Over the past few winters there has been a lot of controversy around what you can and can’t do regarding clearing snow and ice in public spaces – therefore I want to set the record straight the best I can in preparation for the fast approaching winter months. Continue reading… “Clearing Snow & Ice In Public Spaces and Avoid Legal Action”
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”
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 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!
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”
Here at GritBins.net we have a wide variety of rock salt available for everyones winter needs. Whether you require rock salt, liquid de-icers and brines or non-corrosive de-icers, we are sure to have the right product for you! Continue reading… “Our Range Of Rock Salt”
Even though the Winter season has drawn to a close, preparation is everything when it comes to purchasing winter safety equipment. The sooner you buy them, the quicker you are fully prepared in the event of a harsh winter or freak weather occurrence. Continue reading… “Be prepared for winter and plan ahead”
To celebrate the end of another successful winter season here at GritBins.net, we thought everyone deserved a treat!
We love a slice of cake (or two!) in our office, so a group of us clubbed together and specially commissioned a local baker to make us a grit bin cake! Continue reading… “Selling Grit Bins – Piece Of Cake!”
As the winter period has ended you may think that there is no use for a grit bin, until next year of course, however there are still many ways that a grit bin can be used. Here are the ways that our winter safety equipment can be used during the warmer months of the year. Continue reading… “What else can I store in a grit bin?”
Information is key when purchasing products from an online retailer, whether it be sourced over the phone or by email. We took this into account and have recently introduced a live chat system, allowing our customers to contact our dedicated team directly and instantly. They are on hand Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm to provide product advice and technical support for our range of products.
We’ve put together this brief guide on how to use the live chat system. Continue reading… “How To Use Our Live Chat System”