Dumpster Service Los Altos, CA

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Our roll off containers can usually be delivered in Los Altos the day after you place your order. Make sure to call us early to ensure timely delivery.

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What Size Dumpster Should I Get for a Residential Clean Out in Los Altos?

Residential clean outs usually do not need large dumpsters. The size that you require, though, will depend on the size of the endeavor.

In case you plan to clean out the whole home, then you most likely need a 20-yard roll off dumpster. You could likewise use this size for a sizable cellar or loft clean out.

In case you just need to clean out a room or two, then you certainly might want to choose a 10-yard dumpster.

When choosing a dumpster, though, it is frequently a good idea to request a size bigger than that which you believe you'll need. Unless you're a professional, it is tough to gauge the exact size required for your job. By getting a somewhat bigger size, you spend a bit more money, but you also prevent the possibility you will run out of room. Renting a bigger dumpster is nearly always cheaper than renting two small ones.


Can I haggle to get a better price?

Dumpster rental businesses generally have set prices, but the fine art of negotiation is consistently in play. If you want to dicker on the purchase price, call around to other firms first so you know what the going rental rate is. When you are speaking to the business you need to use, only mention other prices that are better than theirs. Some firms will not just fit that lower price, they are going to actually beat it to suit their customers.

You may also ask about discounts when you are renting a dumpster in Los Altos. Some firms will supply special discounts to active members of the military, veterans, seniors, members of the neighborhood Chamber of Commerce and more. It never hurts to ask; you can sometimes save up to 10 percent or more with this strategy.

You can also save on the price by asking about the very best way to avoid extra expenses (like tipping fees or overage charges) and ensuring you order the right size container; you do not desire to pay for more container than you actually desire.

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10 yard dumpster dimensions in Los Altos

A 10 yard dumpster is constructed to hold 10 cubic yards of waste and debris. A 10 yard dumpster will measure approximately 12 feet long by 8 feet wide by four feet high, although exact container sizes will change with different firms.

It can be hard to choose exactly the container size you will need for your home project, but a 10 yard dumpster functions well for smaller cleanup jobs. To give you an idea, a 10 yard dumpster would hold:

  • Debris cleanout from a basement or garage A 250 square foot deck which has been removed
  • A single layer of 1,500 square feet of roof shingles
  • The debris from a little kitchen or bathroom remodeling job

If your job is large enough that you don't have room in your truck to haul everything to the dump, but little enough that you don't desire an enormous container, a 10 yard dumpster should function perfectly.


Planning Ahead for Your Dumpster Rental in Los Altos

Planning ahead for your dumpster rental in Los Altos will make your job easier and safer to end on time. When renting a dumpster in Los Altos, follow these tips to help you plan ahead.

1. Clear an area that is large enough for the dumpster to sit for a number of days or weeks. Also, be sure that you and other individuals have access to the dumpster. You must have a clear path that prevents injuries.

2. Prepare the things you want to remove. In case you're cleaning out a waterlogged basement, for instance, try to remove as a lot of the damaged stuff before the dumpster arrives.

3. Get any permits you may want. If your plan is to leave the dumpster on a public road, then you might want permission from the city.

4. Have your safety equipment ready. This consists of gloves, rear supports, and other things which you will need to dispose of your debris when the dumpster arrives.

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Does my waste get recycled?

When you rent a short-term dumpster, your aim is to fill it up and possess the waste hauled away. But if you want your waste recycled, you might need to really go about it in a somewhat different way. Waste in most temporary dumpsters is not recycled since the containers are so big and hold so much stuff.

If you are interested in recycling any waste from your endeavor, check into getting smaller containers. Many dumpster rental companies in Los Altos have a wide variety of containers available, including those for recycling. These are typically smaller than temporary dumpsters; they're the size of regular trash bins and smaller.

In case you want to recycle, find out if the company you're working with uses single stream recycling (you don't have to sort the substance) or in case you will need to organize the recyclable stuff into different containers (aluminum cans, cardboard, plastics, etc.) This will really make a difference in the variety of containers you have to rent.


How high can I fill my dumpster?

You can fill your dumpster as full as you like, provided that you don't load it higher than the sides of the container. Overfilling 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 overweight dumpsters are not really safe, and firms will not take unsafe loads to be able to safeguard drivers and passengers on the road.

In certain areas, dumpster loads must be tarped for safety. If your load is too high, it will not have the ability to be tarped so you would have to remove a number of the debris before it can be hauled away. This may result in additional costs if it requires you to keep the dumpster for a longer duration of time. Remember to maintain your load no higher than the sides of the dumpster, and you will be good.

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City regulations on dumpster rental in Los Altos

Most cities or municipalities do not have many regulations regarding dumpster rental in Los Altos as long as you keep the dumpster entirely on your own property during the rental period. In the event you must place your container on the road in any way, you'll probably have to get a license from the appropriate building permit office in your town.

Most dumpster rental companies in Los Altos will take care of securing this license for you if you rent from them. Ensure that should you're intending to set the dumpster on the road, the firm has made the appropriate arrangements. You must also make certain you get the license in a timely manner and at the right cost. In case you believed the dumpster business was getting a license and they didn't, you'll be the one who will need to pay the fine that is issued by the authorities.


30 yard dumpster measurements in Los Altos

If you rent a 30 yard dumpster, you will be receiving 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 numbers could vary somewhat depending on the dumpster rental company in Los Altos you pick. A 30 yard dumpster will hold between 9 and 15 pickup truck loads of waste, so it is a great option for whole-house residential cleanouts as well as commercial cleaning projects.

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

  • A leading house add-on
  • Construction of a new house
  • A garage demolition
  • Entire-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). Make sure you do not exceed this weight limit or you could face overage charges.

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Dumpster Rental Companies Near Los Altos
Company Name Phone
Bunker Hill Apartments(951) 682-6502
Burrtec Waste Industries Inc(661) 222-2249
Medina's Junk Removal(714) 331-5092
Bay Cal(408) 244-7474
American Reclamation Inc(323) 245-0125
Excalibur Movers(877) 557-7777
sfrent.net(415) 241-1000
Recology Mountain View(650) 967-3034
Big Box Roll-Off Service(562) 656-8644
Delta Container Corporation(209) 466-5192
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Zip Codes in Los Altos
94022 94023 94024

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Dumpster Sizes Available Los Altos

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10 Yard

Great for small projects

  • 12 feet long
  • 8 feet wide
  • 4 feet tall
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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

*Dimensions & availability may vary by location. Call to confirm.

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