Description - Combining the benefits of cork and foam underlayment, Total Comfort Underlayment is specially designed for use with LVT, and is also great for use with laminate and engineered hardwood flooring. This foam cork underlay reduces impact and step sound, adds comfort underfoot, while also featuring an attached vapor barrier for basement and slab installations.
Material - Total Comfort LVT Underlayment is made from a combination of high performance recycled foam and cork granules with an attached vapor barrier and acoustical dampening properties
Width - 39.4"
Length - 30.47'
Thickness - 1.8mm (.07”).
Weight - Each roll weighs ~13 lbs
Recommended Uses - Total Comfort LVT Underlayment is recommended for use with luxury vinyl tiles, luxury vinyl planks, laminate wood flooring, engineered wood floors, floating cork floors, floating bamboo, and more.
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LVT Total Comfort Underlayment Instructions
- The room, underlayment, flooring materials and adhesives must be maintained at 65 to 85 degrees F and the relative humidity below 60% for 48 hours prior to, during and after the installation.
- All subfloor work should be structurally sound, clean and level. The moisture content of the subfloor should not be more than 10 lbs. Per 1000 s/f 24rs as measured via a Calcium Chloride test, before the underlayment is applied.
- Underlayment must be installed perpendicular to the length of the plank being installed and the moisture barrier must be facing up towards the floor.
- Determine the layout, noting that the seams of the underlay are at least 4” away form the seams of the material being installed.
- Cut the underlayment to the desired length and position it in the space to be covered.
- A 1/4” space needs to be maintained between the material and any walls or fixed objects for expansion and contraction.
- Cut the second sheet of underlay to length and position it with seam butted tightly to the first sheet.
- Secure the sheets with tape.
- Proceed to cover the entire room, making sure the sheets are tightly butted together, without gaps.
Note: Gaps in the underlayment may “telegraph” through some resilient floors, so the underlayment should be installed as smoothly and as well seamed as possible.