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Special (bulk) uplifts

How to prepare your bulky uplift

Please make sure that all items are stored correctly at the designated collection point.

Bags of waste should be able to be picked up by one person. Do not overfill bags.

Please ensure that all nails and screws are hammered into the wood or removed and will not cause injury. Also make sure that there are no sharp objects sticking through bags.

Carpets and mattresses

Carpets and mattresses should be rolled and taped or tied. Mattresses should be stored upright if possible. Please do not present mattresses until the day of collection as they can be very heavy if they get wet due to rain. We may not collect them if they are too heavy.

A rolled and bagged carpet ready for uplift

 

Fridges/freezers

Fridges and freezers should be defrosted and empty with the doors taped shut

A defrosted and taped fridge freezer ready for uplift

 

Sofas

Sofas should be covered with an old weighted sheet with the cushions bagged separately

A sofa covered with a sheet and cushions bagged, ready for uplift

 

Wood/laminate

Planks of wood including laminate flooring should cut into 5ft lengths, be tied or taped in bundles and be able to be lifted by one person. Nails should be removed or hammered flush.

Wood and laminate should have nails removed or bent flush and be stacked ready for uplift

 

Mixed items

Mixed items should be presented neatly

Mixed items should be presented neatly

 

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