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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…

Best underlay for laminate flooring

Best Underlay for Laminate Flooring

Choosing the best underlay for laminate flooring can be a daunting task as there is hundreds of different types of underlayments for laminate on the market. ¬†With various underlayments being made by various materials, features, price difference and installation ease can overwhelm the homeowner. In this article not only will be tell you what we…

Foam Vs Felt Underlayment for Concrete Sub Floors

For an ongrade concrete sub floor under laminate floor, is foam or felt/fiber underlayment better?

On grade concrete is tricky. The proper thing to do is to test what the concrete is emitting for moisture vapors. Find the suitable floor underlayment that will perform to those emissions. Foam underlayment is made from resin/petroleum based products which will block moisture inherently. Fiber/Felt Underlayment is made from recycled materials and will help…

Underfloor Heating for Laminate Flooring

Underfloor Heating for Laminate Floors

With over 74% of homes, laminate flooring is the most popular floor to exist. Over the colder months of the year, homeowners search for underfloor heating for laminate floors. Is laminate flooring suitable for underfloor heating? Yes, most laminates are suitable with underfloor heating (electric and water), but it is advisable to check with the…