Best Skip Hire in Potton
If you are searching for cost-effective skip hire in Potton, you are in the right place. We work with a network of local and nationwide skip hire and recycling firms to give a trusted and efficient service to both household and business customers.
We provide a complete variety of skip sizes perfect for any waste disposal needs. From the 2 yard mini skip up to the 16 cubic yard container, not forgetting our range of commercial roll-on roll-off containers.
Our team provide skips in Potton and the surrounding towns and villages. If you are getting a skip placed on private property (such as a driveway), we can usually organise delivery within 24 hours. Skips that will be located on a street take a little bit more time, because we must get a permit from the local council.
With a simple online booking system, you can hire your skip within only a few clicks and get it delivered anywhere in Potton.
To get more info about hiring a skip plus the service we provide, we have answered a number of the FAQs below. Can’t find what you want? Contact a member of our team who will gladly help.
Potton Skip Hire FAQs
Which size skips have a drop down door?
Getting a skip which has a drop door helps make filling rubbish into it a lot easier. This is particularly true with heavy materials such as soil or stone, which can then be loaded straight into the skip using a wheelbarrow. It may also make disposing of large bulky objects like furniture easier also.
The majority of skips can be provided with a drop down door, however this may sometimes depend upon area and availability. Let us know when making your booking if a door is needed, and we will do our best to provide this.
Am I able to get rid of electronic items in my skip?
Electronic objects like televisions, freezers, fridges, laptops or computers, monitors and washing machines are all classed as a hazardous waste and so cannot be thrown in your skip with other waste. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 requires that electric items have to be segregated from other rubbish. This ensures that they can be recycled and disposed of within the safest and most eco friendly manner.
Can I stack up waste in my skip?
You must not fill the skip past the level load line. If you fill it over the tip of this mark, it means your skip will not be secure to transport, and you may be asked to remove the extra waste prior to it being picked up.
How much does it cost to hire a skip in Potton?
Our goal is to provide the cheapest skip hire service in Potton. The price you pay will, obviously, depend upon the size of skip that you order. This varies from the mini skip, which is the least expensive option, all the way up to the 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container. If you need to have your skip placed on the highway or other council owned property, you will also need to factor in the additional expense of the skip permit.
Will a Potton skip hire company deliver my skip?
Since we provide a nationwide skip service, we use an extensive network of verified and approved companies. These include small local skip hire firms to nationwide waste management providers. Each of our service providers are vetted to make sure they meet our high customer service and environmental principles.
What size skips can you offer?
We are able to offer a full range of skip sizes to meet your specific requirements, from 2 to 40 cubic yards. The smallest skip is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, which is a compact skip best for small DIY projects and domestic clearances. A common choice for more substantial projects, renovations and building work is the 8 cubic yard skip.
For Potton businesses which have a significant quantity of bulky waste, we can supply RoRo skips (roll on roll off skips), which range from 20-40 cubic yards in size.
Should you need help choosing which size skip you require, take a look at our useful skip size comparison.
How can I hire a skip?
We have built our online booking system with speed and simplicity in mind. The first task is to type in your postcode to see all the different skip sizes we can deliver in Potton. Pick the right size to meet your needs and enter the details of where and when you need your skip delivered. After that you can make payment with the secure payment platform, and we’ll send an email to verify your order as soon as your order is done!
Can I have a skip delivered on the road in Potton?
In the majority of circumstances, your skip can be delivered onto your drive, the road, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your home or place of work. If you want the skip to be placed on land outside of your business or house, you need to secure permission from your local authority in Potton, which is called a skip permit. If necessary, we would be glad to arrange this for you, therefore it’s one less thing to think about. The council will charge a fee for the skip permit, and you should know before booking that obtaining the licence will often take up to two working days.
What waste materials am I allowed to put in a skip?
Your skip may be used to get rid of a variety of types of waste. We are used to picking up and handling a wide variety of materials produced from construction jobs, garden projects and household tidy-ups. A few examples of permitted waste types include things like:
- Household furniture
- Garden cuttings
- Top soil
- Bathroom suites
- Cabinets and units
The majority of materials are usually accepted, so whether you wish to dispose of furniture, plastics, wood or fabric, we can normally take your waste away.
The volume and materials you throw into the skip will vary according to which size skip you have hired. Skips have a maximum weight limit for safety reasons. So to be able to discard soil and bricks, as an example, the largest size container you will be allowed to hire will be the 8 yard skip.
What sort of materials am I not allowed to put in a skip?
There are a few waste items that you are not allowed to dump in your skip. The reason behind this is that some goods contain hazardous materials which may cause harm to the environment. They can also be harmful to human health, so they need to be disposed of separately within UK law.
Examples of the goods that are restricted include:
- Paint cans
- Solvents Fridges
- Gas cylinders
- PC screens
- Battery packs
- Car tyres
- Chemical substances
How soon can you deliver a skip to Potton?
We will make sure your skip is provided on the day requested, which in most cases is going to be Monday to Saturday. When you order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can normally deliver your chosen skip the very next day.
Although we are not able to guarantee a precise delivery time, we will do our best to arrive within either an AM or PM slot of your choosing.
You should make sure the skip lorry can access the delivery area, as a failed delivery effort will usually incur a charge for the wasted trip.
Do I have to be home whenever the skip will be delivered?
It is usually a good idea to be there when anyone delivers something to your property. That allows you to ensure there is access for your delivery, plus the skip can be dropped precisely where you want it.
The same goes if you have a company. When there is a gate or security, it may not be possible to have a skip delivered if you are not there.
Nonetheless, should it be unavoidable and gaining access is not a problem, you don’t have to be there when the skip is delivered.
Do you deliver skips across Bedfordshire?
Along with delivering skips to Potton, we also deliver to other towns and villages throughout Bedfordshire. With the help of a network of regional and national skip hire companies, we provide you with a totally nationwide service. So whether you need a skip delivering to a house or business premises in Potton, Dunstable or Flitwick, we have got you covered.
What is a builders skip?
The name builders skip can refer to either the 6 or 8 cubic yard skip. They are the largest skips that can be used to discard weighty building and construction materials such as rock, bricks, gravel or soil.
A builder’s skip is great for a wide range of jobs. If you are having an extension built, remodelling your bathroom or clearing out your attic, these big skips are often the most cost-effective option available.
What happens to the rubbish?
Whenever your skip is full and ready for collection, we will collect it and transport it to a nearby waste recycling centre, where it will be processed. The waste gets segregated into various waste streams, which includes stone, soil and paper. This helps to ensure that as much of the rubbish will be recycled as possible. We are proud of our commitment to environmental protection by sending as little waste to landfill as possible!
How long am I allowed to hire the skip for?
You can generally keep your skip for up to 14 days from the date that it is delivered to you. To ensure that the pick up is as convenient as possible, you will have the option of giving a preferred collection date when you place your order.
Otherwise, just tell us when you have finished loading up the skip, and we will prepare to collect sooner – in many circumstances, it will be the following working day.
It might take a bit longer to pick up your skip during busy times, but we will always try to be there as swiftly as possible.
What is a roll-on roll-off container?
If you operate a company in Potton and wish to dispose of large quantities of light waste, a roll-on roll-off container could be a great choice. Available in 20 to 40 yards, they are the largest waste disposal containers that you can hire.
As the name indicates, these type of containers can be rolled on and off the lorry with a hook, unlike standard skips, which are picked up using chains.
How much waste can you fit in a mini skip?
If you are looking for a low cost skip to dispose of some domestic rubbish, a mini skip could be just what you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 yard capacity (based upon area), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal option to deal with numerous jobs.
The mini skip can fit on the smallest of driveways but can equally be situated on the side of the street, subject to obtaining a skip permit.
Although most commonly chosen by household customers, the mini skip can also tackle smaller commercial jobs.
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