Does laminate flooring with attached padding still need underlayment?

Does laminate flooring with attached padding still need underlayment?

So no, you don't need underlayment for laminate with attached pad. In fact, combining attached pad and underlayment is not just a waste of money, there's a good chance it will damage your laminate installation. However, make sure your attached pad comes with a moisture barrier.

Do I need underlayment for vinyl flooring with attached pad?

If you're laying the LVP over an existing cushion-backed vinyl floor or a below-grade tile floor, then you won't need to use an underlayment. ... You also do not need an underlayment if your vinyl plank flooring has underlayment installed, however, you may need a vapor barrier.

Can you put padding under laminate flooring?

Underlayment, or “padding” as it's often called, is the spongy, closed-cell plastic foam sheet that comes in rolls. ... Underlayment is not optional. If your laminate planks don't have it already attached, we recommend that you buy rolls of underlayment on which to install your laminate floor.

What kind of padding goes under laminate flooring?

Best underlay for laminate flooring is foam or cork. Best underlay for laminate flooring is foam because it is simple to install, it is a good sound barrier, and is very cost effective. Some best foams have attached additional layer which functions as the best moisture barrier.

What's the best thickness for vinyl flooring?

4mm to 6mm

How many mm should vinyl flooring be?

12 mil

Is vinyl flooring cheaper than laminate?

Cost effective: Laminate floors are an affordable alternative to hardwood floors. And when it comes to laminate vs vinyl flooring, laminate wins in the price category.

Is vinyl flooring good for bathrooms?

VinylVinyl plank flooring is extremely durable and waterproof, making it a natural choice for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens. Sheet vinyl has long been a popular choice (there are no seams for water to seep through), however these days I prefer to use vinyl plank.