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SmartStick -  Flooring Underlayment for Hardwood, laminate, bamboo and vinyl flooring underlayment for fast glue and nail free installation! Dampen sound, protect your floor from harmful moisture and provide thermal insulation. They are easy to install and can be used with floating, glue-down or nail-down installations. 

Please note this is a related self-adhesive underlayment video. 

SmartStick self-adhesive underlayment is suitable for all hardwood glue down and floating, LVT, and vinyl plank flooring installations. Offers the best support, moisture protection and sound absorption for your floors.
  • No trowel-applied adhesives being used
  • Install hardwood LVT/vinyl plank on most surfaces, especially       concrete
  • Easy to install and ready to walk on when installation is complete
  • Made with high-density polyurethane foam
  • Reduces floor noise by providing excellent sound absorption
  • 100% recyclable and environmentally friendly
  • Contains Ultra-Fresh® anti microbial treatment
  • Eliminates minor subfloor imperfections
  • Adds thermal value and suitable for use with radiant heat flooring

SmartStick maintains the beauty of your floor like nothing else.
SmartStick underlayment can stand up to the pressure.


ADVANTAGES
  • No trowel-applied adhesives being used
  • Install LVT/vinyl plank on most surfaces, especially concrete
  • Easy to install and ready to walk on when installation is complete
  • Crushpruf™ technology, eliminates minor subfloor imperfections
  • Suitable for radiant heat flooring systems
  • Provides acoustical sound control in multi story homes, condos, high rises
  • Offers the industry's best limited lifetime warranty

APPROVED SUBSTRATES
  • Dry, completely cured concrete (at least 14 days old with HVAC operating)
  • 3/4" interior plywood, OSB flooring, gypcrete (must be primed)
  • Waterproofing and crack-isolation membranes
  • Existing vinyl, wood, and laminate floors

FLOOR PREPARATION
  • Subfloor should be dry, clean, and level
  • Concrete floors that have a moisture content reading of 7 lbs per 1,000 square feet in a 24 hour period must be sealed or a 6 mil polyethylene film installed to prevent moisture from causing damage. Allow moisture barrier film to run up the walls a few inches and trimmed after installation. Also overlap each layer of 6 mil film approximately 8" and seal the seams with moisture resistant tape.
  • Follow the vinyl manufacturer's installation instructions for any additional preparation

QUICK AND EASY INSTALLATION
  1. Subfloor should be dry, clean, and level
  2. Roll out the first row of underlayment with the white film up next to the wall perpendicular to the direction of the installed flooring.
  3. Roll out all remaining rolls of underlayment in the same manner butting the underlayment next to adjoining roll and do not overlap. Do not tape the seams.
  4. Peel back the top right corner of the white release liner film (approximately 8" in a 45 degree angle) on each roll of underlayment on the floor at the starting wall so that the adhesive mesh is exposed.
  5. Set out the first row of vinyl planks across the Silencer SA underlayment along the full length of the starting wall. Lock or position the ends in space with a rubber hammer. Do not press the planks onto the corner of the exposed adhesive at this time.
  6. Position the second row of vinyl planks across the full width of the wall, joining the planks together with their locking edge.
  7. Holding firmly to these two rows of planks, slowly pull back the white plastic release liner from under the planks to the outer edge of the planks to expose the adhesive mesh. The angle of the release liner should now be perpendicular to the edge of the planks. Press the rows firmly onto the adhesive.
  8. Position the third row of planks (locking planks to previous row) and pulling the release liner to the outer edge of the installed row of flooring. Press the row firmly onto the adhesive.
  9. Repeat this process on each row of plank flooring until installation is complete. (Make sure each vinyl plank is securely fastened to the adjoining vinyl plank so no gaps are showing)
  10. Now that the flooring is installed, walk on the flooring to assure there is a tight bond between the vinyl planks and the Silencer SA underlayment. Trim any excess moisture barrier film that may have been used and install the baseboards or other moldings.

PACKAGING

Available in 3' x 33.34' (100 sq. ft.) rollsTECHNICAL DATA
100% High-Density Polyurethane foam underlayment bonded to a moisture vapor film
Thickness — .065"
Density — 30 LBS
Weight — 2.65 oz/sq.ft.
Antimicrobial Treatment — ULTRA-FRESH™
Thermal Resistance — R-Value .23
Compression Resistance ASTM D3676 — 41.51 psi
Compression Set ASTM D3574 — 4 %
Flammability Rating — Passes Federal Flammability Standards DOC-FF-1-70
Smoke Density — Passes, 110 max
Product Emissions — Exceeds VOC emissions requirements, environmentally friendlySOUND ABSORPTION PROPERTIES

Impact Insulation Class (IIC) This method is to measure the impact sound transmission performance of a floor-ceiling assembly (sound transmission through the floor)

IIC               Sub-Floor

53          6" concrete with NO ceiling assembly

73          6" concrete with ceiling assembly




Sound Transmission Class (STC) This method is to measure the air-borne sound insolating property of a partition element for effectiveness in blocking sound
STC             Sub-Floor
51          6" concrete with NO ceiling assembly
68          6" concrete with ceiling assembly

LEED Credits
MR 6 — Rapidly renewable resource
EQ 4.3 — low emitting VOC's

SPECIAL NOTES OF INTEREST
  • During installation, a vinyl plank can be removed and repositioned. Carefully pull up the plank with extra caution to not damage the underlayment adhesive layer and adjoining planks, then reinstall.
  • The use of blue painters tape or weighted objects can be used to hold planks in place during installation.
  • Always follow the vinyl manufacturer's instructions for acclimating the flooring and proper plank length layout.

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