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un·der·lay·ment

 (ŭn′dər-lā′mənt)
n.
See underlay1.

underlayment

(ˌʌndəˈleɪmənt)
n
(Building) US a lower layer as under carpet or roofing tiles
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Noun1.underlayment - a pad placed under a carpetunderlayment - a pad placed under a carpet    
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
underfelt - a carpet pad of thick felt
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the work will consist of insulating and sealing the lower part and also the upper part, with the option of laying insulation and bituminous underlayment. the market is split into two lots, one of which contains options.
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Capital Lumber will also distribute Surround SR Underlayment, a new synthetic roofing underlayment developed by Typar.
To save down-time, flooring contractors FLO-DEK (UK) Ltd of' Wolverhampton used a complete Altro flooring system, including the sub floor screed and surface damp proofing, using AltroPol underlayment screed and AltroProof surface damp proof membrane.
It is a hybrid system that is a combination of a resilient rubber underlayment and a top layer of urethane.
One of the best ways to help a roof do its job is to use a high-quality underlayment. Now required by all three major building codes, the products reduce the chances of water infiltration from wind-driven rain or ice dams.
Similar to the company's Cedar Breather wood roofing underlayment, the ventilating and self-draining rainscreen is a 3-D nylon matrix that installs over housewrap and under cladding, providing a continuous space for drying, channels for drainage, a thermal break, and pressure equalization.
S2 Technology products will be available in several product categories including soffits, underlayment, concrete forms, and project panels.
There is opportunity for flooring underlayment materials, used primarily under resilient and ceramic floor tile, and laminate flooring.