There are various potential pitfalls that you should be aware of before engaging a company to hire a skip bin.
In our experience, around 95% of customers including home owners, tenants, landlords, property managers, renovators or deceased estates, order the wrong bin size or type, which can be a costly mistake. Customers may over or under estimate the size of the skip bin required to meet their needs.
For example, the physical dimensions of a couch or mattress, or the length of pieces or timber from a renovation or a tree branch from a garden tidy-up may mean that the skip bin is too small to meet your needs.
In addition, the weight of certain materials such as tiles, timber, concrete, bricks or thick tree stumps, may mean that the maximum weight capacity of a skip bin is exceeded.
Another aspect to consider is how will you load heavy or bulky items into your skip bin. Skip bins have permanent high sided walls, rather than an accessible drop down side or ramp access to safely fill a skip bin.
Further, council permits, property damage (as skip bins are usually delivered by large trucks) and neighbours kindly filling your skip bin for you are very common issues.