5 Reasons You Should Use Underlayment Under Vinyl Plank Flooring

5 Reasons You Should Use Underlayment Under Vinyl Plank Flooring

Whether you’re a regular maestro with all things reno, you’ve spontaneously thrown yourself into household projects during the pandemic, or you’re completely clueless even with clear plans in place, everyone loves home improvement. There’s little better than the satisfaction of seeing your beloved home become something better than what it was yesterday and changing out…

what-is-underlayment

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…

Pros and Cons of Heating Floors

The Pros and Cons of Heating Floors

Underfloor heating, also known as radiant heating, is a prestigious home addition and an upcoming trend when building new houses or renovating. This feature focuses on comfortable, clean and design-led living. Despite underfloor heating being a cozy way to warm your feet, questions still arise about its worth considering the installation and extra cost. Is…

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…