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Tag Archives: Dumpster Rentals vs. Junk Pick Up In San Diego

How To Optimize Your Dumpster Rental In San Diego

Junk King makes the dumpster rental process as straightforward and simple as possible for our San Diego customers. If this is your first time using a roll-off container, you may not know what to expect. Think about how you can fill the dumpster efficiently and safely so that you’re ready to use it when the project kicks off.

If you have any questions about the Junk King MINI dumpster or how to fill a dumpster efficiently, feel free to contact us for help from our San Diego dumpster rental experts!

What Size Do You Need?Dumpster Rental

Being over-prepared can have its advantages. However, a dumpster rental that is significantly larger than you need will also cost a lot more. If you rent an extra large industrial container for a small home improvement project, you will pay the same price as if you filled the entire box.

Watch for Hidden Fees

Some other San Diego dumpster rental companies advertise low rates, but those prices do not include delivery, pick-up, and other necessary services. Junk King makes things easy to understand with simple pricing and terms written in plain language.

Choose a Good Location

Minimize the number of steps between your work area and the dumpster location and you can save yourself a ton of time and effort!

Break Things Down to Fit More Inside

Dumpster rental may cost a bit more if you have objects sitting above the top of the box. Break down boxes, furniture, or other junk if possible so you can get more in the container without unnecessary overflow.

How to Load a Dumpster

Here are some quick tips for filling your dumpster rental evenly and efficiently:

  • Get a dumpster with a side door. This way you can walk in and set down bulky items rather than tossing them in haphazardly.

  • In general, bulkier items go on bottom. However, anything that crushes easily can go on bottom.

  • It’s okay to be messy! Use a sledge hammer or other tools to break down junk.

  • Renovating? Leave room for scraps and trash. Pack the dumpster efficiently while loading it up with demolition debris. Home improvement and construction projects produce more trash in the form of leftover materials and other debris.

  • Load carefully so you don’t have to re-organize. Depending on the type of junk you’re getting rid of, you may not want to climb in the dumpster after it’s been loaded. Take your time and figure out how to fit things in tightly.

What Else Can You Throw Away?

When you get a dumpster rental for a cleaning or remodeling project, use the opportunity to get rid of an old appliance, a broken recliner, or other junk you have sitting around. Our San Diego dumpster service can recycle or dispose of everything except hazardous waste.

Don’t Overdo It

You also want to avoid overloading your dumpster with too much weight. Any dumpster rental service has a weight limit before you’ll be charged an overfill fee. Loading up heavy items like bricks or stone? Talk to the Junk King experts for help estimating the potential weight.

Safe for the Driveway

Another thing to watch for would be a dumpster that damages your lawn, sidewalk, or driveway. We made sure the MINI dumpster is driveway-friendly for residential use in Southern California. With a footprint of about 8 feet wide by 12 feet long, it fits easily in a standard driveway.

When Do You Need It?

You’ll want to have your dumpster on-site as soon as your project begins producing debris. Wait too long, and you’ll have a mess at your feet! On the other hand, you might save a few dollars on daily service fees by minimizing the length of your dumpster rental. Most of our customers use their MINI dumpster for a period of 3 to 7 days.

Small Clean-Up? Pay for the Space You Need

The best way to get the most out of your dumpster rental experience is to avoid overpaying. Junk King offers the first dumpster rental in San Diego with an option to pay only for the space you use. Only need to fill half the MINI? You’ll pay less! Check out our dumpster rental pricing and ask us any questions you may have about what to expect.

Our award-winning customer service can help you along the way so you enjoy a safe and easy dumpster rental in the San Diego area. Call us at 619-376-2477 or book online now!

Dumpster Rentals vs. Junk Pick Up In San Diego

When you’ve got too much trash to toss out, it might be smart to either rent a dumpster or hire a professional junk pick up company like Junk King. Deciding which is the better option could come down to the issue of how much work you actually want to do.


Excessive amounts of garbage are usually the result of some type of DIY project. If you’ve done a thorough spring-cleaning of your property then you might have come across several oversized items that you are finally ready to get rid of. If you’ve taken on a home remodeling project, then there could be a mound of demolition and construction waste ready to be hauled away. In both of those cases, you’ve already done a lot of the work. If you rent a dumpster, then that work will continue. That’s because you’ll have to find a way to load up all that trash. You and your designated work crew (family and friends?) will spend hours carrying items out of the house and into the dumpster. The risk of cuts and punctures from that kind of work is extremely high.

On the other hand, Junk King provides you with a very capable two-man crew who will do all the work. You won’t have to lift a single piece of rubbish. If you’re hauling something from the attic, backyard or garage, the Junk King crew will pull it out from its current location. You don’t have to make things “easy” for the Junk King crew. Just leave everything right where it is.

A dumpster rental might also invite your neighbors to throw out some of their trash. Of course, they won’t necessarily ask for permission. Instead, they’ll just toss their trash over the dumpster late at night. Before you know it, your dumpster could be filled with somebody else’s trash and leave you with no room for your rubbish. Do you want to pay for that? With Junk King, you’ll just be throwing out what you want to throw out. Just tell the Junk King crew what you want gone and they’ll take care of the rest.

Junk King also works very fast. You can call for a junk pick up appointment in the morning and have that task taken care by the afternoon. A dumpster rental will require the united dropped off at your home and set up. Then days later when it is loaded, it will be picked up again. That’s a lot of effort to clear out the clutter. Hire Junk King today to take care of your junk pick up the right way.


Junk King San Diego North
2794 Loker Ave W Suite 107
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Hours: M-Sa: 7A-4P

Providing junk removal services to the North San Diego area, including:

Camp Pendleton North
Del Mar
La Jolla
Rancho Santa Fe
San Diego
San Marcos
Solana Beach
Valley Center
and these nearby zip codes:
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