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Top 6 Things that you cannot put in your Skip

Knowing exactly what can and cannot go inside your skip will allow you to save money and maximise the storage space within the skip. A skip is an integral piece of equipment for any large clearance projects which generate immense volumes of waste.

Not only will Preston Skip Hire provide you with an ideal solution for storing any large, bulky materials that clutter your property, it will also help you to keep the mess to a minimum, maintaining a professional appearance for longer.

The skips that we provide for skip hire Preston are suitable for DIY installations and garden clearances; allowing you to throw out what you no longer need. Could you benefit from our services today?

To make it easier for you, we take care of the disposal of the waste thrown inside the skip, ensuring that as many materials as possible are recycled. At Preston Skip Hire, we aim to recycle 90% of all waste, essentially preventing it from being sent to the landfill site. Keeping certain things out of your skip will allow you to get more out of your skip hire Preston, including the following:

  1. Electricals

From fridges and freezers to kitchen appliances, some materials are not suitable for skip hire Chorley or skip hire Bolton and therefore they need to be disposed of carefully.

Electrical appliances are made up of hazardous chemicals and substances, hence why it’s so important that you don’t place them in the domestic skips that we provide for skip hire Chorley.

When replacing your electricals with the latest variants, try to find a trading service where the retailer delivers your new products in exchange for the old ones, taking them off your hands. Another option to dispose of electricals is to make a charitable donation or to sell them; this will allow you to get rid of them quickly, without taking up too much space within your skip.

  1. Paints and Solvents

To your dismay, not everything can be disposed of within the skips that we supply at Preston Skip Hire. Paints and solvents are fine examples of items that you should keep separate from the rest of the waste in your skip because they contain dangerous chemicals.

If you’re decorating your property, you may be tempted to throw any empty paint tins in your skip and although this is easy enough to do, it can increase the risk of skip fires.

As well as this, we don’t accept bleaches or detergents within any of the skips for skip hire Bolton- it wouldn’t be safe for our fleet drivers to lift the fleet onto the back of our loading vehicles!

  1. Tyres

If you’ve ever tried to get rid of tyres, you’ll know just how difficult it is! Needless to say, a tyre will take up most (if not all) of the space in your skip, leaving you with limited space to dispose of other materials.

Tyres require special treatment before they can be disposed of, but they can also be recycled to create rubber playground equipment!

  1. Plasterboard

Any plasterboard needs to be kept separate from general skip waste, otherwise, you could compromise the recyclability of the remaining contents.

The Environment Agency state how plasterboard and gypsum materials cannot be mixed with other types of waste- they need to be isolated because they emit dangerous gases once they are broken down.

So, if you’re thinking of disposing of plasterboard in a skip that we provide for skip hire in Leyland, we advise you not to because you could be handed an expensive fine for not complying with strict skip hire regulations!

  1. Batteries

We offer skip hire Leyland to suit the requirements of all domestic and commercial projects but if you’re looking to dispose of batteries, you shouldn’t dispose of them inside our skips.

No matter how big or small the batteries are, they are not suitable for the domestic skips that we provide and therefore they must be disposed of responsibly.

  1. Mattresses

For customers who have just bought a new bed, you may be looking for somewhere to store your old mattress?  Rather than leaving it on your driveway, inside a skip, we suggest that you arrange to have this collected as your new one is delivered or to donate it to friends or family.

Skip hire in Wigan is not suitable for mattresses- not only will it take up too much space, but you will also be charged extra to have it removed. The prices of mattress collection will vary depending on your postcode.

Countless items need to be kept out of your skip to ensure that your skip hire Wigan is legal; if you need to know any more about what can and what cannot go in your skip, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team of experts at Preston Skip Hire!

Call us on 01772 827603 today!

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