How To Fasten Underlayment To Subfloor

How To Fasten Underlayment To Subfloor

We wanted to go over how to fasten underlayment to your subfloor in this article. Before starting, we recommend you to read your flooring underlayment installation instructions. Two Different Ways to Fasten Underlayment to Subfloor Floating Underlayment Most flooring underlayment is installed floating on top of your subfloor. Installers usually lay the underlayment on the…

Vapor Barrier Facing Up

Does the Quiet Walk underlayment plastic/vapor barrier face up or down when installing?

The plastic side faces up and the fiber faces down. Two benefits are provided: Moisture Protection The fibers can actually allow the vapors to evaporate through the gutter system of the underlayment. The fibers are treated with a safe anti-microbial to inhibit mold and mildew. Protection from Leaks Spills, leaky plumbing, faulty ice-makers can cause…