General carpet rolls/carpet tiles facts
Updated: Jul 12, 2020
When it comes to carpets, Hanking Carpet has everything you need to create the atmosphere for your ideal venues and style. In this article, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about hospitality carpets in Singapore. Read more to find out!
Q: Why do we need carpets?
Carpets are used for a variety of purposes, including insulating a person's feet from a cold tile or concrete floor, making a room more comfortable as a place to sit on the floor, reducing sound from walking, and adding decoration or color to a room.
Q: Where are carpets commonly used?
Carpets can have many different types of patterns and motifs used to decorate the surface. Carpets are used in industrial and commercial establishments such as retail stores, hotels, schools, and in private homes.
Today, a huge range of carpets and rugs are available at many price and quality levels, ranging from inexpensive, synthetic carpets that are used in commercial buildings to costly hand-knotted wool rugs that are used in private homes of families.
At Hanking Carpet, we focus on providing carpets for commercial uses. Exhibition red carpet, office carpet tiles, hotel carpet rolls, you name it, we have it!
Q: How do I know the quantity of carpet do I need?
Simply measure the length and breadth of your room! You can provide your measurements in meter square or square feet, we will do the conversion for you!
Q: What is the material of carpets selling in Hanking Carpet?
Most of our carpets are widely used in commercial venues such as office and schools. Majority of them are made from Polypropylene (PP) fiber. There are some exceptions, for example the Axminster and Wilton Carpet rolls that are used in hotels and high end venues. Some of our carpet and carpet tiles are made of fireproof material such as Nylon, which are explicitly mentioned in the product title.
Q: What are the sizes of the carpets available in Singapore?
For all carpet rolls, the width is 4 meters. The length will be dependent on your area. For carpet tiles, most are 50cm*50cm per piece. 4 pieces=1 meter square=10.7 sq ft.
However, there are some of the size 60*60cm too, depending on the designs printed on the carpet tiles. The prices are based on your total area, not the size of each tile.
Q: How are the prices determined?
It depends mainly on the type of carpets you're going for.
Second would be your area, and lastly the condition of your existing floor. The larger the area, the lower the price per square ft or meter square. All prices quoted are based on per unit area.
Read our complete guide to flooring prices here.
Here's a quick information on different carpets used for different venues and occasions in Singapore.
For high end hotels, cinema theaters and restaurants, Wilton carpet rolls are a popular choice. They are usually thicker than normal carpets, and have extravagant prints:
Of course, normal loop carpet rolls can be used too:
For office buildings, the most commonly used floorings are carpet tiles:
Carpet tiles are flexible for any mix-and-match to achieve different styles that suit your venue the best.
Carpet rolls can be used to, though less frequently as there is usually a lot of wastage during the installation process, bringing the overall price higher:
One-off events/exhibitions definitely means needle-punch carpets or PVC plastic carpet mat! They are cheap and easily disposable after the event or exhibition:
Hopefully this article answered some of your questions! For more inquiries, feel free to contact us!