The Tiling and Carpeting Services industry generates revenue from installation work on most types of building projects. Demand for industry services is influenced by trends in household discretionary income and the outsourcing of household services. While the industry has also faced competition from unskilled DIY home renovators, this is not the only risk faced by those in the industry.
Generating $4bn in revenue annually, the industry as a whole is a significant contributor to the nation’s economy. Furthermore, the industry provides employment opportunities across the nation, currently employing over 21,000 people.
The 13,000 businesses operating in this niche contribute significantly to the communities they operate in, as well as to the nation as a whole. As such, should be protected.