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The difference between Domestic Skips and Commercial Skips

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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? Are…

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When were skips first used?

Skips can be incredibly helpful for disposing of household and commercial waste. Due to their sheer usefulness, you might assume that they have been around forever. However, this isn’t the case, with the first skip only being invented in 1922. Surprisingly, people have only been using skips for around a century to get rid of rubbish. Read on to find out more about when were skips first used and how they have advanced over the years.  The invention of skips Skips came about in 1922 in the seaside town of Southport. The invention happened when Edwin Walker, an employee of a…

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Why hiring a skip is better than going to the tip [Infographic]

If you want to get rid of large amounts of waste, you may be torn between hiring a skip and heading to your local tip. Taking a trip the tip can seem like the most cost-effective option, however, skip hire is usually a better choice. Read on to find out why hiring a skip is better than going to the tip.  The benefits of skip hire in Doncaster  There are so many benefits to choosing skip hire instead of visiting your local tip. Not only is it much more convenient since you won’t even need to leave your home or business…

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What can I put into a skip?

Are you wondering “What can I put into a skip?” If so, you’re certainly not alone. Many people aren’t sure what they can and can’t put into skips, particularly if it’s their first time using one. At Thompson Skips and Fuels, we’ve created a guide to help make it clear which items are permitted in skips. Items you can put in skips Our skips in Doncaster are suitable for most types of rubbish. So, whether you’re clearing your overgrown garden, renovating your kitchen, or you need to get rid of commercial waste such as rubble or hardcore, there’s a good chance…

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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Skip

When looking for domestic skips in Doncaster what are the questions to ask before hiring a skip, there is a lot that goes into the research process. There are plenty of questions that you have to ask yourself before you can actually get one delivered. As well as planning what will go inside it if that’s allowed, and how long you are going to need it for. It can feel like a bit of an information overload for something so simple.  However, to help you plan efficiently, here are 10 questions to ask before hiring a skip. What are Skips and…

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Choosing the right skip size

When it comes to hiring a skip, there are several factors to consider. One of these is choosing the right skip size for your project. Thomson Skip Hire supply skips in a range of sizes, making sure we can meet the unique needs of your project. Whatever the quantity and type of waste you need to dispose of, you can rest assured that we have the right skip for your requirements. The importance of choosing the right sized skip Don’t underestimate the importance of choosing the right sized skip. If you choose a skip that’s too big, you will spend more…

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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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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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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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