Summer is officially here and that means we can expect to
see more and more of our skip hire customers filling their skips with garden
After a rather soggy spring, many households will have some
catching up to do when it comes to getting outside spaces into order – so why
is a skip the best solution for garden waste?
Continue reading Why a skip is the best solution for garden waste
If you want skip hire on the roadside in Leeds, you’ll need
a permit, as regular readers of the Forge Skip Hire blog will know.
This typically costs around £30 and is one way you can get
cheap skip hire in Leeds, simply by placing your skip on private property
instead of by the roadside.
But it’s not the only licence or permit you need in Leeds when undertaking building work, so here’s our rundown of some of the others you might need to get before you begin.
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.
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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.
Continue reading Building regulations you need to consider when renovating
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.
Continue reading What you can and can’t put in a skip
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.
Continue reading What you need to know about getting a skip licence
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.
Continue reading House improvements that add value to your home
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.
Continue reading How can skip hire help tackle the rejected recycling rate in Leeds?
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.
Continue reading Top garden improvements you can make in April
Whether you see it as a challenge or a chore, recycling food packaging waste is a growing part of everyday life for most households.
Continue reading Food containers you can’t recycle