Flooring - What materials are these?

Discussion in 'Getting Started FAQ' started by NewTo-HandyMan, May 27, 2021.

  1. NewTo-HandyMan

    NewTo-HandyMan New Member

    Years of leak found recently under the laminated floor. Part of them rotten and can't be used. I am trying to find all the layers above the concrete floor. This is my first attempt.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Layer-1 : Fibreglass material ?? - Please hep with the name.
    Layer-2: Floor matting ?? - Please help with the name
    Layer-3.a : Swan treaded timber : https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Treated-Sawn-Timber---19-x-38-x-1800mm/p/235009 - Am I correct?
    Layer-3.b : Polystyrene ?? - Please help with the name
    Layer-4 : Floor Board ?? - Please help with the name
    Layer-5 : Flooring Underlay - Am I correct?
    Layer-6 : Laminated flooring

    Thank you!
     

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  2. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    Reads like an exam!
     
  3. CGN

    CGN Screwfix Select

    Looks like someone’s laid a floating floor over the top of concrete...including the old carpet!
     
  4. NewTo-HandyMan

    NewTo-HandyMan New Member

    It doesn't look like carpet. I see some yellowish rubber / plastic bottom of the material (My door mat also have the yellowish bit). I am not tradesperson, so not sure carpet comes with yellowish rubber / plastic.
     
  5. CGN

    CGN Screwfix Select

    what’s the black carpet under the timbers?
     
  6. jonathanc

    jonathanc Screwfix Select

    agreed.

    I’d just rip out lay celotex and float 22mm chipboard on top
     

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