Skip Hire in Barnet

There are lots of reasons why you could find you will want to hire a skip. Some people require a skip because they decided to tidy up an overgrown garden. Others could be in the middle of building work and wish to discard the soil and rubble left behind. You may just be considering ordering a skip to get rid of the junk which has built up within your loft over the years.

Whatever the reason may be, if you are interested in a reliable skip hire service in Barnet, then look no further.

We provide a cost-effective and reliable solution to both domestic and trade customers throughout Barnet. Our skip hire service includes a range of sizes to tackle all waste removal requirements. If you don’t require too much space, the 2 yard mini skip will be the best option for you. Equally, if you feel your job could be on the bigger side, you ought to consider one of our 6 or 8 yard builders skips.

Our services are available throughout the Barnet area, and we assist both domestic and commercial clients. Using a easy online booking system, you can have a skip ordered within only a couple of clicks.

To get started, enter your delivery postcode to check out all the different sizes offered and the cost to hire a skip in Barnet.

Barnet Skip Hire FAQs

Who will deliver my skip?

A local skip hire company will likely deliver your skip in Barnet. We utilize a network of both regional and national businesses to enable us to provide our service to customers across the whole of the UK. These businesses are vetted to make certain they match the high standards we require in terms of customer service, price and environmental performance.

What size roll-on roll-off skips can you offer?

The RORO (roll-on roll-off) is a huge container used to get rid of significant amounts of waste. Predominantly, these skips are used for industrial applications. However, residential clients may also hire them. It is essential to consider the area they will take up, as they measure between 20 to 40 cubic yards. Due to this, they should only be hired for light materials including plastics, timber and cardboard, and are not appropriate for the removal of dirt and concrete.

How do you order a skip?

Ordering a skip shouldn’t be difficult. That is why we have made the order process as simple as possible. First, enter your delivery address to look at all the different skips we are able to deliver to Barnet. Select the size you want to order, and confirm if it is going to be delivered on your own property. Enter in your details and make payment using our secure online payment platform.

When your order is complete, we will send a confirmation email with all your order details. You can then sit back and relax while we handle the rest.

Do you deliver skips across London?

We offer a nationwide skip hire and waste management service by using a network of verified and fully licensed local partners. So whether you need skip hire in Barnet, London, Croydon, Camden or any other site in London, we are able to help.

What happens to the rubbish once the skip is picked up?

As soon as your skip is full and ready for collection, we will pick it up and take it to a local waste recycling centre, where it will be processed. The rubbish will get segregated into various waste streams, such as wood, soil and paper. This helps to ensure that as much of the collection is recycled as possible. Our company is proud of our dedication to environmental protection by sending as little to landfill as possible!

Do I need to be home whenever the skip is going to be delivered?

You don’t have to be at home when the skip will be delivered, however it will help. Being there whenever the skip is delivered means that you can make sure the delivery driver can be given full access and that the skip will be positioned precisely where you want it. Similarly, if the skip is being delivered to business premises, we will appreciate your help during delivery, especially if gates restrict the lorry’s access.

However, when you can’t be around during delivery, you don’t need to worry. We simply ask you to let us know when you place the order, and we will organise things from there.

How much does skip hire in Barnet cost?

Our goal is to provide you with the cheapest skip hire service in Barnet. The price you pay will, naturally, depend on the size of skip that you hire. It varies from the mini skip, which is the cheapest choice, all the way up to the 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container. If you wish to have your skip located on the road or any other council property, you will also need to factor in the additional price of the skip permit.

How long am I allowed to hire a skip for?

The price of hiring a skip will in most cases have a hire period of up to a fortnight. In most cases, that gives you sufficient time to fill the skip. However, if you do need a little more time, contact us, and we will see what we can do.

Needless to say, if you finish with the skip sooner, our company is happy to arrange your collection. Just let us know once you have finished, and then we will organise to send out one of our drivers to collect the skip as soon as possible.

How quickly can you deliver a skip in Barnet?

When your skip is ordered, we will do our very best to deliver it to you on a day that suits you. We can usually provide a following day delivery service for orders made before 3pm on Monday to Friday. This is subject to having the skip on private property, as to be on public property (like a street), you need to obtain a skip permit which may take a couple of days to arrange.

As a result of many factors that could impact our service, we can never guarantee an exact delivery time. Having said that, we will always aim to tell you whether you can anticipate it arriving within a morning or afternoon slot.

If I would like a skip on the road in Barnet, will I need to have a permit?

In most circumstances, your skip can be delivered on your driveway, the street, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your house or workplace. If you need the skip to be located on land outside of your company or house, you have got to get permission from your local authority in Barnet, which is referred to as a permit. If required, we would gladly organise this on your behalf, and so it’s one less point to think about. The local authority does charge a fee for your permit, plus you should know before ordering that getting the permit will often take up to two working days.

Which size skips can have a drop down door?

Getting a skip that has a drop door makes filling waste into the skip a lot easier. This is especially true with hefty materials like soil and stone, which can then be walked straight into the skip with a wheelbarrow. It can also make throwing away big bulky objects such as household furniture easier as well.

The majority of skips can be provided with a drop door, although this can sometimes depend upon location and availability. Let us know when you place your order if a drop door is needed, and we will do our absolute best to provide this.

Is it ok to stack up waste in my skip?

Make sure you don’t overfill your skip as this will make it unsafe to transport, and you will have to empty any items over the level load line. This means that you can not use sheets of timber, doors or another object, as this will artificially increase the height of the skip. We have a legal obligation to make sure that skips are not overloaded or overweight before moving them.

Please make sure to choose the correct sized skip to meet your requirements and get in contact if you are uncertain which size you need. We would be glad to help.

Can I dispose of electrical products in the skip?

Electronic objects like TVs, freezers, refrigerators, computers, monitors and washing machines are classed as a hazardous waste and therefore cannot be put in your skip. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 requires that electric powered products must be separated from other rubbish. This helps ensure they can be recycled and disposed of within the safest and most eco-friendly manner.

How much waste can I get in a builder’s skip?

The builder’s skip is probably the most frequent skip that is hired across the UK. Offered in either a 6 or 8 cubic yard capacity, a builder’s skip is ideal for most building tasks, which is where the label originates from.

The 8 cubic yard builder’s skip will be the largest size which can be used for hefty waste matter such as dirt, concrete, bricks and gravel.

What can I put in my skip?

You can use your skip to get rid of lots of different waste types. We are used to picking up and handling numerous materials produced from building work, garden projects and property clean-ups. Some examples of allowed waste materials include things like:

  • Household furniture
  • Hedge cuttings
  • Soil
  • Concrete and bricks
  • Bathroom suites
  • Kitchen cabinets and units

Many waste materials will be allowed, so whether you wish to discard furniture, plastic materials, timber or old toys, we can usually take your rubbish away.

The quantity and things you throw in the skip can vary according to the size skip you have chosen. Skips do have a maximum weight limit for safety. So if you would like dispose of soil and gravel, as an example, the biggest size container you will be permitted to use is the 8 cubic yard builders skip.

Is there anything that I can’t put in my skip?

There are several materials that you are not permitted to discard in your skip. The main reason for this is that some goods contain hazardous components that may be harmful to the environment. They may also be dangerous to human health, therefore they have to be discarded separately within UK laws.

Some of the products which are restricted include:

  • Paint tins
  • Solvents Fridges
  • Gas cylinders
  • PC screens
  • Battery packs
  • Car tyres
  • Chemical substances
  • Asbestos
  • Plasterboard

How much waste can you fit in a mini skip?

If you are looking for a cheap skip to get rid of some household waste, the mini skip may be just what you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 cubic yard capacity (depending on your location), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal option to take on many jobs.

The mini skip can fit on the smallest of drives but can also be situated on the side of the road, subject to getting a skip permit from the council.

Although most frequently chosen by household customers, the mini skip can also handle smaller commercial jobs.

What skip sizes do you deliver?

We are able to offer a full range of skip sizes to meet your specific needs, from 2 to 40 cubic yards. Our smallest available skip is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, a compact skip excellent for small DIY jobs and domestic clearances. A common choice for more substantial tasks, renovations and construction work is the 8 cubic yard builders skip.

For Barnet businesses which have a significant volume of bulky waste materials, we can supply RoRo containers (roll on roll off skips), ranging from 20-40 cubic yards in size.

If you need help figuring out which skip size you need, have a look at our helpful skip size comparison.

Other areas covered include London, Croydon, Camden, Acton, Chingford, Eltham, Dagenham and Buckhurst Hill.

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