Drapery and Upholstery Estimator

Estimate costs in making and installing household accessories.

What does a Drapery and Upholstery Estimator do?

Estimates price of making and installing household accessories, such as draperies, slipcovers, window shades, and furniture upholstery: Computes cost of fabric and hardware, according to measurements, work specifications, and type of fabric to be used, using calculator. Itemizes cost of labor in making and installing goods. Records total price on sales check or contract. May contact customer to obtain additional information about order. May confer with ARCHITECTS and interior decorators to obtain additional information when computing estimates for commercial orders. May take measurements for draperies, upholstery, slip covers, or shades in customer’s home [DRAPERY AND UPHOLSTERY MEASURER]. May specialize in estimating price of specific type of household accessory and be designated Drapery Estimator; Upholstery Estimator.