Dimple Mat for Basement

Old 09-27-18, 07:32 AM
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Dimple Mat for Basement

Hello all

im looking into redoing my basement which is currently carpet on concrete and was reading articles on using dimple mat before placing a flooring on top. For flooring, I was going probably going to go vinyl (Iím not sure sheet or planking yet).

Does anyone one have any experience using the mag or suggestions on what type I should get for the job?

Old 10-02-18, 08:58 PM
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Been installing flooring since 1973, have no idea what a "dimple mat" is.
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And why would you use it/what purpose is it supposed to serve?
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Itís like plastic egg crate that is put on the floor to give a space between the flooring and the concrete floor.
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There is a basement subflooring system that has a plastic, dimpled mat on the bottom with a damp proofed wood like sheet on top. It comes in about 2' square pieces. The big question is why? Do you have a water problem in the basement? Do you want to add insulation under the flooring?
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It's like the big rolls of dimple material they put on exterior foundations I believe...I don't know if they have a similar product for interior floors. Oh, yes, they do. Platon by Certainteed................

Their brochure should have some information, or contact them directly or a regional rep.

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