Skip Hire Pros V Cons

Hello guys my name is Tom Pickering of Clearance And Clean Up Limited South Yorkshire’s largest rubbish removal and property clearance company.

Today I would like to talk to you guys about the pros and cons of hiring a skip. The general thought when it comes to skip hire is that whenever you want to get rid of any rubbish weather it’s building waste household waste or any other type of Waste people automatically people presume that a skip is the way forward. In some instances this can be correct skips come in very handy when it comes to heavy waste such as soil brick plaster and any other waste which is extremely heavy and dense.

Skips can also be very useful when you are doing multiple jobs at different times so for instance if you are refurbishing your bathroom over a period of two or three weeks and you are adding a little bit at a time topping the skip up as you go then that is a great way to use a skip. Skips come in a variety of sizes ranging from a 2 yard skip 4 yard skip 6 yard skip And the most common skip is what is referred to as a builders skip which is 8 yards. Some people also call it ton skips so for instance 2 ton this is incorrect as a 2 yard skip will not hold 2 tonne. Some people don’t always realise that skip wagons require quite a large amount of access in order to deliver a skip. If your property does not have a drive or a private piece of land for the skip to be placed you will also require a council permit prices vary based on which ever area you are in and which council you fall under.

So to recap the pros of a skip they can carry heavy waste they are ideal for brick soil rubble garden refurbishments and knocking chimney breasts out removing walls etc there can also can be placed on your drive and so you can fill them at your leisure. The cons to skip hire if you start putting bulky items in such as sofas beds mattresses etc your skip will be full in no time this will not be cost effective the other downside to skip is if you don’t have a driveway you will require a permit that will be an extra cost you also have to fill the skip yourself so if you’re not able bodied or there is a lot of hard work involved you will have to do that yourself. You also need to be aware that if your skip is left unattended on the road your neighbours will fill it. Skips also look extremely unsightly when they are positioned outside your property sometimes for weeks at a time before the skip hire company will collect it skips are also a fixed price weather you fill it or not. Hope this helps this is a brief insight to the pros and cons of skip hire my name is Tom Pickering Clearance and Clean Up South Yorkshire’s largest rubbish removal and property clearance company thank you. 

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