Selecting a Dumpster Rental Company

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No one wants to be surprised about dumpster rental costs when they’re trying to complete a demolition or clean up project. How would you feel if you thought the cost of renting a dumpster was going to be a couple hundred dollars but then finding out after the fact, that the cost was going to be double. Don’t let this happen to you. To avoid this uneasy situation, take your time and be thorough when choosing a dumpster rental company.

Dumpster Rental Company Research

There are multiple ways to learn about dumpster rental companies in the Orlando area. The first thing you can do is ask the people you know if they have ever rented a dumpster and what was their experience. Because of our outstanding reputation, CRM Roll Off Division INC relies primarily on word of mouth advertising. If you go online, you will see dozens and dozens of websites. Look at their website, find out if it is a local company or a national broker. National brokers fees can be much higher because they usually earn a commission from every dumpster rental. Ask questions about the company and their policies and prices. Make a short list of your top three dumpster rental companies and the call the BBB to find out what their rating is and if they have a positive record or a record of customer complaints.

Dumpster Rental Questions to Ask

The next thing  you should do is call the top three companies on your list and ask for written proposals or quotes. Have a list of questions already prepared such as dumpster sizes, deliver & pick up fees, license or permit requirements, garbage pickup costs, and late fees or additional costs if the dumpster is kept longer than planned or if the weight exceeds a certain amount. It’s also a good idea to determine if there are any items or materials that are not allowed to be put in the dumpster like old batteries, computers, tires, paint, used oil etc. Ask about any hidden fees or unknown costs and then ask for a written estimate, proposal or contract that spells out every detail surrounding your dumpster rental.

Dumpster Rental Considerations

  • Look into sharing your dumpster with neighbors to lower the cost.
  • Call our local government about regulations, license or permitting requirements.
  • Sort your debris and recycle or donate items to lessen the load and save on garbage removal fees.
  • Make sure you don’t over fill the dumpster or leave anything outside of  it.
  • Schedule an estimated time for the removal of your dumpster.
  • Local salvage companies or individuals will pick up any recyclable items, including scrap metal or used car parts for free because they make money when they recycle these items.
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