Underlay what's it for?
Underlay acts as a shock-absorber against wear and tear and will prevent the carpet pile from flattening. A good underlay should extend the lifetime of your carpet significantly. Underlay has many benefits.
It main function is to protect against the wear and tear of life and can keep your carpet looking good for longer. A crumb rubber and felt underlay is, in our opinion, the best underlay to use in high traffic areas like stairs and landings.
Underlay can help reduce significant heat loss, keeping your room warmer and help reduce your energy bills. We have underlays from 0.6 to 5 TOG values.
Underlay will help to reduce the noise of heavy footsteps or movement of furniture and is measured in a decibel rating. Our recycled bottle underlay offers an unparalleled level of acoustic insulation and environmental credentials.
Heavy furniture can sometimes leave lasting marks on soft carpets, but with an underlay the chances of indentation marks are reduced, helping extend the life of your carpet even further.
And apart from all the practical benefits a layer of padding gives you a cosy carpet underfoot