Skip hire is a cost-effective and convenient way to eliminate household waste, builder’s rubble, garden waste, office waste and so much more. Companies, builders and homeowners take advantage of this service daily to ensure that they can eliminate their waste without having to spend hour’s running back and forth to the dump or recycling centre.
The good news is that there are a number of high quality skip hire companies to take advantage of, guaranteed one of them will provide their services in your local area, though there are certain factors you should take into consideration to ensure you choose the best company that meets your specific requirements, can provide you with an outstanding level of service and cost-effective pricing.
The first thing to look for when hiring any skip hire Walsall company is one that has a waste carrier certificate. Ideally they will also hold an environmental agency license, providing you with peace of mind that your waste will be recycled wherever possible, reducing the amount of waste sent to the landfills. As everyone knows the landfills in the UK are already overflowing, so recycling is an environmentally friendly solution.
The next important step is to identify the company’s experience in working with skips in the Walsall area. The reason is that each council has different rules and regulations from the permit requirements to lighting and marking the skip to meet their regulations and requirements. Failure to comply with the councils requirements can lead to an expensive fine up to one thousand Pounds Sterling.
The company should have years of knowledge and experience providing skip hire in Walsall. This way you have peace of mind in knowing the company you have chosen will tick all the council’s boxes and reduce the risk of you being presented with an unwelcome fine.
The next thing to consider is the sizes available. A reputable and professional company will provide you with a choice of skip sizes ranging from the mini, ideal for garden and household waste to the maxi, which is perfect for large constructions and complete house clearance projects.
Price is a big deciding factor, but should be the only factor you take into consideration. While prices will vary from one skip hire company to the next, you need to look at the service provided. If the company will arrange the permit for you, will collect the skip as soon as it is full and will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and information, then paying slightly higher may be more valuable to reduce the risk of fines and ensure you have the best size skip to meet your specific requirements.
Consider the permit and speak to the skip hire company to identify if they will arrange this for you. Bear in mind, if you intend placing the skip in your garden or on your drive, which is your own private property, and then a permit isn’t required. Ask the skip hire company where they would position the skip, ensuring it doesn’t obstruct the flow of traffic or make it hard for pedestrians to walk on the pavement. Remember these cannot be placed on the pavement, so placement is imperative.
Ensure the Walsall skip hire company you choose has a high recycling rate and will recycle as much of your waste as possible. Recycling can eliminate how much waste is sent to landfills and for many business and homeowners this is a deciding factor, ensuring that they are doing all they can for the environment.
The final step is to identify the professionalism and service the company provides. Check to see if they will collect the skip once it’s full, even if it is sooner than expected. Also ensure they provide a delivery and collection service to meet your needs and requirements to ensure a smooth process of eliminating your unwanted waste.