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8 Things to Consider When Hiring A Skip for Household Waste

By Skip Hire

Household waste is typically any rubbish that you wouldn’t put in your normal, small wheelie bin. Whether you’re about to begin a home renovation or just need a big clear-out, domestic skip hire can be the perfect way to dispose of the waste that you generate.

At KCM Waste Management, we are experts in waste disposal. We, therefore, offer a wide range of skips that are suitable for our domestic customers throughout South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

If you’re thinking of hiring a skip for your household waste, however, then there are a number of things you should consider first:

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1) Be Sure Domestic Skip Hire Is the Best Solution

First and foremost, you should make sure that a skip is definitely the best waste disposal solution for your household waste.

A skip is the perfect solution for waste removal if you’re likely to be generating messy waste over a number of days. For example, if you’re redesigning your garden or replacing your kitchen.

If you have various bulky items to dispose of such as sofas and beds, then you may find our man in a van service more favourable and cost-effective.

Likewise, if you have a great deal of waste ready to dispose of that needs removing straight away, then you may opt for our grab hire service. Our grab wagons can remove up to 17 tonnes of waste, which is the equivalent of more than 2 builders skips. These are also a good alternative if access to your property is an issue.

2) What Size Skip Do You Need?

Once you’ve decided that skip is the best choice, you need to pick which size to hire.

You don’t want your skip to be too big as you’ll be essentially paying for unused space. However, it’s crucial that you choose one that’s big enough for your waste, otherwise you may end up having to order another.

You should be sure that your waste can fit within your skip, and that it doesn’t exceed the height of the skip’s sides. Waste exceeding the load level limit is illegal and will result in your skip not being able to be collected.

For information on the sizes of skips available, take a look at our website here. Or for more information, just give us a call on 01709 361 144.

3) Do You Require A Permit for Domestic Skip Hire?

Many people are unaware that if you have a skip on a public road, then a permit from your local council is required.

At KCM, we like to take care of this process for you. As an authorised skip hire contractor within both South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, we can organise this with your local council.

If you have private land such as a driveway available then you don’t need to worry about this.

4) How Long Do You Require Your Skip?

When booking a skip, you need to decide on how long you’re likely to require it. You should also consider the type of service that would suit you best.

At KCM Waste Management, our skip hire service is available for 1 week as standard. However, if you require it for any longer, we can arrange this for just a small charge.

We also offer alternative skip hire services, such as exchange, wait and load and tip and return that may suit your project better.

5) Are You Ready for Your Skip?

For convenience and to save money, you should ensure you have waste ready for your skip before it’s delivered.

If your project isn’t ready to begin when your skip arrives, then you risk additional costs to keep your skip for longer.

At KCM Waste Management, we are generally able to provide our local customers with a next day delivery service. You can just check our availability on our online direct booking portal when you’re almost ready for it.

6) What Can You Put in Your Domestic Skip?

You’re able to put a huge range of items in your skip. From garden waste to small WEEE items. For a full list of items that you can put in a skip, take a look at our website here.

There are a few types of waste that can’t be disposed of in a general waste skip such as hazardous waste. If you’re unsure just give us a call and we can then recommend you an alternative household waste disposal service.

7) Are There Any Access Restrictions?

Your skip will be delivered on a skip wagon. These vehicles are wider and much heavier than a normal car. So it’s important to ensure that there’s enough room for it to fit down the road.

If your skip will be placed on your driveway, then you should also consider gate access. Also, make sure that there’ll be enough room to maneuver your car once it’s on.

8) Where Does Your Waste Go?

You want to feel secure that your waste won’t end up in landfill where it will damage the environment.

If you hire a skip with KCM Waste Management, then you can rest assured that your household waste will be disposed of in a way that won’t damage the environment. We will take it to our authorised waste transfer station in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, where at least 94% of it will be recycled.

Our competitively-priced domestic skip hire service is convenient for both small removals and full house clear-outs.

If you’re based within South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire and looking for domestic skip hire, then we’re here for you.

At KCM Waste Management, we have provided skips to our customers throughout Yorkshire for over 30 years.

To check availability and get a free instant quote, you can simply visit our website here. Or if you have any questions, then please feel free to contact our friendly team for some expert help.

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Skip Hire: 5 Reasons to Choose KCM Waste Management

By Skip Hire

At KCM Waste Management we completely understand that waste disposal and skip hire can sometimes feel like a minefield.

There comes a time when almost everyone will require a skip. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to complete a garden project, or a business owner or tradesperson looking for waste disposal for a commercial building or building site.

We are passionate about waste disposal and recycling and believe that it should be easily accessible to everyone.

If you’re based within South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire, then here are 5 reasons why you should choose KCM for your next skip hire:

1) We’re A Local Business

We care! First and foremost, being a local, family-run company means we pride ourselves on providing only the highest level of customer service.

With our head office based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, we are able to offer our skip hire services to all surrounding towns and cities including Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Chesterfield, Worksop, and more.

Due to having built a great reputation for over 30 years, we also have numerous reputable local supply partners throughout West Yorkshire. This means we are also able to service major cities and towns there including Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Halifax, and more.

When you’re looking for a skip hire company, you want someone that’s local. Being a local company allows us to be able to keep our delivery fees to a minimum and to be able to offer competitive pricing to all of our customers.

It also means that if you have any questions, then you have someone to speak to! We have a range of local contact numbers for various different cities that we provide our skip hire services to. So, if you’re a domestic customer not sure what size skip you require, or a business looking for a long-term skip hire company, you can just give us a call and we can chat through it.

With the importance of shopping local also being more prominent than ever since the pandemic struck, we’re proud to have built a great network within the Yorkshire county. Using local businesses means less transportation. Therefore it is better for the local economy and for the environment.

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2) We Offer A Wide Variety of Skips

At KCM we are proud to have a huge fleet of skips and skip vehicles available to suit all projects and budgets. No job is too big or small for us.

We are able to supply skips to homes, commercial buildings, and building sites. We supply skips in various sizes, including the extremely popular:

  • 3 tonne:
    • Can hold: 25-35 bin bags
    • Suitable for trade or residential use
    • Good for bulky waste and small gardening projects
  • 4 tonne:
    • Can hold: 30-40 bin bags
    • Suitable for trade or residential use
    • Good for bulky waste and small gardening projects
  • 8 tonne:
    • Can hold: 60-80 bin bags
    • Suitable for trade or residential use
    • Good for bulky waste and small gardening projects
  • 12 yard:
    • Can hold: 100-120 bin bags
    • Suitable for trade or residential use
    • Light waste only, no soil or rubble

If you’re unsure which size you require for your project, you can learn more here or contact our friendly team of experts for more information.

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3) We Have Over 30 Years’ Experience in Skip Hire

Having over 30 years’ experience means we are clued up on skips and the laws of waste management. We can advise you what exactly you’re able to put in your skip. If there’s something that you’re unable to put in a skip then we can recommend one of our different waste disposal services.

Many people are unaware that in order to have a skip outside your home that isn’t on a private space like your drive, then you need a council permit. Being an authorised skip hire contractor means that with KCM all you have to do is let us know where you’d like your skip leaving and then we can take care of the permit for you!

Our long-lasting passion for waste management means we have developed a strong rapport and trust amongst our customers within the local South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire communities.

That means that you are able to completely rely on us, as you can see by our range of 5* customer reviews.

4) We Recycle 94% of the Waste We Collect

KCM are committed to being environmentally friendly and strongly believe that all waste should be put to good use.

We are extremely proud to currently recycle 94% of all the waste we receive and are working towards a zero-landfill policy.

All of the waste we collect is currently recycled locally at our licensed waste transfer station at our headquarters based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

To reduce the waste we send to landfill, we also turn a large amount of waste into biomass fuels or aggregates. These aggregates are then put to use mainly within the construction industry for building projects which you can learn more about here.

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5) We Make the Skip Hire Process Simple!

At KCM we endeavour to make the skip hiring process as simple and quick as possible. You can call to book or use our direct online booking system to check the availability of all of our skips and get an instant quote!

Our online system is as simple as 3 steps:

  1. Choose your skip size
  2. Choose your drop off and collection date
  3. Make payment

We offer skips on a 1-week term as basic, however, if you require it longer then it’s just a small additional fee. We are able to offer a next day delivery service on most of our skips, as well as very competitive prices.

With consistent skip collections, and skip delivery available within South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire 6 days a week, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands.

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If you’re based within South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire and are looking for a waste management company for your skip hire needs, then we’re here for you.

At KCM Waste Management, we have provided skips to our customers throughout Yorkshire for over 30 years.

To check availability and get a free instant quote, you can simply visit our website here. Or if you have any questions, then please feel free to contact our friendly team for some expert help.

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KCM Skip Hire In West Yorkshire!

By Skip Hire

Due to our success within South Yorkshire, KCM Waste Management are proud to announce that our expert skip hire service is now available in all areas across West Yorkshire. Including Leeds, Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Bradford, and more.

With over 30 years of experience within the industry, here at KCM, we know how to provide the best possible skip hire for any domestic, commercial, or industrial customers.

Whether you are having a house clear out or renovating your garden, our West Yorkshire skip hire service is available at competitive prices with exceptional customer service. From our 3-tonne mini skips for small clearances. To 8-tonne builders skips for rubble and soil or a 14 yard for bulk waste. No matter the size of your project, we can provide an efficient and safe removal service.

Learn more about the benefits of choosing us for skip hire in West Yorkshire below:

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We Take The Hassle Out of Skip Hire In Yorkshire

Our new nationwide skip hire service means that you get the same exceptional KCM customer service, no matter whereabouts in the UK you are. We deal with all the local skip hire companies, so you don’t have to!

Whether you are a domestic or commercial customer, we can provide the skip best suited for your needs to any site across South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire. Instead of having to organise your skip hires with numerous companies in different cities, you can just call our friendly team on 0113 418 0308 and we will arrange all bookings for you!

Unsure if your waste can actually be disposed of in a skip? We accept the following:

  • Garden waste
  • Cardboard and paper
  • Dry mixed recycling
  • Soil, bricks and rubble
  • Construction and DIY waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Wood
  • Furniture
  • Carpet
  • Plastics
  • Textiles
  • Glass
  • Polystyrene
  • Minimal amounts of plasterboard
  • Household paint tins (minimal residue)
  • Small electrical equipment

Are you based in West Yorkshire and have waste to dispose of which isn’t included on the list above? Just call us on 01709 361 144 and we will be able to arrange alternative KCM disposal for you.

Using KCM for Skip Hire In West Yorkshire Is Environmentally Friendly

Here at KCM, we recycle 94% of the waste we collect. Meaning you don’t have to worry about the items you dispose of being sent to landfill!

At our own waste recycling site in Rotherham, we recycle all the waste we possibly can. We also ensure our partnered sites follow the same protocol so no matter where you are in the UK, you can expect the same high level of service that you expect from KCM.

We even consider the routes our drivers take and at what times of the day to ensure no excess fuel is being wasted and we are having as low a carbon footprint as possible.

Our West Yorkshire Skip Hire Service Is Flexible

Our new West Yorkshire skip service offers an expansion on skip hire options! If you don’t want a skip sat on your property, we can bring a skip to you, allow you time to fill it and then take away at the same time.

Our same day collection service will allow you the full day to fill your skip before we come and collect the very same day. This allows you more flexibility with the time available to fill your skip but you can still have your waste removed as soon as possible.

An exchange service is also very popular for large amounts of waste. We would deliver a KCM skip at a time most convenient to you, allow you as much time as required to fill this, and then bring a new skip for you as soon as your first one is filled. This means you are no longer waiting around for a new skip to be delivered and your project can continue without any disruption.

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We Provide Exceptional Customer Service

From our office customer services team to our very own delivery drivers and any drivers who represent us. KCM pledge to provide the very best customer service to each and every customer.

We don’t often incur issues with any of our services. However, if you do happen to have a query regarding your skip hire, you can call a member of our team from 7:30AM to 5PM Monday-Friday and 7:30AM to 1:3PM on Saturdays. If this isn’t convenient, you can contact a member of our team directly through our Facebook page here. A response will be provided as soon as possible and you can get back to us whenever is best for you.

We pride ourselves on our glowing customer reviews and 5* Trust Pilot rating.

Don’t just take our word for it…

“Great service. Reliable. On time. Reasonably priced and friendly. Would use again and recommend.”
– Chris, November 2020

“Brilliant service from ordering online, paying, delivery and collection! Thank you very much – you made a big project easier and I’m very grateful!”
– Angie, July 2020

Ready to book your KCM Waste Management skip hire in Leeds, Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Bradford, or the surrounding areas? Call us on 0113 418 0308 or use our online booking portal here.