At About Floors n' More, we have been providing our customers with quality carpet for years. We love to talk about flooring, and we love sharing interesting facts with our customers as well. Here are a few things that you may not have known about carpet and the flooring industry.
Did you know that of all the US flooring market, carpet accounts for 51 percent of sales?
The state of Georgia produces the vast majority of carpeting systems.
Carpet and flooring industries in Georgia employ more than 29,800 people who work in some 227 flooring companies. Flooring industries pay out an estimated $3 billion in wages; this is the largest payroll of all manufacturing within the state.
Of the top 20 U.S. carpeting manufacturers, 9 are located in Georgia. Of all the carpet and rugs that are sold worldwide, 45 percent comes out of Georgia.
Lastly, of all the carpet and rugs that are made in the US, over 85 percent of that number is produced near the city of Dalton, Georgia.
As you can see, carpeting is very popular in America. And that only makes sense as carpet offers a wealth of benefits. So, what kind of benefits are we talking about?
To begin with, carpet is available in a huge range of colors, patterns, fiber brands, and more. At our store, we carry over 2900 carpet options, making it very easy for any customer to find the perfect carpeting.
Secondly, carpet is affordable. You may be surprised at just how affordable new carpet can be and this includes installation charges. There are many price ranges for carpet, from budget to high end and everything in between.
If you would like to know more about carpet and its many benefits, come by our showroom in Jacksonville, FL and let us show the many flooring options we have available for you.