Determine what size roll-off container to get for your project is important. If you choose a container that’s too small, it will cost you additional money to get rid of the excess debris. If you choose a container that’s too big, you’re paying for more space than you need. Let’s take a closer look at the various container sizes and determine which one is right for your project.
Ten yard roll-off containers are 12 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 4 feet high. It can hold up to two tons of debris. These containers are best for small projects such as:
- Garage cleanouts
- Spring cleanings
- Basement cleanouts
- Small kitchen or bath remodels
These containers can hold up to 3 tons of debris. They’re typically 22 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 5 feet high. Many contractors opt for this size container when working on projects like:
- Large cleanouts
- New roof installation
- Floor removal
- Basement remodel
- Two-car garage construction
Roll-off containers that are 30 yards can hold up to 5 tons of debris and measures around 22 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 6 feet high. They’re best for major home projects and medium-sized commercial projects such as:
- Home additions
- Garage demolition
- Window replacement
- New home construction
- Tree trimmings
The biggest option on the market, these roll-off containers can hold up to 6 tons. They measure at around 22 feet long 8 feet high, and 8 feet high. They’re the best containers for contractors completing major construction projects like:
- Commercial roof jobs
- Commercial cleanouts
- Commercial and residential demolition
- Commercial landscaping and excavating
Why Size Matters
You might be tempted to rent a smaller roll-off container to save money, but you’ll end up paying for it later. If you overfill your container, it’s considered a hazard, and the rental company can not legally haul the debris away. The driver will either leave the job site until excess debris is off the container, or the driver will level it off for you, leave the excess debris at the site, and you’ll be charged an “overfilling fee”.
Ready to Start Your Project with a Roll-off Container?
LCI recycling is proud to offer both 20-yard and 30-yard roll-off rental in Maryland. We can help you determine the right size container for your project. Afterward, we’ll drop it off at your site and pick it up when you’re done with no-contact service. Call us now to learn more.