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underfelt

thick felt laid between floorboards and carpet to increase insulation and resilience

underfelt

1. A dry sheet of asphaltic felt.See underlayment, 2.
2. A padding material comprised of hair felt, or some combination of felt and jute, laid directly on the floor, over which carpet is installed; a type of underlayment.
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In buying stair-carpets he stressed that lack of underfelt was a false economy and that a close weave was far more important that a long pile.
Contract Notice: This contract comprises the full removal of the existing slate roof coverings and underfelt.
Had the underfelt been faulty or not fit for its purpose then you could have insisted on a refund.
Turn it once as it nears completion, then cover it with straw or old underfelt and leave it for a month before turning it again.
I BOUGHT carpet and underfelt for my house, but when my old carpet was lifted, I discovered that the original felt was still in good condition.