Most dumpster rental companies' average rental period is 7 days. However, dumpster rental time frames vary by company. Also, they vary by the area of the country in which they are located. At Trash Daddy Dumpsters, our rental period in most areas is 14 days. Most of the time you can keep a roll off for longer than the rental period, but there is an extra charge. The longest just about any company will let you keep a roll off is 30 days. The length of time you keep a roll off is determined by the type of project but also by the type of customer.
Contractors, who use dumpsters frequently and repeatedly, will often get longer rental periods than a homeowner customer. As we mentioned, most dumpster rental companies rent their dumpsters for a period of 5-7 days. Contractor customers are typically using dumpsters for larger jobs, and most jobs take longer than 7 days. Therefore, it's more common to see contractors keep roll off dumpsters for 14 days, and often up to 30 days.
Homeowners, on the other hand, often don't need a dumpster rental for longer periods. This is why, on average, rental periods across the country are shorter. Many times a homeowner will only need the dumpster for a day or two.
Roll off dumpsters are perfect for all kinds of clean up jobs. The make it easy and convenient to get the clean up done. Different jobs will require different dumpster rental periods.
While most dumpster rental companies will not allow you to keep a dumpster longer than 30 days, they typically will try to accommodate your needs. Just keep in mind that most try to keep the rental periods shorter, because then the dumpster can be rented more often. At Trash Daddy Dumpsters, we always try to be as flexible as possible, and we keep our rental terms as long as possible, because often it takes you longer to finish a job than you initially thought.
We hope this article helps give you a better idea of how long you can keep a roll off. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us!