Affordable Skip Hire in Wendover
With skips offered in several sizes, ordering a skip in Wendover couldn’t be simpler. Whether you’re wanting to clean out the attic, tidy the garden, redecorate your property or you have a whole house clearance to sort out, we’re confident to have the best solution.
Whether you are looking for a midi skip through to a big builders’ skip, our low-cost options will ensure you can clear out your rubbish swiftly, easily and without needing to hurt your wallet! All the rubbish collected will be transferred to nearby and fully licenced waste processing centres, where it will be separated and recycled.
What are the benefits of using a skip?
A skip is a great asset for all sorts of waste clearance needs. You may be clearing out your garage, rearranging the attic, giving the garden an overhaul or simply wanting to reclaim space in your house. Hiring a skip means that you can discard this waste quickly and conveniently without having to suffer numerous trips to the local recycling centre.
If you need a low-cost and reliable skip hire company in Wendover, we are here to help. We can offer skip hire for tasks big and small, plus we are experienced in hiring out to both residential and industrial clients.
We are able to deliver a skip to your home or business premises in Wendover, as well as the nearby areas. Which means you can rely on our reliable skip hire service to meet your needs wherever you are based.
Our goal is to ensure that hiring a skip through us is hassle-free and reliable. We have a straightforward online booking process which enables customers to select from an extensive range of skip sizes, and we can often schedule delivery to you the next working day if required.
If you are uncertain where to start when hiring a skip, the information below strives to answer the questions you may have. Whether it’s determining which skip best suits your requirements, how much time you may hire it, or what you can put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place an order.
Wendover Skip Hire FAQs
How can I order a skip in Wendover?
We have developed our booking system with speed and simplicity at its core. The first task is to enter your delivery address to see all the different skip sizes we are able to deliver in Wendover. Pick the best size to meet your needs and enter the details of where and when you want your skip to be delivered. You can then make payment with our secure payment platform, and we’ll send you an email to verify your order as soon as your booking is done!
When will the skip be delivered to me?
If you place an order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can usually have your skip delivered the next day. In some instances, we can even give you a same day delivery option. Availability and delivery dates will be confirmed during the order process.
What waste am I allowed to put in a skip?
A skip can be used to dispose of a variety of types of waste. We are experienced in picking up and processing lots of materials produced from building jobs, garden landscaping and house tidy-ups. Examples of permitted waste materials include:
- Household furniture
- Tree trimmings
- Bricks and rubble
- Bathroom sinks and toilets
- Cabinets and units
Most waste materials are generally allowed, and so whether you would like to get rid of metals, plastics, timber or unwanted toys, we can normally take your rubbish away.
The quantity and waste types you put in your skip may vary according to the size skip you hired. All skips have a weight limit for safety. So if you would like discard top soil and rubble, as an example, the biggest size container you will be allowed to use is the 8 yard skip.
What type of items am I not allowed to put in my skip?
There are some materials you will not be able to throw out in your skip. The reason for this is that these goods include hazardous materials which can cause harm to the environment. They can even be hazardous to human health, and so they must be discarded separately within UK regulations.
Some examples of the things that are restricted include:
- Solvents Refrigerators
- Gas cylinders
- Computer screens
- Battery packs
- Car tyres
- Chemical substances
What is the cost of skip hire in Wendover?
The cost of getting a skip in Wendover depends on the size of skip you need. The least expensive option available is the 2 cubic yard mini skip, which is suitable for small DIY jobs and clearances. If you want a larger skip, such as an 8 yard builder’s skip, it will naturally cost more. The price will also increase if you need to have your skip positioned on the highway, as you will need a skip permit, which the council charge a fee for.
What will happen to the rubbish in my skip once I’ve finished?
Once your skip is full and ready for collection, it will be taken to a local waste transfer station to be processed. The waste will be sorted into the various waste materials, like timber, cardboard, plastics, etc. This ensures that the maximum amount of the waste as possible is recycled, which is much better for the environment.
What sizes do roll-on roll-off skips come in?
If you run a business in Wendover and wish to dispose of substantial quantities of light waste, a roll-on roll-off bin may be a great choice. Available in 20 – 40 yards, they are the largest waste disposal skips on the market.
As the label indicates, these containers can be rolled on and off the lorry using a hook, unlike standard skips, that are picked up using chains.
Am I able to have a skip which has a drop down door?
Nearly all skips can be delivered with a drop down door, which makes them much easier to load. However, unfortunately we cannot always guarantee this. If you want a skip with a drop-down door, please tell us when making your order, and we can do our best to accommodate.
Having a skip with a drop-down door makes it easier to load waste materials into the bin, especially with heavy materials, like garden soil and concrete, which can be walked in with a wheelbarrow. This also makes it easier to put in big and bulky items, such as household furniture.
Can I throw electronic items in the skip?
Electric powered objects such as televisions, freezers, fridges, laptops or computers, monitors and washing machines are all classed as a hazardous waste type and therefore can not be placed in your skip. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 dictates that electric powered objects need to be separated from other materials. This helps ensure that they can be reused, recycled and disposed of in the safest and most environmentally friendly manner.
How much waste will a mini skip hold?
If you are searching for a low cost skip to dispose of some domestic waste, the mini skip might be just what you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 yard capacity (depending on your location), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal solution to deal with numerous tasks.
The mini skip can fit on the smallest of driveways but can also be positioned on the side of the road, subject to receiving a skip permit from the council.
Although most often hired by domestic customers, the mini skip can even handle small commercial jobs.
What is a builder’s skip?
The name builder’s skip can refer to either the 6 or 8 cubic yard skip. These will be the biggest skips that can be used to dispose of heavy building and demolition waste materials such as rock, concrete, rubble or garden soil.
The builders skip is great for a wide range of tasks. Whether you are having an extension built, remodelling your kitchen or cleaning the attic, these substantial skips are usually the most affordable solution available.
Is it okay to load the skip above the top?
It is very important never to overfill your skip, as you risk being told to take off surplus waste prior to it being picked up. Regardless of the size you order, you are only able to load them to a level load. This is a safety requirement, as moving an overloaded skip will be dangerous, as objects could fall and result in injuries or damage to others.
To prevent this problem, please make sure you hire a size appropriate for your waste removal needs. If the skip is full but you have some further waste to dispose of, we are happy to arrange an exchange.
Will a Wendover skip hire company deliver my skip?
We use a large network of both regional and nationwide skip hire businesses to deliver skips to our clients in Wendover and the rest of the country. Every one of our partner skip companies are approved and tested to make sure they match our expectations for price, customer service, recycling rates and reliability.
Do you deliver skips across Buckinghamshire?
Absolutely. We deliver skips to cities, towns and villages throughout the UK. By utilising a network of verified waste management providers, we can deliver skips to both residential and industrial customers throughout Buckinghamshire and anywhere else in the UK.
How long can I hire a skip for?
The cost of hiring a skip will in most cases have a hire period of up to a fortnight. Usually, this will give you sufficient time to load your skip. However, if you do need a bit more time, contact us, and we will see what we can do.
Of course, in the event you finish with the skip earlier, our company is happy to arrange your collection. Just contact us when you have finished, and we will arrange to send out one of our drivers to pick up the skip as quickly as possible.
Do I need to be in when the skip is going to be delivered?
No, you don’t have to be home when we deliver your skip. Provided that we are able to gain access to the place you need it located, we are able to take care of it all.
In the event you are not likely to be at home, just let us know any relevant delivery instructions when you place the order. For instance, you may want the skip to be positioned at a particular part of the property. Or you may want to ensure the skip does not hinder entry to your garage.
Whatever the case might be, simply let us know when you place your order, and then we will ensure your directions are passed on to the lorry driver.
Do I require permission to get a skip delivered on the street in Wendover?
Generally, it will be possible to have your skip positioned on the road, pavement or grass verge outside of your house or company. But to get this done, you must have permission from the local authority in Wendover, which is known as a skip permit. We can order this for you, so you don’t need to worry. The local authority do charge a fee for this license, and it can sometimes take up to 24-2 days for them to authorise this.
What sizes do skips come in?
We can offer a full-range of skip sizes to meet your specific requirements, from 2 to 40 cubic yards. The smallest available skip is the 2 yard mini skip, which is a compact skip great for small DIY jobs and house clearances. A common option for larger tasks, renovations and building work is the 8 cubic yard skip.
For Wendover companies which generate a big amount of bulky waste, we can provide RoRo containers (roll on roll off skips), ranging from 20-40 cubic yards in size.
If you need help choosing which skip size you need, have a look at our handy skip size comparison.
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