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By NCD Blog on Monday, February 13, 2017

A single layer of asphalt roofing shingles on a small house - 1500 square foot roof (150 squares) would require a 10 yard dumpster. Roofs up to 3000 square foot (300 squares) would need a 20 yard dumpster.


If multiple layers need to be removed, multiply the size needed by the number of layers.


For example, a 3000 square foot roof with 2 layers to be removed would need:


20 yards x 2 = 40 yard dumpster.

By NCD Blog on Monday, February 15, 2016
dumpster rental,Renting a dumpster, seems pretty simple right? Well, before you place your dumpster order there are a few things you need to know.

SIZE

For starters, consider the size. Typically, temporary dumpster rentals will come in five sizes...10 15, 20, 30 and 40 cubic yard containers. While 10, 20, 30 and 40 yard dumpsters are common, the 15 cubic yard containers may be hard to find. 

Dumpster dimensions (may vary slightly):

    10 yard dumpster - approx. 10 ft long x 8 ft wide x 3.5 ft high

    15 yard dumpster - approx. 15 ft long x 8 ft wide x 3.5 ft high

    20 yard dumpster - approx. 22 ft long x 8 ft wide x 3.5 ft high

    30 yard dumpster - approx. 22 ft long x 8 ft wide x 5 ft high

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By NCD Blog on Monday, January 18, 2016
winterize home, debris removal, dumpster rental, NC Dumpster, Raleigh NCAs the days get shorter and turn into cold winter nights we are reminded that there are several tasks that should be accomplished before the upcoming winter takes hold. There are a few things that will help us save money by cutting heating costs. Take the time needed to look over this list and gather a few items to help you winterize your home. Not only is it important to help save energy it is also important to keep your family warm and healthy during these harsh winter months.

Take a look at the heating system to be sure it is working properly. Check to see if the pilot lights are correctly working in older gas or oil heating systems. In the newer gas and oil systems check the thermo-coupling that helps fire off the heating system. Now is also a good...
By NCD Blog on Monday, January 4, 2016
junk removal, dumpster rentalYou had a great holiday season!  Your household received plenty of gifts.  You purchased that new set of candy cane lights for the driveway and those cute dishes for your family’s holiday dinner.  Now the holidays are over and you have to find a place to put everything away until next year.  The trouble is your house is filled to the rafters with stuff already.  So it’s time to get rid of some of your old stuff to make way for the new.

How to dispose of your old stuff will depend on what it is?  Did you get a new refrigerator for Christmas?  Getting rid of the old one will take more than a garbage can.  How about those old, broken bicycles that you never fixed or that cracked dining table?  Again, these are too big for a standard garbage...
By NCD Blog on Monday, November 2, 2015
dumpster rentalWhen cleaning out your basement, garage, attic or house what do you do with all the unwanted items?  Here are fives ways to get rid of your junk evaluating the time and expense in each case.  All categories  will require you to sort and separate the unwanted items.  Choose wisely and then start cleaning.

Junk Removal Company

There are several companies in the market that will come to your home and fill a truck with your unwanted stuff and haul it away.  Some of these companies will just take it all to the dump, others will sort the items into different categories and recycle, donate and dump your items.  You call to make an appointment and then just point to the items that need to be removed.  PROS:  No heavy lifting or hauling for you.  CONS:  You have to pay for this service and some services will not haul certain items so check before hiring.

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By NCD Blog on Monday, September 7, 2015
If you’ve purchased a historic house, it’s probably because of the charm of its original features and the potential you see to make it a showcase home. But owners of historic buildings face different challenges when making renovations than owners of ordinary homes or commercial spaces.

If the building is a nationally significant one – perhaps a rare survivor of the work of a master architect or craftsman, or a place where a historically significant event took place – it may be a National Historic Landmark, designated for their “exceptional significance in American history,” or otherwise listed in the National Register of historic buildings. Owners of these buildings are often restricted to preservation or restoration of their  home – retaining the building’s original fabric through conservation, maintenance and repair. Any demolition work done in renovating the building may be restricted to removing additions and materials from other time periods, with the aim of returning the building closer to its original state.

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By NCD Blog on Monday, August 3, 2015
Ever wonder what a 10 Yard dumpster can hold?  Here are some fun numbers.
By NCD Blog on Monday, July 6, 2015
De-cluttering a home can be overwhelming.  Take it step by step.  For dumpster rentals call NC Dumpster at 919-337-3470 or 919-868-5077.
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