Silver Laminate and Wood Flooring Underlay - 3mm

Room Suitability

  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Dining
  • Bedroom
SKU UNS103
Accessories For Engineered Wood, Laminate Flooring, Solid Wood
Accessories Type Underlay
Thickness 3mm
Length 15m
Width 1m
Underfloor Heating Yes
Pack Size 15m2
Impact Sound Reduction 19Db
Sub Floor Wood and Concrete
Tog Rating 0.5 Tog
Cushion Factor Good
Damp Proof Membrane Yes
Guarantee 8 Years

When purchasing any Solid, Engineered Wood or Laminate Flooring one of the most important things to consider is a suitable underlay - however, it is often overlooked.

Our 3mm Silver Laminate and Wood Flooring Underlay is our mid range underlay which is suitable for all types of wood and laminate flooring. It is also suitable for use on concrete and wooden subfloors.

This underlay has a built in DPM (Damp Proof Membrane) for added protection against any damp that could damage your floor. With a sound reduction factor of 19db, this underlay will eliminate any noise traveling by this amount - a useful feature if you enjoy listening to music or have a noisy family!

Each roll covers 15m2 (15m x 1m) and has a thickness of 3mm. Silver underlay comes with a 8 year guarantee for that added piece of mind.

Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring Installation:

Method 1 - ‘Floating floor’. This is a popular method in which PVA glue is used along the groove joints on a tongue and groove or click floor, so the tongue once inserted will stay put. This strong bond helps keep the planks stable. No adhesive or nails are used elsewhere, and the floor is simply laid on top of the subfloor. This method allows the floor to breath as it isn’t fixed. Underlays should be used with this method.

Method 2 - Sticking the floor down. You can use flooring adhesives or a ‘secret nailing’ method to keep the flooring attached to the subfloor underneath. This is the preferred to the floating floor method, and ensures the floor stays highly stable without changing its appearance.

Laminate Flooring Installation:

Laminate flooring is easily installed with the floating floor method in which the planks simply click together. Alternatively, for extra stability an adhesive may be used. It is common and advised to use an underlay underneath laminate flooring.

LVT Installation:

LVT is installed either through the floating floor method due to the click joining system, or glued to the subfloor with adhesive. This is the same method as with laminate flooring, except underlay is less commonly used.

Here are a few important tips:

  • Always leave a 10mm expansion gap.
  • Install flooring on a level sub floor.
  • Leave engineered flooring to acclimatise for at least 48 hours in the room it is due to be installed in.
  • Leave solid wood flooring to acclimatise for at least 7 days in the room it is due to be installed in.
  • Leave laminate or LVT flooring to acclimatise for at least 24 hours in the room it is due to be installed in.

At Luxury Flooring, we pride ourselves on our dedication to customer services. That’s why we offer a number of express delivery options.

For standard delivery, all products are delivered within 3-5 working days. In addition to a speedy service, all orders above €1000 come with free delivery!

All our deliveries are made between 9am-6pm. If you need your flooring delivered at a specific time, or on a Saturday, arrangements can be made following a minor surcharge.

For more information regarding charges, delivery options, and international orders, visit our dedicated delivery page.