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underlayment or not on concrete slab?

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I am going to install a "Swiftlock" laminate (item #171683 from Lowes), I do not want a "hollow" sounding floor. I know I need a vapor barrier but do I need a foam underlayment as well?
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You will want to look at the more premium types of laminate underlayments that will give you your vapor barrier, sound deadening, and a little extra insulation.
Lowes should have that in stock for you.
All laminates sound hollow to me. That is because THEY ARE HOLLOW.:eek:
We used sound solutions brand as vapor barrier on our laminate. It worked well,no clackity clack when walking on the floors.
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