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De Cluttering Your Home with Mini Skip Hire

Updated on May 9, 2012
Mini skip hire is an excellent way to declutter your home
Mini skip hire is an excellent way to declutter your home

Getting the Best from your Mini Skip

Although many of us from time to time, do a little spring cleaning and maybe have a throw out of stuff that we no longer want, sometimes we need to be more ruthless and have a major clear out to de-clutter our homes. It is at times like this that using a mini skip hire comes into its own. We have all seen the skips at the side of the road and thought that it would be a good idea to create more space in our own homes, maybe purely for a cleaner and tidier feel, or perhaps we may be moving an elderly relative in, or indeed, perhaps our children have just left home and we all know how they can hoard thing! These skips though are pretty big and a mini skip would make more sense to hire for most of us, unless we live in a castle of course. Naturally, if you are having major building work done, then you may need a larger skip and if you live in the East Midlands in the UK, you may wish to consider this highly recommended skip hire in Nottingham. By hiring a skip, you can also ensure that whilst any work is being done, all rubbish is removed from the site making accidents much less likely to happen. It also means that in most cases, it is possible to live around the work being done provided that it is not structural and would put you and your family at risk.

For a house clear out though, a mini skip should be fine for most of us. We may not be throwing out bulky material such as old sofas, but will probably include smaller items that we have hoarded over the years, old football programmes, that painting that has been hung up for much too long and a whole host of pots and pans and kitchen gadgets that are long past their expiry date!

It is important though to remember that not everything can be put in a skip. For example it is dangerous and illegal to throw asbestos into a skip as this creates a public health problem. Also, if you are putting the skip on a public road, do not throw old food into it as this is likely to create a smell and attract rats and other unwanted wildlife.

Any good skip supplier though should be able to offer you advice on this to help you through the process and once you have done the hard work and thrown out much of the past, you will be able to see the difference and many people say that after this process, they have been able to look forward to the future instead of holding on to the past, and all this because of a simple mini skip hire.


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    • Angela Blair profile image

      Angela Blair 

      6 years ago from Central Texas

      Not haveing traveled to the UK I'm not familiar with mini skips -- but there's similar options for minimizing clutter in our homes here in the U.S. -- and I, for one, find that I don't declutter often enough. I'm probably the only person in the whole world that still has a little box of metal zippers for sewing and heaven only knows how long its been since ANYONE used a metal zipper! Wonderful and interesting Hub - voted up! Best/Sis


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