Home improvement installers put in place home improvements such as awnings, curtains, blinds, flyscreens, garage doors, exterior cladding, shower screens and prefabricated windows and doors.
Duties & Tasks
Home improvement installers may perform the following tasks:check specifications and worksites to plan installations
provide quotes for home improvements
measure and mark locations for frames, brackets or hinges
drill holes in wood, brick, stone or fibrous structures
bolt, screw or nail frame fittings into place
fit frames and home improvements to structures and fasten them into position
attach and adjust mechanical fittings, such as cranks, locks and pull-cords
install flashing and weatherproofing to fittings such as awnings, shower screens and prefabricated windows and doors.
enjoy practical work
good communication skills
strong personal drive
able to think creatively and solve problems
able to work efficiently
able to stick to deadlines and budget.