Skip Hire in Meltham
There are numerous reasons why you might find you will want to order a skip. Some people want a skip because they decided to neaten up an overgrown garden. Other people could be in the midst of building work and wish to throw out the mess and rubble left behind. You might be contemplating hiring a skip to clear out the rubbish that has accumulated in the loft throughout the years.
Whatever your reason may be, if you are interested in a reliable skip hire service in Meltham, then look no further.
We provide a cost-effective and reliable service to both residential and commercial customers throughout Meltham. Our skip hire service includes an array of sizes to take on all waste disposal and recycling requirements. If you don’t need too much space, the mini skip might be the ideal solution for you. Likewise, if you think your job could be on the larger side, you may want to consider our 6 or 8 cubic yard builders skips.
Our services are available throughout the Meltham area, and we work together with both household and commercial customers. With a easy online booking system, you can have a skip ordered within only a couple of clicks.
To get started, enter your postcode to view the range of sizes available and the cost to hire a skip in Meltham.
Meltham Skip Hire FAQs
Should I stay in when the skip will be delivered?
No, you don’t have to be home when we are delivering the skip. Providing we are able to access where you need it positioned, we can manage everything.
When you are not going to be at home, simply provide us with any relevant delivery directions when you place the order. For example, you might prefer the skip to be positioned at a particular part of the property. Alternatively, you might need to make sure the skip doesn’t prevent access to your garage.
Whatever the situation may be, provide the information when ordering, and then we will ensure the directions are passed to the delivery driver.
Do all skips have a drop door?
For anybody who is getting a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will come with a drop door. This is designed for disposing of heavy building and demolition materials, as it can be walked in the skip by using a wheelbarrow.
Some mini skips and 4 yarders also come with a drop door, although these are typically more uncommon. The reason being these sizes are generally low enough on the ends to be able to tip a wheelbarrow of waste into them.
If you require a drop door for your job, let us know when ordering. We will do our utmost to make sure a container which has a drop door is provided.
When will the skip be delivered to me?
We will make sure your skip is provided when required, which in most cases is going to be Monday to Saturday. When you order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can usually deliver your skip the very next day.
Although we are not able to promise an exact delivery time, we will always do our very best to reach you within either an AM or PM slot of your choosing.
It is important to ensure the skip lorry can access the delivery location, as a unsuccessful delivery effort will normally incur a charge for the wasted journey.
Do you use local skip hire companies in Meltham?
As we provide a nationwide waste management service, we use an extensive network of verified and approved companies. These can include small family-run skip hire companies to nationwide waste management providers. All of our service providers are vetted to ensure they satisfy our high customer service and environmental principles.
Is it ok to pile up waste in my skip?
It is important to not overfill the skip. You should not pass the level load mark that is shown along the side of the skip. If your skip is overloaded, it becomes very hazardous to move. This means that if you overload your skip, you might be asked to take off the surplus waste. No matter how secure you feel the skip to be, it can not be collected if overloaded. This includes making use of doors or other large flat materials to build up around the waste. This can be hazardous and is therefore not allowed.
Can I have a skip delivered on the road in Meltham?
Normally, it is possible to get the skip located on the street, pavement or grass verge outside of your property or business. But in order to do this, you need to have permission from the local council in Meltham, which is called a skip permit. We will organise this on your behalf, so you don’t have to worry. The council will charge a fee for the permit, and it can sometimes take 24-48 hours for them to approve this.
Am I allowed to get rid of electronic products in my skip?
Due to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013, electronic items have to be kept separate from general rubbish to get recycled, reused or disposed of safely and securely. This can include all electronic products such as tumble dryers, TVs, toasters, computers and even hairdryers.
What is the process of ordering a skip in Meltham?
Hiring a skip should not be difficult. That is why we have made the order procedure as easy as possible. First, type in your delivery address to see all the different skips we are able to deliver to Meltham. Select the size you wish to order, and confirm if it will be located on private property. Type in your details and then make payment using our secure payment platform.
After your order is done, we will send a confirmation email with all your booking details. You can then sit back and relax while we handle the rest.
What skip sizes can you deliver?
We are able to provide a wide range of skip sizes to match your particular requirements, from 2 to 40 cubic yards. The smallest skip is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, a compact skip excellent for small DIY tasks and household clearances. A common option for larger sized jobs, renovations and building work is the 8 cubic yard skip.
For Meltham firms which generate a big volume of bulky waste materials, we can provide RoRo containers (roll on roll off skips), ranging from 20-40 cubic yards in size.
If you require help choosing which skip size you require, take a look at our useful skip size comparison.
Where will you take the waste from my skip?
The waste in your skip will be taken to the local waste transfer station. Here the rubbish will be segregated by machines and also by hand into numerous waste streams, like metal, paper, hardcore and wood. Sorting the rubbish in this way helps to increase the amount which can be reused and recycled. Our aim and dedication is to maximise recycling rates and minimise the quantity of waste that has to go in landfill.
How much waste can you fit in the mini skip?
The mini skip is the most compact size offered and can describe either the 2 or 3 yard skip. These compact containers are perfect for small DIY tasks and household clearances. Their small footprint means they are great for driveways.
They may be used to dispose of all types of waste materials, from household furnishings and broken baby toys to paving slabs and garden soil. With a total capacity of around 25-30 bags of waste, the mini skip can save you having to make numerous journeys to the local recycling centre.
What is the size of a builders skip?
As the name implies, a builder’s skip is the size of skip most often used for construction projects. There are generally two skip sizes that may be labelled as a builder’s skip – the 6 cubic yard and 8 cubic yard skip. They are both heavy-duty containers which you can use to get rid of large quantities of building and demolition materials, including garden soil, concrete and rock.
Even though they are labelled a builders skip, they can of course be used for a number of other household and business waste disposal jobs.
What is a roll-on roll-off skip?
If you manage a company in Meltham and need to get rid of substantial amounts of light waste materials, a roll-on roll-off skip may be a perfect option. Offered in 20 – 40 yards, these are the biggest waste disposal containers that you can hire.
As the name suggests, these type of containers are rolled off and on the lorry with a hook, as opposed to regular skips, that are picked up using chains.
Will you deliver skips across West Yorkshire?
We offer a nationwide skip hire and recycling service through a network of approved and fully licensed local companies. So whether you would like skip hire in Meltham, Rothwell, Huddersfield, Baildon or another area in West Yorkshire, we can help.
Can I put all types of waste in a skip?
You are able to fill up the skip with a wide range of different waste types that are commonly generated from loft clearances, building projects, garden landscaping and many other jobs. This can include wood, dirt, concrete, garden trimmings, household furniture, toys, kitchen cabinets or old bathroom suites.
What you throw in your skip depends on the size you have ordered, because there is a weight limit. For example, when you are using a skip for heavy construction waste such as bricks or dirt, the biggest size you would be able to hire is an 8 yard builders skip.
Some materials can not be discarded in the skip. This includes refrigerators, computer monitors, car tyres, chemicals, paint, asbestos and plasterboard. These materials are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed of separately.
How long am I allowed to hire the skip for?
Our regular hire term is 2 weeks from the date of delivery. Having said that, at the time you order your skip, you can choose a pick up date that will work for you. Naturally, there is a possibility that you simply won’t know how long your project will take. Therefore, if the skip is full sooner than anticipated, let us know, and we will get it removed at the earliest opportunity.
We will usually complete collections within 48 hours. Having said that, it is important to remember that this may not always be possible during busier times. Once collected, your skip will be taken to a local waste recycling station, where it will be processed and sorted.
How much will it cost to hire a skip in Meltham?
The cost of getting a skip in Meltham will depend on the size of skip you require. The lowest priced option available is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, which is ideal for small DIY projects and clearances. If you require a larger skip, like an 8 cubic yard builders skip, it will naturally cost a bit more. The price will also be more if you want to have your skip positioned on the highway, because you will require a skip permit, which the council charge a fee for.
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