Regular readers of our skip hire blog will notice that we often talk about either domestic skip hire – i.e. skip hire for DIY and home renovations – or commercial skip hire in terms of construction sites, rental property refurbs and so on.Continue reading Hiring skips for schools and universities
Home renovations are one of the most common reasons why people hire a skip but before you start ripping out those fixtures and fittings, you need to be aware of building regulations.
Skip hire is a great way to get rid of large amounts of mixed waste and items you can’t put in a domestic wheelie bin.
It saves you a trip (or many trips) to the tip, especially if you don’t have a suitable vehicle to transport your rubbish there by yourself.
A skip licence (or skip permit) is needed if you want to place a skip on a footpath, verge or road, and you will usually need to apply for a skip permit in Leeds several days before you take delivery of the skip itself.
April is National Home Improvement Month and to mark the occasion, NAEA Propertymark published figures showing the average homeowner has spent £8,000 on their property in the past five years, a total of £48 billion nationwide.
In recent years the rejected recycling rate in Leeds and other UK cities has been on the increase as the companies that process recyclable waste have been becoming more strict about what they will and won’t accept.
April can be a busy month in the garden – the clock change means more daylight in the evenings at long last, while the weather can be a mix of sunshine and showers that comes as both a challenge and as the kickstart for all kinds of flowers to come into bloom.
Whether you see it as a challenge or a chore, recycling food packaging waste is a growing part of everyday life for most households.
Building a conservatory was once the go-to home improvement for households up and down the UK, not to mention a significant status symbol when it came to resale value – but is this still the case in the 21st century?
Nearly all households recycle plastics at home and many of us have become much more aware of how many plastic bags we use since the charge for single-use carrier bags came into force – but how many of us have thought about bread bag recycling before?