It may be blue skies ahead for now, but there’s only a short amount of time until the Winter weather comes along, bringing treacherous ice and snow with it. With icy roads causing on average over 210,300 vehicle crashes a year (source) you’ll need the very best grit bin to store your grit salt. Continue reading… “Beat The Winter Rush With This High-Quality Grit Bin!”
The Met Office has defined a White Christmas as, ‘one snowflake to be observed falling in the 24 hours of 25th of December, somewhere in the UK’. But will we have a White Christmas this year?! Continue reading… “White Christmas? What Are The Odds?”
Winter 2015/2016 is fast approaching and as it stands, it’s predicted to be a cold one!
Since May, there has been talk about El Nino and that it could cause a harsh winter across the UK and the rest of Europe. Continue reading… “2015/2016 Winter Predictions – El Nino Events”
According to ABTA, over 12 million UK residents take a winter holiday – of which 18% is a skiing or snowboarding holiday, which is up 8% in the past 3 years. These winter holidays account for 1 third of the yearly travel industry in the UK. Here are a few key facts about this industry; Continue reading… “15 Facts About The Ski & Snowboard Industry”
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”
Our office will be closed on Wednesday 24th December (1pm) and will reopen on Monday 5th January 2015. Continue reading… “Christmas Opening Times & Delivery”
October was one of the mildest on record, but November is set to plummet as forecasters have warned this winter could be particularly harsh with sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow set to stay with us for months! We’ve gone from being hotter than Spain to colder than Sweden in just a few days according to The Express. Continue reading… “Are You Ready For Winter?”
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”
Here at GritBins.net we are getting prepared for this coming winter, we have recently launched a new range of special offers available across our products to encourage people to buy now before the winter rush begins! Continue reading… “Our Current Special Offers!”
Our broadcast salt spreaders allow grit salt to be quickly and evenly spread over icy areas, reducing the risk of injury. Broadcast spreaders are suitable for use in both residential and commercial premises. They feature rustproof hoppers to ensure a long working life. Continue reading… “Broadcast salt spreaders available to buy Online”