Skip Hire in Street
With skips available in a variety of sizes, hiring a skip in Street couldn’t be easier. Whether you are planning to clean out the attic, tidy the back garden, redecorate your house or have a full house clearance to deal with, we are certain to have the ideal solution.
Whether you would like a small skip through to a large builders’ skip, our low-cost choices will ensure you can dispose of your rubbish quickly, easily and without needing to break the bank! All the waste collected is taken to local and fully licenced waste recycling centres, where it will be segregated and recycled.
What are the benefits of hiring a skip?
A skip is a great option for lots of different waste clearance requirements. You could be cleaning your shed, sorting out the attic, giving the garden an overhaul or even looking to reclaim space in your house. Hiring a skip means that you can discard this rubbish quickly and conveniently without the need to go through multiple trips to your local recycling centre.
If you are looking for a low-cost and reliable skip hire service in Street, we are here to help. We can offer skip hire for projects of all sizes, and we are experienced with hiring to both residential and business clients.
We will deliver a skip to your home or company premises across Street, in addition to the adjoining areas. This means that you can rely on our affordable skip hire service to meet your requirements wherever you are located.
Our objective is to make sure that getting a skip through us is hassle-free and dependable. We have a simple online booking system that enables clients to pick from a large range of skip sizes, and we can often organise delivery to you the following working day if required.
If you are not sure where to start when choosing a skip, the guide below aims to answer all the questions you might have. Whether it is deciding which skip matches your needs, how long you are able to hire it, or even what you are able put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place an order.
Street Skip Hire FAQs
How can I hire a skip online?
Hiring a skip shouldn’t be difficult. This is why we have made the order process as simple as possible. First, type in your postcode to view the range of skip sizes we are able to deliver to Street. Choose which size you wish to hire, and confirm whether it will be positioned on private property. Enter in your information and then make payment using our secure online payment platform.
Once your order is done, we will send you a confirmation email with all of your order details. You can then sit back and relax while we take care of the rest.
What waste can I put in a skip?
A skip can be hired to dispose of a variety of types of waste materials. We are experienced in picking up and handling numerous materials produced from building jobs, garden projects and house clearances. Examples of allowed waste products can include:
- Home furnishings
- Tree trimmings
- Garden soil
- Bathroom suites
- Kitchen cabinets and units
Many materials will be permitted, and therefore whether you want to discard metals, plastic materials, timber or fabric, we can normally take your rubbish away.
The volume and items you put in your skip may vary according to which size skip you have ordered. Skips do have a weight limit for safety reasons. So if you wish to dispose of garden soil and concrete, as an example, the biggest size container you will be allowed to hire would be the 8 yard builders skip.
Is there anything that I can’t put in my skip?
There are some materials you will not be permitted to get rid of in the skip. The reason behind this is that these items incorporate hazardous materials which could be damaging to the environment. They can even be hazardous to human health, therefore they have to be disposed of separately under UK regulations.
Some examples of the things that are restricted include:
- Paint tins
- Solvents Fridges
- Gas canisters
- PC screens
- Battery packs
- Car tyres
How long will it take to get a skip in Street?
If you place an order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can typically have your skip delivered the very next day. In some instances, we can even give you a same day delivery service. Availability and delivery dates are confirmed as part of the online order process.
Do I need to be at home when my skip will be delivered?
When you are having a skip delivered to your home, it is always best to be at home when it is delivered. Then you can make sure the lorry has complete access and that the skip is located exactly where you want it. The same applies for those who have a skip delivered to business premises, particularly if gates restrict access.
Having said that, if this is not achievable, you do not need to worry. Just let us know when placing your order, and we will take care of the rest.
Will you deliver to other areas in Somerset?
Certainly, we can offer a national skip hire and waste management service. We can provide skips to areas across Somerset, including Street, Ilminster, Wincanton and Axbridge. So regardless of where you require a skip to be delivered, we have got it covered.
What size skips will have a drop down door?
When you are selecting a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will have a drop door. This is great for disposing of heavy building and demolition waste, as it can be pushed in the skip using a wheelbarrow.
Some mini skips and 4 yarders also feature a drop door, although these are generally less common. This is because these sizes are generally small enough at the ends so that you can tip a wheelbarrow of waste into them.
If you need a drop door for your job, please let us know when ordering. We will do our utmost to make sure a container with a drop door is supplied.
What will happen to the waste when the skip is picked up?
When you have finished with your skip, we come and pick it up. It will be taken to a waste transfer station either in or local to Street where we will sort the rubbish into its composite types (timber, metal, rubble, etc.). By separating the waste materials, we can recycle as much of it as is possible.
Am I able to throw away electronic items in my skip?
As a result of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013, electronic products need to be kept separate from general waste to get recycled, reused or disposed of safely and securely. This includes all electric goods including washing machines, monitors, kettles, computers and even hairdryers.
How long am I allowed to hire a skip for?
The price of hiring a skip will normally have a hire period of up to 14 days. Usually, that will give you sufficient time to fill up your skip. However, if you need a little more time, let us know, and we will see what we can do.
Of course, in the event you finish with your skip earlier, our company is happy to arrange your collection. Just contact us once you have finished, and then we will arrange to send out one of our drivers to collect the skip as soon as possible.
Can a skip be dropped on a road in Street?
In the majority of circumstances, your skip can be delivered on to your drive, the highway, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your house or place of work. If you want the skip to be positioned on land outside of your business or house, you will need to obtain authorisation from the local council in Street, which is referred to as a skip permit. If necessary, we will be happy to organise this for you, therefore it’s one less thing to think about. The local authority does charge a fee for the skip license, and you should know before booking that obtaining the permit can sometimes take up to 2 working days.
Do you use local skip hire companies in Street?
To provide a complete skip hire and waste management service throughout the UK, we work together with a number of local and nationwide companies. This enables us to cover all areas of the UK and helps to ensure we are able to supply customers with the most cost effective and reliable skip hire service.
What skip sizes do you deliver?
When it comes to hiring a skip in Street, you have multiple options to choose from, ranging from 2 to 40 cubic yards in capacity.
The 2 cubic yard skip, sometimes called a mini skip, will be the smallest choice available. This compact container is excellent for modest household clearances and DIY work.
Our next available size is the 4 yard midi skip, that can hold the equivalent of roughly 35-40 bin bags of rubbish.
After the midi are the builder’s skips, which are available in either 6 or 8 cubic yards. These represent the most common sizes hired, as building contractors and tradespeople frequently use them. But their big capacity also makes them well suited for household tidy ups involving large items such as pieces of furniture and beds.
We will offer 10, 12, 14 and 16 cubic yard skips for those with even larger rubbish disposal requirements. These skips are only suitable for lightweight waste, so they cannot be used to dispose of soil or concrete.
For further information regarding the various capacities available, including measurements, check out our help guide to skip sizes.
How much waste can I get in a builder’s skip?
The phrase builders skip can refer to two different sizes – the 6 cubic yard and the 8 yd skip. The name comes from the fact that these are the most common sizes hired by general builders and tradespeople.
These big containers are suitable for a wide variety of residential and commercial tasks. These are the largest sizes that can be used for hefty builders waste such as dirt, stone and bricks.
What size is a roll-on roll-off skip?
If you have a business in Street and need to dispose of large volumes of light waste, a roll-on roll-off bin could be a perfect option. Offered in 20 to 40 cubic yards, they are the largest waste disposal skips that can be hired.
As the label indicates, these containers are rolled on and off the lorry with a hook, unlike normal skips, which are picked up using chains.
Is it ok to stack up the waste in my skip?
Make sure you don’t overfill your skip as this will make it dangerous to transport, and you will then have to empty any rubbish above the level load mark. This also means you are unable to make use of sheets of wood, doors or any other item, as this will increase the size of the skip. Waste management companies have a legal obligation to ensure that containers are not overloaded or overweight before transporting them.
Please make sure that you select the correct size of skip to suit your needs and get in contact if you are not sure which size is best. We would be happy to help.
How much will it cost to hire a skip in Street?
To discover how much it is going to cost to hire a skip in Street, enter your postcode into the search box above. We will instantly display which sizes we provide in your location and how much each option will cost to hire. If your skip is going on the road or any other council-owned property, a skip permit charge will also have to be factored in.
How much waste will fit in a mini skip?
The mini skip is the smallest size offered and can describe either the 2 or 3 yard skip. These small bins are fantastic for small DIY tasks and house clearances. Their small footprint makes them excellent for driveways.
They can be used to get rid of all types of waste materials, from house furnishings and old baby toys to paving blocks and concrete. Having a volume of around 25-30 bags of rubbish, the mini skip can save you needing to make several trips to your local recycling centre.
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