Frequently Asked Questions About Dumpster Rentals in Michigan

The old saying goes... There are no dumb questions.  Below you'll find a list of questions we get asked on a fairly regular basis.  Hopefully the answers we provide will ease any confusion.  Regardless, don't hesitate to call or email us with your questions, concerns or comments.

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What does dumpster rental cost?


This will depend on the location and size of the dumpster you require. Please call or email us and we will be happy to quote you a price with no obligations.




How do I pay for a dumpster rental?


Dumpster rental payment can be paid when the dumpster is delivered. We accept cash, check and credit card (Visa, Master Card or Discover).




What does the price include?


All dumpster rentals include drop off, 10 days of rental and pick up. Depending on the dumpster you rent, there may or may not be a weight fee. Please call or email us and we'll be happy to supply you with a no obligation price quote.




How long is the rental period?


The typical rental period is 10 days. If you feel as though you need additional time, please let us know when you order. Dumpster rentals beyond 10 days have a $30 per extra week fee.




How far in advance do I need to order?


Although we can handle most last minute orders, 1-2 days notice will ensure we can supply you with what you need, when you need it. The more time the better.




What if I need to keep my container longer or have it removed sooner?


Discount Dumpster, LLC is happy to accomidate early pick ups and understands that extenuating circumstances may require you too need some extra time. Dumpsters kept past the 10 day rental period is charged a small late fee of $30 per additional week.




Is it necessary to be home when the dumpster is delivered or removed?


It is not necessary to have someone onsite for delivery or removal of the dumpster. However, please be as specific as possible when answering the delivery question, as the driver will use that information provided along with their best judgement to place the dumpster in the safest accessible area when making the delivery. If an onsite contact is not available for delivery, you will be responsible for all charges involved with relocation of the dumpster. For removal, please keep the dumpser unobstructed so that the driver can access it on the scheduled pick-up day. If the dumpster is inaccessible, the customer is subject to an additional pick-up charge.




Can I put the dumpster on the street?


No, we can not. We also can not place the dumpster in a way that blocks a public sidewalk.




How do I change or cancel an order?


Discount Dumpster, LLC understands that things change. Contact us to discuss your situation.




What if I need an extra haul?


We are happy to switch out your full dumpster for another empty one. Please note, the price is the same for each dumpster rental.




Will the dumpster damage the driveway?


Although the dumpsters are driveway safe, the customer assumes all liablities for damage to private driving surfaces, pavement or road surfaces and the entire dumpster placement site.




How full can I fill the dumpster?


The maximum level is the top of the dumpster for legal transportation. Do not fill the dumpster above the maximum load level, even with light materials. An overfilled dumpster may not be able to be removed. If you have questions or concerns please contact us.




Are there any materials that I can not throw in the dumpster?


The dumpsters are not meant to haul dirt, concrete or hazardous materials. We do not accept tires either. Please call if you have a questionable item.