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Carpet and Flooring Installer

Job Duties

Floor covering installers specialize in the repair, replacement, and installation of various types of floor covering, including carpet, vinyl, ceramic, laminate, hardwood for residential and commercial.

Benefits of CFI section
Choosing employment at CFI opens massive opportunity for employers in the industry by offering competitive hours, wages, and training for installers specializing in carpet and hard surfaces.

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Training and Education

In order to be considered for admission to apprenticeship programs, applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or equivalent. Sometimes a written test or interview is required. Most programs last about 3 years. With experience, installers may become supervisors or estimators, or they may start their own businesses. Visit this page about trade schools for more information on related careers.

Job Outlook
The rate of employment growth for the carpet installation industry is projected to be the same as the anticipated growth rate for the construction industry in coming years. Most of this growth is a direct result of the increasing number of existing buildings that will need to be renovated, rather than the building of new structures. Carpet will continue to be a popular floor covering, and carpet installers will have good job opportunities.

“In the coming years there will be plenty of opportunity. Jobs will only continue to increase! We do not have a problem finding the work.” ~ Todd Jones, CFI Vice President

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