Skip Hire in Menai Bridge
If you are searching for affordable skip hire in Menai Bridge, you are certainly in the best place. We employ a network of regional and nationwide waste management firms to give a dependable and efficient service to both residential and business clients.
We provide a complete choice of skip sizes suitable for all of your waste removal needs. From the 2 cubic yard mini skip up to the 16 yard container, not forgetting our range of industrial roll-on roll-off (RORO) containers.
We can provide skips in Menai Bridge and the surrounding towns and villages. If you are hiring a skip placed on private property (like a driveway), we can usually arrange delivery within 24 hours. Skips that will be located on a street take a little longer, as we will have to purchase a permit from the local authority.
With a simple online booking system, you can hire your skip within just a few clicks and get it delivered anywhere in Menai Bridge.
For further information regarding hiring a skip plus the service we offer, we have answered a number of the frequently asked questions below. Can’t find what you need? Get in touch with a member of our team who will gladly help.
Menai Bridge Skip Hire FAQs
What size roll-on roll-off skips can you provide?
The roll-on roll-off skip (RORO) is a substantial container used to dispose of significant quantities of waste materials. Primarily, these skips are used for industrial uses. Having said that, domestic clients can also hire them. It is very important look at the area they will take up, because they measure between 20 – 40 cubic yards. For this reason, they should only be used for light-weight materials such as paper, wood and cardboard, and are not suitable for the removal of soil and hardcore.
How much waste can a builder’s skip hold?
The term builder’s skip can mean two different sizes – the 6 cubic yard and 8 yard skip. The term originates from the fact that they are the most common sizes used by general builders and tradespeople.
These big containers are suited to an array of residential and commercial projects. These are the biggest skips that can be used for weighty builders waste like garden soil, rubble and gravel.
Is it okay to pile up waste in my skip?
It is important to not overfill a skip, as you risk being required to take off surplus waste prior to it being picked up. Irrespective of what size you order, you are only permitted to load them to a level load. This is a safety requirement, as moving an overloaded skip is dangerous, as rubbish could fall and cause injuries or damage to other people.
To avoid this issue, please ensure that you order a skip size suitable for your waste removal needs. If the skip is full but you have some extra waste to dispose of, we are pleased to organise an exchange.
How much will skip hire in Menai Bridge cost?
This depends upon the skip size you want and if you will require a council permit. As you would expect, the smallest skip (the 2 yard mini skip) is the lowest priced choice. The most expensive and biggest option is the 40 yard roll-on roll-off container, which is used predominantly in commercial settings. To obtain an instant quotation for skip hire in Menai Bridge, simply enter your delivery postcode into the search box above.
Can you deliver skips across Gwynedd?
Indeed, we can offer a national skip hire and waste management service. We can provide our range of skips to areas throughout Gwynedd, including Menai Bridge, Caernarfon, Beaumaris and Pwllheli. So no matter where you want a skip to be delivered, we have got it covered.
How long am I able to keep a skip for?
Typically, you can have a skip for a maximum of two week. This means you do not need to rush through your project. Once you have completed your project or the skip is full before the 14-day mark, we will gladly come and pick up the skip earlier. Just give us a call or get in touch on our website, and we will be out to get it as quickly as possible.
How do I order a skip?
Hiring a skip should not be difficult. That is why we have made the order process as simple as possible. First, enter in your postcode to see all the different skips we are able to deliver to Menai Bridge. Select which size you want to hire, and confirm whether it is going to be positioned on private property. Type in your details and make payment using our secure payment platform.
When your order is done, we will send you a confirmation email with your order details. You can then sit back and relax while we handle the rest.
Can I have a skip which has a drop down door?
When you are ordering a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will include a drop-down door. This is perfect for disposing of hefty building and construction waste, as it can be pushed in the skip with a wheelbarrow.
Some mini skips and 4 yarders also include a drop down door, though they are more uncommon. Simply because these sizes are typically low enough at the ends to be able to tip a wheelbarrow of waste materials into them.
If you want a drop door for your job, please let us know when placing your order. We will do our very best to ensure a skip which has a drop door is supplied.
Will a Menai Bridge skip hire company deliver my skip?
We utilise a large network of both local and nationwide skip hire firms to deliver skips to our clients in Menai Bridge and the rest of the country. All of our partner companies are approved and evaluated to make sure they satisfy our standards for cost, customer service, recycling and reliability.
How much waste will a mini skip hold?
The mini skip is the most compact size provided by skip companies and is ideal for small DIY jobs, garden clearances and general tidy-ups. For the majority of companies, the mini skip is a 2 yard skip, which can hold the equivalent of about 25 black bags worth of rubbish.
Rather than a 2 yard skip, some firms offer a 3 cubic yard as their smallest container. They will refer to this as being a mini skip, which can be a little confusing. But rest assured, the cost of hiring the skip is based on the actual size of the skip ordered, so whether it is labelled as a mini skip or not will not make any difference.
Can I have a skip delivered on the road in Menai Bridge?
If possible, you want to have the skip dropped on a hard surface area. When you are carrying out a domestic task, then a drive will be perfect. If it is a commercial job, then a car park or company premises is the way to go. Having said that, when neither option is available, the road or grass verge might be your only option. As this is public property, you will need to get a permit from the local council. This is known as a skip permit, and will be necessary for a skip to be dropped on the road, grass verge as well as other public property in Menai Bridge. If this is needed, we will request the permit to be issued for you. An additional charge, paid to the local authority, will be added to the price of your chosen skip size.
Do I need to be at home when the skip will be delivered?
No, you do not have to be at home when we are delivering your skip. So long as we are able to gain access to where you need it positioned, we will take care of everything.
In case you are not going to be at home, just provide us with any relevant delivery instructions when placing your order. For example, you may prefer the skip to be dropped at a particular part of the property. Or you may need to make sure the skip does not hinder entry to your garage.
Whatever the situation may be, provide the information when you place your order, and we will ensure the instructions will be passed on to the lorry driver.
Am I allowed to throw electrical products in the skip?
Electric powered items including televisions, freezers, refrigerators, computer systems, monitors and hoovers are all classed as a hazardous type of waste and so can not be put in your skip. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 requires that electric products should be segregated from other rubbish. This helps ensure they can be reused, recycled and disposed of in the safest and most environmentally friendly manner.
What happens to the waste in my skip once I have finished?
The waste in the skip will be taken to the local waste transfer station. Here the waste will be segregated by machinery and by hand into various waste materials, such as metal, plastics, rubble and timber. Processing the waste in this way helps to increase the quantity which can be reused and recycled. Our aim and commitment is always to maximise the amount of waste that is recycled and minimise the volume of waste that has to go in landfill.
When will my skip be delivered?
We will ask you to confirm when you need your skip to be delivered during the online order process, and we’ll make sure that it’s with you on the day that you have requested. The vast majority of our deliveries are made between Monday and Saturday.
If you complete your order prior to 3pm on Monday to Friday, we will typically have the skip delivered to you the next day.
Although we can’t guarantee what time we will arrive with your skip, we strive to provide an AM or PM delivery slot to manage your day more easily.
All we ask is that you ensure the delivery driver has access to your required delivery spot, as failed deliveries will result in a fee for the wasted journey.
What different sizes do skips come in?
We offer a complete selection of skip sizes to household and commercial clients all over the UK. We have a skip to match all needs – from the humble 2 yard mini skip to the huge 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container.
Below are the different skip sizes you can choose from, with a rough guide to how much rubbish each skip is capable of holding:
- 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 info about our choice of skips, like measurements and the waste materials they can be used for, take a look at our guide to skip sizes.
Am I allowed to dispose of all types of waste in a skip?
You are allowed to load the skip with a wide array of different waste types that are commonly produced from garage clearances, construction projects, garden landscaping and many other jobs. This could include wood, garden soil, rubble, hedge trimmings, furniture, toys, kitchen cabinets or outdated bathroom fittings.
What you put in the skip will depend on which size you have ordered, because there is a maximum weight limit. For example, in the event that you will be using a skip for heavy construction wastes such as concrete or dirt, the largest size you can use is the 8 cubic yard.
Some materials can not be discarded in the skip. This can include refrigerators, computer monitors, car tyres, paint, asbestos, plasterboard and chemicals. These materials are classed as hazardous waste and need to be disposed of separately.
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