Skip Hire in Burnham-on-Crouch

There are several reasons why you may find that you need to hire a skip. Some people require a skip because they want to neaten up an overgrown garden. Others may be in the midst of building work and need to get rid of the soil and bricks left behind. You might be considering hiring a skip to clear out the junk that has accumulated in your loft over the years.

Whatever the reason may be, if you are looking for a reliable skip hire service in Burnham-on-Crouch, then look no further.

We provide a cost-effective and reliable solution to both domestic and commercial customers throughout Burnham-on-Crouch. Our skip hire service includes many different sizes to sort out all waste disposal and recycling requirements. If you don’t require a lot of space, the 2 yard mini skip could be the perfect solution for you. Likewise, if you feel your task could be on the larger side, you ought to consider one of our 6 or 8 yard builders skips.

Our services are available all over the Burnham-on-Crouch area, and we work with both household and industrial customers. Using a simple online booking process, you can get a skip ordered within just a few clicks.

To get started, type in your postcode to see all the different sizes available and the price to hire a skip in Burnham-on-Crouch.

Burnham-on-Crouch Skip Hire FAQs

What will happen to the rubbish?

As soon as your skip is full and prepared for collection, it will be taken to a local waste transfer station to be processed. The contents will be separated into the different waste streams, like wood, metals, paper, etc. This ensures that the maximum amount of the waste as possible will be recycled, which is much better for the environment.

What types of waste can you put in a skip?

It is possible to throw a wide array of rubbish in the skip. This includes timber, tile, plastics or concrete from a household clearance. Plant and bush cuttings, dirt and rock from garden tasks are permitted as well. Worktops from your kitchen and old bathroom fixtures may also be discarded in the skip.

However, there are some items that you cannot put in a skip a result of the potential environmental or health risks they can trigger.

You cannot throw out your refrigerator, printer or your old car tyres. Chemical waste, asbestos or paint is also prohibited in the skip. Each of these items contain hazardous materials in one type or another. They must be disposed of separately from general rubbish.

Should you need hazardous waste removal, we might be able to arrange a separate collection for this waste. Feel free to email for additional information. Alternatively, if you are a household customer, you may be able to take this type of waste to your local council managed recycling centre.

How much does skip hire in Burnham-on-Crouch cost?

This is determined by the size you will need and whether you require a council permit. As you would expect, the smallest skip (the 2 yard mini skip) will be the least expensive choice. The most expensive and biggest option is the 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container, which is used mainly in business settings. To obtain an instant price for skip hire in Burnham-on-Crouch, simply enter your delivery postcode into the search box above.

Will a Burnham-on-Crouch skip hire company deliver my skip?

A local skip hire firm will likely deliver your skip in Burnham-on-Crouch. We utilize a network of both regional and nationwide companies to enable us to provide our service to businesses and households throughout the whole of the UK. These companies are comprehensively vetted to make certain they match the high standards we demand with regards to customer service, price and environmental performance.

Can I stack up the waste in my skip?

It is vital not to overfill a skip. You should not pass the level load mark that is indicated along the side of the skip. If the skip is overloaded, it is very hazardous to transport. This means that if you overload the skip, you could be required to take away the excess waste. No matter how safe you think the skip is, it cannot be picked up if overloaded. This includes making use of doors or other large flat materials to build up around the rubbish. This can be dangerous and is therefore not allowed.

If I require a skip on the road in Burnham-on-Crouch, will I need to get a permit?

In most cases, your skip can be delivered onto your drive, the road, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your home or workplace. If you would like your skip to be placed on land outside of your company or house, you will need to receive permission from the local council in Burnham-on-Crouch, which is called a permit. If necessary, we would gladly organise this for you, so it’s one less point to think about. The local authority does charge a fee for your road permit, and you should know before placing your order that securing the permit can often take up to two working days.

What is the procedure for hiring a skip in Burnham-on-Crouch?

This is the easy part. First, pick the size of skip you want to hire. Let us know whether the skip shall be going on your own property (a drive, for example) or council property (such as the road). After that, choose the date you need the skip to get delivered. Check your order details and make payment with our secure online payment system. Order complete! We will deliver your chosen skip to Burnham-on-Crouch on the date you have chosen.

How big is the mini skip?

The mini skip will be the smallest size offered by skip firms and is good for smaller DIY jobs, shed clearances and general tidy-ups. For the majority of companies, the mini skip is a 2 yard skip, that will hold the equivalent of roughly 25 bin bags worth of waste.

Instead of a 2 cubic yard skip, some skip companies offer you a 3 yard as their smallest container. They will refer to this as the mini skip, which may be slightly confusing. But rest assured, the price of hiring the skip is based on the actual size of the skip you order, so whether it is branded as a mini skip or not won’t make a difference.

When will the skip be delivered to me?

We can in most cases deliver skips to Burnham-on-Crouch the following working day when your order is made before 3pm. This applies to purchases made between Monday and Friday.

Our online booking program provides you with various delivery dates to pick from. So whether you want the skip delivered asap or want to schedule delivery for a later date, it’s not an issue.

What are the different skip sizes to choose from?

We offer a whole variety of skip capacities to residential and commercial clients all over the UK. We have a skip to match all needs – from the modest 2 yard mini skip to the massive 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container.

Below are the different sizes you can choose from, with a rough idea of the amount of rubbish each skip can hold:

  • 2 Cubic Yard – 20-30 bin bags
  • 4 Cubic Yard – 30-40 bin bags
  • 6 Cubic Yard – 50-60 bin bags
  • 8 Cubic Yard – 60-80 bin bags
  • 10 Cubic Yard – 80-100 bin bags
  • 12 Cubic Yard – 100-120 bin bags
  • 14 Cubic Yard – 120-140 bin bags
  • 16 Cubic Yard – 140-160 bin bags

For more information about our range of skips, such as dimensions and the waste they can be used for, check out our guide to skip sizes.

What sizes do roll-on roll-off skips come in?

A RORO (roll-on roll-off) is a huge container that can be used to get rid of significant quantities of waste materials. Generally, these type of skips are used for business uses. Having said that, household customers may also order them. It is important to look at the space they will occupy, because they measure between 20 and 40 cubic yards. Due to this, they should only be hired for lightweight materials such as plastics, wood and cardboard, and are not appropriate for the disposal of garden soil and concrete.

Will you deliver to other areas in Essex?

Along with delivering our range of skips to Burnham-on-Crouch, we also deliver to other towns and villages across Essex. By utilising a network of regional and national waste management and recycling businesses, we provide a totally nationwide service. So whether you want a skip delivering to Burnham-on-Crouch, Canvey Island or Walton-on-the-Naze, we have got you covered.

What size is a builders skip?

The term builders skip can refer to two different sizes – the 6 yard and 8 yard skip. The term comes from the fact that they are the most frequent sizes hired by general builders and tradespeople.

These big containers are suited to numerous domestic and commercial tasks. They are the largest skip sizes that can be used for weighty builders waste including top soil, rubble and gravel.

How long am I allowed to hire the skip for?

You can normally have a skip for as many as 2 weeks from the delivery date. You may give a chosen pick up date when you confirm your order. Alternatively, you can let us know once you have loaded the skip, and we will organise the collection. Generally, this will be the next business day, although it can sometimes take slightly longer during busy times.

Do I have to be there whenever the skip is going to be delivered?

When you are having a skip delivered to your house, it is best to be there when it is delivered. You can then be sure the skip lorry has total access and that the skip will be positioned precisely where you want it. This also is applicable for those who have a skip delivered to company premises, especially if gates restrict access.

Having said that, if that isn’t feasible, you do not have to worry. Simply tell us when you are placing your order, and then we will take care of everything.

Do all skips have a drop down door?

The vast majority of skips can be delivered with a drop door, making them much easier to load. However, we cannot always guarantee this. If you require a skip with a drop-down door, please let us know when placing your order, and then we will do our very best to accommodate.

A skip which has a drop-down door makes it easier to load waste materials into the container, especially with weighty materials, such as soil and concrete, which can be pushed in using a wheelbarrow. It also makes it easier to put in large and bulky items, such as household furniture.

Am I allowed to get rid of electrical products in my skip?

No, you cannot put old or broken electrical waste products in a skip. This includes things such as computers, hobs, washing machines, fridges and tv sets. These objects can’t be discarded in the skip since they can have dangerous materials and components.

Due to the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations, old electronic items cannot go to landfill and must be recycled.

Other areas covered include Canvey Island, Walton-on-the-Naze, Epping, Great Dunmow, Maldon, Clacton-on-Sea, Harlow and Witham.

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