FHA Carpet Cushion Standards HUD UM 72a
FHA Capet Pad Standards HUD UM 72a. Established by the Fair Housing Administration in response to an absence of industry-wide standards. These standards serve as a control for the quality of carpet cushion.
Since its inception, UM 72a has continued as the industry-wide FHA carpet pad standards. The standards, establish minimum … [Read more...]
Carpet cushion tests methods are used for the evaluation of carpet pad (cushion). The industry has developed a number of carpet cushion tests methods for evaluating carpet cushion. These evaluations have resulted in a better carpet pad being offered to the consumer.
Many wall to wall carpets will experience premature failure as a result of cushion (pad) failure. … [Read more...]
Carpet Pad Manufacturing
The carpet pad manufacturing industry produces a broad variety of carpet cushion styles. Carpet pad is produced of both synthetic and man-made fibers.
Carpet Cushion is Environmentally Friendly.
Today, much of this cushion is produced from recycled materials. The carpet cushion industry has become green for they continue to become … [Read more...]
Carpet Cushion, Carpet Pad, What's the Difference?
Is carpet cushion carpet pad? Cushion, pad, lining, or underlay are all synonymous terms used to describe any type of material that is placed under the carpet. A cushion carpet pad adds comfort, absorb shock, reduce noise, increase insulation, and improve the performance of a carpet. While all of these names are synonymous … [Read more...]