Skip Hire Principles
Individuals hire skips for many different reasons. Having a spring clear out, removing a vintage kitchen or toilet, wanting to remove plenty of garden waste are reasons why people hire skips.
Hiring a skip is a fairly simple procedure, even more so today with many companies offering the option of reserving your dumpster online. Reserve the hiring of your dumpster from a skip hire company giving them a date and time you'd like your skip delivered and the size of skip you require. Your skip should arrive on the exact date you established. It is possible to generally keep the skip for as long as is needed to fill it along with your waste. Only give the skip hire company 48 hours notice of when you would like your skip collected once you skip is prepared for removal.
Another option many skip hire companies offer is a 'delay and load' service. This implies the dumpster will be delivered as well as the driver will wait while you load it and then take it away. That is perfect if you also don't demand the skip for a longer period of time and have a pile of waste prepared for loading.
When there's no room on your own property for the dumpster it'll have to be placed on the public road/sidewalk. For a dumpster to be placed on the public road/sidewalk a license from your council is required. Although some councils insist the applicant for the license has to be the person hiring the dumpster, generally this permit could be arranged by the skip hire firm when you order your dumpster. Also, if the skip is to be placed on the road it's the responsibility of the individual hiring the dumpster to ensure it has to suitable warning lights attached. When purchasing the dumpster, these lights can usually be hired from your skip hire company.
You'll be able to fill your skip with pretty much anything with the exception of a couple of things these include food waste, gas canisters, computer monitors, televisions, complete paint cans, aerosols, tyres, refrigerators or freezers.
The skip must not be overloaded. This is hazardous to motorists and pedestrians and additionally can cause issues in picking up the dumpster. The dumpster should not be loaded above the very top of the walls of the skip. If the dumpster is overloaded the skip hire business typically allow the right to 'degree' the waste on picking the dumpster up when the dumpster is deemed unsuitable for transport.
Dumpsters come in a variety of sizes. The smallest is what's called a Mini Skip, can hold up to 1.5 cubic metres of wastes but isn't consistently accessible everywhere in the UK. The following size is a Midi Skip which can hold up to 3 cubic metres and is perfect of bathroom and kitchen refits. The most typical skip size is what's called an Builders Skip it can hold up to 4.6 cubic metres of waste (as much as 50-60 bin bags) and is accessible everywhere in the UK. There are Loft Clearance larger dumpster sizes accessible but a number of those aren't appropriate for waste that is really hefty because of the weight of the loaded dumpster.
Whatever your dumpster is required by you for as long as you use a reputable business your skip hire experience needs to be hassle free.