Underlay needed with laminate?

Postby lee0120 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:38 am

I am laying a laminate floor, the floor is reasonably flat, does it matter if there is no underlay underneath, and if it does matter, why? Thanks
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Postby kbrownie » Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:57 pm

Hi lee0120,
It depends where you are laying floor, in the main it is used to absorb sound (foot noise) But if you are laying on concrete/stone you do need to put a waterproof membrane down to stop any damp that may come from the floor.
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