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What is the best way to fix the hollow sound that comes from walking on pre-engineered floors?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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I would like pre-engineered floors in my Florida apartment but was told not to do so because of the hollow sound that occurs when walking on them. The sub-floor is concrete. Is there a special underlayment to correct this or some other solution?




 

 

I would like pre-engineered floors in my Florida apartment but was told not to do so because of the hollow sound that occurs when walking on them. The sub-floor is concrete. Is there a special underlayment to correct this or some other solution?

Unfortunately, since pre-engineer floors are typically floating, you cannot eleminate that hollow sound. However, there are a few pre-engineered floors which are allowed to be directly glues to the concrete...



 

 

 
 
 
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