Why Stuffed Socks Could Be the Solution to Your Ice Dam

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Post by Chepachet Hardware. Okay, this short educational video is actually from a hardware store in Rhode Island. But it's so topical, and I see so many ice dams around JP, that I wanted to share it. The Web site of the venerable New England renovation show "This Old House" confirms this as a temporary solution for ice dams, though they talk about using old panty hose instead of socks. You can get calcium chloride at JP's hardware stores, Yumont Hardware, 702 Centre St.