A good underlay can make a good floor a great floor helping to combat wear and prolong its lifespan by as much as 50%. They can also help to increase how comfortable your carpet is due to the extra cushioning and elasticity that it provides. Another of the benefits is the noise reduction not only just for carpeted floors but also for wood and laminate floors, not just in-room noise but also the noise in rooms below. Underlay can also help improve the hygiene of your carpeted floor by preserving the carpet pile which makes it easier to clean and more hygienic. It can also help repel moisture to help prevent stains and smells in your home.
At Direct flooring and Beds we stock three types of underlay that each have a large range of benefits. Those three types of underlay are 10mm, 11mm and Renu.
10mm underlay possesses all of the above benefits and is perfect for stairways and use with extra thick carpets.
11mm underlay also possesses all of the above benefits and is great for use in heavily domesticated areas such as Living rooms, landings and Bedrooms.
Renu is a new underlay that is made from 98% recycled materials and is 100% recyclable. This underlay is long lasting due to it being made from high density foam which mean it will protect the pile of your carpet from premature wear. Renu’s high tog rating means it is very energy efficient meaning it is a great insulator meaning it will help keep your house warm as well as saving energy and keeping noise down. Renu is a 9mm underlay which means it is great to use in every area of your home.