Welcome Guest | Login | Register
Icon single sheet About FAF Blog

The flooring blog at FindAnyFloor.com keeps you up to date with the latest flooring features, tips and hot topics? Find out what’s going on beneath those feet of yours! Visit the FindAnyFloor.com floor blog and stay up to date on all things flooring. Ask questions and find answers from our flooring pros! We also have a family of flooring blogs that cover topics such as green flooring, topics for floor professionals, and our corporate floor blog to keep up with everything at FindAnyFloor.com.

September 2014
  • S
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • R
  • F
  • S
  •  
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
= New Post

FAF Blog

Sound Deadening Floor Underlayments

By Stacey Kosha, (244 words) Posted in Subfloors and Underlayments on March 22, 2009
There are (19) comments permalink

Example of a rolled Sound Deadening Flooring UnderlaymentIn order to reduce noise (unwanted sound) created from impacts to a hard floor covering, such as sound created from walking or dropping objects on your floor, I recommend that you use sound deadening floor underlayments. These are also known as acoustical underlayments (or sound abatement) and are available in several different variations. Often the choice of the right floor underlayment depends on the type of floor covering the sound underlayment is being installed with. Cork, foam and felt are common materials used to make sound reducing flooring underlayments, though there are several other engineered materials that are also used.

Some floor coverings, such as laminate, have acoustical underlayments attached directly to the backside of their panels or planks. This helps to eliminate or greatly reduce laminate’s hollow as well as to reduce the transfer of sound to floors below. In addition, when an acoustical underlayment is pre-attached to the floor covering, it can reduce the installation time.

Sound deadening floor underlayments are especially important in condos and apartment buildings where noise control is a must. To find more information about sound deadening floor underlayments and other sound deadening materials, visit FindAnyFloor’s section on Sound Transmissions. Here you will find information about Impact Insulation Class (IIC), Sound Transmission Class (STC), Noise Reduction Coefficient, and other sound deadening and underlayment terms that you may hae never heard of before.

image: blog cloud comment

Comments (19)

Mr.D posted on: April 27, 2009

Thanks for the info! I have always wondered why my folks house was so loud. It made me dislike hardwood flooring. I like carpet but now Im debating on what to do... go with carpet because I like it quiet or go with hardwood or even laminate/vinyl and use an underlayment to prevent the noise. I think both are going to work well but which is better? Any suggestions?

Jimbo posted on: August 25, 2009

I used a foam underlayment and my new hardwood floors don't squeak and they aren't loud to walk on either. I like foam as an underlyment the best.

Recommendation posted on: September 4, 2009

I was nervous about installing laminate flooring because of the clicking sound laminate floors can make which is so annoying. But the store I went to highly recommended a product called the Floor Muffler and it is great! I love my laminate floor and I'm really glad I spent the extra money on making sure they didn't click.

jojo dy posted on: April 8, 2013

This is very nice product, I may have change the flooring of my house because of this post. - JustFab

Marieles posted on: June 14, 2013

This is awesome works. Thanks, I will share this to my friends.
vacation deals | book villas online

qqq posted on: August 6, 2013

monster beats pro, monster beats pro
cheap beats by dre ,cheap beats by dre
monster beats studio,monster beats studio
beats by dr.dre ,beats by dr.dre
beats by dre mixr ,beats by dre mixr
monster by beats,monster by beats
nike heels ,nike heels
air jordans heels ,air jordans heels
jordan high heels

,jordan high heels

minhthanh124 posted on: September 12, 2013

Hello every body, i am Minh Thanh
Services we offer chuyen nha
chuyen nha tron goi
gian phoi thong minh
bat che mua nang
luoi an toan ban cong
chuyen van phong
cong bo thuc pham

coachkors posted on: October 28, 2013

Lovelorn boy just graduated soon, Coach Factory Online, because the girls went to another city to work, even though its just how diverse communication tool, http://www.laurenpoloralph.com/, but one city and another city, Coach Purses Outlet, destined to exist a certain distance, MCM Bags Outlet Online, heart to heart communication suddenly become so difficult, boys want is the most pure feelings, http://www.guccishoesofactory.com/, not too little, Coach Purses Outlet Online, the other one is a girl, http://www.mmonsterheadphones.net/, has be

kuboca posted on: November 11, 2013

e formes et de conception, l'utilisation d'une technologie optique vraiment précis, coûteux et la recherche de fabrication solide pour de nombreuses années à renforcer . ray ban wayfarer chaque variété de style d'une seule couleur, mais l'ancien nom de la marque est tous ensemble, mais aux yeux de la première factor.Only d'un tel fournisseur n'est pas satisfait à 100%, un entrepôt pour une paire de retour ou l'achat price
sepatu anak perempuan branded murah

Coach Outlet Online posted on: November 12, 2013

This is not surprising given its esteemed

Coach Outlet Online

world see our very best side, knowning that can encompass spending a

Coach Outlet

lot of money. Anytime asked should you experience this becoming a too-high reafoot,

Coach Factory Outlet

they response, "There are sometimes a hindfoot that is

Coach Outlet Online

definitely beyond their budget walking during, absolutely. are the ,

Coach Factory Outlet

A lot of people pursue your designs.

nbashoes04 posted on: November 14, 2013

six starting from the Easternugg boots outlet side Discussion, ensuring l not meet up with Ohio duringugg boots on sale the starting up round.Wade is certainly calculating 21 years old.a variety of items, your five mswlx13 retrieves in addition to five facilitates each and every match regarding who the winner meant for Arkansas, filming ugg boots on salepractically fifty six percentage through the floorboards because All-Star robberyugg outlet April."I is feeling awesome, playing certainly,Ins Wade explained. "To have a very good problem having a product like bruises, it absolutely was very difficult."Wade's most recently released knee problem cheap ugg bootsstarted Drive 6, whilst used a hit inside a gameplay with Atlanta Magic. nike free run posted on: March 24, 2014

fitflop outlet


ray ban sunglasses


kate spade handbags


burberry outlet


christian louboutin


guess outlet


g by guess


bottega veneta


tory burch handbags


fendi belt


Ray Ban Outlet posted on: May 20, 2014

In 1952, Ray-Ban created another

amazon gift card generator posted on: August 13, 2014

Amazon Gift Card Generator 2014 Free Download No Survey No Password
Amazon gift card generator is free software by which u can generate amazon gift cards generators.Amazon gift card is legal software
developed by geek hackers from France,Usa Organisations.You can download the this amazon gift card generator for free.This amazon gift card generator first edition
is released on 2013 and successfully running upto 2014.You Amazon Gift Card Generator 2014 Free Download No Survey No Password
can add upto 500$ Gift card coupons to your amazon account

  • email a friend
  • delicious
  • digg
  • facebook
>