Winter is coming…

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We’ve started to see some snow fall in the North of the UK this week, along with some weather warnings and it’s got us feeling all sentimental about our first decade of keeping our loyal customers prepared for the winter weather.

Ten years of Gritbins.net

A walk down memory lane has us all feeling very proud to have served you for the last ten years and incredibly grateful to all of our loyal customers for making that possible. We made our first ever sale just 48 hours after pushing the website live and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Salt Mines From Around The World

Most people think salt is simply to add flavour to meals and to be used as a food preservative. However, only 6% of all salt manufactured goes into food. We use salt in over 14,000 different ways from making products such as paper, plastic, glass, polyester and rubber to household soap, bleach, dyes and detergents. Another common use of salt is to treat icy roads and paths in winter, this is because salt has a lower freezing point than water. Everyone uses salt, whether its directly or indirectly. Continue reading… “Salt Mines From Around The World”


Twitter Competition #lovegritbins

We have recently launched a new competition to win a Nikon Digital Camera!

As the leading supplier of the largest range of grit bins in the UK, we want to do our bit to save a grit bin! To enter our competition all you need to do is take a photo of an unloved grit bin, looking past its best in your area and post it on Twitter mentioning @gritbinsnet with the hashtag #lovegritbins. That is all you have to do, it couldn’t be simpler! If your photo is chosen you’ll win the amazing camera and more importantly we’ll pay to replace the grit bin in the photo! Continue reading… “Twitter Competition #lovegritbins”


Our Range Of Grit Bin Winter Packs

Our range of winter packs is a great idea, as they contain all you need to keep the areas around your home or premises, snow and ice free this coming winter.  They are the ideal solution to keep both your home and business safe. Every pack includes a grit bin and grit salt but some packs also include a scoop or shovel, a high visibility vest or gloves. These packs are great value for money!

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