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Knowing dumpster sizes and their dimensions will make a difference when you need to choose the right dumpster for your clean-up job. Compare the dumpster rental sizes we have below to find the best dimensions that suit your unique dumpster needs.

If you require more help in deciding on what dumpster size you must get, call us at 872-228-2672 and let our professional team know about what specific thrash you will be throwing out.

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10-Yard Dumpster

Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 10 ft. x 3.5 ft.

There could never be a perfect way to select dumpster sizes, but a 10-yard dumpster is often a safe choice. It is suitable for small-scale residential cleanup jobs.

What projects can a 10-yard dumpster accommodate?

  • Deck removal of approximately 250 sq. ft
  • Basement cleanout task
  • Garage debris cleanout
  • Roof shingles (single layer) of roughly 1,500 sq. ft.
  • Bathroom remodeling job
  • Small kitchen restoration

15-Yard Dumpster

Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 14 ft. x 4 ft.

If you are working on a large room in your house, a 15-Yard dumpster is often perfect for the following tasks:

  • Junk removal from a one and a half car garage
  • Basement cleaning task
  • Bedroom and attic decluttering

A 15-Yard dumpster is also a great choice if you are repairing some parts of your sidewalk or else you are trying to remove yard waste. This specific dumpster size can handle different outdoor projects such as:

  • Paver patio removal
  • Sidewalk repair
  • Debris removal after yard cleanup
  • Cutting down a tree

20-Yard Dumpster

Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 22 ft. x 4 ft.

A 20-Yard dumpster is capable of handling about 20 cubic yards of junk. It is the recommended dumpster size for larger cleanup projects and is equivalent to 10 pickup truck loads of debris (although the amount may vary).

This dumpster size is very popular because it is worth the price, compact capacity and footprint.

What projects can a 20-yard dumpster accommodate?

  • Attic, basement, and garage cleanup
  • Flooring removal
  • Carpet removal for a large house
  • Deck removal of approximately 300 to 400 sq. ft.
  • Single layer roof shingle removal of about 2,500 to 3,000 sq. ft.

30-Yard Dumpster

Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 22 ft. x 5.5 ft.

A 30-yard dumpster can handle about 30 cubic yards of debris. This dumpster size is the perfect option for complete residential cleanup tasks.

What projects can a 30-yard dumpster accommodate?

  • New home construction
  • Major home addition
  • Demolition of garage
  • Siding replacement (small to a medium-sized home)
  • Whole-home window

40-Yard Dumpster

Approx. Size: 8 ft. x 22 ft. x 8 ft.

A 40-Yard dumpster can hold waste of about 40 cubic yards. This is perfect for large residential jobs, industrial applications, and commercial cleanups.

What projects can a 40-yard dumpster accommodate?

  • Siding or window replacement for a large home
  • Office building cleanout
  • Commercial roof tear off
  • New construction
  • A large home major addition
  • Large amounts of demolition debris
  • Getting rid tons of paper, trash, and cardboard materials

Preparing a Site for Your Dumpster

Of course, you don’t want to rent a dumpster that is not going to fit in your area. Make sure to think ahead and prepare a space on your property large enough to accommodate the truck. You would never want the dumpster truck to drive across your landscape garden or sidewalk.

You can call us to ask for our recommendations on the location and site preparation to avoid any damage in your property. Our reliable and experienced drivers will help you figure out the best spot to place the dumpsters.

When choosing the dumpster size, you can call us anytime and describe the project you are working on and the debris you want to dispose of. We will be more than happy to help you pick the right dumpster size.

Dumpster Sizes in Chicago Dumpster Rental Now offers a comprehensive solution for waste management and disposal needs in the Windy City.