Popular to avid DIY enthusiasts, a 5 yard midi skip is one of the most affordable and convenient waste removal solutions for various home improvement projects. Ideal for larger scales of garden clearance and DIY projects, these skips are very convenient to use.
Skip hire prices vary on your location, make sure to ask the skip hire company about their price range. But usually, a typical 5 yard skip cost ranges from £200.
5 Yard Skip Size
A 5 yard skip has a dimension that measures 7.5 feet long x 5 feet wide x 3.5 feet high (2.29m x 1.52m x 1.07m). It can also hold approximately 55 black bin bags, making it a very convenient choice for plenty of domestic applications.
Prohibited Items You Cannot Put In The Skip
Although skips are great for getting rid of most types of waste, there are certain types of materials that are not allowed to be thrown into any skip. To make sure that you won’t commit a mistake by throwing these materials into a skip, refer to the list below.
- Hazardous Waste
- Fluorescent Tubes
- Gas Cylinders
- Electrical Items
Jobs Suitable for 5 Yard Skips
5 yard skips are very versatile; they are suitable for various applications. That’s why they are very popular to plenty of domestic and commercial clients. You can use 5 yard skip in the following jobs:
- DIY Projects
- Home Renovation
- Garden Clearance
- Office Clearance
- Secondary Skip on Work Sites
- Construction Projects
Council Permit Required for Hiring a 5 Yard Skip
Skip hire permits are required if the hired is going to be placed on a public land. If you have a large property that has enough space to accommodate a 5 yard skip, you won’t need to secure a permit. Council permits a different from one council to another, so the price of the council permit you will need will depend on your location.
If this size does not meet your requirements you may wish to upgrade to the 6 yard skip.