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The Benefits of Solid Fuel Heating Systems for Cheaper Energy Bills

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to turn the heating systems back on and wave goodbye to the hot summer evenings. For many homeowners, the drop in temperature can cause concern; a house to heat means energy bills to pay. So whether your boiler’s packed in or you’re simply looking to upgrade your central heating system, both price and efficiency are key factors you’ll want to consider before you invest. That’s why this month, Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire are here with some money-saving tips, shedding light on why you should be looking towards solid fuel heating systems –…

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Inert Waste Skips Vs General Waste Skips

What’s the difference between inert waste skips and general waste skips? Inert waste includes materials such as clay, subsoil, chalk, hardcore, sand, concrete and rubble – materials that are unreactive and do not decompose. Due to the type of waste that is deposited into an inert waste skip, they are ideally suited to industrial customers, whereas, general waste skips are better suited to domestic and commercial customers. The type of waste that goes into a general waste skips include wood, furnishings, plastics, packaging, books, etc.                Can I put general waste into an inert waste…

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The difference between Domestic Skips and Commercial Skips

Are you planning a project but aren’t sure what type of skip to hire? With a range of skip sizes available, sometimes it can be hard to judge what’s best for your situation. Whether you’re a homeowner clearing out or refurbishing your home, or a commercial client undergoing a refit, having a skip on hand is a convenient way to store the produced waste, with the added bonus of it being removed from your premises at the end of the project. But what are the differences between domestic skips and commercial skips, and which is best suited for your needs? Your…

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Incorporating Rubble Into your Garden Design

  Rubble, sometimes referred to as hardcore, is commonly used in garden design because it can be manipulated in many different ways. Whether you wish to make stepping stones, rockeries, sawtooth edgings, driveways, custom patios or fire pits – rubble is a great material that can help to bring your plans through to fruition. This month, Thompson Fuel & Skip Hire are here to offer you some inspirational garden design ideas, so read on to find out more! What is hardcore? The term hardcore describes an abundance of solid materials that are long-lasting and have low absorbency. Hardcore is ideal for…

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All You Need to Know About Garden Waste Skip Hire

Renovating your garden can create a lot of waste greenery that simply won’t fit in your normal garden waste recycling bin. Our garden waste skip hire guide will cover everything you need to know about getting rid of garden waste in a skip, so you can complete your landscaping projects with ease this summer! Why hire a skip for garden waste? You may be wondering why you might need a skip when you already have a bin dedicated to this kind of waste. Using your council bin means: You’ll have to wait for the collection day until all of your waste…

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Skip Hire FAQs

If you’re looking for a reliable and competitively priced skip hiring service, then look no further! We can cater for domestic and commercial clients, as recycling professionals we pride ourselves in delivering our services with outstanding customer service. To make the whole process easier for you, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions so you’ll know everything you need to know by the time the skip is delivered to your door.     What size do I need? Choosing the size of your skip depends entirely on what your intended use for it is, for example, if you’re looking…

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Choosing The Right Solid Fuel

Solid fuel is defined as any solid material that can be burnt to release energy, such as heat and light, through the process of combustion. Humans have been using wood to produce fire for over 2 million years, with solid fuels being a staple in homes for centuries and predicted to be an energy source going forward. By using solid fuels in your home, you can take control of your heating and energy bills, whilst adding style and character to the home. In this article, we will be exploring the different kinds of solid fuels and their different strengths – making…

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Top Tips for Confidential Waste Disposal

Businesses produce a large amount of paper wastage yearly, despite the ever-increasing use of and dependance on the internet. Without proper disposal, sensitive information about your business or employees could fall into the wrong hands. Businesses have mostly opted towards using a shredder to destroy old documents, however there is a growing problem of people re-assembling these documents to uncover any valuable information that they may contain. This problem has been highlighted in recent times, as even documents the White House try to destroy, are being taped back together, affirming the fact that shredders no longer make the cut in this…

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What to do when moving office?

Moving office can be stressful, even for the most organised of us – but it is a fantastic opportunity to establish what needs replacing and what needs to be kept. Moving office gives you a reason to rebrand and change your working practices, by decluttering and streamlining your work space. This is why we’ve put together this step-by-step guide of how to turn the time-consuming task of moving offices into a productive and rewarding  project for your business. Your new location Before you decide the move office, you must take into consideration your new location and whether it serves as an…

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How to Reduce Skip Hire Cost

If you’re undertaking a renovation project, chances are you’ll be wary of keeping costs down as much as possible. Luckily, ordering and using a skip is very cost-effective, but sometimes a simple lack of research can lead to customers paying more than they need to. We’re in the business of ensuring that all our customers pay a fair, competitive price for their skips, and so we’ve put together the following article to help you reduce the cost of skip hire as much as possible. Choose the right sized skip for your project Skips are available in a wide range of sizes….

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