Is 11mm underlay good?
In short, 9mm is generally best for high traffic areas such as stairs and 11mm is best for comfort areas.
How good is cloud 9 underlay?
Cloud 9 underlay is renowned for its industry-leading sound and thermal properties. Take for example the Cloud 9 Cumulus. Boasting a generous 3.1 tog rating, it provides excellent warmth for the home and may even help to cut down your energy costs.
How long does carpet underlay last?
up to 25 years
High-quality types of carpet underlay can last up to 25 years. Laminate and wood floors also last up to 25 years depending on the amount of footfall they experience. Crumb rubber outperforms all other types of underlayment in durability and it’s made from 100% recycled materials, meaning it’s environmentally friendly.
What is the best size for underlay?
Popular manufacturers make underlay of around 11mm-12mm and this is ideal. However, thick underlay on the stairs can make it challenging to fit the underlay, so you must compromise on the comfort slightly. A 9mm underlay would be far easier to fit on the stairs rather than something as much as 12mm.
How thick should underlay be?
Generally speaking 7mm is about as thin as you want to go unless you have a specialist need for something thinner, but 8-12mm is the band most manufacturers produce carpet underlay with 9-11mm being the most popular products.
Can I keep old underlay?
Yes – you should invest in new carpet underlay almost every time you lay a new carpet. The only exception is if the current underlay is less than 12 months old or in excellent condition. You may think it’s just a sales trick.
How thick is Cloud 9 Cumulus carpet underlay?
At 11 mm Cumulus is Cloud 9’s thickest underlay and is designed for use in luxury use areas were a high degree of comfort is required. Cloud 9 Cumulus carpet underlay is our Best Seller!
Where can I buy 11mm underlay for carpet?
The Carpet Underlay Shop is a leading stockist of the Cloud 9 Cumulus 11mm underlay. A good quality underlay on the market giving your carpet good levels of comfort underfoot. Cloud 9 Cumulus underlay is 11mm thick and has a printed stitch paper topping and a white non-woven fabric underside.
What are the alternatives to the Cloud 9 Cumulus underlay?
Our smart choice alternatives to the Cloud 9 Cumulus are the Deep Step 11mm, which has a higher density for a lower cost, or the Midas 10mm How thick, How Dense & Which rooms is the Cloud 9 Cumulus for? The Cloud 9 Cumulus is an 11mm thick underlay. The thickness is designed to help cushion your new flooring between the carpet and the subfloor.
What is Cloud 9 Cirrus underlay?
Cloud 9 Cirrus is a 9mm thick PU Sponge Foam underlay manufactured by Ball & Young Ltd. This quality underlay is used where a general/high degree of comfort is required around the house.