Insight To Help You Prepare For Dumpster Delivery And Cleanup Day

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Cleanup projects, remodeling, renovations, and trash disposal are an essential part of keeping your home and property clean and in good condition. However, disposing of large amounts of waste and debris can be difficult, especially if you don't have your own pickup truck. But with a dumpster rental, the job will be more simple and manageable for your busy schedule. Here are some tips to help you prepare and plan for an upcoming property clean-up with a dumpster rental.

Arrange For Dumpster Delivery

On the day you arrange for your dumpster rental to arrive at your home, make sure there is a place for the dumpster to be placed. The dumpster will usually arrive on the back of a truck, and the truck will need a place to deposit it onto its location. Make sure there are no overhead branches or low power lines that may get in the way of your dumpster delivery. And make sure the dumpster is placed on your property so it is not in the way of traffic on the road.

Look at placing it in your driveway or as close to your demolition or clean-up project as possible. This will make it easy for you to fill the dumpster with waste for pickup.

Understand Waste Recommendations

When you are planning to dispose of a large amount of waste from your property and home, you will need to make sure you can dispose of it within a dumpster rental. The dumpster rental service will arrange to deliver it and deposit the waste into a local landfill. But sometimes the types of debris you think is acceptable to put into the dumpster and let go to the landfill is really not a great idea. Some items are hazardous for disposal in the landfill and need to be disposed of in another way, such as recycling or toxic waste pickup services. Contact your dumpster rental service to find out if any items you need to dispose of should be handled with another method.

For example, concrete chunks from a damaged and broken up concrete slab are heavy and can quickly exceed the weight capacity of your dumpster rental. If you have concrete to dispose of, look at recycling the concrete with a local concrete recycler. Ask your dumpster rental professional where you can recycle it. Often the dumpster rental service can collect concrete for recycling or you can arrange for a recycler to pick it up from your property.

Another situation you may encounter is with used motor oil, unused paint, vehicle fluids, and used appliances, especially those containing freon, such as a refrigerator. Make sure your dumpster rental service can pick up these types of materials before you load them into the dumpster rental.