Affordable Skip Hire in Earl Shilton

With skips available in many sizes, hiring a skip in Earl Shilton couldn’t be easier. Whether you are wanting to clear out the loft, neaten up the back garden, redecorate your property or have a full house clearance to handle, we are sure to have the perfect solution.

Whether you are searching for a midi skip right through to a big builders’ skip, our low-cost choices will ensure you can clear your rubbish swiftly, easily and without needing to hurt your wallet! All the rubbish collected is sent to nearby and fully licenced waste recycling facilities, where it will be sorted and recycled.

What are the advantages of using a skip?

A skip can be a fantastic choice for all kinds of waste disposal needs. You may be cleaning your shed, rearranging the loft, giving the garden an overhaul or simply wishing to reclaim space in your home. Hiring a skip enables you to discard this junk quickly and conveniently without having to go through numerous visits to your local recycling centre.

If you are looking for a low-cost skip hire company in Earl Shilton, we are here to help you. We can offer skip hire for jobs of all sizes, and we’re experienced with hiring out to both household and trade clients.

We will deliver a skip to your property or company premises throughout Earl Shilton, plus the adjoining towns and villages. This means you can depend on our very competitive skip hire service to meet your needs wherever you are based.

Our goal is to make sure that choosing a skip through us is hassle-free and reliable. We have a simple online booking system enabling customers to choose from an extensive choice of skip sizes, and we can often organise the delivery to you the next working day if required.

If you’re unsure where to start when choosing a skip, the information below strives to answer all the questions you might have. Whether it is knowing which skip is best suited for your requirements, how long you are able to hire it, or what you can put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place your order.

Earl Shilton Skip Hire FAQs

What types of rubbish can you dispose of in a skip?

Before ordering a skip, it is important to make sure that the kind of rubbish you need to get rid of will be allowed to go in the skip. Some items and materials must be kept separate and are not allowed to get mixed with general waste. This is a legal requirement which aims to help protect the environment.

A few examples of waste types it is possible to put in a skip include household items like furniture, floor tiles, kitchen cabinets, garden waste and plastics. You could also use your skip to dispose of building and construction rubbish, such as bricks, top soil, stone, metals and gravel.

Examples of restricted items include electronic items, tyres, paint, chemicals, batteries and plasterboard. These are all considered hazardous waste materials and therefore have to be disposed of separately from any general rubbish.

Is it ok to fill up the skip higher than the top?

It is very important to not overfill your skip, as you risk being required to take out excessive waste before it can be picked up. Irrespective of what size you order, you are only able to load them to a level load. This is a basic safety condition, as moving an overloaded bin can be hazardous, as waste could drop and result in injuries or damage to other people.

To prevent this issue, please be sure to hire a size appropriate for your waste disposal needs. If your skip is full but you have further rubbish to get rid of, we are pleased to arrange an exchange.

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

You don’t need to be at home when the skip is delivered, however it can help. Being in when your skip is due for delivery means you can make sure the driver can be given complete access and that the skip can be located precisely where you need it. Similarly, if your skip is being delivered to business property, we will appreciate your assistance at the time of delivery, especially if gates will restrict the lorry’s entry.

Even so, when you can’t be available during the time of delivery, you don’t need to worry. We simply ask you to tell us when you book your order, and we will organise everything from there.

Can you deliver skips across Leicestershire?

In addition to delivering our range of skips to Earl Shilton, we also deliver to other towns and villages across Leicestershire. By utilising our network of local and national skip hire businesses, we offer a totally nationwide service. So whether you require a skip delivering in Earl Shilton, Ashby-de-la-Zouch or Market Bosworth, we have got you covered.

Will a Earl Shilton skip hire company deliver my skip?

To provide a thorough skip hire and waste management service in towns and villages throughout the UK, we work together with a number of local and nationwide companies. This enables us to cover all corners of the UK and helps to make sure we are able to supply customers with the most cost effective and trusted skip hire service.

How quickly can you deliver a skip in Earl Shilton?

We will ask you to confirm when you would like your skip to be delivered during the order process, and we’ll ensure that it’s with you on the date that you’ve asked for. Most of our deliveries are made between Monday and Saturday.

When you confirm your booking prior to 3pm on Monday to Friday, we will typically have your skip delivered to you the next day.

Although we can’t guarantee what time we will deliver your skip, we try to offer you an AM or PM delivery slot to manage your day more easily.

All we request is that you make sure the delivery driver has access to your required delivery spot, as unsuccessful delivery attempts can result in a fee for the wasted trip.

How long can I keep the skip for?

You can in most cases keep a skip for as long as 2 weeks from the delivery date. You can give a preferred pick up day when you make your order. Otherwise, you can let us know when you have finished, and we will prepare the collection. Normally, this will be the next working day, although it can occasionally take slightly longer during hectic periods.

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

The RORO (roll-on roll-off) is a substantial container used to dispose of large volumes of waste. In most cases, these type of skips are used for business purposes. Having said that, domestic customers may also use them. You have to look at the space they will occupy, because they measure between 20 – 40 cubic yards. Because of this, they must only be hired for lightweight waste including paper, wood and cardboard, and are not suitable for the removal of soil and rubble.

Do all skips come with a drop door?

Typically, almost all skips can be provided with a drop door, depending on the size, availability and location. If you want a drop down door, be sure to tell us when ordering your skip.

Having a skip which has a drop door is mainly useful when hiring a large builder’s skip, as it lets you wheelbarrow your waste into the skip. This isn’t so important for mini and midi skips, because they are low enough at the ends for you to be able to tip waste over the edge.

What will happen to the rubbish when the skip is collected?

Once you have finished filling up your skip, we will come and collect it. It will be transported to a waste recycling centre in or local to Earl Shilton where we separate the rubbish into its composite types (wood, metal, concrete, etc.). By separating the waste materials, we can reuse and recycle as much of it as is possible.

What size is the mini skip?

The mini skip is the most compact size offered and may describe either the 2 or 3 cubic yard skip. These compact bins are perfect for small DIY jobs and house clearances. Their small footprint makes them ideal for driveways.

They can be used to dispose of all types of waste materials, from household furnishings and broken toys to paving blocks and rubble. With a total capacity of around 25-30 bags of rubbish, the mini skip will save you having to make numerous trips to the local recycling centre.

What is the cost of skip hire in Earl Shilton?

The price of hiring a skip in Earl Shilton depends on the size of skip you require. The lowest priced option available will be the 2 yard mini skip, which is suitable for small DIY jobs and general tidyups. If you want a bigger skip, such as an 8 cubic yard builder’s skip, it will naturally cost more. The cost will also increase if you need to have your skip on the road, because you will need a permit, which the local authority charge a fee for.

How much waste will a builder’s skip hold?

The term builders skip can mean two sizes – the 6 yard and the 8 yd skip. The term comes from the fact that they are the most common sizes that are ordered by general builders and tradespeople.

These big skips are perfect for numerous types of household and business tasks. These are the largest skips which you can use for weighty builders waste including soil, stone and bricks.

What different sizes do skips come in?

Skips come in a variety of different sizes to suit various waste disposal requirements. Each container is measured by volume, normally in cubic yards. The smallest of which is the 2 yard skip, sometimes called the mini skip. It will hold roughly 25 bags of waste, which is ideal for small household projects.

Next up is the 4 cubic yard skip, which can be used to hold roughly 35 black bags of waste. This skip is roughly the size of a small car and is often known as a midi skip. The 4 yarder is a good choice for garden clearances and domestic refurbishment jobs.

Should you have a more substantial waste disposal job to sort out, a builder’s skip may be the most suitable choice. These can be ordered in both 6 and 8 cubic yard sizes. As the label suggests, they are the most common sizes ordered by builders for building waste, like soil and hardcore. But they can equally well be hired for household waste such as old furniture or kitchen units.

We can also provide 10-16 cubic yard skips and commercial 20-40 yard roll-on roll-off containers. For additional info on all the different skip sizes we have available, click on the link below.

Guide to skip sizes

Do I require permission to have a skip delivered on the road in Earl Shilton?

Ideally, you want to have the skip dropped on to a hard surface area. When you are carrying out a household job, then a driveway is going to be perfect. If it is a commercial job, then a car park or company premises is the ideal solution. Having said that, if neither is available, the road or grass verge could be your only option. As this is public land, you must get a permit from the local council. This is known as a skip permit, and will be essential for a skip to be placed on a street, grass verge or other public property in Earl Shilton. If this is needed, we will arrange for the license to be issued on your behalf. An extra charge, paid to the local council, will be added to the cost of your chosen skip size.

How do I hire a skip online?

This is the easy part. First, choose the size of skip you wish to hire. Let us know whether the skip shall be going on private property (a drive, for example) or on public property (such as the road). Next, pick the day you need your skip to be delivered. Confirm your order details and then make payment with our safe and secure online payment system. That is it! We will deliver your chosen skip to Earl Shilton on the day you have chosen.

Am I allowed to dispose of electrical items in my skip?

No, you can not put old or unwanted electronic waste products in your skip. This includes items like laptops or computers, cookers, tumble dryers, refrigerators and television sets. Electrical products can’t be disposed of in a skip since they can include dangerous materials and components.

As a result of the 2003 WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations, old electrical items cannot be sent to landfill and must be recycled.

Other areas covered include Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Market Bosworth, Coalville, Hinckley, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Syston and Lutterworth.

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