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Carpet Installers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Clean up before and after installation, including vacuuming carpet and discarding remnant pieces.
Take measurements and study floor sketches to calculate the area to be carpeted and the amount of material needed.
Stretch carpet to align with walls and ensure a smooth surface, and press carpet in place over tack strips or use staples, tape, tacks or glue to hold carpet in place.
Roll out, measure, mark, and cut carpeting to size with a carpet knife, following floor sketches and allowing extra carpet for final fitting.
Plan the layout of the carpet, allowing for expected traffic patterns and placing seams for best appearance and longest wear.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

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