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Old 10-18-2014, 09:46 PM   #1
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Carpet Underlay.... how thick.....


How thick can you go without getting into trouble? I think the standard is 1/2 inch.... can you go 3/4 or 1 inch, and what would happen if you did?
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Are you talking about carpet pad, or underlayment.
Two completely different things.
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Sorry, carpet pad.
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The carpet would not wear right and would most likely wrinkle. You would shorten the life of the carpet and void all warranties.
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Any reason your thinking you need it that thick?
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Industry standard has been 7/16 for a long time now. 3/8 is commonly used on lower pile carpet. I'd be more worried about density and construction that getting a thicker pad. Go with a 8lb or higher pad. You might even want to step up to a memory or urethane foam if you want the best out there.
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Any reason your thinking you need it that thick?
No.
We're going with standard 1/2 inch. I was just curious.
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If you are talking about carpet pad or foam, then 10mm Thick Carpet Underlay Roll is good.
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