You’ve decided that it’s time to empty out years of collected “junk” in your garage. Or, perhaps you’ve taken on a project in the house that requires the gutting of one room or another. It is obvious that your trash service provider is no match for the amount of refuse you’re going to generate, so do you hire a junk removal company take get rid of it or rent a dumpster?
The typical homeowner will not have the proper tools to deal with rubble left in the wake of a home improvement project. Taking multiple trips to the local landfill quickly becomes a far-fetched idea, but for those who want to take the more hands-on approach, renting a dumpster quickly becomes a top option. For those who simply don’t want to deal with it – hiring a junk removal service is more appropriate. Let’s go over some pros and cons of either choice.
Junk Removal Service
If you don’t have the brawn or the time to move heavy appliances or large amounts of material from you basement, you will want to seek out a junk removal specialist to do the heavy lifting for you. Whether it’s a freezer you no longer use or hundreds of pounds of flooring you need removed – most junk removal services will advertise exactly what they can do for you.
The obvious perk of going with this method is that you don’t have to break a sweat and the junk will be removed fast and efficiently. Unfortunately, you’ll have to pay for this convenience. Furthermore, the deeper you get into your home improvement project, there lies the risk of generating more piles of junk, which means you’ve got to call your junk removal service provider a second or third time and pay them again for their services.
Taking multiple trips to the local landfill quickly becomes a far-fetched idea, but for those who want to take the more hands-on approach, renting a dumpster quickly becomes a top option
A dumpster offers the convenience of removing junk as you encounter it, freeing up your workspace for renovations. You can do it on your time and likely save money in the long run, depending on the amount of refuse that is generated. Furthermore, you have options when it comes to the size of the dumpster you rent.
If you know in advance how much junk you’re going to be dealing with, you can rent accordingly. For instance, a 10-yard container is perfect for yard debris and minimal trash removal jobs. A 20-yard container is appropriate for large home carpet or floor removal projects. This is also a good option for roofing projects and deck/shed demolitions. You can go all the way up to 30-yard containers for large-scale demolition jobs or a complete commercial roof tear out.
There are conveniences with containers in that the company will drop off and pick up the container according to your timetable. Just be careful to not exceed the maximum allowable tonnage per dumpster or you will be charged fees on top of your quoted price.
Making the Decision
Junk removal perks:
- Someone else does the heavy lifting;
- You have the budget for multiple collections (if needed);
- The junk is quickly removed;
- It’s cheaper than a dumpster rental when you only have a few bulk items that need to be removed.
- You have more flexibility to remove junk over time;
- You have a large amount (typically more than seven cubic yards) of junk;
- You save money by removing the junk on your own.
If you’ve decided that the dumpster is the route you should take, contact A City Suburban Service, Inc. today. We have dumpsters that are perfect for everything from small jobs and to the big ones.