What is best for the floor?

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  1. Angelo_c

    Angelo_c Auditioning

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    I am thinking of changing our floor and taking out the carpet..

    Does anyone have any recommendations on what type of floor should be placed on it..

    Example tiles, floorboards that jus go on... or even Veneal.

    Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appeciated
     
  2. Bill Catherall

    Bill Catherall Screenwriter

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    Since you're asking in a Home Theater forum I'll assume you want suggestions about room acoustics. Carpet is the best possible flooring when trying to improve acoustics, unless you like echos. [​IMG] Anything else will really make for a bright sounding room. You can probably put down a bunch of cushy throw rugs on wood or tile, but it's really not the same thing as wall-to-wall carpet and a thick pad.
     
  3. Angelo_c

    Angelo_c Auditioning

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    Thanks for reply.

    And yes i am talking about the improvement of room acoustics....

    Any particular type of carpet.
     
  4. Bill Catherall

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    The thicker the better. I'd stay away from the office type of carpet...you know, the kind with no "shag" (if that's what it's called...I don't know carpets). I'd just go with what you like. And get a good pad. The pad not only helps to improve room acoustics, but it also protects the carpet. Pads that are too thin make the carpet feel hard, but pads too thick for the carpet will make the carpet back break. So go with what a carpet installer recommends for the carpet you buy.
     

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