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How Does Dumpster Rental Work? A Comprehensive Guide

Winston-salem residential dumpster rental

Whether you have a project you're working on at home, or a construction job site, a dumpster rental is a great way to safely get rid of materials you no longer need. When it comes to dumpster rentals from Piedmont Disposal, there are several options to choose from.

Piedmont Disposal has a variety of dumpster rentals for homeowners and commercial business owners in the Winston-Salem area, but how does dumpster rental work? We're going to take a look at the different dumpsters available for rental as well as the dumpster rental process so that you have all the information you need when it comes to renting your next dumpster.

Benefits of Dumpster Rental

Renting a dumpster is an extremely convenient option when it comes to getting rid of a variety of debris from renovation projects, attic cleanouts, commercial projects, and more.

Here are several benefits of dumpster rental to consider:

Improves Safety & Reduces Hazards

Having a dumpster at your home or job site means there is one safe location to get rid of your waste. You don't have to worry about items in different locations causing potential hazards. With everything safely disposed of in one area, there is less of a chance of someone getting hurt by the debris.

Increased Efficiency

Whether you're working to clean out your garage or have a large job site, dumpster service will increase efficiency because everyone will know where to dispose of their debris. Renting a dumpster takes the guesswork out of determining where all of the unwanted items will go.

Environmentally Friendly

When you use a dumpster rental company, you can have peace of mind knowing that your unwanted items will not be harming the environment. Piedmont Disposal uses environmentally friendly practices to safely dispose of your items.


Many times, the price of a dumpster rental will be less than the cost of other waste disposal options. You'll find that the dumpster rental pricing at Piedmont Disposal is fair and reasonable.

Types of Dumpsters Available for Rental

There are several different-sized dumpsters available to suit your needs.

Residential Dumpsters

20-yard hook-lift dumpster rental

20-Cubic Yard Hook-Lift Dumpster

This dumpster can be great for attic cleanouts or other home cleanouts that won't require that much space. This dumpster size is great for getting rid of furniture, carpets, and appliances.

20 Yard Construction Dumpster

20-Cubic Yard Roll Off Dumpster

This is typically the right dumpster size for large cleanup projects that involve concrete and other debris. It can hold up to 20 cubic yards of material which is enough space for any major home renovation or construction project.

30 Yard dumpster rental

30-Cubic Yard Roll Off Dumpster

The 30-yard dumpster is best for large-scale projects that don't include dirt or concrete. Ideal uses include large home renovation projects and commercial projects.

40-Yard Roll Off Dumpster

40-Cubic Yard Roll Off Dumpster

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Construction Dumpsters

If you're looking for construction dumpsters, the 30-yard dumpsters are best. These are heavy-duty and can handle heavy loads.

Who Are Dumpster Rentals For?

Dumpster rentals are for anyone who needs to remove debris efficiently and safely. This can include hauling construction debris or taking care of single-room renovations at home or home cleanouts.

Here are some common uses for dumpster rental services:

  • Home renovations and remodeling projects
  • Junk removal
  • Landscaping and yard waste
  • Roof shingles, repairs, and replacements
  • Concrete and asphalt removal
  • Basement, attic, and garage cleanouts
  • Disaster and emergency cleanup

Dumpster Rental Process

Step 1: Determine the Type of Waste and Amount

When you need to rent a dumpster, you need to consider the type of waste you're getting rid of and the amount. This will narrow down your choices and help you to choose the best dumpster for your job.

Step 2: Choose the Right Size Dumpster

There are several roll-off dumpsters to choose from, from 20 to 40 yards, you want to choose the right roll-off dumpster to suit your needs. You don't want to pay extra money for a dumpster that's going to be too big. You also don't want to be stuck with a dumpster that is too small for all of your trash.

Step 3: Schedule Delivery and Pickup

When scheduling delivery, be sure any vehicles, materials, or other obstacles are not in the way. Choosing a flat, level surface, such as a driveway, to park the dumpster is usually a good choice.

Step 4: Fill the Dumpster

Once your dumpster is in place, it's time to start filling it with your trash. Be mindful of the items that can be thrown away and the prohibited items as well. Many companies charge additional fees for ignoring these rules. You also don't want to go over the weight limit. This can result in overage fees.

Step 5: Schedule Pickup and Removal

When you choose Piedmont Disposal for your dumpster rental needs, simply call us to schedule a convenient pick-up time so that we can remove the dumpster from your property.

Things to Consider Before Renting a Dumpster

What types of waste can be put in a dumpster?

The types of waste that can be put in a dumpster include:

  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Household junk
  • Construction debris

Prohibited items typically include:

  • Hazardous waste and liquids
  • Paints
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Fuels
  • Contaminated Soils

How long can I keep the dumpster?

When you call to rent a dumpster, we'll discuss how long you anticipate needing it so that we can quote you an accurate price. Many people keep their dumpsters for one week, but the rental period can vary.

Can I move the dumpster to a different location after it has been delivered?

No. Once the dumpster has been delivered to your property, you cannot move it to another location.

What happens to the waste after it is picked up?

The most common place for waste after it is picked up is in your local landfill. Any recyclable materials are usually recovered.

Determining the right size dumpster for your project

Determining the right size dumpster for your project entails knowing what you plan to throw away. Dumpster costs increase in size. As we mentioned above, you don't want to pay for a large dumpster that you won't be able to fill.

When customers are unsure what dumpster size they need, one of our excellent customer service representatives will be glad to help you determine the best dumpster for your size job.

Dumpster Rental from Piedmont Disposal

When homeowners and business owners need to rent a dumpster in the Winston-Salem, NC area, they know they can trust Piedmont Disposal. We offer a variety of dumpster sizes to suit your residential and construction needs.

Call us at  336-777-8805 or fill out the form below to schedule your dumpster delivery. We offer reasonable rates for our customers in the Piedmont triad region.