Building an Home Extension

Two reasons to hire a skip bin for your de-cluttering project

Most people who de-clutter their homes end up with several dozen rubbish bags full of unwanted clutter. In most cases, the quantity of rubbish generated by the de-cluttering process is so large that the refuse will not fit into a household waste bin and cannot, therefore, be disposed of by the local public refuse service.

As such, if you take on this type of project, you will need to decide what to do with the rubbish you will be left with. There are two options: You can drive to the landfill and throw it away yourself, or you can opt to use the services of a skip bin hire company. Here are two reasons why you might want to opt for the latter.

To avoid costly and inconvenient car journeys

If you are hesitant to hire a skip bin because you don't want to incur the costs associated with this service, it's worth keeping in mind that you could end up spending a similar amount of money anyway if you decide to drop off the rubbish at the landfill yourself. Unless you happen to own a larger-than-average vehicle with a lot of storage space, you will need to make several trips to the refuse site in order to dispose of all of the rubbish that your de-cluttering activities generate (a standard-sized vehicle will only be able to safely fit three or four filled rubbish bags at once).

The length of these car journeys, coupled with the hefty weight of your unwanted clutter, is likely to make your vehicle guzzle fuel, potentially to the point where you end up spending far more on petrol or diesel than you may have initially anticipated.

As such, it might be better to put the money you would have otherwise spent on fuel towards the cost of a skip bin, and spare yourself the stress, time and hassle of travelling to and from the rubbish dump.

To allow yourself to focus solely on the de-cluttering process

De-cluttering is an exhausting process. Removing large collections of old clothing, toys and books from your home can leave you feeling both physically and mentally drained, particularly if the items are of a sentimental nature.

If, after completing several hours of de-cluttering, you are then faced with the task of dragging bags full of rubbish to the local refuse site, you might find yourself tempted to give up halfway through the project, as your levels of energy and motivation may start to wane.

You can drastically reduce the chances of this happening, by hiring a skip bin. Having a large bin a few feet away from your home means that you don't have to expend any mental or physical energy on worrying about disposal. Instead, you will be free to focus solely on ridding your house of the things that you do not need or want anymore.

About Me

Building an Home Extension

Hello, my name is Wendy and this is my construction blog. I do not work in the construction industry myself, but I have spent the last 7 months of my life with construction workers and contractors as they designed and built an extension to my property. I had always dreamed of extending my home so we could enlarge the kitchen and have an additional bedroom on the second-floor. My husband always objected, but when I won some money on the lotto, he couldn't stop me. The contractors were really great and I got a real insight into the industry so I decided to start this blog.


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