How to Make Your Own Salt Cakes for Melting Roof Snow


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Heavy snow on a roof can cause a range of problems, even a roof collapse. Helping snow melt might make the difference between an annoyance and a spending a large amount on repairs. Calcium chloride crystals, which come in bags or buckets, are the standard for melting ice and snow. Making a cake of them ensures they wind up on the roof where they're needed, instead of being scattered to the wind.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Things You'll Need
Heavy-duty scissors
Fine-weave burlap material
Calcium chloride crystals
Cord

Cut the burlap into squares approximately 8 inches to a side, using the scissors.
Place a cup of crystals into the middle of the burlap


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