(20 feet long x 8 feet wide x 4 feet tall) – 8 pickup trucks
Our mid-size 20 cubic yard dumpster fits well on a standard residential driveway at 20 feet by 8 feet. It has low 4 feet high sides to make loading easy. In addition, some of our 20-yard containers have back door access. This makes it easy to load all your bulky and heavy trash into the front of the dumpster container. It has a total capacity of 20 cubic yards, which is the equivalent of 8 pickup truck beds or 120 full contractor trash bags. Each of our dumpsters offers a generous weight capacity. Our 20-yard size has a weight limit of 3-4 tons (6,000-8,000 pounds).
With Discount Dumpster, you get a low flat rate on all sizes of dumpster rentals in Chicago inventory. Our popular 20-yard dumpster averages $525 to $668 for a standard rental period. When you call to order your dumpster, we’ll start your transparent quote. All charges are listed upfront and are explained in detail. One fee covers dump fees, taxes, delivery, pickup, and support throughout your job. The weight limit for a 20-yard dumpster is 4 tons. If your load goes over that, you may be subject to an overweight charge. We’ll explain the best strategy to keep the weight under that limit to help keep your costs down.
In Chicago, our typical rental period ranges from 7 to 14 days. In some cases, we are able to offer an extension of that time period for a longer job. Your flat rate covers the standard rental period, with extensions billed at a prorated per diem rate. If you experience any project delays as you work, such as weather delays or material supply issues, give us a call. Depending on availability, we may be able to extend your rental to give you the time you need to finish.
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That depends. A 20 yard is what we like to call a "middling" dumpster size. Its not too small yet not too large, which makes it perfect f0r larger residential projects and smaller-scale commercial work. Due to this, there are times when the dumpster may need street placement. A permit from the City of Chicago will be needed in this case. Also, even if the 20 yard dumpster fits on your property, you will need to make sure the local HOA approves of your placement spot.
Discount Dumpster cannot make any guarantees in regards to specific drop off or pickup times for dumpsters. We have a standard delivery window of 6 AM - 6 PM, Monday through Friday. We are more than happy to take any requests you have for specific times, so feel free to leave a request and our staff will work as hard as they can to accommodate you!
20 yard dumpsters are great for larger residential projects and small commercial work. 20 yards can handle more debris for projects like landscaping, home remodels, and roofing work. These dumpsters are also perfect for commercial projects like office cleanouts or strip-mall renovations. We wouldn't advise using a 20 yard for heavy duty construction and demolition work, however.
Any dumpster left overfilled on the day of pickup will result in a pickup rejection by the hauler. Transporting a dumpster filled over the top is a safety hazard and cannot be permitted by local regulations. After pickup has been rejected, a costly trip fee will be charged to you.
A dumpster over its weight limit will result in additional fees once the bin is weighed at the transfer station. These fees will be charged to you per extra ton.