6-yard Skip Hire

One of the most commonly hired skips in the UK is the 6-yard builders skip. They are extremely common on building sites, and are also regularly hired by domestic clients. They are convenient when you need to dispose of waste as it is created, and are suitable for most jobs that generate a moderate amount of waste.

How much does a 6-yard skip cost to hire?

If you need a moderately sized skip bin for your waste, 6-yard skip hire might be the perfect solution. The cost to hire a 6-yard skip varies throughout the UK, but on average 6-yard skip hire prices range from £110 to £180.

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How much waste can a 6-yard skip hold?

6-yard skips are popular due to the amount of waste they are able to hold. They are small enough that they can be placed in most locations, but large enough to handle a sizeable amount of waste. A 6-yard skip can hold approximately 65 black bin bags of waste.

What are the dimensions of a 6-yard skip?

Skip dimensions regularly vary between skip providers and manufacturers, but an average sized 6-yard skip will have dimensions of 10ft (2.29m) Long x 5ft (1.52m) Wide x 4ft (1.07m) High.

What can I put into a 6-yard skip?

The fact that you can put most types of waste into a skip make them extremely popular. There are a few restrictions that you should be aware of before hiring a skip. Items that are normally prohibited from a skip include hazardous waste, asbestos, gas cylinders, paint, chemicals, tyres and electricals.

What types of jobs are 6-yard skips useful for?

6-yard skips are a popular choice with builders, who need to throw away building and construction waste. They are also a good size for larger home improvement jobs, where multiple smaller jobs will be taking place at the same time, such as a kitchen and bathroom refit.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

A skip hire permit is required when you need to place a skip on council owned land, such as a public road. If you are able to place the skip on your own land, you will not require a permit. Permits are issued by the council and often arrange by your skip provider. The price for a permit can range from £15 to more than £60.

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