Floored: Revenue is set to decline in 2018-19 due to reduced residential construction

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 in response to trends in new building construction markets, particularly residential construction. Demand for the renovation and repair of existing buildings has also influenced demand for industry services. Demand for renovation and repair work on existing dwellings is heavily influenced by trends in household discretionary incomes, the outsourcing of household services, and substitution by DIY home owners.Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $4.6 billion, which broadly corresponds with trends in total building construction...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
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
  • Demand from the residential building market is forecast to improve from 2020-21 onwards
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has relatively low barriers to the entry of new competitors. Entry into the carpet-laying segment does not require formal qualifications or licensing, although contractors can strengthen their position by obtaining trade qualifications under Certificate III in Flooring Technology. The floor and wall tiling segment of the industry is increasingly subject to licensing restrictions and contractors are increasingly required to hold trade qualifications under Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling. New entrants are unlikely to be discouraged by start-up expenses as capital costs are relatively low and consist of rudimentary carpentry tools, a work vehicle and specialised cutting, stretching and grinding equipment...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 commercial and industrial 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 commercial and industrial building construction
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from institutional building construction
  • Dwelling commencements

  • Current Performance
  • Profit margins decline
  • 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
  • Prime commercial 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
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Subcontractor payments
  • Vehicle expenses
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tiling and Carpeting Services

  • Basis of 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
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Do-it-yourself home owners 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.
  • Wet Areas
  • Rooms in buildings such as bathrooms, ensuites, laundries, kitchens and powder rooms, which are exposed to high levels of moisture, steam and water spillage.
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