Skip Hire Tips
Skips are hired because of several reasons. Some of these reasons are like having spring clear out, removing an old kitchen or bathroom and also to remove lots of garden waste. Hiring skip is an easy process. It is because there are many companies that are providing the option of booking your skip online. The process will force you to first book the hiring of your skip from a hire company. You will then give the date and time you would like your skip delivered and the size of skip you need. Your skip will be delivered by them on the date you will specify. As long as you fill the skip with your trash, you can keep it even for months.
You will have to give the skip hire company notice of when you would like your skip collected after the skip is ready for removal. The skip hire companies to offer another option of wait and load service. Here, the driver will have to wait as you load it after he delivers the skip to you. He take the skip away from your place after you have loaded your waste. This is a better option if you have a pile of waste ready for loading especially if you don’t need the skip for a longer time.
You will have to put it on the public road or sidewalk if you have insufficient space on your property for skip. If you do that, you will need to get a permit from a council. Many times, this permit is arranged by the skip hire company when you order your skip. However, some councils will only grant the permit if only the person who is hiring the skip goes to them and not the skip hire company.
The person hiring the skip is the one who should be accountable for making sure the skip has proper warning lights attached if the skip is placed on the road. The skip hire company is the one that provides these lights when ordering the skip. You may fill your skip with anything although there are items that are not supposed to be kept there. Items that you should not keep in your skip are like the aerosols, gas canisters, computer monitors, televisions, full paint cans, and food waste.
Overloading the skip is not allowed. The reason for this is because there are problems that might arise when picking up the skip or harm pedestrians and driver. The skip is not supposed to be loaded above the top of the walls of the skip. The skip hire company sometimes reserve the right to level the waste if the skip is overloaded.