Best Skip Hire in Theydon Bois
If you are aiming to clean out a garden shed, remodel a tired looking bathroom, or maybe unclutter a messy kids bedroom, ordering a skip is a simple and cost-effective way to discard what is getting in your way. Our Theydon Bois skip hire service delivers a simple solution – we drop your chosen skip off, you fill it up, and then we take it away.
Should you have a small amount of waste materials to remove, the mini skip may be a great choice. In search of something a bit larger? Perhaps the 4 cubic yard midi skip will be the answer. Or perhaps you have got a significant task on your hands, like building an extension or getting rid of furniture. For this, we can offer a choice of large builders skips. However large or small your waste requirements may be, we can deliver the skip size which is just right for your task.
Be it to your property or your company, we can provide a skip to wherever you need it in Theydon Bois. Projects could happen anyplace, and our skips shall be there to meet your requirements.
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Below are a few of the typical questions we receive with regards to our skip hire services.
Theydon Bois Skip Hire FAQs
What is the size of a builders skip?
The builder’s skip is probably the most popular skip hired throughout the UK. Available in either a 6 or 8 cubic yard capacity, the builder’s skip is great for most building and construction tasks, which is where the label originates from.
The 8 yd builder’s skip will be the biggest size which can be used for heavy materials including garden soil, concrete, rock and rubble.
Will my skip have a drop down door?
For anybody who is getting a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will include a drop down door. This is perfect for getting rid of hefty building and demolition waste materials, as it can be pushed in to the skip using a wheelbarrow.
Some mini skips and 4 yarders also feature a drop door, however these are more uncommon. This is because these sizes are generally small enough on the ends to be able to tip a wheelbarrow of waste into them.
If you require a drop door for your job, tell us when placing your order. We will do our utmost to make sure a skip that has a drop door is delivered.
How much waste will fit in a mini skip?
The mini skip is the smallest size available and may describe either the 2 or 3 cubic yard skip. These small containers are fantastic for small DIY tasks and domestic clearances. Their small footprint makes them perfect for driveways.
They can be used to get rid of all types of waste materials, from house furnishings and broken toys to paving blocks and rubble. Having a volume of around 25-30 bin bags of rubbish, the mini skip can save you needing to make numerous journeys to the local recycling centre.
Can I have a skip delivered on the road in Theydon Bois?
In the vast majority of situations, your skip can be delivered on your drive, the road, pathway or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your house or place of work. If you need your skip to be located on land outside of your company or residence, you must receive permission from your local council in Theydon Bois, which is referred to as a permit. If required, we will gladly arrange this on your behalf, and so it’s one less point to think about. The council will charge a fee for your skip permit, plus you should know before booking that getting the permit can often take up to two working days.
What kinds of waste am I allowed to get rid of in a skip?
Your skip may be used to dispose of a variety of types of waste materials. We are used to collecting and handling numerous items generated from building work, garden landscaping and house clean-ups. Some examples of allowed waste types can include:
- Pieces of furniture
- Tree cuttings
- Top soil
- Bathroom suites
- Cabinets and units
Most materials are accepted, therefore whether you would like to throw out metals, plastics, timber or textiles, we can usually take your rubbish away.
The quantity and waste types you put in the skip will vary based on the size skip you ordered. All skips have a maximum weight limit for safety purposes. So if you would like get rid of garden soil and bricks, for example, the largest size you would be allowed to hire will be the 8 yard builders skip.
What kind of materials am I not allowed to put in the skip?
There are a few waste materials that you are not permitted to discard in the skip. The main reason for this is that some goods contain hazardous materials which 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.
Examples of the goods that are restricted include:
- Solvents Fridges
- Gas cylinders
- PC monitors
- Car tyres
- Chemical substances
Can you deliver skips across Essex?
Absolutely. We supply skips to cities, towns and villages across the UK. By utilising a network of approved waste management providers, we can deliver skips to residential and industrial customers throughout Essex and elsewhere within the UK.
Am I allowed to fill my skip above the level load mark?
Make sure you don’t overfill the skip as this makes it unsafe to transport, and you may have to remove any contents over the level load line. This also means that you are not allowed to use sheets of wood, doors or some other object, since this will artificially increase the height of the skip. Waste management companies have a legal responsibility to make sure that bins aren’t overloaded or overweight before moving them.
Please be sure to order the appropriate size of skip to suit your needs and get in contact if you are uncertain which size you require. We would be pleased to help.
How can I order a skip in Theydon Bois?
Hiring a skip in Theydon Bois through us is incredibly straightforward. Select the skip size you need and then input a few details about where and when you want the skip to be delivered. After that you can pay for the skip using our safe and secure online payment platform. We will send you a confirmation email and then schedule to have your skip delivered on the date you have selected.
What is the cost of hiring a skip in Theydon Bois?
This will depend on the size you want and if you will require a council permit. As you would expect, the smallest skip (the 2 yard mini skip) will be the lowest priced choice. The most expensive and biggest choice is the 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container, which is used mainly in commercial settings. To get an instant price for skip hire in Theydon Bois, simply enter your delivery postcode into the search box above.
How long am I allowed to hire the skip for?
Usually, you can keep your skip for a maximum of 2 weeks. This means you don’t need to rush through your project. If you have completed your project or the skip is loaded prior to the 14-day mark, we will be glad to come and collect the skip earlier. Just give us a call or get in touch online, and we will be out to get it as quickly as possible.
How long will it take to get a skip in Theydon Bois?
We will ask you to confirm when you would like the skip to be delivered during the order process, and we’ll ensure that it’s with you on the date that you’ve asked for. The vast majority of our deliveries are made between Monday and Saturday.
When you confirm your booking prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we will normally have your skip delivered to you the following day.
Although we can’t promise what time we will deliver, we strive to give you a morning or afternoon delivery slot to manage your day more conveniently.
All we ask is that you ensure the delivery driver can access your required delivery position, as unsuccessful deliveries can lead to a charge for the wasted trip.
Am I allowed to dispose of electrical items in my skip?
Electrical items like TVs, freezers, refrigerators, computers, monitors and vacuum cleaners are all classed as a hazardous waste stream and so should not be disposed of in your skip with other waste. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 dictates that electric powered objects have to be separated from other rubbish. This helps ensure they can be reused, recycled and disposed of in the safest and most eco-friendly way.
What size roll-on roll-off skips can you offer?
Roll-on roll-off (RORO) bins are big industrial scale skips used mainly within the commercial sector. These come in 20-40 cubic yards, which makes them perfect for businesses that generate significant amounts of waste.
Where does my waste go when the skip is picked up?
When you have finished with your skip, we come and get it. It will be transported to a waste transfer station in or local to Theydon Bois where we will segregate the waste into its composite types (timber, metal, soil, etc.). By separating the rubbish, we can reuse and recycle as much of it as is possible.
Will a Theydon Bois skip hire company deliver my skip?
A local skip hire company will likely deliver your skip in Theydon Bois. We employ a network of both regional and nationwide businesses to allow us to offer our service to domestic and business customers throughout the whole of the UK. These firms are fully vetted to be sure they meet the high expectations we require in terms of customer service, price and environmental performance.
What sizes do skips come in?
We offer a full selection of skip capacities to domestic and business customers all over the UK. We have a skip to match all requirements – from the modest 2 cubic yard mini skip to the huge 40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off container.
Below are the different sized skips to choose from, with a rough idea of the amount of 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 information about our choice of skips, including measurements plus the waste materials they can be used for, have a look at our guide to skip sizes.
Do I have to be home when the skip is due to be delivered?
It is always best if you can be there when anyone delivers anything to your home. That allows you to make sure there is access for your delivery, and the skip can be placed precisely where you want it.
The same thing goes for those who have a company. If there is a gate or security, it might not be possible to get a skip delivered when you are not present.
However, when it is unavoidable and access is not a problem, you don’t need to be there when the skip is delivered.
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