Advice

 

 

 

Carpet Underlay Advice

 

New underlay makes the carpet :

 

• Feel better (new underlay can make the carpet feel luxurious underfoot)
• Look better (new underlay will help to sustain the appearance of the carpet) 
• Last longer (new underlay will ensure that the carpet lasts for its expected life)

 

What Types Are Available :

 

• Thick sponge underlay for luxurious underfoot comfort
• Medium sponge underlay for bedrooms
• Basic sponge underlay for spare bedrooms
• Crumb rubber underlay for high traffic areas
• Crumb rubber underlay for double /single stick applications to suit wheelchairs, walking aids, natural floor coverings or border carpets.
• Sponge rubber underlay for underfloor heating under carpet / wood & laminate flooring

 

Master bedroom :  

 

Looking for medium underfoot comfort –
Recommend a medium sponge underlay  

 

Conservatory (at rear) : 

 

With a natural floorcovering (such as coir, sisal or seagrass) – 
Recommend a double stick crumb underlay 

 

Lounge : 

 

Looking for luxurious underfoot  comfort –
recommend a thick sponge underlay.

Underfloor heating –
Recommend a specialist underfloor heating underlay with a low tog rating  

 

Hallway :  

 

Laminate flooring: looking to reduce sound – recommend a noise reducing underlay 

 

Staircase & Landing : 

 

Looking for durability due to high traffic
Recommend a crumb rubber underlay

 

Spare Bedroom : 

 

Looking for minimal underfoot comfort
Recommend a basic sponge underlay  

 

Dining room : 

 

Heavy furniture may be moved around for entertaining
Recommend a crumb rubber or PU underlay

 

Are wheelchairs/ walking aids used?  

 

Is there a border carpet?
Recommend a double / single stick crumb rubber underlay