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Home Dumpster Rental After Below 0 Damage


It is a new year and the time to start the new home project, which means dumpster rental reservations increase. 2023 is looking a bit busier than normal because, after the damage from the end of 2022 below 0 storm. Plumbers, construction companies, and do-it-yourselfers have been working hard to restore and repair the damage caused by frozen pipes and there is a mess of wood, pipes, and insulation to clean up.

When you are starting a new project that will produce a lot of waste products, calling a home dumpster rental company is one of the first things you should consider. Depending on the size of your project, a total home cleanout, cleaning out the garage, a room remodel, or getting rid of debris around the outside of your home, it helps to have a dumpster rental reservation.

Right Size Home Dumpster Rental

A roll-off dumpster is a rectangular shaped, open topped container with wheels under it for easy placement. It is transported to your home by a dumpster rental company and removed once you have filled it. Rothwell Dumpster Rental has the right size container to fit your project.

When you call Rothwell Dumpster Rental, our friendly staff will help you decide which size is right for your project. They will ask you about the type of debris you are removing to help determine which size is best. A square yard is 1 yard wide, 1 yard tall, and 1 yard deep. So, something like a wash machine would take up 1 cubic yard of space in your dumpster.

Small projects can be handled by a 12-yard dumpster. A 12-yard roll-off dumpster is about 14 feet long, 7.5 feet wide, and 4 feet tall and will hold about 65 to 85 contractor-sized garbage bags or to remove a heavy load materials like dirt or shingles. The most common projects for this size home dumpster rental are roofing materials, home/room cleanouts, heavy debris disposal, and landscaping projects.

Medium size projects may need a 15-yard dumpster. A 15-yard roll-off dumpster is 15 feet long, 7.5 feet wide, and 4.5 feet tall. A 15-yard roll-off dumpster will hold about 70 to 90 33-gallon garbage bags. This size works for projects with very heavy items or larger roofing, remodeling, or cleanout jobs.

Large projects are best for our 20-yard or 40-yard dumpsters. A 20-yard dumpster is 22 feet long, 7.5 feet wide, and 4.5 feet tall. A 20-yard roll-off dumpster can hold about 120 contractor-sized garbage bags. It can handle debris from a large variety of construction and home projects, such as old flooring. This size and the 40-yard dumpster is typically used by commercial contractors or landlords because they tend to deal with large heavy removal and cleanouts.

Go Big or Go Home – Not Always!

There are a number of home dumpster rental companies out there that will tell you “When in doubt, order a larger size”. We don’t subscribe to this generic rule!

Rothwell Dumpster Rental believes, when in doubt – CALL a professional to help you decide what size dumpster is right for your project. Granted, there is a weight limit on the dumpster, and you could have additional fees if you exceed the weight limit; however, we find it is best to discuss your options and not spend money if you don’t have to on your waste removal.

Our knowledgeable representatives can answer any questions about your home dumpster rental in Independence, Missouri. Give us a call and ask about our same day delivery options as well! You can book your dumpster online or call, (816) 927-4208, to speak to one of our awesome staff. Rothwell Dumpster Rental is here to help you choose the perfect dumpster rental in Independence and throughout the Kansas City area.

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