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Why Should I Hire a Skip?

If the new year has brought with it the desire to finally get rid of any unsightly waste at your home or construction site, skip hire is a great way of doing so. If you’ve never really thought about how a skip might benefit you, our thoughts below might help you decide.   Environmentally friendly Using a skip ensures that all of your waste can be disposed of in one go, saving you fuel costs, as well as being better for the environment. Not only this, but the site at Thompson’s is fully accredited by the Environment Agency, meaning you can…

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What Can’t You Put in a Skip?

You may be hesitant to hire a skip because you’ve heard many things concerning what you can and can’t put into one, but do not fear – it’s actually really simple. This is why Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire have put together a guide, to help explain and point out those items that can’t be thrown into a skip. Know how to hire and use a skip with confidence by reading on. Surely all waste can go into a skip? Skips are used to ease the pressure off fitting waste into your weekly rubbish bin, which can be a difficult task,…

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5 things you need to know before hiring a skip

If you’ve been considering hiring a skip, there are five things you should do or consider, before doing so. Our team at Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire are here to help you decide on the all important questions you should ask yourself, so that you not only get a good deal but so you’re able to complete the task at hand. For more information, please read below! What size skip do I need? There are a number of skip sizes including: 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16, 20 or 30 yards. Generally each yard = 10 bing bags, for example, 14…

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How to get the most out of hiring a skip

When hiring out a skip, it’s not always easy to know what size to go for and how much rubbish will be accumulated over time. However, our experts here at Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire have put together a simple guide to help our customers get the most out of hiring a skip. For simple ways to maximise the space in your skip, simply read below!   Book the skip that’s right for you The first common mistake is either overestimating or underestimating the size of skip you’ll require. Your first lesson is to always play it safe by hiring one…

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5 Things you can’t dispose of in a skip

Thompson Fuels want you to know more about your waste. Take a moment to familiarise yourself with everyday items you may be throwing away that, in fact, can’t be disposed of in a skip. This article will explain the legal and practical issues as well as the health hazards that you could be causing without even realising!   Number 5 – Car Tyres Got a spare tyre that you just don’t know how to get rid of?  Well, you may have recently acquired a skip that’s big enough to accommodate it, but this isn’t the way to go! Where you can…

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6 Top Tips for Hiring a Skip

Whether you’re moving home or having the builders round, skips are a convenient and cost-effective way to manage the waste produced. But if it’s your first time making use of this service, you may not know what steps to take or what rules to adhere to. That’s why we’ve put together this simple guide to hiring a skip, giving you some top tips to how you can navigate this process safely, legally and with minimal hassle. Find the perfect location Obviously your skip will need to be positioned as closely to your domestic or commercial premises as possible for easy loading….

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Skip sizes and their uses

Skip hire has become an essential entry on everyone’s to-do list when they are about to launch a new project in their home or business. Skips have become a key fixture of many building and landscaping ventures, and are used from large scale demolitions to small home DIY jobs. Because they are used for a wide range of purposes and store a variety of different materials, it’s important to choose the appropriate skip size for your project. Too big, and you could be overspending on excess space you never use. Too small, and you may be forced to spend more to…

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I’m moving house; should I hire a skip?

Moving house is renowned for being a highly stressful, organisational nightmare. It’s also a time when people realise just how much clutter they have in their home. After living in one place for several years, unwanted items are bound to accumulate – who knows what will emerge when you finally clear out the understairs cupboard, or the box under the bed. And once you start trying to throw things away, you’ll soon realise that the piles of junk your house is producing will not all fit in the outside bin. It’s at this point you might be asking yourself; should I…

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Things you need to know about hiring a skip in Doncaster

When making improvements to your home or business, the amount of waste produced from the project can often be too much for a rubbish bin to handle. In these cases, it’s time to seek the services of a skip hire company, who will advise you on your individual requirements, in addition to safely storing and removing the waste from your property. But take note; there are a few legal steps you need to take before you begin your project. Check out our guide to essential things you need to know about hiring a skip in Doncaster.     Where can I put…

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Welcome to our new blog!

The team at Thompson Fuel and Skip Hire are delighted to welcome you to our brand new blog.  Here, we will share news and updates, both from within the company and from the wider world of waste management. So don’t hesitate to check back here regularly for new posts.

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