What is Carpet Tile?
- Carpet tiles are manufactured as square, rectangular, and in some cases hexagonal shaped pieces; instead of the usual 12-15’ width carpet roll.
- Carpet tiles typically have backings that are either hard or soft cushioned, with or without adhesive.
What is Carpet Tile for?
- Insulation for feet on a cold tile or concrete floor.
- Ease of installation. The main advantage of using carpet tiles is that a specific tile or tiles can be easily removed and replaced with new ones when damaged or worn-down.
- Reducing the noise from walking, especially useful on upper floors, and in apartment buildings.
- Carpet tile, due to its durability, works and wears extremely well in high-traffic commercial applications.
What makes Carpet Tile unique?
- Some carpet tiles feature an interlocking click system for simple installation.
- If a tile ever becomes stained or damaged, replacement is as simple as replacing the tile itself.
- High-density backings ensure comfort and durability.
What are some technical details?
- Tile sizes start at around 18″x18″.
Information adapted from Wikipedia and Construction DB