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Skip Hire in Edinburgh

Do you need a skip and want to price compare to get the best deal available for you within Edinburgh? Then you've come to the right place and can easily compare and contrast prices from up to 4 skip hire companies within Edinburgh.

Skips are frequently needed for removing waste for both household and commercial reasons. Any type of renovation or construction will leave mess, whether or not it's bricks, wood beams old furniture. This is when a skip hire is useful as the waste materials shall be taken away with absolutely no inconvenience.

With regards to hiring a skip there are several sizes to select from based on your requirements. When the skip has been filled you are able to get in touch with the company to have the waste taken away and then have the skip returned if needed.

If you want a skip, whether it's for a household or commercial reason, then make certain to look at around 4 quotes from vetted and trustworthy companies in the area.

Average Skip hire cost in Edinburgh

The average cost of Skip hire is £320. Costs alter based upon the materials and the firm chosen. The upper price range can be as high as £368.

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Prices based on actual Skip hire costs for Edinburgh, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Skip hire installation cost in Edinburgh 2022

Labour cost £64
Waste removal £256

Skip hire searches in July 2022

Skip hire Projects in Edinburgh in June 2022

15,625

Requests for quotations in Edinburgh in June 2022

170

Requests for Skip hire quotations in Edinburgh in June 2022. 0% change from May 2022.

220

Requests for Skip hire quotations in Midlothian in June 2022. 0% change from May 2022.

We noted 15,625 requests for house quotes in Edinburgh. Of these quotation requests the amount of skip hire quotes within Edinburgh was 170. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these customers with up to four suitable installers who were available for work in Edinburgh during those times. Ask for a free property survey from reputable companies within Edinburgh.

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines

Skip hire searches in cities and towns near Edinburgh June 2022

170

Requests for quotations in Edinburgh in June 2022

16

Requests for quotations in Tranent in June 2022

14

Requests for quotations in Haddington in June 2022

10

Requests for quotations in Gorebridge in June 2022

10

Requests for quotations in Livingston in June 2022

Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland is the 2nd largest city in the country and it is located in the southeast possessing a population of 495,360. Presently there are 4,500 listed properties and forty Conservation Areas in the city, spanning from Middle ages and Georgian time periods, being sure Edinburgh stays a well established tourist attraction. Preserving houses is vital to retaining value, so receive your cost-free house improvement quotations from vetted fitters.

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20 Jun

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH12

Enquiry from: Ian S

Start Date: Immediate

4 or 5 cubic yard skip for general rubbish are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip for: les...

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23 May

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Donna F

Start Date: Immediate

3 yard skip for domestic clear out, bed, mattress shelves etc are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: small skip location: on driveway how long do you require ...

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21 Apr

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH15

Enquiry from: Sue D

Start Date: Immediate

house clearance /general waste - require around the 8 size

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19 Apr

Waste | Skip Hire

Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green - EH14

Enquiry from: Leyna G

Start Date: Immediate

Looking for a price on a 8 yard skip

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08 Apr

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH5

Enquiry from: Irene H

Start Date: Immediate

10 yard skip for broken concrete slabs are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: large skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip for: 2-3 days ...

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05 Apr

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH4

Enquiry from: Gordon S

Start Date: Immediate

Household and garden waste

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09 Mar

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Rosemarie M

Start Date: Immediate

need a skip just for 1 or 2 days to put general waste in are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: medium

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15 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: Liza T

Start Date: Immediate

how much for 8 yard skip for on the road and how much that would be are you the property owner: tenant (with permission) what size skip do you require: large skip location: on road how long do you req...

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18 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Dean D

Start Date: Immediate

4 yard skip/3 tonnes soil uplifted are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: small skip location: on road how long do you require the skip for: 1 day please cal...

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30 Nov

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: Lukasz J

Start Date: Immediate

hi i need 10 yard skip for two days,we have lot of empty boxes are you the property owner: tenant (with permission) what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on road how long do you require...

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03 Nov

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH8

Enquiry from: Russell G

Start Date: Immediate

16 yard enclosed skip for 4-6 weeks

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01 Nov

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH6

Enquiry from: Douglas D

Start Date: Immediate

i need a 2yd mini skip for garden clearance…what area of ground does it need to stand on…i need to figure out if it can stand in my front garden or will need to go on the road…and can you tell m...

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02 Oct

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH16

Enquiry from: James C

Start Date: Immediate

I need a skip for 3matres***d base general house hold waste I would only need it ***y same day pick up

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31 Aug

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH5

Enquiry from: Kathryn S

Start Date: Immediate

clearing a small path. smallest skip required are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: small skip location: on road how long do you require the skip for: 1 day ...

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12 Aug

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH15

Enquiry from: Charleen C

Start Date: Immediate

i’m clearing my house out getting rid of a lot of rubbish are you the property owner: tenant (with permission) what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on driveway how long do you requir...

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04 Aug

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: Agnieszka S

Start Date: Immediate

i'd like to hire a 10-yard skip for one day only, satu*** of august. the skip would be placed on a private driveway. please contact me via email. thanks! are you the property owner: owner of the prope...

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29 Jul

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH7

Enquiry from: James S

Start Date: Immediate

general waste old shed and garden waste are you the property owner: owner of the property skip location: other what size skip do you require: medium how long do you require the skip for: more than 1 ...

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25 Jul

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH4

Enquiry from: Dawn D

Start Date: Immediate

A skip to get rid of rubbish

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08 Jul

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH4

Enquiry from: Maureen C

Start Date: Immediate

hi there i am looking for a large skip for rubble etc as i am in the process of having a flat renovated. if you could give me a quote for a lockable skip that would be great. many thanks are you the p...

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05 Jul

Waste | Skip Hire

Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green - EH14

Enquiry from: Allan G

Start Date: Immediate

i would like to clear out many unwanted items stored in a garage . probably need a 2 or 3 cubic metre skip for a day (it it much extra for 2 days) no permit will be needed are you the property owner...

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FAQs

What size skip do I need?

With your finger probably hovering round the ‘order now’ button, one thing often comes to mind, what size of skip do you actually need? Being fully aware that there’s a huge array of skips sizes and hiring the appropriate size can make a whole world of difference when it comes to cost, efforts must be made to ensure you determine the right skip size before clicking on that ‘order now’ button.

To give you a better idea of skip sizes and the type of project that they are best suited to, we have decided to provide this simple breakdown that’ll make your decision process a breeze - quick and easy.

• 4 Yard Skips ( 3 cubic metres )

The 4 yard skip is best suited to small domestic projects like home or garden clean or clear outs, bathroom or kitchen refurbishments and the likes, due to its relatively small size. It has a capacity to carry about 30 bin bags at a go.

• 6 Yard Skips ( 6.5 cubic metres)

Do you want a skip for domestic purposes or for small commercial projects?if yes, then you should definitely give the 6 yard skip a shot. It has a capacity to hold up to 60 bin bags.

• 8 Yard Skips ( 6 cubic metres)

This skip size is best suited to large domestic tasks or light commercial projects. It has a capacity to hold up to 60 to 80 bags effortlessly.

• 10 Yard Skips ( 7.65 cubic metres)

With a skip size this big, both large residential and commercial projects can be handled with relative ease. Not only does it have the capacity to hold up to 80 to 100 bin bags, but also comes with an enclosed lid option, if you need an extra security for your property.

• 12 Yard Skips ( 9.18 cubic metres)

This skip size is best suited to both large residential projects and building sites. It has a capacity to hold up to 100 to 120 bin bags, and just like the 10 yard skips, it comes with an enclosed lid option for an extra security.

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Can you put glass in a skip?

This is a question that’s very common amongst individuals looking for the best way to get rid of glass and reasonably so. Glass is a very dangerous and hazardous item which requires sensible precautionary measures to your waste disposal activities. If you are looking to dispose a whole glass, you should first consider giving it away to a friend or family who might be able to put it to good use. However if you are still concerned whether you can put glass in a skip, the answer is yes. And in fact, it’s probably the best glass disposal option that’s currently available, as it goes a long way to ensure user’s safety in the broken glassware pieces handling process.

Upon successful completion of your building’s construction or renovation, there’s a high chance a lot of broken glasses would be scattered everywhere and in need of immediate disposal efforts. The longer you ignore the glasses lying around, the higher the possibility of the glasses harming you or the construction workers. As a result, it is vital to make sure that the construction or project site is clean and free of any glass-posed hazards. Hiring a skip is your best bet to get rid of these harmful and unwanted wastes from your environment.

Wheelies are often considered to remove glasses especially from construction sites. However, due to the bulkiness and sharpness of glasses, it is crucial to incorporate heavy disposal equipment that are good enough to cut through the rubbish on the site. In addition, it’s not advisable to dump your broken glass in recycling bins, as it poses great threat to the waste disposal team collecting the recyclables. If you’d ever need to put your glass in a skip, ensure to insert them in boxes or wrap them up with paper before removal to enhance user’s protection. Click here to learn more about skips.

What can you put in a skip?

A skip is a very convenient and great means of disposing the unwanted waste and rubbish in your home. When you kick start your home or garden clear out or clean, you’d discover you have a wide range of wastes to get rid of. However before the commencement of such a task, it is essential to understand that there are particular wastes that are not allowed to be put inside a skip for several reasons by the relevant authorities. There are a handful of regulations that determines what goes into a skip and what cannot. And somewhat interestingly, this may differ depending on the skip company you recruit.

With the presence of an array of skip hire companies in the market today, there are several that can allow almost all types of wastes in the skip. However, some of the most common wastes that can be placed inside a skip includes the following:

• Broken furniture pieces

• Plastics ( because they can be easily recycled)

• Solidified paints

• Furnishings and non electrical fittingd

• Uncontaminated soil

• Cardboard and plastic packaging items

• Metal

• Branches and leaves

• Bricks, wood and rubble

It is advisable to ask your skip hire company what you can put in the skip and what you’re not allowed to put in the skip before moving forward. The guidelines can vary from a company to the other and as a result, there is the need to conduct a proper consultation with a skip hire company to help erase or confirm the fears you might have about your unwanted waste or rubbish. This is to ensure the company selected perfectly matches your proper waste disposal needs. When you’re able to select a reliable skip hire company, all your unwanted waste disposal worries would be completely obliterated. Click here to learn more about skips.

Can you put paint in a skip?

There are a wide range of household rubbish and wastes you can put in a skip. But unfortunately though, paint cans and leftover paints isn’t one. Furthermore, not only is a liquid paint restricted from skips and landfills, but they are also banned by the council. Frustratingly, because it’s hazardous to the environment and blockages it can create in the pipe, pouring paint right down the drain is never an option as well. So what then is the best way to get rid of your leftover paint? Surprisingly, you have quite a number of options which we’ll share with you.

• Is the paint unused and unopen? For unopened paints, you can simply return them back to the seller either for an exchange or for a refund. Obviously, this will require a receipt and if unavailable, then you might want to consider the other options below.

• Is it just little paint leftover? Since it has been specifically banned from skips and it’s just a small amount of paint, you can get a bit creative with the disposal method. Simply get a cardboard or other papers, paint it with the remaining paint and dry it out. Once dried, you can then dispose the cardboard or paper alongside other permitted wastes in the skip.

• Is it a large amount of paint? For large amounts, you can contact some of your friends or family who might need it to get the paints off your hands. If you are unable to dispose any or all, there are online platforms like Freegle or Freecycle where there are people willing and ready to get leftover paints in large quantities.

• Is it unusable? If positive, then the giveaway option is completely neutralized. The best bet here is to leave your paint out to dry if it has gone past its usable days, then take it to a household waste recycling centre.

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