Calculate What You Need
for Your New Roof
Remember This Formula
(# of sq. X layers) / 9 = # of tons
Roll-offs of Des Moines takes pride in being able to offer knowledge and resources to help you with your residential, commercial, or industrial products. We know math isn’t everyone’s strong suit and trying to determine the weight of your project can be a confusing process. That’s why we give you easy formulas to follow and an estimation calculator to make sure you can figure out the approximate weight of your roofing project.
Try our roofing calculator to find the type of Roll-offs dumpster you will need.
*100 sq. is equivalent to the weight max to remain in compliance with DOT restrictions
Determine the Weight of Your Driveway Replacement
Numbers to Help Your Process
1 yard is about 75 square feet of concrete/asphalt with a 4-inch thickness. This can weigh anywhere from 4,000 to 4,500 pounds.
12 tons is equal to 24,000 pounds, which is the carry limit on Iowa roads.
Recycling Service for Your
Concrete & Asphalt
Flat Rate Dumpster Offered by Roll-Offs of Des Moines
For any clean concrete/asphalt job, Roll-Offs of Des Moines offers a 12-yard dumpster rental that can carry up to 12 tons of material (the state of Iowa’s legal carrying capacity) for only $250. Determine if your concrete/asphalt job is eligible for this option.
Recycle Your Appliances
with Roll-Offs of Des Moines
- $5 per tire (Tractor tires are $25 each)
- $15 per appliance (Including computers, monitors, stoves, television, etc.)
- $5 per battery
Once a pick-up is scheduled, please place your items by the back door of the dumpster for easy recycling.
*If recycling on your own, please visit this link.
Reserve a dumpster today
Complete your request here, or if you have further questions, call us at (515) 564-0279! Our representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To request a dumpster, please fill out our request dumpster form.