To prevent possible humidity problems with your wood.
Can DURA products be used over radiant heated floors?
Can you nail or staple wood floors over DURA-SON and DURA-SON MB?
We do not recommend nailing or stapling through our underlayments due to the sound transmission through the attachment and to the possible flexing of the material, which could eventually lead to a squeaky floor.
Will rubber meet fire rating/radiant panel test?
Yes, passes class 1 as an assembly.
What is the difference between IIC and FIIC?
FIIC : Field Impact Insulation Class
IIC: Impact Insulation Class
They are measurements that determine the absorption of impact noise. The IIC is made in a lab, while the FIIC is made on site.
What does NRC mean?
Noise Reduction Coefficient
It is the noise measured within a room.
What does decibel (dB) mean?
A decibel is the unit used to measure the intensity or loudness of sound. For example human voice is measured at approximately 65db. A decibel is not an indication of sound insulation.
Can DURA products help achieve LEED credits?
Which side goes face down?
Should DURA-SON seams be sealed with a duct tape?
Yes. For the DURA-SON MB, we recommend a vapour barrier tape.
Which DURA product can you use under ceramic tile?
Can parquet be used over DURA products?
How long will DURA undercushions last?
The lifetime of the product under which they are installed.