The underlayment of your carpet serves a lot of benefits, apart from a good and protective base. Good underlay flooring gives comfort to your foot when you walk on the floor as well as it absorbs the pressure of foot traffic and even after the use of years your carpet doesn’t flatten up. However, this basically depends upon the type of the underlay or what is its thickness.
Given below are the major types of underlay:
Polyurethane Foam – Generally known as PU foam, they are widely used and made from recycled foam thus they are also very cheap. Since it is foam so, obviously it provides great comfort to yourfoot when you walk on it. You can hire the best services of carpet underlay from flooring service providers.
Laminated underlay – It is considered as the best option for quality as well as durability. The underlay with lamination is also a good base for the acoustics of the floor and also protects the wooden base from issues like moisture trap, termites, etc.
Pre-tackified –these are special types of underlay as these come with self adhesive sticking feature. With this, you can simply install them on the floor without nails or staples and you can remove it if the underlay makes you feel discomfort, so there won’t be any mess like you might have in other types.
Crumb – houses which have heavy footfall or if it is a joint or huge family so, crumb would be a better option. The crumb underlay is specially made from rubber with great density and thickness. Contact us if you want to know more.