What is Underlayment

Underlayment is basically a thin layer of material that is sandwiched between other materials. The underlayment is used in two different industries, roofing and flooring. Both industries have different benefits and in this article we explain why it’s important for the flooring industry and what purpose it provides to flooring consumers. Flooring Structure Explained Your…

Underlayments and Sound Defintions

Underlayments and Sound Definitions (IIC – STC – Delta IIC)

Probably one of the commonly known purposes for using a flooring underlayment beneath certain types of flooring is “acoustic benefit”. In other words, dampening unwanted noise from traveling to other rooms, especially multifamily housing where living quarters are built upon each other. While there’s no reliable, recognized scientific test for measuring sound deadening within the…