Whether you're a homeowner that's interested in DIY improvements or want to save money wherever you can between professional services, you should consider your options before you begin your next home improvement project. Sometimes, if you opt to do part of the dirty work of home improvement yourself, you can save money on the critical parts of home improvement that require professional help.
So if you're looking for the best way to put your money into materials instead of the improvement process, here's a couple of options you should consider:
Reclaiming materials from a renovation project is a great way to reduce your impact on the environment and save money on bulk waste removal. Professional contractors and landscapers will charge you a total for fees like material and waste removal, as well as aggregate loads, where you could find alternatives that will save you money.
Materials that can be reclaimed and used again include old cabinets, fixtures, masonry, dimensional lumber, and aggregates. Aggregates, like pavement and concrete can be processed at some facilities to be reclaimed completely and used again in your remodeling, giving you an option of saving money on a new installation.
If you're using a contractor for paving, there are cost incentives that can reduce your installation fees if you choose to use reclaimed materials. And materials that can and should be recycled, like appliances, dry wall, and even yard waste, can reduce the amount you pay for waste removal services.
Use A Dump Truck Service
Instead of getting a dumpster for renovation materials, chipper for yard waste, or using a clam truck for waste management, consider using a dump truck service instead.
Dump truck services are an all-inclusive service that can remove your non-recyclable waste for less than it costs to contract with either a landscaper or waste management company. Though there is sometimes an extra fee, dump truck services will often load your waste, haul it, and charge you the dump fees.
If your local jurisdiction doesn't recycle yard waste, consider curbing your clipped trees and vegetation, waiting about a week until the refuse has dried, and having a dump truck haul your materials for less than hiring a landscaper or renting a chipper. A dump truck should also be your go-to service for picking up bulk materials, like aggregates, soil, mulch, or sand that you'll be using in your next landscape improvement project. Contact a company like Skippers Trucking to learn more.