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underfelt

thick felt laid between floorboards and carpet to increase insulation and resilience
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
Had the underfelt been faulty or not fit for its purpose, then a refund would have been appropriate.
I BOUGHT carpet and underfelt for my house, but when my old carpet was lifted, I discovered the original felt was still in good condition.
They're great for preventing draughts from coming up through timber floors, just don't forget the underfelt.