Roofing Companies GAF WeatherWatch® Ice & Water Leak Barrier
Self-sealing protection for vulnerable areas of the roof against wind-driven rain and ice dams, recommended by professional roofing companies like Alliance Specialty Contractor.
WeatherWatch® Mineral-Surfaced Leak Barrier is a key part of the GAF Lifetime Roofing Companies System, recommended by reputable roofing companies. It’s eligible for Lifetime limited warranty when used on Lifetime Shingle roofs and it’s an eligible component of GAF residential enhanced warranties.
How does WeatherWatch® Protect your Roof?
By Creating a barrier at the most vulnerable areas of your asphalt shingle (at the eaves and rakes, in valleys, & around chimneys, etc.), WeatherWatch® Mineral-Surfaced Leak Barrier, recommended by reputable roofing companies, helps prevent leaks due to water backing up in your gutters, wind-driven rain, and, in the North, damaging ice dams. It will also help protect your home from expensive wall and ceiling staining from leaks.
Code Compliance and Risk Reduction: Protection against ice dams is required by most building codes2 at eaves wherever the January average temperature is 25°F (-4°C) or lower or where there is a possibility of ice forming in the eaves — i.e., the area labeled “North”. In Southern/warmer climates, leak barriers provide critical protection against wind-driven rain.
Strong Protection: Guards vulnerable areas of your roof including eaves and rakes, in valleys, around chimneys and skylights, and more.
Dependable: Self-seals around nails to help avoid leaks.
Fiberglass-reinforced: Helps resist buckling and wrinkling that can detract from the look of your finished roof.
Split-back Release Film: Peels off in layers for fast installation.
Convenient: Available in 1.5 square (150ft.2 [13.9 m2) and 2.0 square (200 ft.2 [18.58 m2]) roll size.
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Strong Protection from Ice & Water
WeatherWatch® Mineral-Surfaced Leak Barrier, trusted by roofing companies, helps safeguard vulnerable areas of your roof – including eaves and rakes – against leaks caused by wind-driven rain, ice dams, backed-up gutters, and roof settling.
Build a Durable Roof System One Layer at a Time
Building a roof to last means installing a series of protective layers, all designed to work together to create a durable roof system.
Eligible For Up to a Limited Lifetime Warranty
When used on roofs with Lifetime shingles and three qualifying GAF accessories*. WeatherWatch® is also an eligible accessory product in the Leak Barrier category of GAF residential enhanced warranties. (*See GAF Roofing Companies System Ltd. Warranty for details)
Protect Vulnerable Areas
Install at the eaves and rakes, in valleys, and around chimneys and skylights. Self-seals around nails and fasteners to help avoid leaks.
Split-back Release Film
Peels off in layers for quick and easy installation.
The fiberglass reinforcement maximizes the durability of the leak barrier and helps resist buckling and wrinkling that can detract from the look of your finished roof.
Manufactured with Traditional Mineral Surfacing
Designed for use on steep slope roofs underneath asphalt shingle roofing companies systems. Not intended for use on flat roofs. UV Exposure: Up to 60 days, if necessary.
Resists Winter Damage
Building codes in the north typically require leak barriers at the eaves to help prevent damaging leaks caused by ice dams by creating a barrier at one of the most vulnerable sections of the roof.
Protect Against Leaks
Protect your roof against leaks caused by wind-driven rain infiltration that can create staining on interior walls and ceilings.
Meets Building Codes
Where there is a threat of ice damming, most building codes require installing leak barriers to protect against ice dams. WeatherWatch meets or exceeds ASTM D1970
Available in Two Sizes
1.5 square roll* | 150 ft2 (13.9 m2) 2.0 square roll* | 200 ft2 (18.58 m2) *excludes laps
This quality GAF Weather Watch Leak Barrier helps keep water out of the most vulnerable areas of your roof, including the eaves, rakes, valleys and around the chimneys. It helps prevent costly repairs to your home by helping to protect your home from wall or ceiling staining, which can be caused by wind-driven rain and, in colder areas, damaging ice dams. Weather Watch protects against ice dams is required at eaves by many building codes wherever the January average temperature is 25°F or lower or where there is a possibility of ice forming in the eaves (check local building codes for specifications in your area.
- Fiberglass reinforcement helps resist wrinkling/buckling
- Reduces waste: special adhesive allows for 1-time repositioning and aggressively adheres over time
- Meets ASTM D1970
- Can be left exposed for up to 60-days
By creating a barrier at the most vulnerable areas of your roof (at the eaves and rakes, in valleys, around chimneys, etc.), weather watch® leak barrier will help prevent leaks due to water backing up in your gutters, wind-driven rain, and, in the north, damaging ice dams. It will also protect your home from expensive wall and ceiling staining from leaks.
- Looks better: underlayment with fiberglass reinforcement helps resist wrinkling/buckling and lies flat under Shingles
- Saves labor: dual-side selvage and split-back release film help reduce labor
- Dependable: self-seals around nails or metal roofing fasteners
- Protection against ice dams; is required wherever the January average temperature is 25° F or lower or where there is a possibility of ice forming in the eaves (check local building codes for specifications in your area)
- Dependable because it self-seals nails and vulnerable areas of the roof to help avoid leaks
- Great look fiberglass reinforcement helps resist wrinkling for a more uniform look
- Saves labor split-back release film helps make installation easy
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