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I have installed a lot of laminate in 1st floor rooms, with concrete subfloors. No issues there. Now I'm installing in a second floor bedroom in a townhouse. Before I rip up carpet Im checking to see if there are any special considerations to consider for 2nd floor installations.

I know this question is a little broad so I'm up for edits to make more specific.

  • Well, the second floor probably won't have concrete subfloors. Outside of that, I'm not sure why you think there might be special considerations. – keshlam Jan 1 '15 at 6:28
  • Thank you! I was thinking about the issues with noise ( is a thicker sound barrier required) should a moisture block still be used? But idk if it's that similar then I guess I'm all good? – rhill45 Jan 1 '15 at 6:32
  • Moisture block isn't needed since moisture shouldn't be present. I'm not sure why a sound barrier would be needed in either case. – keshlam Jan 1 '15 at 6:35
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Utilize a high rated sound barrier to cancel noise.

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  • Could I use 2 layers? – rhill45 Jan 4 '15 at 5:39

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