Looking for Floor Soundproofing Underlay and Understanding IIC & STC Sound Testing?

The floor covering industry considers the sound insulation very important in living areas such as multi-family or single-family dwellings. When evaluating flooring underlayment, sound deadening and acoustical ratings are one of the things homeowners or HOA considers. It all begins with how sound is generated and the medium it transfers through. The main test done…

Insulayment Offers Noise Reduction

[Norfolk, Neb.] Engineered specifically for installation under glue-down or nail-down hardwood and engineered wood floors, MP Global’s Insulayment is designed to dampen impact noise and decrease airborne sounds from traveling to the room below, the company stated. According to MP Global, Insulayment is an appealing choice for installations where concern for the environment is a…

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Insulayment: Perfect Match for Today’s Hardwood Options

Norfolk, Neb. – MP Global Products’ Insulayment is a high performing acoustic underlayment engineered specifically for installation under glue-down or nail-down hardwood and engineered wood floors. The roll-out fiber underlayment is designed to dampen impact noise and decrease airborne sounds from traveling to the room below. Insulayment is a very appealing choice for installations where…

Acoustical Underlayment

Contractors installing a variety of hard surface flooring in new homes, condos, multi-family housing, and hospitality settings can now stock the jobsite with one “universal” underlayment, VersaWalk™ that offers superior performance under nail-down or glue-down wood, floating laminate, and engineered wood. Float it, nail it, or glue it! Odorless and non-allergenic, VersaWalk is composed of…

Versatile Eco-friendly VersaWalk Acoustic Underlayment Can Do 3 Installations with One SKU: Float It, Nail It, or Glue It

Norfolk, Neb. – March 14, 2015 – Contractors installing a variety of hard surface flooring in hospitality settings can now stock the job site with one “universal” underlayment, VersaWalk, which offers superior performance under nail-down or glue-down wood, floating laminate, and engineered wood. Float it, nail it, or glue it. Odorless and non-allergenic, VersaWalk, made…

7 Ways Underlayment Can Add Value to Replacement Floors in Renovations

When specifying replacement flooring in a commercial, retail, office, hospitality, or multifamily housing renovation, facility managers can choose from a wide range of hard surface materials that may match aesthetic and life-cycle requirements, with options including hardwood, engineered wood, laminate, luxury vinyl tile, and ceramic and porcelain tile. But flooring choices should not stop there.…