Cork board rolls are well known for there natural ability to be acoustically absorbent which is why it works well under hardwood floors or ceramic tiles. The natural shock absorbent and hypo allergenic properties make rolled cork board a great alternative to carpet pads. The inherent thermal characteristic of this product is not only appealing for flooring, but for walls and ceilings as natural insulation. AmCork's Cork Underlayment Rolls are great for bulletin boards as well. Acoustic underlay is often a requirement by condominium associations and other high rise structures for sound control.