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What is the process of hiring a skip? | Horrocks Blog

What is the process of hiring a skip?

If you are thinking about hiring a skip for your project, you might be wondering how much information we will need, and what the process might be to get one delivered. We have put together a helpful guide that takes you from the moment you call us to the collection of your skip which is full of all your waste. It’s simple, stress free and the best way to get rid of a stack of unwanted rubbish – so have a look through our guide and give us a call!


5 questions to ask your skip company | Horrocks Blog

5 questions to ask your skip company

You may be ready to hire a skip, but you don’t always know what to ask or what you might need to know before you book. Here are some questions that you might want to ask or explore with us or any other skip hire company before you do so!


What can I/ can’t I put in a skip? | Horrocks Blog

What can I/ can’t I put in a skip?

You might have vague recollections of skips full of mattresses and rubble, but have you ever thought about what you can and can’t put in a skip? In fact, whilst the majority of things can go in your skip, there are some strict rules about certain things that cannot be disposed of in this way. Follow this guide and ensure that you are using your skip appropriately, and that it can all be disposed of safely.


What size skip do you need? | Horrocks Blog

What size skip do you need?

It can be tricky to work out which size skip you might need – you don’t want to end up with waste left over, nor do you want to be paying for one that is half full. If you get in touch, we can talk through your project and give you advice on which option would suit your needs, but here is a simple guide to give you an idea of what we offer and what kind of projects they are most often used for:


Where can you put a skip? | Horrocks Blog

Where can you put a skip?

If you have a project that needs a skip, you might be wondering where you can put it. The last thing you want is to pay for a skip, then find you get a fine or have it removed because it’s in the wrong place or because you haven’t got a licence. There are some restrictions about where you can put them and you need to get the right permissions, but if you hire a skip from us, we will do all the hard work for you. Here is a guide to what you might need to consider.


3 Projects You Should Hire A Skip For | Horrocks Blog

3 Projects to Hire a Skip for

You will have walked or driven past thousands of skips in your lifetime, but you might never have considered using one yourself. For some projects, you might have opted to make a huge number of trips to the dump, paid someone to come and collect a large pile of rubbish at an inflated cost from your garden or you might even have avoided taking on a project because of the mess and annoyance it would cause. Here are 3 projects that can be made more manageable, more convenient and a lot simpler if you hire a skip:


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