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   Apr 23

Before You Hire A Skip Bin

Hiring a skip bin is the perfect option when you’re taking care of renovations or a major clean-up. Instead of undertaking various trips to the tip you can find an affordable business with a range of different skip sizes. In most cases people find that skip bin hire is a worthwhile investment, you just need to think about a few things before committing.

  • If you want to be an environmentally friendly community member than it’s worth looking into the recycling options of the skip bin supplier. You’ll find that most will have recycling options available for particular waste types. It’s important to look after environment at every opportunity you can, landfill doesn’t need to every piece of waste you need to get rid of.
  • Make sure you look at how the supplier calculates the charges for your hire. Mostly there will be charges for weight and in some cases it will cost extra for different materials. Some waste is not allowed in general waste skips and needs to be taken care of in an alternative manner (tyres, contaminated soil, chemicals, liquids and asbestos)


  • Some people may need to get rid of asbestos as part of their rubbish removal duties, but it’s important that you work out what the options are with different skip bin hire specialists. Some businesses will have specific bins allocated to asbestos and some will have a specific procedure to follow in regards to asbestos. Make sure you become familiar with their policy and ensure you’re making the right decision.
  • Before you book in for a skip bin hire service it’s wise to have an extended think about what you’re looking at disposing. If you’re undertaking a home clean up then you need to decide what materials will be able to go in your skip and what you may have to deal with in an alternative way.

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  • Fortunately most skip hire businesses have a wide variety of skip sizes. With the differing dimensions you can figure out the best size suitable for your job. If you’re cleaning up after some major demolition or work site waste then you will probably need a larger size.
  • Make sure that you have a suitable plan to get your bulk waste into the skips, whether you have a group of friends to assist, or some handy lifting resources. If you’re not already aware, the skip bin will have a fold down door that allows you to wheel, or drag anything into the bin. You must ensure that you don’t overload the skip that has been provided otherwise you will incur extra charges or the skip will not be picked up due to safety reasons.

As you can see there are some things to consider when hiring a skip, but they are not complicated in the least. Just take some time to do a little bit of research and get some quotes, you’ll find there is an option that will suit you. You can check out Skip Bin Hire Heidelberg- North Eastern Bins for a range of different skip options.



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