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What Size Dumpster Do I Need?

When planning a cleanout, renovation, or construction project, selecting the right dumpster size is crucial to manage waste efficiently. Here's a guide to the common dumpster sizes available in the market, and how Dash Away Hauling offers a unique solution that could be just right for your project.

Common Dumpster Sizes Explained

10 Yard Dumpster - This size is typically used for small-scale projects such as a garage cleanout or a small kitchen remodel. It can hold about 10 cubic yards of waste, which is equivalent to roughly 3 pickup truck loads.

15 Yard Dumpster - A slightly larger option, good for small to medium cleanouts and minor renovation projects. It holds approximately 15 cubic yards of waste, equivalent to about 4-5 pickup truck loads.

20 Yard Dumpster - A popular choice for homeowners undertaking large home renovation projects or extensive cleanouts. It can accommodate about 20 cubic yards of waste, roughly equivalent to 6 pickup truck loads.

30 Yard Dumpster - Ideal for major home renovation projects or new home constructions. It holds about 30 cubic yards of debris, or roughly 9 pickup truck loads.

40 Yard Dumpster - The largest standard size, suitable for commercial projects or major home construction projects. This dumpster can hold about 40 cubic yards of material, which is approximately 12 pickup truck loads.

Dash Away Hauling’s Unique Offering

While these sizes cover a range of needs, there's often a gap that isn't quite filled by the standard options. That's where Dash Away Hauling comes in with our unique 17-yard dumpster. We’ve noticed that many projects don’t need the vast space of a 20-yard dumpster but might find a 15-yard just a bit too snug. Our 17-yard option is the perfect middle ground.

This size is not just an afterthought—it’s a strategic choice for those in-between projects. Whether you’re tackling a medium-sized garage cleanout, a driveway renovation, or a small office cleanout, the 17-yard dumpster fits comfortably in most driveways, making it an excellent choice for residential and small commercial projects.

Why Choose Dash Away Hauling?

At Dash Away Hauling, we focus on providing a size that is truly optimal for the average project, filling a niche that others in the industry often overlook. With our 17-yard dumpsters, you get the space you need without paying for unused dumpster real estate or struggling with city regulations on larger dumpsters. Plus, our commitment to customer service ensures that your project runs smoothly from start to finish.

Choosing the right dumpster size can make a significant difference in your project's efficiency and cost. With Dash Away Hauling's unique 17-yard option, you can tackle your project with the confidence that you've chosen a size that fits just right. Contact us today to discuss how we can help make your next project a clean and stress-free experience.


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