So, you want to finally take on that home renovation project that you’ve been planning for a while now. You’re not alone.
Americans have always been big on “do-it-yourself” projects long before reality TV and other media jumped onto the DIY bandwagon. Of course, it is also true that the popularity of those shows have fed the movement in the U.S. for homeowners and others to do their own upgrades and makeovers.
In fact, according to Statista, interior painting was the most popular home improvement project in the United States in 2020 with roughly 35 percent of consumers painting their indoor walls. Other popular projects included bathroom remodeling and installing new flooring.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) also conducted a survey on the most popular home renovation projects in America. The survey found that the most popular home renovation project was kitchen remodeling, followed by bathroom remodeling, and then room additions.
What these DIY home renovation projects all have in common – especially the remodeling and room additions – is the generation of large amounts of waste and debris.
And somebody’s got to clean all that up!
Why Home Renovation Debris Removal Doesn’t Need to Be a DIY Project, Too
If you’ve tried to haul a large load of junk yourself, you already know that it can be a pain. There’s costs involved in addition to the tipping, or dumping fees, like fuel, materials for covering loads, and special disposal fees for certain items here in California.
Then there’s the fact that the County of Fresno operates just two disposal facilities for area residents. Of course, there are about one million residents in the county living in just over 310,000 households. Which means the lines at the landfills can be a bit long at times.
And that’s just in Fresno County.
However, the larger concern for many is the lack of resources for loading, hauling, and unloading large amounts of junk and debris. Which is what many home renovation projects produce. Not everyone has a pickup or trailer to use for hauling debris. And not everyone has the physical capability for that type of labor.
Not to mention the time nor the desire!
Which is why renting a dumpster for your home renovation project cleanup is a great idea that provides numerous benefits, as well.
A Dumpster Rental is Highly Convenient
Renting a dumpster for residential junk removal offers convenience in several ways.
For one, it eliminates the need to make multiple trips to the local landfill, transfer station, or recycling center. With a dumpster right outside your home, you can simply load your debris and other unwanted items into it and keep working. This can be particularly helpful if you have a lot of heavy or bulky items that would be difficult to transport in a personal vehicle, including a pickup truck.
Got concrete rubble and broken masonry? No problem – just toss it in the roll-off dumpster. Rolls and scraps of old carpeting and underlining material? Simple solution – place in a rental dumpster. Scrap lumber, old hardware, unrepairable appliances, and furnishings? They can all be conveniently placed in and stage in a rented dumpster.
In addition, quality dumpster rental services will offer flexible pickup and delivery options so that they can accommodate your specific needs. A professional firm like Junk King Fresno will schedule a pickup at a time that works best for you, and we will take care of the rest.
Renting a Dumpster Can Be More Cost-Effective
Renting a dumpster for residential junk removal can be a cost-effective solution, especially if you have a large volume of debris to dispose of. Trusted rental services like Junk King offer flat-rate pricing, which means you’ll know upfront exactly how much the rental will cost. This can be particularly helpful if you’re on a budget or need to keep costs low.
Furthermore, renting a dumpster can also save you money by eliminating the need to pursue other disposal methods. For example, if you were to transport debris to a landfill or recycling center on your own, you would need to pay for gas, disposal fees, and potentially other costs. With a dumpster rental, all of these costs are included in the rental price.
Using a Dumpster Rental Can Save You Time
Renting a dumpster for residential junk removal can also save you time. Really.
As we mentioned here already, it eliminates the need for making multiple trips to the landfill or a recycling center. Every trip you make is time away from your renovation or remodeling project. In fact, no matter how organized or fast you are, loading and hauling your debris yourself is time-consuming and inconvenient.
The simple fact is that it can be much easier and quicker to simply toss all your debris, waste, and other unwanted items into a rented dumpster than breaking them down and then loading them into your own truck or onto a trailer. Not to mention that you’re saving wear and tear on your vehicle.
Moreover, reputable dumpster rental services like Junk King Fresno can provide quick and efficient delivery and pickup options. In many rental situations, however, you are stuck with whatever time frame the company dictates. With Junk King, you can rent for just three days, or five or seven days, which can be especially helpful if you’re working on a tight schedule.
With DIY Projects, Safety is Always a Concern and Rental Dumpsters Help There, Too
Renting a dumpster for residential junk removal can also be a safer option than other disposal methods.
Why is that? For one, when you transport heavy or bulky items in a personal vehicle, you run the risk of injury or damage to your vehicle. Also, if you’re disposing of dangerous materials, such as concrete or masonry rubble, you need to take extra precautions to ensure they are handled and disposed of properly.
With a dumpster rental service, you can avoid these safety risks by letting the professionals handle the disposal process. Dumpster rental companies like Junk King Fresno have the expertise and equipment needed to safely dispose of a wide range of materials. (except for hazardous waste)
In addition, construction sites are inherently hazardous areas where trips and falls are common. Having random piles of debris and waste lying around a work area is an invitation to an injury. However, having a convenient rental dumpster nearby where everything can go in and be off the ground helps to create a safer work site.
Using a Dumpster Rental for Debris Disposal is Also Environmentally Friendly
Renting a dumpster for residential junk removal can be a far more environmentally friendly solution than pursuing a ‘DIY” debris dumping option.
At Junk King Fresno, for example, we prioritize sustainability and work to minimize the environmental impact of our disposal practices. For example, Junk King has made junk recycling a core function in all our operations with the goal of reducing the amount of waste that ends up in our landfills.
Additionally, renting a dumpster can also help reduce the carbon footprint associated with homeowners driving their own vehicle back and forth from a landfill or transfer station multiple times during a home improvement project.
So, by eliminating the need for multiple trips, you can significantly reduce your carbon emissions.
Three Great Reasons to Rent Your Dumpster from Junk King Fresno
Reason Number One: Our upfront and transparent pricing. No matter what option you choose, full-service or self-service – as soon as you agree on our price, you simply choose a date and two-hour service window that works for your schedule.
Reason Number Two: Our exceptional customer service. Our junk removal professionals will call you 15-30 minutes before we show up to promptly take your unwanted junk and debris away!
Reason Number Three: We are experts and professionals. Our company is also fully insured, bonded, and licensed so that you can rest assured that you will never have to deal with unforeseen liabilities.
So, no matter what type of junk you’ve accumulated over the years or with your latest project, we are here to help you efficiently and easily free up space in your home or business so you can get back to doing more of what you want and with the space you need.
Ready to book your Junk King MINI Dumpster? It’s as easy as 1,2,3.
Just give us a call at 1-888-888-JUNK (5865), text a photo to 1-737-888-5865, or book an appointment online to save $20 on orders totaling more than $99. Junk King always offers free, on-site written estimates, which is the best way for us to give you our lowest pricing possible.