Do’s And Don’ts Of Skip Hire

Skip hire is a convenient way for you to eliminate any waste that you have on your premises. Here at Wigan Skip Hire, we provide a complete range of skips, so you needn’t worry about finding a suitable skip for your home renovation project!

When hiring a skip, you want to make sure that it matches your requirements specifically, but to do so, there are several do’s and don’ts that you need to be aware of:

Choosing the right sized skip.

To keep your costs low, you’ll want to make sure that you choose a skip that can accommodate the volume of waste produced by your project. At Wigan Skip Hire, our skips range from 2-cubic yards, right up to 10-cubic yards, making it easier for you to find something suitable. Hiring a skip that’s too small won’t do anyone any favours; you’ll end up spending more money by hiring a second skip!

When it comes to skip hire Wigan, you want to make sure that you pay the right price, so why not ask our team of experts for advice about our Wigan skips?

Considering safety.

Hiring a skip needn’t be difficult. Safety is something that should never be ignored, and you’ll need to consider where your skip will be stored overnight.

If your skip is to be stored on the road, a permit will be required. This permit can be obtained from the local council and states your responsibility for the skip whilst it’s in your possession. For the skips in Wigan that are stored on the road, you’ll need traffic safety cones and lights for your skip, ensuring that it’s visible throughout the day.

Avoid overfilling your skip.

Regardless of whether you’re looking for skip hire Leigh or skip hire Wigan, you’re in capable hands with us at Wigan Skip Hire. All of the Wigan skips have a fill line indicated on the skip, so there’s no excuse to overfill it!

Any of the skips in Wigan that are full, pose threat to safety. The fleet drivers at Wigan Skip Hire could refuse to collect your skip if it’s overloaded and you could be charged for the excess material that you cannot store in your skip safely.

Don’t burn rubbish.

We supply skips for skip hire Leigh to suit the requirements of your domestic or commercial project. We don’t supply them for the purpose of housing fires. Our skips are not designed to accommodate waste for fires, they are simply a storage solution for transporting your waste to be recycled!

If your skip is burnt or damaged, you will be billed the cost of repairs and repaint, which can often work out more expensive.

Keep hazardous waste out.

You need to pay careful attention to the types of material you throw into your skip. As well as this, you should always make sure that you know exactly what is in the skip, especially if it’s stored on the road overnight!

There are several objects that cannot be disposed of in your skip, these include fridges, freezers, tyres, oils, paints and chemicals. Hazardous waste requires safe disposal, if it’s found in any of the Wigan skips, you could be handed a fine for disposing of waste incorrectly.

Should you need to know more about skip hire Wigan or skip hire Leigh, get in touch with the professionals at Wigan Skip Hire today!