“Professionals involved with the installation of flooring must choose materials for a variety of projects. Whether selecting options for stone, tile, vinyl, hardwood, laminate or carpet installations, project teams are expected to be experts; to know the ideal solution for every scenario; and to deliver it on time and on budget. Beyond this baseline, however, is the need to deliver a space that performs behind the scenes to reduce and isolate footfall or impact noise, and allow the space to function as intended — whether it’s a commercial, home or public space.
Acoustical floor underlayments are becoming increasingly important on new and retrofit construction projects. As with any construction project, it is most cost effective to create an acoustically correct floor during the planning stage, rather than trying to correct the problem later in the process…”
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“Choosing the Right Acoustical Underlayment”
By: Jamie Vallee
September 1, 2015