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Carpet underlay sits beneath your flooring to provide a range of different benefits. It protects your flooring against heavy wear and extends its lifespan.
Browse our range now for a comfortable and insulating carpet underlay that adds a touch of luxury to your property.
You will need the right carpet underlay for the subfloor in your home,you can buy the roll or by the square metre.Samples are also available online.
Our carpet underlay products are ideal for most floor types and we do have a superb selection of laminate, vinyl, and wood underlays too.
Cant see what your looking for or simply need a little help?… then contact the experts today.
What is the purpose of carpet underlay?
Carpet underlay is one of those purchases that is usually just “added” to the carpet and based on price rather than knowing exactly what it can do for you, it has some great properties.
Although it may seem a waste of time and money if you don’t even see it, the underlay is just as important as the carpet itself and carpet fitting should never be carried out without an underlay and carpet gripper first – with the one extremely rare exception that your carpet has an underlay already built in,such as a “felt backed” carpet but you can still put carpet underlay down first.
We have all been in that house and felt how lovely the carpet was,super luxury underfoot but why?
Underlay,underlay and underlay,getting the right underlay and you too can have that luxury feel no matter what carpet you put on it.
Carpet Underlay ultimately offers protection against the inevitable wear and tear that comes with kids running,people walking and pets doing what they do best.
Underlay can help reduce significant heat loss, combined with the carpet,the right underlay and carpet can be as insulating as a duvet on your bed!Therefore keeping your energy bills to a minimum and keeping the room warmer.
Depending on how thick the carpet underlay is depends on the amount of noise reduction it will give. However, any underlay should help to reduce the noise of heavy footsteps or movement of furniture to some extent.
Heavy furniture can sometimes leave lasting marks on soft carpets, but with an underlay the chances of indentation marks are minimized, helping extend the life of your carpet even further,especially if you go for a crumb rubber underlay such as Tredaire Teadmore carpet underlay.
How do I know which underlay I need?
So now you understand why you need to have carpet underlay, let’s take a look at which one you will need for your carpet.
Ideally what do you want it to do?
Hmmm……Feel really nice,could do with heat insulation and the noise of the kids running round drives me bonkers!
Thickness…..10/11mm thick,the thicker it is the nicer is will feel
Heat Insulation….check out the tog value,anything between 0.1 and 1tog is really for putting on underfloor heating,1.1 and 2tog is a standard underlay ,2and 3tog your getting there,3tog plus and your top end!
Impact Noise Reduction…..Got a noisy kids? Kids running round? Check out Impact Noise Reduction which is measured in Db…the lower the number the noisier it is.So look out for products with a Db of 40db plus,Tredaire Colours Red carpet underlay has a 46Db reduction,Tredaire Dreamwalk carpet underlay a 43Db reduction for examples…fab!
You dont have to buy the underlay from the same place you’ve purchased your carpet.
Retailers usually only have a handful of underlay types and tend to sway customers to the product they have instock,so do you home work and ask yourself…How do I want the carpet underlay to feel and what benefits would i prefer to have.
Carpet underlay sits beneath your flooring to provide a range of different benefits. It protects your flooring against heavy wear and extends its lifespan.We are specialists in carpet underlay from Duralay,Tredaire and Cloud 9 carpet underlays, with a vast knowledge and great selection of all the best UK carpet underlays online.Browse our range now for a comfortable and insulating carpet underlay that adds a touch of luxury to your property. You will need the right carpet underlay for the subfloor in your home. Our carpet underlay products are ideal for most floor types and we do have a superb selection of laminate, vinyl, and wood underlays too.
The best carpet underlay for comfort
A luxury carpet underlay are thick, dense and spongy, providing unrivalled underfoot cushioning. Our high-quality ranges enhance the elasticity of the flooring in your home. They absorb impacts and cushion your feet when you walk. Meaning, your carpets are incredibly comfortable.
No 1 Tredaire Dreamwalk
No 2 Tredaire Citra
No 3 Tredaire Colours Red
Carpet underlay Improves your insulation
Underlays with high tog ratings provide extra insulation for your home. The thick, dense materials block cold air and prevent warm air from escaping. They retain a lot of heat and could help cut your energy bills by up to 15%!
Check out our great range here for underlays
No 1 Tredaire Dreamwalk
No 2 Tredaire Citra
No 3 Tredaire Sensation
Find a carpet underlay to reduce noise
A carpeted floor with an good quality underlay will act as a barrier to sound, helping you to enjoy a quieter home. They also reduce noise in rooms below.Check out the Impact Sound Reduction figures!
Underlays that reduce impact sound
Peace and quiet is essential. That’s why it is often desirable to reduce impact sound, especially when the noise of footfall from upstairs rooms is causing an interruption to your home environment. If you live in a first or second floor flat, you may also wish to lower your impact sound, as this can make a real difference to the quality of life of those living below you.
An easy way to reduce impact sound is by choosing a good quality underlay. Whether you have carpeted or hard wood floors, the right underlay can make a big difference.
When it comes to your carpets, underlay can help to reduce impact sound, thanks to two factors. The first is the sponginess of the underlay. The second is the thickness of the underlay. The spongier and thicker your underlay is, the more effective it will be at muffling footfall noises.
Conveniently, these factors also add up to a more comfortable underlay. Therefore, the best underlays for reducing impact sound will also be the ones that provide the best comfort.
No 1 Tredaire Colours Red
No 2 Tredaire Dreamwalk
No 3 Tredaire Citra