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About Chipboard Flooring

Builders install a subfloor such as chipboard flooring before covering the floorboards with carpet, tile, or hardwood floors. The material made from sawdust and resin may be resistant to termites and mould and normally has tongue and groove edges for a tighter fit. Buyers choose several thicknesses to include 18 or 22 mm or even thicker boards in a number of widths and lengths. Sellers offer chipboard flooring in single or minimum quantities of 10, but sometimes more. Buyers may see product descriptions referencing the flooring as particleboard or caberboard P5 with a notation that the product is moisture resistant, which means it resists water penetration but is not waterproof. Before purchasing your flooring, decide how many square feet to purchase by multiplying the room's length by its width, and then adding an additional 10 per cent for waste material. Your underlayment purchase is an important investment since it helps the finished floor you walk on wear better and last longer.