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Why Rent A Dumpster? 25 Realistic Reasons

Posted by Luke Hancock

Mar 29, 2016 4:03:06 PM

Wondering if you’ll ever need to rent a dumpster? Trust us — you will.

You might not realize it, but there are more than just a few reasons why homeowners need dumpsters.

Cleaning out the garage? Of course. Remodeling your kitchen? Yup. Are you skeptical there might be, say, 23 more reasons? Here you go:

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Topics: Choosing a Dumpster

Bin There Dump That’s 2016 Garage Sale Pricing Guide

Posted by Luke Hancock

Mar 21, 2016 10:08:06 AM

It’s that time of year again — time to clear out all the useless junk in your house, spread it out in your driveway and make LOTS of money!

Just because you have no use for that crocheted fly swatter cover and set of Mickey Mouse cheese knives doesn’t mean they don’t hold great value for someone else. Right?

But the most confounding part of hosting a yard sale is the pricing. Price items too high and they won’t sell. Price them too low, and why go to all the trouble?

Experts in the yard sale experience tend to agree on basic prices for common items. Stick with the prices most people use, and your toddler’s shoes, paperback books and kitchen gadgets should go home with happy new owners.

The crocheted fly swatter cover might be a tougher sell. More on the “Free” pile later…

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Topics: Organized Lifestyle

5 Red Flags To Avoid When Renting A Dumpster

Posted by Luke Hancock

Mar 14, 2016 10:45:32 AM

Wouldn't it be great if every time you’re about to make a mistake, somebody jumped out with a big red flag and yelled, “Hold it right there!”

Life would be so much easier.

We can’t follow you around all the time (that would be creepy) but we’re happy to help you out in the dumpster rental department.

Here are five red flags to avoid when you’re considering a dumpster rental company.

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Topics: Hiring A Dumpster Rental Company

To Our Customers: 4 Big Takeaways From Our 2016 Franchise Conference

Posted by Luke Hancock

Mar 8, 2016 10:36:58 AM

A whole bunch of Bin There Dump That franchise operators, our leadership team and some dynamic speakers got together recently in Tampa, FL for the 2016 Bin There Dump That Franchise Conference.

What does that have to do with you?

Plenty, if you’re a homeowner or contractor who might ever need to rent a dumpster bin.

While these conferences are designed for Bin There Dump That franchise operators to help them run an even better business, there are a few interesting takeaways for our customers, too.

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Topics: Choosing a Dumpster

What Is The Best Way To Prioritize Home Improvement Projects?

Posted by Luke Hancock

Feb 26, 2016 12:03:52 PM

So you have a house full of projects to tackle and you don’t know what to do first. Or second. Or tenth.

Hmmm. Munch some chips and ponder. Hmmm. See what’s on TV while you ponder. Maybe looking through these magazines will spur some ideas while you ponder....

We’re here to give you some direction. Put those chips away and consider these tips to help you prioritize home improvement projects.

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Topics: DIY Projects, Home Renovation

Another Man's Treasure — 8 Garage Sale Tips And Tricks

Posted by Luke Hancock

Feb 18, 2016 12:59:05 PM

It’s almost garage sale season, when eager homeowners everywhere are convinced that SOMEBODY will pay good money (maybe two bucks!) for that toaster that sort of works and the clock that quacks like a duck every hour.

Let’s be optimistic and assume there’s a willing buyer for all your unwanted stuff. The next step is knowing what NOT to do when you launch your garage sale.

There’s more to this time-honored art than piling all your merchandise in the driveway and hoping for the best. Memorize these eight garale sale tips and your next sale might be a sell out.

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Topics: DIY Projects, Organized Lifestyle

6 Reasons Dumpster Rental Makes A Great Housewarming Gift — Seriously

Posted by Luke Hancock

Feb 12, 2016 4:18:40 PM

A new house! It’s one of the most exciting milestones, so you want to give your happy friends or family the perfect housewarming gift.

A plant? Too predictable. Wine? They’ll drink it as soon as you give it to them, then forget you got them anything. A puppy? You want to stay friends, right?

It might not be the first thing to pop into your head, but a dumpster rental is the perfect housewarming gift. Naturally, we’ll tell you why:

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Topics: Choosing a Dumpster

Dumpster Rental Comparison: What Makes Bin There Dump That Different?

Posted by Luke Hancock

Feb 5, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When you buy a car, book a hotel room, or order a cheeseburger, you want to know what makes your choice the right one.

It’s no different when you’re looking for a dumpster rental company. What qualities make a company stand above the rest?

Do you want an average cheeseburger? Heck, no. You want the one stuffed with pepper jack cheese, smothered with bourbon barbecue sauce and topped with fried onions and pickled jalapenos.

Trying to compare dumpster rental companies? Here are 12 ways Bin There Dump That is different from your average dumpster rental company. You can almost taste those pickled jalapenos...  

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Topics: Choosing a Dumpster

Unlucky 7: The Most Common Dumpster Rental Mistakes Homeowners Make

Posted by Luke Hancock

Jan 31, 2016 10:21:00 AM

Mistakes. We all make them.

Don’t worry, we won’t go into great detail about that perm you got in the 80s or the time you thought for sure the garage door was all the way up before you drove in.

We like looking out for you. So take a look at these seven common mistakes homeowners make when renting a dumpster.

Then, don’t make them. You’ll thank us later.

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Topics: Hiring A Dumpster Rental Company

15 Moving Hacks To Make Your Next Big Move A Breeze

Posted by Luke Hancock

Jan 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If we said we know how to make moving your entire house or apartment full of belongings more fun, would you believe us?

Nah, we wouldn’t believe us, either. But we can offer some moving tips and tricks to make your move easier. Some of them will actually make you mutter out loud: “Genius!”

You can thank us later, after you unpack your perfectly protected glassware, your efficiently organized kitchen utensils and your magically unspilled hair products.

Some things are best to arrange before you even start packing. Check out these eight helpful reminders to consider before you even get out the boxes and packing tape.

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Topics: Relocation