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February 20, 2020

Reasons to Add a Dumpster Enclosure

Some commercial and industrial properties need to have a dumpster on their premises. This is often an essentiality and something not really considered until there is an issue. But it is a good idea to add a dumpster enclosure as it will help out in an array of ways. A dumpster enclosure cordons off the area and provides the following functions.

Keep Animals Out
Small pests, such as rats and mice, can be just as problematic as raccoons and larger animals. All are drawn to odors that emanate from waste products. A dumpster that is without an enclosure is basically like an invitation for all nearby pests and small animals. A regular gathering of these animals can be unsightly, embarrassing and even dangerous.

Maintain Security
Dumpsters can invite members of the human species as well. It is not uncommon for undesirables to rummage through dumpsters. That could keep them stopping by on a regular basis. It is something that is bad for security and outward appearances.

Prevent Dumping
People may not tend to realize just how many people illegally dump trash. Some contractors in business for themselves find dumpsters out of the way and discard materials that way. It can save them both money, time and inconvenience. Commercial properties are vulnerable for that type of dumping, especially at night. Adding an enclosure is a good deterrent to any would-be dumpers.

Appeal
Staring at an unsightly dumpster is just not pretty no matter which way you look at it. Adding an enclosure could hide the dumpster altogether and make the area look like any other part of the property. Commercial property owners have enough to worry about. Enclosing the dumpster provides a better, cleaner look and is a proactive e way of limiting problems.

Building Codes
There are instances when a dumpster enclosure is required by a municipality code. In these instances, enclosing a dumpster is more of a necessity than an aesthetics decision. A failure to do so could result in costly fines or penalties. It is always a good idea to check on those local building codes and make sure you are up to date.

Complement Your Building
Adding a dumpster enclosure that is made of a material that resembles your building is a way of complementing the look, as opposed to contrasting it. If designed right, it could actually look as though it was part of the original blueprints.