While Basement Systems and Total Basement Finishing do not recommend installation of linoleum, tile, or hardwood flooring on top of its floor matting (hardwood flooring is NEVER a good idea in a finished or unfinished basement), ThermalDry® Basement Floor Matting is an appropriate surface for your wall-to-wall carpeting or padding installations. We recommend installing carpeting with tack strips instead of gluing it to the panels (although it has been done) so that you may still use the same subfloor again and again with new carpeting. Normal carpeting will not generally be as easy to dry in the case of a wet basement as the finished ThermalDry® basement floor systems, but it will provide you with a world of options when you’re finishing your basement! One variety of our flooring includes the ThermalDry® basement carpeting floor tiles.
Thermal Dry Floor Matting tiles have no decorative finish. They may be used as a subfloor under carpeting or left plain.
If you’re not planning on finishing your basement, ThermalDry® Basement Floor Matting is still a good idea, as it will provide that vapor barrier and thermal break between your cold basement floor and the rest of the basement. Additionally, it prevents water vapor from getting trapped underneath, festering, and growing mold, making your basement more useful for safe storage of your valuable and important personal possessions. For more basement finishing ideas and information, contact your local Total Basement Finishing basement remodeling contractor for a free basement remodeling quote! For other basement flooring ideas, see our other ThermalDry® products, including ceramic basement floor tiles and the basement carpeting floor tiles. Also exclusive to TBF basement finishing contractors is the MillCreek fauxbasement wood flooring. All are attractive and smart options for the basement environment! Schedule a free estimate with your local dealer to see how these products will work in your home. For more information on this check here FloorCoveringWorld.com assumes no responsibility as to the validity of the information contained in this article/ad.