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Hauling Terms and Definitions
It is often necessary to haul junk or waste from a residential home or commercial business. It is then taken to a waste management facility or disposal site. There are large tow trucks and dumping vehicles that handle this kind of trash. It is possible to either rent a hauling vehicle or hire a service to assist you with this. In order to get a better idea of what this business involves, take a look at the terms and definitions found below.
Trash Company or Service – A professional business that specializes in the collection and disposal of waste or junk. These services typically have dump trucks for hauling trash, as well as designated facilities to manage waste.
Rubbish – This refers to waste material, trash, and anything that is considered garbage.
Tow Truck – A large and powerful motor vehicle that is equipped with a mounting device that lifts and hauls disabled vehicles. These are commonly used to move automobiles that are illegally parked, as well as vehicles that are taken to a junkyard.
Waste Management Facility – A dump site or facility that handles and sorts rubbish of various kinds. This trash is hauled in from countless residential homes and commercial businesses.
Flatbed Semi or Truck – A large vehicle that is capable of hauling heavy loads. It typically has a long flat bed attached to the rear for hauling motor vehicles, machinery, and waste.
Dump Truck – This is a large truck that has a tilting body for loading and unloading waste at the back. The rear also opens and closes.
If you have a lot of junk, you will need to call a hauling company to take care of your garbage. These organizations specialize in waste management, and have special trucks to help with the disposal of your unwanted items.
There are many kinds of trucks that remove rubbish and transport it. Some tow large cargo trailers and drop them at your property. You then fill the container with trash and the company hauls the trailer away. If you are junking a car, you could call a scrap metal company to tow it. If you are dealing with the disposal of other large or heavy items, you may want to call an organization with a flatbed truck. These large vehicles offer a way to move and dump items such as old farm equipment.
If you are just looking to get rid of regular household waste and trash, contact your local waste management department. Many organize a general bulk trash day where they will let residents dispose of larger items such as old furniture and lumber.
Whether you need to dispose of commercial or residential junk, there is an organization that can help you. Many offer hourly, daily and weekly rates so you can find the price that suits your budget. There are even companies that offer earth-friendly disposal for environmentally-conscious customers.
Check with your local waste management division and ask friends and relatives for a reference to a company. While no one likes the work that goes into getting rid of trash, you will love your newly organized and clean space.