Skip Hire Newent
With skips available in various sizes, ordering a skip in Newent couldn’t be simpler. Whether you’re planning to clean out the garage, tidy up the garden, renovate your home or you have a complete house clearance to sort out, we are certain to have the perfect solution.
Whether you want a midi skip through to a big builders’ skip, our range of low-cost choices will ensure that you can get rid of your waste swiftly, easily and without having to break the bank! All of the rubbish collected is transported to nearby and fully licenced recycling facilities, where it will be sorted and recycled.
What are the advantages of hiring a skip?
A skip can be a fantastic choice for lots of different waste disposal needs. You may be cleaning the garage, sorting out the attic space, giving the garden an overhaul or maybe wanting to reclaim space in your home. Getting a skip helps you get rid of this junk quickly and conveniently without having to suffer numerous trips to the local recycling facility.
If you need a low-cost and reliable skip hire company in Newent, we are here to help you. We provide skip hire for tasks big and small, and we are experienced with hiring to both domestic and business customers.
We can deliver a skip to your home or business premises in Newent, and also the surrounding towns and villages. This means that you can trust our very competitive skip hire service to meet your requirements wherever you are located.
Our objective is to ensure that hiring a skip through our website is hassle-free and dependable. We have a straightforward online booking system which allows clients to select from a substantial selection of skip sizes, and we can often organise delivery to you the next working day if required.
If you’re not sure where to begin when ordering a skip, the guide below aims to answer the questions you might have. Whether it’s understanding which skip best suits your needs, how much time you may hire it, as well as what you are able put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place your order.
Newent Skip Hire FAQs
When will the skip be delivered to me?
When your skip is ordered, we will try our best to deliver it for you on a day that best suits you. We can normally offer a following day delivery service for orders arranged prior to 3pm on Monday to Friday. This will be subject to having your skip on private property, because to go on public property (such as a highway), you will need to gain a skip permit which may take a couple of days to arrange.
Due to numerous factors that could impact our service, we can never guarantee an exact delivery time. Having said that, we will always aim to inform you whether you can anticipate it turning up within a AM or PM slot.
How much waste can you fit in a mini skip?
For those who have a small quantity of rubbish to get rid of, a mini skip may be the perfect choice. What size is referred to as a mini skip varies from company to company, according to what sizes they offer.
The most common size for a mini skip is 2 cubic yards. However, some firms opt to have a 3 cubic yard container as their smallest option. Price is based on the specific size you hire, rather than the term “mini skip”.
Mini skips are best for residential work like small DIY projects and shed tidy ups. If you need it put on your driveway and need space to park your car, the mini skip’s small footprint makes them a good choice.
Will a Newent skip hire company deliver my skip?
We utilise a network of both local and national skip hire firms to deliver skips to our clients in Newent and the rest of the UK. Our partner skip companies are approved and tested to make sure they match our standards for price, service, recycling and reliability.
Will the skip come with a drop door?
The majority of skips can be supplied with a drop door, which makes them much easier to load. However, we can’t always guarantee this. If you want a skip with a drop-down door, please let us know when placing your order, and we will do our very best to accommodate.
Having a skip with a drop-down door can make it easier to load rubbish into the bin, particularly with weighty materials, like dirt and bricks, which can be pushed in using a wheelbarrow. This also makes it easier to put in large and bulky items, like household furniture.
What sizes do roll-on roll-off skips come in?
If you operate a company in Newent and wish to get rid of substantial quantities of light waste materials, a roll-on roll-off skip could be a perfect option. Available in 20 – 40 cubic yards, these are the largest waste disposal skips that are available.
As the name implies, these containers are rolled on and off the lorry with a hook, as opposed to standard skips, that are lifted by using chains.
How do you hire a skip online?
Hiring a skip in Newent through us is very easy. Select the skip size you need and enter a couple of details about where and when you want the skip to be delivered. Then you can pay for your skip using our secure online payment platform. We will send a confirmation email and arrange to get your skip delivered.
What different sizes do skips come in?
We offer a full range of skip sizes to domestic and industrial clients throughout the UK. We have a skip to match all requirements – from the modest 2 cubic yard mini skip to the enormous 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container.
Listed below are the various skip sizes offered, with a rough idea of the amount of waste 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 selection of skips, like measurements and the waste they can be used for, check out our guide to skip sizes.
Will you deliver skips across Gloucestershire?
As well as delivering skips and containers to Newent, we also deliver to other towns and villages across Gloucestershire. Through a network of local and national waste management companies, we offer a truly nationwide service. So whether you require a skip delivering to Newent, Thornbury or Lydney, we have got it covered.
What things can I put in my skip?
A skip may be used to get rid of a variety of types of waste materials. We are experienced in collecting and handling numerous items generated from building work, garden landscaping and property tidy-ups. Examples of permitted waste materials include things like:
- Home furnishings
- Hedge cuttings
- Stone and concrete
- Bathroom sinks and toilets
- Kitchen cabinets and units
The majority of materials are usually accepted, so whether you need to discard metals, plastics, wood or textiles, we can normally take your waste away.
The volume and things you discard in the skip will vary depending on the size skip you have ordered. All skips have a weight limit for safety purposes. So to be able to get rid of garden soil and rubble, for example, the largest size container you would be able to hire would be the 8 cubic yard skip.
Is there anything that I can’t put in the skip?
There are a few items you will not be able to throw out in the skip. The reason for this is that these products contain hazardous elements that may cause damage to the environment. They could also be harmful to human health, and so they need to be discarded separately under UK law.
A few examples of the items which are restricted include:
- Paint cans
- Solvents Refrigerators
- Gas canisters
- Computer screens
- Battery packs
Do I need to be at home whenever the skip is delivered?
When you are having a skip delivered to your house, it is usually best to be in on the day it is delivered. Then you can ensure that the skip lorry has total access and that the skip can be positioned precisely where you need it. The same applies for those who have a skip delivered to business premises, particularly when gates restrict access.
Having said that, if that is not possible, you do not need to stress. Just tell us when you are making your booking, and we will handle everything.
What happens to the rubbish in my skip once I’ve finished?
After you have finished with your skip, we will come and collect it. It will be taken to a waste transfer station either in or local to Newent where we will sort the waste into its composite types (wood, metal, rubble, etc.). By separating the waste, we can recycle as much of it as possible.
Can a skip be dropped on a road in Newent?
In most situations, your skip can be delivered onto your driveway, the street, path or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your house or place of work. If you would like your skip to be placed on land outside of your business or residence, you need to secure authorisation from the local council in Newent, which is called a skip permit. If necessary, we would gladly organise this for you, therefore it’s one less point to think about. The council will charge a fee for the license, and you should be aware before ordering that obtaining the permit will often take up to 2 working days.
What is classed as a builder’s skip?
The term builders skip can relate to two sizes – the 6 cubic yard and the 8 yd skip. The name originates from the fact that these are the most frequent sizes that are ordered by general builders and tradespeople.
These big containers are suited to numerous domestic and industrial projects. They are the largest skip sizes which you can use for heavy builders waste including soil, rubble and concrete.
How long am I allowed to keep a skip for?
You can normally have a skip for as long as 14 days from the date of delivery. You may give a chosen collection date when you place your order. Otherwise, you can let us know after you have finished, and we will plan the collection. Normally, this will be the following business day, although it can occasionally take a bit longer during busy times.
How much does it cost to hire a skip in Newent?
Our aim is to offer the lowest priced skip hire service in Newent. The price you pay will, of course, be determined by the size of skip you hire. It ranges from the mini skip, which is the cheapest option, all the way up to the 40 cubic yard RORO container. If you need to have the skip located on the road or other council property, you will also have to factor in the additional price of the skip permit.
Can I dispose of electronic products in my skip?
Unfortunately this is not allowed, since electrical products like old televisions, cookers, computers and computer monitors are classed as hazardous waste materials. As a result of the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013, electronic items need to be kept separate so that they can be recycled and disposed of in a secure and eco friendly fashion.
Am I allowed to stack up the waste in my skip?
It is important never to overload your skip, as you risk being told to remove excess waste prior to it being picked up. Whatever size you order, you are only permitted to fill them to a level load. This is a basic safety requirement, because moving an overloaded bin can be dangerous, as materials could fall and result in injury or damage to others.
To prevent this issue, please be sure you hire a size suited to your waste removal requirements. If your skip is full but you have some extra rubbish to get rid of, we are pleased to arrange an exchange.
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