How to plan skip hire

If you’ve decided it’s time to update your home, business or garden, Leyland Skips can help you to dispose of waste effectively. We specialise in skip hire Leyland but also provide our services to customers in and around the surrounding area.

For projects that generate immense volumes of waste, hiring a skip allows you to keep the mess to a minimum.

Removing the hassle of making tireless trips to the tip, skip hire Leyland leaves the arduous work to the professionals – allowing you to get rid of rubbish quickly.

Get skip hire right first time with Leyland Skips and plan your project carefully. Here we explain the most important factors for planning skip hire:

Decide which skip you need

Here at Leyland Skips, we have many different skip sizes for you to choose from. All our skips are measured in cubic yards and are delivered using our reliable fleets.

No matter which skip you choose, you must not overload it with waste as this can compromise safety. There is a fill level around the outside which makes it easy for you to ‘level load’ skips.

It’s important that you order the right skip as it impacts on the overall cost of your skip hire Wigan or Preston.

  • Domestic skips

Our smallest skips are domestic skips – designed to suit various household applications.

If you’re looking for skip hire Preston for a small to moderate project, you’re in capable hands with us and we can help you to choose the most suitable skip.

Domestic skips include the 2 yard mini skips and range all the way up to 12 and 16 yard open skips – making your decision easier.

  • Commercial skips

For projects that generate even more waste, we supply commercial skips.

Usually, commercial skip hire is best suited to the disposal needs of businesses or large projects which are expected to generate a lot of rubbish.

To ensure that you have sufficient space to store waste, we supply commercial skips all the way up to the 40 yard Ro-Ro skips. Storing waste inside one of these skips will reduce the need for you to arrange regular skip collections – working out cheaper in the long run.

Inform us where the skip will be placed

Regardless of whether you’re looking for skip hire Chorley or skip hire Bolton, Leyland Skips aim to provide you with the best service possible.

We deliver skips to homes and businesses and leave them on driveways and private property. For those who don’t have a driveway, this is not a problem for us as we can place your skip on the road. When this is the case, a permit is required.

A permit for skip hire Chorley is available from Chorley council and to make it more convenient, we can obtain it on your behalf. It legalises your skip hire and ensures that you’re insured to leave the skip on the road overnight.

Know what can and can’t go in skips

There are general guidelines for what can and can’t go in skips. The following are all accepted in the skips that we provide for skip hire Bolton, and anywhere else:

  • Cardboard
  • Domestic waste
  • Furniture
  • Metal
  • Organic waste
  • Plastic
  • Rubble
  • Soil
  • Wood

Some items require careful disposal and need to be kept separate from the rest of the waste inside your skip. If any of these materials are found in skips, you can be charged for not following stringent skip hire regulations.

Be sure to keep these out:

  • Asbestos
  • Bulbs
  • Chemicals
  • Electricals
  • Explosives
  • Hazardous waste
  • Medical waste
  • Paint
  • Solvents
  • Tyres

If you need any assistance planning skip hire, get in touch with us on 01772 957 509 today – we will be more than happy to help.

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