During the late 2000s, a deep contraction in the Flooring Contractor industry's performance corresponds with the sharp decline in demand for industry services in the depressed housing market, the current recession-induced downturn of investment into the non-residential building market and a 1.8% average annual drop in home improvement spending during the past five years.
Contractors in this industry install resilient floor tile, carpeting, linoleum, and wood or resilient flooring. This includes the preparation of the surface for installation of flooring and floor coverings such as underlayments and concrete-sub-floors. Industry activity includes new work, additions, alterations, and maintenance and repairs.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.