Flooring it: Demand from building markets has boosted industry revenue

The Tiling and Carpeting Services industry generates revenue from installation work on most types of building projects. The industry's performance has fluctuated over the past five years alongside trends in new building construction markets, particularly residential construction. The industry's performance is also influenced by demand for the renovation and repair of existing buildings. This trend is in turn heavily affected by trends in household discretionary incomes, the outsourcing of household services, and DIY home owners' substitution of industry services.Revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.2% over the five years through 2019-20, to reach $4.9 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 15-20
2.2%
Forecast Growth 20-25
Profit
Employment
23,880
Businesses
15,930
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry’s performance has fluctuated in response to trends in key building markets
  • Tiling contractors have benefited from long-term trends favouring wall and floor tiles
  • Solid demand from the residential building market is forecast to drive industry expansion
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry's principal services are floor and wall tiling. These services are more labour- and time-intensive than carpet laying and floor sanding. Floor and wall tiling are used across all types of buildings.Floor and wall tiling servicesFloor and wall tiling services account for the largest share of industry revenue. The demand for floor and wall tiling has been supported over the long term by the growing popularity of tiled floors, and the higher number of bathrooms and toilets per single-unit dwelling constructed. However, this segment is likely to have fallen marginally as a share of industry revenue over the past five years, due to weaker investment in single-unit housing compared with multi-unit apartments...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Tiling and Carpeting Services are:

  • Ability to effectively manage debtors
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Demand from non-residential building construction in the Tiling and Carpeting Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry?

    The industry includes operators mainly engaged in laying or setting wall or floor tiles. Wall and floor tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls or floors to provide protection and decorative finishes. The industry also includes businesses mainly engaged in carpet or carpet tile laying.

    Industry Products
  • Floor and wall tiling services
  • Carpeting services
  • Floor sanding services
  • Other flooring activities
  • Industry Activities
  • Carpet or carpet tile laying
  • Floor sanding
  • Floor tiling (using ceramic, concrete or cut stone tiles)
  • Laying floor-coverings
  • Linoleum or linotile fixing
  • Mosaic work on construction projects
  • Slate flooring installation
  • Terrazzo laying
  • Wall tiling (using ceramic, concrete or cut stone tiles)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Dwelling commencements

  • Current Performance
  • Profit margins widen
  • Residential construction trends
  • Non-residential building trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit conditions to remain sluggish
  • Building demand
  • Household discretionary income
  • Substitution
  • Table: Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Floor Coverings Retailing
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction
  • Office Property Operators
  • Retail Property Operators

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Floor Coverings Retailing
  • Furniture and Floor Covering Wholesaling
  • Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Floor and wall tiling services
  • Carpeting services
  • Floor sanding services
  • Other flooring activities
  • Chart: Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential builders and property managers
  • Non-residential builders, developers and managers
  • Households
  • Carpet and other flooring wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tiling and Carpeting Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Tiling and Carpeting Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)
  • (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Diy
  • Do-it-yourself home owners who generally undertake renovation activity without skills training.
  • Pvc
  • Polyvinyl chloride is a type of plastic used in construction and as an inexpensive synthetic (vinyl) flooring for commercial applications.
  • Resilient Flooring
  • Also known as vinyl flooring, resilient flooring is made from an engineered combination of natural and synthetic polymer materials.
  • Wet Areas
  • Rooms in buildings which are exposed to a high level of moisture, steam and water spillage, such as bathrooms, ensuites, laundries, kitchens and powder rooms.
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