Re-Shingling Your Roof
Spring will soon approach, spring of course is a popular season for home improvement projects. One of the top things that homeowners do during this time of the year is replace their roof. Harsh winter conditions can their toll on your shingles, and it is a good idea to replace them before the spring showers hit.
If you are planning on re-shingling your roof, these three decisions should be at the top of your priority list:
Determine what type of shingle you will use.
Find a qualified contractor to get the job done, unless you plan on doing it yourself.
Figure out how you are going to dispose of your old shingles.
If you are re-roofing your home by yourself, one of the biggest challenges you will face is getting rid of your old shingles. Even if you hire a contractor, you will want to clarify who is responsible for this part of the job. Weighing up to 400 pounds per square foot, shingles are very heavy and will likely require professional help to dispose of. When thinking of how you or your contractor is going to dispose of the old shingles, give us at Waste Solutions 123 a call. We can provide you and or your contractor with a dumpster rental, perfect for handling the disposal of your old shingles.
Renting a dumpster is the best option for getting rid of your shingles, and renting a dumpster from the experts at Waste Solutions 123 will always be your best bet. In order to avoid overloading it, it is important that you get a container that is properly sized to accommodate your home’s roof. Let our sales representatives know how big your roofing job is and approximately how many square feet of material is going to be thrown out, from there they can better assist you in finding the best size for your job.
Here are the dumpster sizes that we recommend for two of the most popular shingle types, 3-tab and architectural.
- 20 square of shingles – 10 yard dumpster
- 40 square of shingles – 20 yard dumpster
- 60 square of shingles – 30 yard dumpster
20 square of shingles – 20 yard dumpster
40 square of shingles – 30 yard dumpster
60 square of shingles – 40 yard dumpster
If you are ready to start re-shingling your home but don’t know how to get rid of your old material, call us today at Waste Solutions 123 to help get you started! Don’t worry about handling the mess, our dumpsters are perfect for any size job you have.