On our faq page, you can find questions about flooring underlayment and floor heating systems. Get helpful information to assist with your purchase decisions and address any concerns you may have.

If you are looking for a test report please send an email to [email protected] and specify the product and type of report you are needing. We would be more than happy to email you a copy of any testing data that we have.

AbsorbaSound can be used in place of a cement board or uncoupling mat.

AbsorbaSound is a sound barrier that will help to reduce the transfer of noise between levels, in either direction.

AbsorbaSound is designed to be installed under your floor covering. We cannot attest to the effectiveness when used under an area rug.

AbsorbaSound is suitable for use under ceramic tile. We would feel confident in the use of our product in the application described, however we would recommend getting approval from the manufacturer of the uncoupling membrane as well.

AbsorbaSound comes in various thicknesses. The 2mm thick product, 200 square foot roll will weigh approximately 75lbs. Other thicknesses are listed on our spec sheet which can be viewed on the AbsorbaSound product page.

AbsorbaSound is not currently approved for use under turf products, as we have no testing data to determine suitability.

SoundStep LV does have an integrated moisture barrier. The Perm rating for SoundStep LV is 0.14Perm. The WVTR (water vapor transmission rate) is 0.18lbs/1000sf/24hrs.

SoundStep LV does have an attached vapor barrier, which will offer water protection for your plywood subfloor.

SoundStep LV can be installed over existing sheet vinyl, provided the flooring manufacturer approves it as a suitable substrate. SoundStep LV is not approved for use with peel and stick tile. Please consider using an alternative flooring product, such as luxury vinyl tile or plank over SoundStep LV.

SoundStep LV is not approved for use with sheet vinyl. Please consider using an alternative flooring product, such as luxury vinyl tiles or planks over SoundStep LV. Telegraphing is a very common problem with sheet vinyl, where the imperfections in the subfloor become visible at the surface.