What is an Ice Barrier?
An ice barrier is a self-adhering and self-healing membrane applied to the roof deck and designed to protect against water infiltration from ice buildup or wind-drive rain.
You may also here it referred to as a leak barrier. The concept of preventing water infiltration through is the same and can be described a few different ways.
Why it Matters
While Atlanta doesn’t have a very harsh winter, it doesn’t mean that impact of winter conditions can be ignored. There will be several days in the winter where ice conditions are applicable and many more where wind-driven rain becomes of threat. You KTM consultant will be able to review this roof component in more detail and how it will function on your home’s roof.