy, grassy, or clustered with items that could hinder delivery. If you have a driveway or other important features in your yard, please provide all information.

Our experienced staff will be able to provide you with expert advice if you are still unsure which location is right for you. To rent a dumpster, contact us today.

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