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Terms to know when renting a dumpster in Santa Cruz

When you rent a dumpster in Santa Cruz, you are dealing with professionals who use terms associated with the construction industry and dumpsters each day. Because you probably do not use these terms every single day, here's a bit of the lingo to get you acclimated. This can actually help you cope with company employees who may get impatient if you don't understand what they're explaining about their products.

"Container" and "roll off" are both satisfactory terms for the big metal box you want to rent. Professionals do not use the term "dumpster" as much as the other terms. Containers are usually rented in cubic yard sizes, but you do not have to include the "cubic" part. Only say "yard" or "yarder." If, for example, you want to rent a 30-yard dumpster, you can say, "I'm interested in a 30-yard roll off" or "I'd like to rent a 30-yarder." Take advantage of these terms, and you will sound like a guru when you call.


Some Things That You Can Not Put into Your Dumpster

Although the special rules that regulate what you can and cannot comprise in a dumpster change from area to area, there are several kinds of materials that most dumpster rental service in Santa Cruzs will not enable. A number of the things that you usually cannot put in the dumpster comprise:

Batteries, notably the sort that contain mercury Automotive fluids like used motor oil, engine coolants, and transmission fluid Pesticides and herbicides that could pollute groundwater Paints and solvents (they contain oils and other chemicals that may harm the environment) Electronic Equipment, especially the ones that feature batteries There are additionally some mattresses which you can usually put in your dumpster provided that you are willing to pay an added fee. Included in these are: Appliances Mattresses Tires

When in doubt, it's best to contact your rental business to get a list of stuff that you can't put into the dumpster.

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20 yard dumpster dimensions in Santa Cruz

A 20 yard dumpster can hold about 20 cubic yards of waste or debris. Regular dimensions for a 20 yard container are about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 4.5 feet high. With these dimensions, a 20 yard dumpster can hold about 10 pickup truck loads of debris and waste. This means that the 20-yarder is a common size for jobs that call for clean-up from bigger projects. Due to its compact size that still has capacity for a good quantity of debris, a 20 yard container is just one of the most popular dumpster sizes for house jobs. Examples of what can fit in a 20 yard container contain:

  • Clean-Up from a basement, attic or garage
  • Flooring and carpeting removal from a big house
  • 300 to 400 square feet of deck removal
  • 2,500 to 3,000 square feet of shingle removal from a single layer roof

What Kinds of Debris Can I Place Into a Dumpster?

You can set most types of debris into a dumpster rental in Santa Cruz. There are, nevertheless, some exclusions. For instance, you cannot put compounds into a dumpster. That includes motor oil, paints, solvents, automotive fluids, pesticides, and cleaning agents. Electronics and batteries are also banned. If something poses an environmental risk, you probably cannot place it in a dumpster. Contact your rental company if you are uncertain.

That leaves most kinds of debris that you could place in the dumpster, contain drywall, concrete, lumber, and yard waste. Pretty much any type of debris left from a building job can go in the dumpster.

Specific forms of satisfactory debris, nevertheless, may require additional fees. If your plan is to throw away used tires, mattresses, or appliances, you need to request the rental company whether you need to pay an extra fee. Adding these to your dumpster may cost anywhere from $25 to $100, determined by the item.

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Dumpster Sizes Explained

When comparing dumpster sizes to find one that fits your project's needs, it is crucial that you understand how rental businesses measure measurements.

Nearly all roll of dumpsters have the exact same width (typically eight feet). That makes it feasible for firms to make use of the same trucks to transport a wide variety of dumpsters. When you see a dumpster's measurements, Thus , you can assume they refer to depth and length. You may even see dumpster sizes recorded by yards. This really refers to square yards that measure the dumpster's volume.

What Size Do You Need?

In case you are organizing a sizable commercial job, then you will probably need a 40-yard dumpster or larger. Large home renovations may demand a 30-yard dumpster, but most smaller home repairs just need 20-yard or even 10-yard dumpsters. Talk to an expert should you need more guidance on selecting a dumpster size that matches your job.


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 than 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 big-boned dumpsters are not really safe, and businesses will not take unsafe loads in order to protect motorists and passengers on the road.

In some places, dumpster loads must be tarped for safety. If your load is too high, it WOn't be able to be tarped so you'll need to remove a number of the debris before it can be hauled away. This might result in extra costs if it needs you to keep the dumpster for a longer amount of time. Remember to keep your load no higher than the sides of the dumpster, and you will be fine.

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What is the largest size dumpster available?

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 equal 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 the limit and do your best not to surpass it. If you do go over the limit, you can incur overage costs, which add up fast.

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


30 yard dumpster dimensions in Santa Cruz

If you rent a 30 yard dumpster, you will be getting a container which will hold 30 cubic yards of waste or debris. Your 30 yard container will measure about 22 feet long by 8 feet wide by 6 feet high. These amounts could vary slightly depending on the dumpster rental firm in Santa Cruz you choose. A 30 yard dumpster will hold between 9 and 15 pickup truck loads of waste, therefore it is an excellent choice for whole-house residential cleanouts as well as commercial clean-up projects.

Examples of projects that would create enough waste for a 30 yard container contain:

  • A leading house add-on
  • Construction of a new house
  • A garage demolition
  • Whole-house window or siding replacement (for a small- to moderate-size house)

The weight allowance for a 30 yard dumpster will range from 2 to 8 tons (4,000 to 16,000 pounds). Be sure to don't exceed this weight limit or you could face overage charges.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Santa Cruz
Company Name Phone
Desert Valley Disposal Inc(760) 329-5030
Resi-Shred(888) 747-3476
Coastwide Environmental(831) 761-5511
Xtra Junk? Junk Removal & Hauling Services(626) 705-9673
Paper Recycling & Shredding Specialist(877) 747-3372
Pena's Disposal Inc(559) 528-3909
San Jose Dumpster Rentals(408) 816-1210
Ron's Hauling and Demolition(925) 260-3651
E-Fast Hauling Service(408) 469-8933
I-Haul(760) 978-4378
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Dumpster Sizes Available Santa Cruz

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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

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