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Question from SUSAN:

I have a roof that is 40,000 sq. ft. x 3 in. thick. I'd like to know how many 20 yard dumpster it would take to tear the roof off

Hi Susan,

You can use our volume calculator to find the volume of the material you are removing but the number of dumpsters required will depend on how large the roof pieces are and how packed you can make the dumpster. My suggestion is that you calculate the volume and then contact the rental agency to see how many dumpster you require.


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