3/8″ Serena Mat® Soundproofing Floor Underlay reduces footfall noise (IIC) and blocks airborne sound (STC) all in one step. Serena Mat Floor Underlay can be used on many floor types, with any sub floor assembly, without making any changes to your current construction. For details on soundproofing your floor make sure you take a look at our “How to Soundproof a Floor” solution article. If you can not deal with the problem floor itself and want some peace and quiet in the room below make sure you read “How to Soundproof a Ceiling.”
Serena Underlay Mat® Soundproofing Flooring Underlay Features
Serena Mat® Underlay has been used in hundreds of new and renovation soundproofing installation projects.
- 93% Recycled Materials
- Made in the United States
- Serena Mat adds weight to the floor, blocking airborne sound and giving it a high STC rating.
- Serena Mat absorbs the noise from footsteps on rigid floors. You will hear fewer footsteps from above.
- Serena Mat™ Underlay will be used to “float” a new double layered sub floor, effectively decoupling the direct connection. An excellent option when compared to poured gypsum topping and an additional plywood subfloor.
- Serena Mat Floor Underlay can be glued down directly for Engineered Hardwood.
- Material: Serena Mat is three different densities of recycled crumb rubber bonded into sheets.
- Pattern: Flat Textured
- Features: Resists mold, mildew, and fungal growth.
- Thickness: 3/16″ and 3/8″
- Size: 4′x25′ (100 sqft)
- Weight: 3/16” is 75 lbs per roll, and 3/8” is 140 lbs. per roll
- Color: Black
- Flammability: Pill Test CPSC Std. FF 1-70 PASSEDR-Value: ASTM C518 0.14-.019
- Tensile Strength: ASTM D412 (psi)129 min (5/64” thick mat)
- Installation: Latex Adhesive
6 Concrete Structure - Acoustical Report
|STC||IIC||Source Side||Underlayment||Slab||Test #|
|62||41||Carpet / Padding|
|55||46||None||3/8" Serena Underlay Mat™|
|62||70||Carpet and Padding|
Serena Underlay on TJI Framing - Acoustical Report
|STC||IIC||Source Side||Underlayment||Framing||Test #|
|47||44||None||None||Plywood Wood TJI R19 Insulation 5/8" Gypsum||TLF_97-025a|
|57||54||Wood||3/8" Serena Underlay Mat™|
|69||58||Carpet and Padding|
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