Carpet Underlay

Carpet Underlay

The right underlay is vital to how a carpet performs and feels underfoot, offering a number of benefits including less noise, lower utility bills, warmer rooms and a longer floor life. To make choosing the right underlay easy, we've split our range into sections with our expert recommendations for each.

Underlay Bestsellers

Below you will find our bestselling carpet underlays, which we recommend to the majority of our customers. Each offers great performance and value for money, making them excellent all-rounders for the majority of homes and carpets.

Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm
Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm CC041

Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm

  • Extremely high density PU foam underlay
  • Made from recycled materials
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
4.99
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm CC057

Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm

  • Luxury memory PU foam underlay
  • Highest levels of comfort and softness
  • Features a DPM membrane to combat damp
6.50
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm CC053

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm

  • Naturally Fire Retardant
  • Extremly Low VOC
  • Kind on the environment
4.99

Value Underlay

Our value underlay is affordable and ideal for those with tight budgets. It's best suited for areas with lower foot traffic.

Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 8mm
Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 8mm cc008

Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 8mm

  • Affordable underlay
  • Easy to handle and cut
  • Best for low foot traffic areas
2.99
Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 10mm
Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 10mm CC009

Carpenter Perfect Living Underlay 10mm

  • Affordable underlay
  • High tog rating for warmer rooms
  • Good noise reduction
3.49

Luxury Underlay

Each of these premium-quality underlays offers superb comfort and softness underfoot. Invest in one of these trusted underlay brands and you can be sure your carpet will look and feel its best for longer.

Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm
Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm CC040

Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm

  • High density PU foam underlay
  • Ideal for busy homes
  • High noise reduction
6.99
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm CC057

Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm

  • Luxury memory PU foam underlay
  • Highest levels of comfort and softness
  • Features a DPM membrane to combat damp
6.50
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm CC051

Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm

  • Luxury memory PU foam underlay
  • Highest levels of comfort and softness
  • Features a DPM membrane to combat damp
6.99
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 11mm
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 11mm CC050

Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 11mm

  • Luxury crumb/felt combination underlay
  • Suitable for all areas of the home
  • Good sound and thermal insulation
8.99

Heavy Duty Underlay

Heavy duty underlay is extremely high density and therefore more resistant to flattening from increased foot traffic. Perfect for busy homes or throughways.

Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm
Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm CC020

Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm

  • Heavy duty underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
  • 180 KG/M³ Density rating
4.99
Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm
Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm CC041

Tredaire Titanium Underlay 8mm

  • Heavy duty underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
  • 180 KG/M³ Density rating
4.99
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm CC049

Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm

  • Extra heavy duty underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
  • 400 KG/M³ Density rating
8.99

Natural Flooring Underlay

Natural floor coverings such as sisal, jute, seagrass and coir traditionally have latex backings and as such need to be fitted using the double stick method. You will require a specialist underlay in order to fit these carpets, and we've sourced some of the best on the market.

Durafit 650 Underlay 6.5mm
Durafit 650 Underlay 6.5mm CC097

Durafit 650 Underlay 6.5mm

  • High density crumb rubber underlay
  • Green stripe backing ensures correct installation
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
5.99
Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm
Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm CC020

Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm

  • Heavy duty underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
  • 180 KG/M³ Density rating
4.99
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm
Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm CC049

Crucial Trading Vital Underlay 9mm

  • Extremely high density underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
  • Suitable for natural flooring
8.99

Underfloor Heating Underlay

Carpets laid over underfloor heating is becoming increasingly popular, but you will need a low tog/thermal resistance underlay in order to facilitate effective heat transfer. The underlays featured in this section allow just that.

Duralay Heatflow Underlay 6.1mm
Duralay Heatflow Underlay 6.1mm CC056

Duralay Heatflow Underlay 6.1mm

  • Extremly Low Tog Rating
  • Extremely high density underlay
  • Ideal for high traffic areas
6.99
Wilsons Thermalstream Underlay 10mm
Wilsons Thermalstream Underlay 10mm CC052

Wilsons Thermalstream Underlay 10mm

  • Luxury underfloor heating underlay
  • Includes flame-retardant foam for safety
  • Excellent comfort without sacrificing heat loss
8.50

Noise Reduction Underlay

The underlays in this section are thicker and have high decibel ratings, which helps to reduce the amount of sound that passes through the underlay. They are ideal for properties with creaky floorboards, noisy neighbours above/below or young children who like to make their presence known.

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm CC054

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm

  • Naturally Fire Retardant
  • Extremly Low VOC
  • Kind on the environment
5.99
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm CC057

Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 10mm

  • Luxury memory PU foam underlay
  • Highest levels of comfort and softness
  • Features a DPM membrane to combat damp
6.50
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm
Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm CC051

Wilsons Plushwalk Underlay 12mm

  • Luxury memory PU foam underlay
  • Highest levels of comfort and softness
  • Features a DPM membrane to combat damp
6.99
Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm
Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm CC040

Ball And Young Cloud 9 Super Underlay 10mm

  • High density PU foam underlay
  • Ideal for busy homes
  • High noise reduction
6.99

Eco Friendly Underlay

The underlays in this section are eco friendly, don't contain any chemicals and have extremly low VOC. Springbond underlay is made from recycled plastics to create a higher performance alternative to PU foam underlays, with minimal environmental impact.

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm CC053

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 9mm

  • Naturally Fire Retardant
  • Extremly Low VOC
  • Kind on the environment
4.99
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm
Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm CC054

Texfelt Springbond Eco Underlay 11mm

  • Naturally Fire Retardant
  • Extremly Low VOC
  • Kind on the environment
5.99
Texfelt SpringbondFR Eco Underlay 7mm
Texfelt SpringbondFR Eco Underlay 7mm CC055

Texfelt SpringbondFR Eco Underlay 7mm

  • Naturally Fire Retardant
  • Extremly Low VOC
  • Suitable for natural flooring
5.99

Rugs & Runners Underlay

If you're looking to increase the comfort and logevity of a rug or hallway runner, consider using these underlays, which feature a reduced thickness without compromising performance.

Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm
Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm CC020

Carpenter Extrastep Underlay 6mm

  • Can be used underneath runners
  • Highly dense underlay
  • 180 KG/M³ Density rating
4.99

Underlay Key Stats

Product TOG Density Decibel Rating Double Stick Underfloor Heating Price
B&Y Cloud 9 Contract 8mm 2.00 167 KG/M³ 36DB YES NO £5.99m²
B&Y Cloud 9 Super 10mm 2.30 166 KG/M³ 39-42DB NO NO £6.99m²
Carpenter Extrastep 6mm 1.50 180 KG/M³ 33DB YES YES £4.99m²
Carpenter Perfect Living 8mm 2.53 100 KG/M³ 37DB NO NO £2.99m²
Carpenter Perfect Living 10mm 2.86 100 KG/M³ 41DB NO NO £2.99m²
Crucial Trading Vital 9mm 1.70 400 KG/M³ 33DB YES NO £8.99m²
Crucial Trading Vital 11mm 2.67 N/A 34DB NO NO £8.99m²
Durafit 650 6.5mm 0.83 415 KG/M³ 29DB YES YES £5.99m²
Duralay Heatflow 6.1mm 0.75 495 KG/M³ 31DB NO YES £6.99m²
Texfelt Springbond Eco 9mm 2.3 100 KG/M³ 41DB NO NO £4.99m²
Texfelt Springbond Eco 11mm 2.1 100 KG/M³ 57DB NO NO £5.99m²
Texfelt SpringbondFR Eco 7mm 1.66 NA 45DB YES NO £5.99m²
Tredaire Titanium 8mm 2.20 180 KG/M³ 39DB NO NO £4.99m²
Wilsons Plushwalk 10mm 2.80 100 KG/M³ 44DB NO NO £6.50m²
Wilsons Plushwalk 12mm 3.30 100 KG/M³ 48DB NO NO £6.99m²
Wilsons Thermalstream 10mm Functional TOG of 0.8 80 KG/M³ 36DB NO YES £8.50m²