Top 10 Things To Know Before Renting A Dumpster: Northland Dumpsters

Published January 2, 2024

Kansas City, MO based Northland Dumpsters recently published a blog post listing the top 10 things everyone should know before renting a dumpster. The post covers a range of factors that some customers may not be aware of that could help them make more informed decisions when renting a dumpster.

According to the company, customers will find their future dumpster rentals more productive and convenient if they follow these tips. The full post can be read for free on Northland Dumpsters’ website.

The post says, “Before you dive into the convenience of renting a dumpster, consider some essential factors. From understanding the various dumpster sizes and their capacities to navigating the nuances of rental agreements, pricing structures, and local regulations, being well-informed is critical to a successful rental experience. This guide will equip you with the top 10 crucial insights into dumpster rental at Northland Dumpsters. Whether you're a first-time renter or a seasoned contractor, these tips will help you make informed decisions, ensuring your project runs smoothly and efficiently.”

Companies like Northland Dumpsters offer a wide range of dumpster sizes to accommodate a wide range of projects. Generally, the smallest dumpster anyone can rent from a dumpster rental provider is about 14 yards long, which is ideal for small-to-medium projects (such as a cleanout or minor renovation around the house). Slightly larger projects, like extensive cleanouts or large scale landscaping, are best handled with a 20-yard dumpster.

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Finally, 30-yard dumpsters are the best choice for massive projects, such as large scale construction or demolition. It is important to understand all the different types of dumpsters available and pick the right one for any given project.

While it may not always seem all that important to pick the correct size for a project, the right dumpster will almost always have an impact on the efficiency of a customer’s waste management goals. Typically, the size and weight of the items that need to be disposed of will determine the ideal size of the dumpster being ordered. Hiring a large dumpster for a very small project is a waste of resources, and hiring a dumpster that is too small makes proper waste disposal an extremely difficult endeavor.

Regardless of size, dumpsters also have a list of items and materials that cannot be placed inside them. Hazardous materials like chemicals, asbestos and other substances, for instance, must be properly disposed of and not necessarily placed in the company’s dumpsters.

It is also important to understand a dumpster rental company’s pricing structure and rental period. Northland Dumpsters provides a straightforward pricing structure with a flat rate system which generally includes delivery, pickup, and a standard rental period of up to 7 days. By having a grasp of all the details of a dumpster rental company’s pricing and rental periods, customers can prepare a more effective budget and plan around their project’s requirements.

Looking into the dumpster rental company’s scheduling and availability is also important when renting a dumpster. Northland Dumpsters allows customers access to an easy-to-use online booking system, but it is still important to get in contact and find out if the company is able to supply a dumpster when one is needed. This will bring the opportunity for conflict to an absolute minimum.

Making plans for waste management before taking on a project is an important part of project planning. The blog post says, “In today's fast-paced world, efficient waste management has become a critical aspect of various projects, ranging from residential cleanups to large-scale construction work. The convenience of having a dumpster on-site for such projects is undeniable. It simplifies the process of waste collection, disposal, and recycling, ensuring that your project site remains clean and organized.”

The post continues, “This is where Northland Dumpsters, a leading dumpster rental service in the Kansas City area, comes into play. Northland Dumpsters has established itself as a reliable partner for homeowners, businesses, and contractors seeking effective waste management solutions. With their diverse range of dumpster sizes and customer-centric services, they cater to a wide array of needs, ensuring that every project, big or small, is equipped with the right tools for waste management.”

Read the rest of the article to learn more about all the things to know before renting a dumpster. The company encourages customers to call their main office directly if they wish to discuss a future dumpster rental or similar topic.


For more information about Northland Dumpsters, contact the company here:

Northland Dumpsters
Dylan Cayce
(816) 588-7819
12600 N Woodland Ave Building D, Kansas City, MO 64165

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