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What underlay for parquet
I read that block parquet is usually glued to plywood, but is it possible to use wood fiberboard underlay and secret nailing instead?
Edit: wrote foam but it's wood fiberboard, like the one found at B&Q. Thanks for your answers!
No, sorry, not an option , unless there's an engineered parquet on the market [possibly Bruce ] even then it would be either nails or foam underlay ,never both. Regards Lance.
Answered 11th Jun 2012
The underlay would eventually weaken the grab of the nails and your floor would be on the move. Glue is the only option but remember to use a flexible adhesive so it can allow the floor to expand and contract. Cheers, Craig
Answered 12th Jun 2012
You can get a parquet effect laminate that you can have over an underlay.
Answered 9th Jul 2012