Skip Hire in East Ham
With skips offered in a variety of sizes, hiring a skip in East Ham couldn’t be easier. Whether you are planning to clear out the loft, neaten the garden, redecorate your home or you have a full house clearance to deal with, we’re sure to have the ideal solution.
Whether you are interested in a midi skip right through to a big builders’ skip, our range of low-cost options will ensure you can get rid of your rubbish quickly, easily and without needing to break the bank! All the rubbish collected is transported to nearby and fully licenced waste recycling centres, where it will be segregated and recycled.
What are the advantages of getting a skip?
A skip can be a superb choice for all kinds of waste clearance requirements. You could be cleaning the garage, sorting out the attic, giving the garden an overhaul or just planning to reclaim space in your home. Hiring a skip means that you can clear this junk quickly and conveniently without needing to suffer multiple journeys to your local recycling centre.
If you are looking for a low-cost and reliable skip hire company in East Ham, we are here to help. We can provide skip hire for projects big and small, and we’re experienced in hiring to both residential and trade clients.
We will deliver a skip to your house or company premises throughout East Ham, in addition to the surrounding towns and villages. Which means you can trust our reliable and competitive skip hire service to meet your requirements wherever you are based.
Our objective is to make sure that finding a skip through our website is hassle-free and reliable. We have a simple online booking system which enables clients to select from a large selection of skip sizes, and we can often schedule the delivery to you the following working day if required.
If you are uncertain where to start when ordering a skip, the information below strives to answer all the questions you might have. Whether it’s determining which skip best fits your requirements, how much time you are able to hire it for, as well as what you are able put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place an order.
East Ham Skip Hire FAQs
How large is a mini skip?
If you are looking for a low-cost skip to dispose of some domestic waste, the mini skip may be just what you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 yard capacity (based on area), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal choice to handle numerous jobs.
A mini skip can fit on the smallest of drives but can equally be placed on the side of the street, subject to obtaining a skip permit from the council.
Although most commonly chosen by domestic customers, the mini skip can even handle smaller commercial jobs.
Is it ok to fill up my skip above the top?
Make sure you don’t overfill the skip as this will make it unsafe to move, and you will probably have to empty any items above the level load line. This means you can not use sheets of timber, doors or some other item, since this will artificially increase the size of the skip. Waste management companies have a legal responsibility to make sure that containers are not overloaded or overweight before moving them.
Please make sure to hire the correct sized skip to suit your needs and get in contact if you are not sure which size you require. We will be glad to help.
What happens to the rubbish?
The contents of the skip will be taken to a local waste recycling facility. Here the rubbish will be segregated by machines and also by hand into various waste materials, like metal, paper, concrete and wood. Processing the waste in this way helps to increase the volume which can be reused and recycled. Our aim and dedication is to maximise recycling and minimise the quantity of waste that has to go in landfill.
Do I have to be there when the skip is going to be delivered?
When you are getting a skip delivered to your house, it is best to be at home when it is delivered. You can then make sure the skip lorry has full access and that the skip will be located precisely where you want it. This also is true if you have a skip delivered to business premises, particularly when gates restrict access.
However, if that is not achievable, you don’t need to stress. Simply let us know when making your booking, and we will take care of the rest.
What are the different skip sizes to select from?
We can provide a full range of skip sizes to meet your specific needs, from 2 to 40 cubic yards. The smallest available skip is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, a compact skip excellent for small DIY projects and house clearances. A popular option for larger sized tasks, refurbishments and building work is the 8 yard builders skip.
For East Ham companies which have a big quantity of bulky waste materials, we can supply RoRo containers (roll on roll off skips), between 20-40 cubic yards in size.
If you need some help deciding on which size skip you require, check out our helpful skip size comparison.
How much waste can I get in a builder’s skip?
The phrase builders skip can relate to two sizes – the 6 cubic yard and 8 yd skip. The name comes from the fact that these are the most common sizes that are used by general builders and tradespeople.
These big skips are fantastic for numerous types of residential and industrial jobs. These are the largest size skips which you can use for heavy builders waste such as soil, stone and bricks.
Am I allowed to dispose of electronic products in my skip?
Electric powered products like televisions, freezers, fridges, computer systems, monitors and hoovers are classed as a hazardous type of waste and so cannot be placed in your skip. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 dictates that electric powered products need to be segregated from other waste. This ensures that they can be recycled and disposed of in the safest and most environmentally friendly way.
Can I have a skip delivered on the road in East Ham?
In the majority of cases, your skip can be delivered on your driveway, the road, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your home or place of work. If you want your skip to be situated on land outside of your business or house, you must get permission from your local authority in East Ham, which is referred to as a permit. If required, we will be glad to organise this for you, therefore it’s one less issue to think about. The council will charge a fee for the skip permit, and you should be aware before ordering that obtaining the permit will often take up to two working days.
Do you deliver to other areas in London?
Along with delivering our range of skips to East Ham, we can also deliver to other towns and villages within London. By utilising our network of local and national waste management companies, we provide a totally nationwide service. So whether you require a skip delivering to a house or business premises in East Ham, Barking or Beckenham, we have got you covered.
Will a East Ham skip hire company deliver my skip?
To offer a comprehensive skip hire and waste management service in locations across the UK, we work in partnership with a variety of local and national companies. This enables us to cover all areas of the UK and helps to make sure we can offer customers with the most affordable and trusted skip hire service.
What size roll-on roll-off skips do you offer?
If you run a business in East Ham and need to dispose of substantial volumes of light waste, a roll-on roll-off container could be a fantastic option. Available in 20 – 40 cubic yards, they are the biggest waste disposal containers that are available.
As the label indicates, these containers are rolled off and on the lorry using a hook, as opposed to conventional skips, that are lifted by using chains.
What is the cost of hiring a skip in East Ham?
Our goal is to give you the most affordable skip hire service in East Ham. The price you pay will, obviously, depend upon the size of skip you order. It varies from the mini skip, which is the least expensive choice, all the way up to the 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container. If you want to have your skip positioned on the street or other local authority property, you will also have to factor in the added cost of the skip permit.
What sort of waste am I able to dispose of in a skip?
You are allowed to fill up the skip with a variety of different waste types that are commonly produced from home clearances, construction work, garden landscaping and lots of other jobs. This can include wood, soil, bricks, hedge trimmings, household furniture, toys, kitchen cabinets or old bathroom suites.
What you throw in the skip would depend on which skip size you have ordered, as there is a maximum weight restriction. For instance, when you will be using your skip for heavy building waste like rubble or soil, the maximum size you can use is the 8 cubic yard.
Some materials cannot be disposed of in a skip. This includes fridges, computer monitors, car tyres, asbestos, paint, plasterboard and chemicals. These materials are classed as hazardous waste and must be disposed of separately.
How long can I hire a skip for?
You can normally have your skip for up to 14 days from the date of delivery. You may provide a chosen pick up day when you place your order. Otherwise, you can let us know when you have loaded the skip, and then we will prepare your collection. Usually, this will be the following business day, although it can sometimes take slightly longer during busy times.
When will my skip be delivered?
We can in most cases supply skips to East Ham the next working day when an order is made before 3pm. This is applicable to purchases made between Monday and Friday.
Our online booking system offers you a variety of delivery dates to choose from. So whether you want a skip delivered asap or want to schedule delivery for a later date, it’s not an issue.
Do all skips have a drop down door?
For anybody who is getting a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will come with a drop down door. This is made for getting rid of hefty building and construction rubbish, as it can be walked in to the skip with a wheelbarrow.
Some mini skips and 4 yarders also come with a drop down door, however these are generally less common. Simply because these sizes are generally small enough on the ends so that you can tip a wheelbarrow of waste into them.
If you require a drop door for your job, please tell us when placing your order. We will do our utmost to make sure a skip which has a drop door is provided.
How can I order a skip online?
This is the easy part. First, choose the size of skip you want to hire. Let us know if the skip will be going on your own property (a driveway, for example) or local authority property (like the road). After that, select the day you would like the skip to be delivered. Confirm your order and make payment using our secure online payment system. That is it! We will deliver your skip to East Ham on the day you have selected.
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