What is the purpose for padding under laminate flooring?

Answer Padding under laminate flooring has several purposes including noise reduction, comfort and moisture protection. Padding under laminate flooring can also prolong the life of the floor covering.Nois... Read More »

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What is the purpose for spacers on laminate flooring?

The spacers allow you tomaintain the 1/4" space from the wall required for natural expansion and contraction of the flooring. This occurs from changes in humidity and its affect on the wood product... Read More »

What is vapor barrier under laminate flooring?

Vapor barrier under flooring is a 20 lbs felt paper or red Rosin paper both types Can be naught at Lowe's or home depot

Can I use carpet underlayment under laminate flooring?

Laminate flooring can be laid on any clean, dry and firm surface, so you may be able to use your existing carpet underlay. However, you will need to decide if it is the right type of underlay for y... Read More »

Can rubber underlay be used under laminate flooring?

as long as it is dense and not thicker than 3/16" (the thickness of a nickle!)