Typical Uses for Roll-Off Dumpsters : Klumm Bros.

Typical Uses for Roll-Off Dumpsters

August 19, 2020

What is a roll-off dumpster? It’s a type of large, rectangular dumpster with an open top with wheels to make it easier to move and roll into place. It’s designed to be transported from location to location with special roll-off trucks. Most will have a swinging door at one end for easier waste disposal, but there are some that are not open top and are designed for use with industrial or commercial trash compactors.

You’ll most commonly see this type of dumpster in use in Toledo, OH at construction sites, where it will be used to hold demolition waste and other waste generated through construction or remodeling activities.

Here’s a quick overview of some of the main things you should know if you are considering renting a roll-off dumpster:

  • They offer quite a bit of convenience: The primary reason people rent roll-off dumpsters when they’re doing remodeling work on their home or business is that they are highly convenient. If you have a large, open-top dumpster available on your property, you’ll be better able to keep the worksite clear of debris, which will help you complete your job faster and safer. As soon as your job is done, you can arrange to have the roll-off dumpster hauled away whenever you’re ready to do so and have completed your cleanup.
  • You control where they’ll be placed: As the person renting a roll-off dumpster, you have control over where on the property it will be placed. With this, you should keep in mind that these dumpsters will roll off a truck, and that they’re open-top containers. This means you should find an area a delivery truck will be able to easily access, but is still close to the worksite. For some people, this might be the street in front of the house, while for others it might be in a driveway or even on a front lawn (though you’ll likely need to do some landscaping repair if you go with the latter option).
  • You can find them in multiple sizes: When renting a roll-off dumpster, you’ll also need to consider the size you will select. There are several standard sizes: 10-yard containers (12’ x 6’8” x 3’5”), which are ideal for masonry and brick-laying projects and masonry tear-outs; 15-yard containers (12’ x 6’5” x 5’), which are good for small remodels or for clearing a lot of junk out of a home; 20-yard containers (13’ x 7’8” x 5’6”), which are good for roof replacements or situations in which you know you’ll be removing a lot of junk from your home; and 30-yard containers (18’5” x 8’4” x 6’6”), which are generally reserved for significant commercial projects, demolitions and new construction projects.

Interested in learning more about what you can expect when researching roll-off dumpsters in Toledo, OH? We encourage you to contact Klumm Bros. today, and we will be happy to provide you with more information about your options so you can select the dumpster that’s most sensible for your upcoming project.

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