Skip Hire Basics

Persons hire skips for a number of reasons. Having a planting season clean out, removing an old kitchen or bathroom, needing to remove lots of garden waste are reasons why people hire skips.

Hiring a skip is a reasonably simple process, even more so nowadays with many companies offering the choice of reserving your skip online. Generally the process is as follows. Book the employing of your skip from a skip hire company providing them with a date and time you desire your skip delivered and the size of skip out on you require. Your neglect should arrive on the date you specified. You can usually keep the skip for as long as is required to fill it with your waste. Once you neglect is ready for removing, simply supply the skip employ the service of company 48 hours notice of when you would like your skip gathered. 

Another option many neglect hire companies offer is a ‘wait and load’ service. This means the skip will be shipped and the driving push will wait while you load it and then take it away. This kind of is ideal if you have plenty of00 waste materials ready for loading and do not require the skip for a longer period of time.

If there is no room on your property for the neglect it will have to be put on the general public road/pavement. For a neglect to be located on the general public road/pavement a support from the council is required. Usually this license can be arranged by the skip hire company when you order your skip, even though some councils demand that the applicant for the permit must be the person hiring the skip. Also, if the skip is to be put on the highway it is the responsibility of the person employing the skip to ensure it has to appropriate warning lights attached. These types of lights can usually be hired from the neglect hire company when placing your order the skip.

You can fill your skip with pretty much anything with the exception of a few items these include aerosols, gas canisters, computer monitors, televisions, full car paint cans, food waste, tires, fridges or freezers.

The skip must not be overloaded. This can cause problems in collecting the skip and is also hazardous to pedestrians and motorists. The skip must not be loaded above the top of the walls of the skip. In the event the neglect is overloaded the miss hire company usually arrange the right to ‘level’ the waste on picking up the skip if the skip is regarded unsuitable for transport.

Skips come in many different sizes. The smallest is what’s known as a Mini Skip, can keep up to 1. 5 cubic metres of toxins but is not always available all around the UK. The next size is a Midi Skip out on which is advisable of bathroom and kitchen refits and can hold up to three cubic metres. The most common skip size is what’s known as a Builders Skip it can hold up to 4. 6 cubic metre distances of waste (as much as 50-60 bin bags) and is available all around the UK. Generally there are larger skip sizes available but many of these are not well suited for very heavy waste products due to the weight of the fully filled skip.