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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

23140 Carpet Layer

Prepares floor by removing old carpet or other covering, stripping, patching, or cleaning floor. Measures and cuts carpeting to size, using carpet knife. Lays padding and places carpeting on top of padding. Cuts, trims, and stretches carpeting to fit along wall edges, openings, and projections. Installs metal edging and metal door strips. May lay carpet tiles, applying adhesive to floor. May transport carpeting to installation site.