Author: Dave

Careful Filling Of Domestic Skip Saves Pounds

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Oh my word, whoever invented the domestic skip should have a medal . . . it’s hard to imagine how builders and home renovators could possibly manage without one outside on the driveway throughout a project.    I am in a very good position to judge these things – having two neighbours in very close proximity […]


Grim Problems From Tidy Tips Being Shut

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There can be no doubt that whilst the country was in the midst of lockdown and no tidy tips were operating, we saw a massive hike in the amount of fly tipping.  There were piles of diabolical muck left around in country laybys and over farmers’ gates.  It’s hard to understand the mentality of the […]


Skip Hire Can Reduce Fly Tipping

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In recent months there has been a great deal of problem with the local tidy tips being shut.  The excuse was because of the global virus pandemic However, it is possible to hire a skip to reduce unwanted garbage….There are of course many rules and regulations in place to ensure we protect each other and […]


Skip Hire For Managing Larger Domestic Disposals

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As we are asked not to make any unecessary trips away from home currently, it is h oped in many quarters that this will stop the devestating amount of fly tipping that has bighted our countryside.    We’re all hoping that the restrictions stretch to these vile misscreants.  Householders should be vigilant if they hire a […]


Skip Is Safest For Disposing Domestic Junk

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There is a house just further along in our cul de sac – the tenants have been running a child care facility for some 30 years and rented that house because it was much biger than their own home.  When they decided to give up the business, so much stuff had been worn out and […]


What You Cannot Slip In A Skip

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There are many things to be considered before hiring a skip to get rid of domestic and building rubbish.  In fact it can be a bit overwhelming for the beginner.  Especially as just about everybody assumes everyone has done it before – plainly they haven’t.   All the talk about cubic yards, builders skips and other […]


Keeping The Homestead Clear Of Garbage

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Whilst away on a little travel oddysy around some of the most startlingly beautiful and under populated landscapes around, I was very impressed by the cleanliness around me.  The air was supremely clean and fresh – there was absolutely no garbage strewn about.  This is such a ghastly feature of our road system nowadays – […]


Disposing Of Plastics & Domestic Non Recycling

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With all the young folk now taking such a keen interest in our planet and stopping us older ones from ruining it any further, we need to step up  ways to reduce the amount of plastic waste we handle, and plastic single use bags are a nightmare for many!  There are not that many different […]


Space For Skips Needs To Be Built Into Properties

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With the ever increasing pressure on our housing stock, the building of new estates is very high on many council agendas.  The need to provide affordable homes has the greatest say when committees of all sorts sit down to decide jut where houses can be built – robust planning rules  have been somewhat watered down […]


Hiring A Skip Ensures Safe & Lawful Disposal

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There are many rules and regulations surrounding the disposal of household waste.  At one time, before everything came wrapped and packaged in plastic and polystyrene, polythene and strapping, we used to have our three piece suite delivered by the store, covered in blankets and sheets kept for the purpose.  New washing machines were also covered […]