Floor covering installers install carpet, wood, linoleum, vinyl and other resilient floor coverings in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. They are employed by construction companies, floor-covering contractors and carpet outlets, or they may be self-employed.
Floor covering installers install, repair, and service carpets, rugs, and other materials such as linoleum, vinyl, plastic, rubber, wood, cork, and seamless plastic. An installer first inspects, measures, and cleans the floor surfaces. Irregularities on wood subfloors may be sanded down and holes filled in. The lines and patterns to be followed are marked and [...]