All you need to know about carpet

Whether you’re a home renovator, architect, interior designer, or a member of the carpet industry, we have all the information you need right here.

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Information for Consumers

Considering carpet for a home or business? Here’s all the information you need to make the right choice.

Understanding carpet types

Learn about the different types of carpet available and how they are constructed


Residential Carpets

See here why carpets are by far the most popular and versatile floor covering solution on the market.


Commercial Carpets

Understand the practical and economic benefits that carpet offers for commercial environments


About the Carpet Institute of Australia

The Carpet Institute of Australia Limited (CIAL) is a non-profit industry association dedicated to the development of Australian’s carpet industry. Formed in 1967, CIAL represents carpet manufacturers, as well as retailers and suppliers of goods and services to industry.

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Find a Store that is a Carpet Institute member or that stocks carpet and underlay from an Institute member.

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About the Carpet Industry


Browse our library of Fact Sheets and other publications for detailed carpet information and handy resources. More

Carpet Grading

The Australian Carpet Classification Scheme (ACCS) is a star rating system that can help you choose the best carpet for your needs. More


Becoming a qualified carpet installer is a great career choice and the financial rewards can be substantial. More

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