Top 5 things that you need to know about skip hire

Hiring a skip for the very first time is a relatively big deal and you want to make sure that you get it right! If you have any uncertainty when it comes to Skip Hire Bolton (or any other area in the North West for that matter), look no further than Bolton Skip Hire.

Bolton Skip Hire can make Skip Hire Bolton that bit less daunting and stressful, essentially making it easier for you to dispose of the waste that your project generates.

There are several factors that you need to think about when investing in skip hire, including the following:


  • How quickly can skips be delivered?


If you’re looking for Skip Hire Bolton or Skip Hire Chorley and you need to meet tight deadlines, you’re bound to want to hire a skip as soon as possible. Often, skips are delivered the following day, but in some cases, they can arrive on the same day that you order one!

The team at Bolton Skips aim to satisfy the demands of all customers, ensuring that your skips are delivered rapidly and meet your project deadlines, allowing you to complete your project sooner rather than later.

  • What size skip do you need?

Depending on your project needs and the volume of waste that you expect to be generated, you could benefit from one of the skips provided for Skip Hire Preston!

Domestic Skips are ideal if you expect your project to generate a substantial amount of waste. They are ideal for when you have too much waste to fit in your wheelie bin and prevent you from making tedious trips to and from the local tip with rubbish loaded in the boot of your car.

The Commercial Skips for Skip Hire Preston are designed for business purposes and allow you to utilise storage space effectively. These skips are often ideal if your business generates a lot of waste materials on a regular basis.In comparison to these, the Industrial Skips cater for immense volumes of waste and are designed to reduce the need to order new skips.

  • What cannot go in your skip?

Although the skips for Skip Hire Chorley are designed to be surprisingly spacious, there are certain items that you need to keep separate from the rest of the contents held inside your skip.

Any of the following items need to be kept OUT of skips from Bolton Skip Hire:

  • Electrical waste
  • TVs
  • Tyres
  • Fridges/ Freezers
  • Solvents
  • Medical waste
  • Liquids
  • Petrol
  • Plasterboard
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Asbestos

Most materials can be disposed of in the skips provided for Skip Hire Chorley, however, hazardous waste is an exception and requires separate disposal to prevent any compromises to the recyclable waste inside the skips.

  • Where can skips be placed?

Skips for Skip Hire Leyland are designed to be versatile and can be placed almost anywhere. It’s likely that you’ve seen domestic skips on driveways and commercial skips at construction sites (where there is plenty of space available).

Understandably, not everyone has access to a driveway, therefore skips can sometimes be left on the road overnight. The biggest skips that can be stored on the road are the 8-yard maxi skips, however, you’ll need to obtain a permit for your Skip Hire Leyland if you plan on leaving waste inside skips, on the road.

Permits for Skip Hire Leyland can be obtained from the local council and are arranged to suit your requirements perfectly, covering the duration of your project. You can either obtain the permit or ask your skip hire company to obtain it on your behalf.

  • What happens when skips are full?

When you invest in Skip Hire Wigan, you can expect skip delivery and collection to be included in the overall cost. Once your skip is full, it’s collected using up to date fleets which are fitted with the latest technology. The technology that these fleets incorporate allows you to trace the whereabouts of the fleet, ensuring that your skip is collected on time.

Depending on the type of waste that your project generates, Bolton Skips can offer affordable Skip Hire Wigan, making sure that your waste is disposed of in the most efficient way. Generally, any skips that are provided for Skip Hire Wigan are collected and taken to the nearest recycling centre where the materials inside the container will be emptied and thoroughly sorted into recyclables and non-recyclables.

Often 90% of the materials are recycled, meaning that less waste is sent to landfill and incinerated.

Whether it be Skip Hire Preston or Wigan, Bolton Skips can provide you with a bespoke quote that takes into consideration your specific needs and wants, so feel free to request a free quote here today!