You can have a hard time picking the right dumpster size for your demolition or construction project.

When you rent a smaller dumpster, you’ll have to wait longer to get rid of everything, and if you rent a bigger dumpster, it’ll cost more.

If you don’t get rid of the junk, the junk will inevitably pile up on your driveway or surroundings, causing domestic accidents. Therefore, you should use the right-sized dumpster to eliminate the debris as quickly as possible.

Understanding dumpster characteristics will help you pick the right one. Projects can generate a lot of debris, so don’t underestimate it. You should get a 10-yard dumpster if your small project has an estimated debris volume of 8 yards.

Getting rid of debris will cost you.

Deliveries, mileage, and disposal should be included in debris dumpster services, and you should aim to do it right. To reduce trips to the landfill and avoid overage charges, you might need to overestimate or higher the amount of debris your project will generate.

You can get dumpsters in different sizes and with varying limits of weight.

Dumpster Dudez has tackled a few small residential demolitions and construction projects, and we’ve got the perfect dumpster recommendation for you.

Demolition projects in your home.

If your bathroom needs to be upgraded to a full bath, the dumpster you’d need for such a project would be ten yards in size, with dimensions of 10 feet by 8 feet by 4 feet and a capacity of three to two tons.

Ten yarders are also suitable for these projects:

  • Removing fences
  • Removing your floor or carpet
  • Removing interior walls
  • Deck removal
  • Demolition of sheds, patios, and walkways
  • Full bath removal for medium to large homes

You’ll need a 15 to 20-yard dumpster if you’re doing DIY or to contract complete bath removal (10 ft. x 10 ft.). Make sure the dumpster is big enough to handle all the demolition waste.

Types of debris.

It’s important to know what kind of debris you’ll be removing during your project so you can hire the right size dumpster. Weight limits apply to each size of waste, as I mentioned earlier. Bricks, drywall, concrete, carpet, and drywall require a larger dumpster.

The good news is that Dumpster Dudez can help you figure out the percentage of different types of debris to recommend the right dumpster for your demolition project if you don’t know how to estimate the amount of waste generated in your demolition project. Contact us today to have all your questions answered by the pros at Dumpster Dudez!