ClickaSkip’s Guide to Skip Hire for Metal
February 22, 2019
Welcome to ClickaSkip’s Guide to Skip Hire for Metal, where we will answer all of your important questions surrounding metal clearances and skip hire.
Here at ClickaSkip, we provide a range of metal skips that are useful for a number of industries and clearances, including:
This guide will act as an FAQ, however, if you don’t see your question below, please get in touch directly on 0333 733 7547 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does ClickaSkip Have all of the Permits and Licenses Required to Handle Metal?
Absolutely! We are registered with the Environment Agency, local authorities, and more. All of our operatives are trained and licensed, and we carefully follow our Waste Duty of Care obligations.
Will ClickaSkip Recycle the Contents of the Skip?
Our sorting and recycling teams will do everything they can to maximise the recycling rate of your skip’s contents. We have many great processes and technologies in place at our recycling facilities to ensure that this happens.
Which Skip Size is Best for Metal Waste?
The ideal skip for your metal clearance depends on how much metal waste you have. Due to this, we have supplied information on all 5 of our skips below:
How Much Does a Skip Hire for House Clearances Cost?
See our price list below:
What are the Benefits of Skip Hire for Metal?
Here are just five of the many benefits of hiring a skip for metal waste from ClickaSkip:
Is Skip Hire For Metal Waste Better Than a Man and Van Service?
There are three main issues with a man and van service that usually lead to customers opting for skip hire for metal instead.
What Can I Put in the Metal Skip?
The list of what can go inside a skip is incredibly long, so here are a few common items that we find:
What Can’t I Put in the Metal Skip?
These items are forbidden by law:
As well as these items, you cannot include:
Please be reminded that you cannot overfill your skip. If the contents are poking out of the top, they will need to be rearranged or removed.
Do I Need a Permit for My Skip?
Skip permits are only required if you are planning to place your skip on a public highway. If this is the case, our account managers will be able to help book your permit.
How Long Can I Keep the Skip For?
Typically, skips are kept for up to two weeks, but in some cases, we can extend this time if needed. In cases where a permit is used, the permit will indicate how long the skip may legally remain on the road.
How Can I Protect the Metal Contents of my Skip?
Many customers typically throw a waterproof sheet over their skip at night, however, the most efficient and secure way of protecting your metal contents is to opt for the 8 Yard Enclosed Skip, which has lockable doors and can keep the contents from either being stolen or added to.
Can a Skip Hire for Metal Save Me Money?
Of course! Here’s how:
What is Included in the Price of Skip Hire for Metal?
Starting with our expert advice on the size and type of skip and whether or not you need a permit, we will then ensure a smooth booking, deliver the skip promptly when you are ready, and we will collect it quickly when you have informed us that you no longer need it. We will then maximise the recycling and reuse efforts of the contents, trying to recover whatever resources we may. If needed, we can organise the permit booking in cases where the skip must be placed on a public highway. You will also receive all of the relevant legal documentation and receipts.
What Should I Do Now?
If you have a metal waste project in the near future, get in touch with us today on 0333 733 7547 or use our Skip Chooser tool to find the perfect skip for your needs.
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