Ice Melting Socks
|If you have ever used a "snow melt sock" before, you know that they provide an inexpensive method for removing roof ice dams, preventing icy steps and improving your home's heating efficiency.
Roof ice dams are an annoying source of roof damage, leaks, and heat loss in the winter.
The main causes are drip melt from improperly capped warm air vent pipes and poor roof insulation.
Laying a snow melt sock onto the roof so it crosses the ice dam and overhangs the gutter
will melt through the snow and ice and create a channel for water to flow down into the gutters or off the roof.
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|HOW THE ICE MELT SOCK WORKS
Prevent Ice Dams and Winter Roof Leaks
Deicer Socks are designed for use on flat or sloped roofs or steps. The socks, shipped empty, are heavy-duty polyester with velcro wrap seals and hold 3-16 pounds of de-icing salt each. The socks are easy to fill, attach to roof and remove at the end of winter. The bags may be refilled with de-icing salt as needed. The socks last all season.
* Suitable for all roofs or steps
* Large, perforated, velcro sealed socks that can be filled with de-icing salt
* Place socks just prior to freezing or inclement weather
* De-icing melt is not included (www.EZDEICER.com)
* Easy attachment to any surface (throw cord is not included).
* Refill with EZDEICER as needed
* Socks last for years
A second application may be needed when there is repeated, excessive precipitation.
The EZDEICER chemical will not hurt the roof.
|ICE MELT SOCK PLACEMENT
Typical 3 lb., 18 inch, Snow Melt Sock lasts for months*. (*based on melt of
20-40 sq. yds. of roof snow per sock used.)
Clear the snow. At about every three feet along the edge of the roof or base of step, place an ice melt sock across the ice dam , in a vertical line down to the edge of the roof. Use noncorrosive de-icers (see www.EZDeicer.com ). Refill as necessary .
|Refillable Snow Melt Sock
Breaks Ice Dams in minutes
by creating ice channels to drain water.
Just place and forget it for the winter.
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Snow melt socks remove ice dams to prevent water damage to ceilings, window sills, wood floors, and carpets.
Snow Melt Sock includes refillable nylon sock ONLY.
Required nylon throw cord and "Ice melt" crystals are NOT INCLUDED.
After use allow socks to dry naturally.
Store in well ventilated area.
Reuse sock until empty then refill with local hardware store "ice melt."
ONLY ENVIR-OFRIENDLY 100% NYLON MATERIALS USED
YOU CAN FILL THEM WITH NON-STAINING OFF THE SHELF ICE MELT
Simply open the velcro strap at the top of the sock, fill with off the shelf "ice melt" from any hardware store, and reclose the strap tightly above the bottom knots on the yellow pull cord, attach your own nylon throw cord and throw or place at troubled roof areas where ice dams are evident. Allow the throw cord to hang over the edge of the roof,
Leave in place all winter or use 20 foot pull cord (NOT INCLUDED) to retrieve.
|An ice sock can last all winter on one refill and keep a 20
sq. ft. area clear of ice dams or steps,
depending on angle,
sock placement, and rain/snowfall.
|MORE INFORMATION ON ICE DAM FORMATION AND PREVENTION|
Non-staining Refill Ice Melt Specifications
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