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  • Dumpster for demolition work provided by Blue Box Rental in Clear Spring, MD
    Fall Home Improvement Project? Get a Dumpster for the Mess! Fall Home Improvement Project? Get a Dumpster for the Mess!

    Fall Home Improvement Project? Get a Dumpster for the Mess!

Fall Home Improvement Project? Get a Dumpster for the Mess!

Blue Box Dumpsters are the Perfect Size for the Mess from a Home Improvement Project. We at Blue Box Rental provide dumpsters for all kinds of jobs, including home improvement projects in the Hagerstown, MD and surrounding Tri-State area. Most times we are working with residents who are cleaning out a garage or basement. Sometimes it’s a homeowner or landlord who is refurbishing/renovating a home left in ruins by a renter who took advantage of the rental situation. But much of our work this time of year comes from builders that are doing demolition work at a job site or do-it-yourselfers making their home a little bit nicer and newer. Within just a few hours, this type of job site can go from a normal, everyday look to a dusty pile of rubble. That’s where we — and our dumpsters (roll offs) — come to the rescue. As soon as the cooler weather moves in, many homeowners begin plans to upgrade their homes before the holiday season. Some may be changing the floors, counter tops and cabinets in the kitchen. Others may be gutting bathrooms and putting in new fixtures and cabinetry. And even others may be converting the overstuffed basement into an in-law apartment. Whatever the project, the mess can build up in a hurry. The last thing builders — professional or handy homeowners — want on a job site is a scattered pile of debris to deal with in addition to completing the project. Top-rated builders will do the demolition work; clean up the job site; move into the construction phase; and clean up the site at the end of each work day. If your fall season consists of an exciting home improvement project, please let us help […]

  • Kids leaving home, junk leaving the house
    Kids Leaving the House? Send the Junk Out Too! Kids Leaving the House? Send the Junk Out Too!

    Kids Leaving the House? Send the Junk Out Too!

Kids Leaving the House? Send the Junk Out Too!

Parents can use this time of year, when kids leave the nest, to gather up and rid themselves of the junk that has accumulated during the child-rearing years. This is the time of year when households often change. Usually adult children are heading off to college or, for those who have graduated, heading into the workforce and living in a place of their own. Either way, the family dynamic has changed and so have the living arrangements. Now is the time to get the house in order. You have about nine or 10 weeks of good working weather to get the house changed over to a “new space.” Now is the time to attack the clutter and make room for the next phase in life. Even if you plan to stay in the larger house, you will likely downsize some day. Use this time and the cool air as motivation to unload. The easiest way to start is to order a “perfect-size” dumpster from Blue Box Rentals. This way, when you decide it’s not quite good enough for Goodwill, it can go right in the roll off and straight to the landfill. This approach makes it very easy to do away with the junk that no longer has value to your family. Basically a customer calls or emails (info@blueboxrental.com) us to reserve one of our residential dumpsters online; we deliver it; the customer discards all of the household junk; and we haul it away as soon as the customer is done. It really is that easy. Just think, by the time the holidays roll around, you may have a basement suitable for those relatives who want to stay for days. Or, at the very least,  you have […]

  • Checklist for Blue Box Rental for all your dumpster rental needs in the Hagerstown, MD area.
    End of Summer Checklist End of Summer Checklist

    End of Summer Checklist

End of Summer Checklist

As summer comes to an end, everyone should use this checklist for end of summer to-dos that will make the busy fall season a little less stressful on everyone under the same roof. August is still technically part of summer, but with vacations wrapping up and back-to-school activities kicking off, most people’s mindset shifts to a fall mindset. And, with fall being a typically busy season for most families, we think this checklist for the end of summer is a great way to be ready for the shorter days that are on the horizon. Here is the list. Be sure to click on the link to get all the details. Clean and store summer gear Set up a family calendar Clear the way for easy weeknight dinners Share your backyard harvest Organize family photos Clean carpets and floors Organize for back to school Check emergency kits Organize closets BEFORE back-to-school shopping Schedule some “do-nothing” time for fall Clean and organize the garage (Call us if a dumpster is needed) Finish up outdoor projects Check your home for signs of pests BONUS: Clear out all storage areas (dumpsters are great way to haul loads away) To read all the details about this list, click here to link to the article from HOUZZ. Blue Box Rental delivers rental dumpster to the entire Tri-State area of Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. This includes (in Maryland) Clear Spring, Hagerstown, Hancock, Funkstown, Williamsport, Smithsburg, Sharpsburg, Myersville, Brunswick, Boonsboro, Keedysville, Middletown, and Burkittsville. In West Virginia we serve the communities of Falling Waters, Marlowe, Martinsburg, Berkeley Springs, Hedgesville and Shepherdstown. In Pennsylvania, we serve State Line, Greencastle and Waynesboro residents and businesses. To reserve your dumpster,  click here.

  • Roofing job is easier with a rented dumpster from Blue Box Rentals
    Our Rental Dumpster Service Makes Customers Happy Our Rental Dumpster Service Makes Customers Happy

    Our Rental Dumpster Service Makes Customers Happy

Our Rental Dumpster Service Makes Customers Happy

We love making customers happy. We love it a little more when those happy customers are so happy about our rental dumpster service that they write nice things on the internet about us. Here are few statements from satisfied customers: “Amazing customer service! It’s literally 3 p.m on a Friday night and Blue Box had a dumpster delivered for me. It was so last minute, but (they were) so willing to accommodate. A+” — Lori L. “Excellent customer service!!! I called on a Saturday and they delivered the dumpster within hours!! I had to make a few schedule changes and they were more than accommodating!! It is nice to deal with a friendly, family oriented business that still cares about the customer needs!!!!” —  Reggie A. “Very friendly on the phone and in person. Delivered the dumpster the same day that I called. They positioned it perfectly in the driveway. I thought the price was reasonable.” — Judith S. “Customer service was outstanding. We quickly filled up one dumpster. I contacted them and within a short time they picked up the filled one and delivered another. Would definitely use their service again.” — Lucas M. “The go-to dumpster company in the Hagerstown area. Highly recommend Blue Box Rental! Prompt service and a pleasure to work with.” — JOHN M. “Highly recommend. Great staff and dumpster was perfect size.” — Owner, Hampton Roads Powerwashing LLC “I have been working with Tim Fields for a couple of years. He always exceeds my expectations and has always been a pleasure to work with. Great customer service and highly recommended.” — Ben J. “Great service and very skilled drivers. Convenient and showed up on time. An outstanding experience. I […]

  • Junk removal after auction
    No One Showed Up for the Auction No One Showed Up for the Auction

    No One Showed Up for the Auction

No One Showed Up for the Auction

What do you do when no one shows up for the auction after a loved one dies? Many people find themselves in the same boat after the last loved one of the older generation dies. It is usually an auction. The one responsible for the estate has a vision of many showing up to the auction to bid, with bids going higher and higher as every last item is gone at the end of the day. What often happens is that some people show up and the bids are low or non-existent. And, at the end of the day, you still have 90 percent of the items and the problem of what to do with all the stuff. Now, we don’t advocate just throwing everything in the landfill. However, we think there is a multi-step plan to help rid yourself of the burden of stuff left in the wake of your loved one’s death. First, offer other relatives the chance to come and take a few items. Second, try and sell as much as possible. Third, donate stuff that you think is still useful to those shopping at Goodwill and Salvation Army stores. Then, call Blue Box Rental to deliver a dumpster to the driveway. You may even want to pay some local teens $10 each to help you carry the rest of the stuff from the house to the dumpster. Lastly, do not feel guilty. Stuff is just stuff. After life is over, stuff seems even less valuable. If you find that you are dealing with a house full of unwanted stuff and need help unburdening yourself, contact us at Blue Box and we will be happy to give you a quote for a […]

  • Tim Fields at Blue Box Rental Can Remove Junk
    Garage Full of Junk? Make Room for the New Boat? Garage Full of Junk? Make Room for the New Boat?

    Garage Full of Junk? Make Room for the New Boat?

Garage Full of Junk? Make Room for the New Boat?

If your garage is full of junk, toss it in a dumpster and make room for that new boat, camper, jet skis, etc…. As soon as the warm temperatures moved in for good, you started thinking about fun summer activities, didn’t you? It’s the same for all of us. Boating, camping and all kinds of outdoor images start filling our heads. But then we open the garage door and think, “Where would I even put a boat or a camper or an all-terrain vehicle?” This is where the vision of what could be must take hold. Imagine all of that burdensome junk gone. Sure, a few things are worth selling at a yard sale or consignment shop, but the rest is just stuff that needs to go away. No one will ever use that pair of purple in-line skates again! Don’t let another summer go by without making a change. Turn that wasted space into an empty space. Then, turn that empty space into a parking spot for that new family toy. THEN, use that toy for a summer of family memories! If you need help as you clean out the junk, call us at Blue Box Rental and we’ll be happy to bring one of our residential-sized rental dumpsters (roll off) to your home if you live in the Tri-State area of Maryland, Pennsylvania or West Virginia. Once you fill it up, we’ll haul it away and dispose of your junk at the Washington County Landfill, just west of Hagerstown, MD. The pros at Blue Box Rental delivers our fine line of rental dumpsters to the following areas: In Maryland: Big Pool, MD; Brownsville, MD; Cascade, MD; Cavetown, MD; Chewsville, MD; Clear Spring, MD; […]

  • Rental Dumpster full of trash in Hagerstown, MD
    Spring Cleaning Spring Cleaning

    Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

With Spring Comes Spring Cleaning…for Some People. This is the time of year that some people break loose from the cabin fever and head into the garage, basement, attic and closets to cleanse themselves of all of the stuff they no longer want or need. Often, people just start cleaning out and piling up, without realizing they have just moved the stuff into a new pile in a new location. What can you do with all the stuff now deemed “unwanted?” We recommend a small rental dumpster from Blue Box Rental. This approach makes it very easy to do away with the junk that no longer has value to you or your family. Basically a customer calls or emails (info@blueboxrental.com) Blue Box to reserve one of our residential dumpsters online; we deliver it; the customer discards all of the household junk; and we haul it away as soon as the customer is done. It really is that easy. And the experience is a great one for all involved. We love helping people “unload” the stuff that is burdening them and we get to see some of the craziest stuff that comes from the deepest and darkest corners of homes in the Hagerstown/Tri-state area.  A recent trip from a home to the Washington County Landfill featured Santa taking a ride in one of our dumpsters. It wasn’t enough that Santa hitched a ride, but once he arrived with his “bowl full of jelly, he stepped out and showed off some of the moves that make him a beloved icon. If you have any “interesting” guests or or just plain old junk that needs a ride to the local landfill, please let us be the one to […]

  • Roofing job is easier with a rented dumpster from Blue Box Rentals
    Rental Dumpsters That Fit in Tight Spaces Rental Dumpsters That Fit in Tight Spaces

    Rental Dumpsters That Fit in Tight Spaces

Rental Dumpsters That Fit in Tight Spaces

Rental dumpsters are often thought of as large containers that must be parked on the street or a nearby open lot. And while many are, Blue Box Rental specializes in dumpsters that fit into tight spaces, to get as close to the work site as possible. The experts at the Hagerstown, MD-based company know that some commercial — and residential — job sites are sometimes small, causing more headaches than most want to encounter in such a work zone. So if you’re in a tight space — be it size of area or a short deadline — Blue Box can help. That’s why we say that we always have the right-sized dumpster AND that we can deliver it within 24 hours. This is so the work crews won’t have to delay getting started or plan for making a “controlled mess” adjacent to the job site. Often the plan is to create a pile of debris that needs to be hauled away at the end of the job, when the dumpster is finally dropped of at the job site. We pride ourselves on providing rental dumpsters to make the job as easy as possible. We know the work is tough enough without having the inconvenience of scattered construction debris, that makes a job a longer and harder. Having the mess contained within the dumpster also makes for a safer area for the crew and those living near the work site. If you need information on renting a dumpster, please contact us here or call our Hagerstown office at 301-331-4117. Blue Box Rental  is proud to provide dumpster rentals in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in the following zip codes: Big Pool MD 21711 | Boonsboro MD 21713 | Brownsville MD 21715 […]

  • Happy President's Day from Blue Box Rental in Hagerstown, MD
    Happy President’s Day! Happy President’s Day!

    Happy President’s Day!

Happy President’s Day!

Happy President’s Day from Blue Box Rental! Did You Know?: The story of Presidents’ Day begins in 1800, the year after the death of President George Washington’s in 1799. His February 22nd birthday became a perennial day of remembrance from then on. Originally established as an official holiday in 1885 in recognition of Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the Federal Government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22nd, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved to the third Monday of February in 1971. In addition to Washington, the celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday – on February 12th — was rolled into the three-day weekend event. We hope this information about the President’s Day holiday was helpful. If you need information on renting a dumpster, please contact us here or call our Hagerstown, MD office at 301-331-4117. Blue Box Rental  is proud to provide dumpster rentals in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in the following zip code areas: Big Pool MD 21711 | Boonsboro MD 21713 | Brownsville MD 21715 | Cascade MD 21719 | Cavetown MD 21720 | Chewsville MD 21721 | Clear Spring MD 21722 | Fairplay MD 21733 | Funkstown MD 21734 | Gapland MD 21779 | Hagerstown MD 21740 | Hagerstown MD 21742 | Hancock MD 21750 | Keedysville MD 21756 | Maugansville MD 21767 | Rohrersville MD 21779 | St. James MD 21781 | Sharpsburg MD 21782 | Smithsburg MD 21783 | Williamsport MD 21795 | Falling Waters WV 25419 | Mercersburg PA 17236 | Greencastle PA 17225 | State Line PA 17263

  • Dumpster for demolition work provided by Blue Box Rental in Clear Spring, MD
    Dumpster for Demolition Work Dumpster for Demolition Work

    Dumpster for Demolition Work

Dumpster for Demolition Work

Blue Box Rents Dumpsters for Demolition Work at Construction Sites We at Blue Box provide dumpsters for all kinds of jobs in the Hagerstown, MD and surrounding Tri-state area. Most times we are working with residents who are cleaning out a garage or basement or a landlord who is refurbishing/renovating a home left in ruins by a renter who took advantage of the situation. Our other work comes from construction companies that are doing demolition work at a job site. One day it is a structure and within hours, it is a pile of rubble. That’s where we — and our dumpsters (roll offs) come in. The last thing professional builders want on a job site is a big mess of debris. Top notch builders will do the demolition work; cleaning up the job site; start the construction work; and clean up the site at the end of each work day. Here are some pictures of materials from a demolition site we recently helped clean up. Mt. Tabor Builders in Clear Spring, MD hired us for the first part of this major overall of a home. Please contact us today to schedule a dumpster for your big cleaning or for the demolition part of your construction or renovation project. Blue Box Rental  is proud to provide dumpster rentals in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in the following zip code areas: Big Pool MD 21711 | Boonsboro MD 21713 | Brownsville MD 21715 | Cascade MD 21719 | Cavetown MD 21720 | Chewsville MD 21721 | Clear Spring MD 21722 | Fairplay MD 21733 | Funkstown MD 21734 | Gapland MD 21779 | Hagerstown MD 21740 | Hagerstown MD 21742 | Hancock MD 21750 | Keedysville MD […]