SIC 7217 | NAICS 561740
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Monthly trade magazine and online forum feature news and information for carpet cleaning and water damage restoration professionals, with topics covered by the magazine and forum including business management, marketing, services by category (e.g., carpet and upholstery, floor care, housekeeping, janitorial, maintenance, and restoration), technology and software, and chemicals and equipment.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Monthly trade journal features news and information for cleaning industry professionals, with topics covered in various issues including business management, marketing and advertising, carpet and upholstery care and maintenance, hard surface floor care and maintenance, fire and water damage restoration, and tools and equipment. Digital editions of this publication can be viewed free online.
Carpet Cleaning Benchmarking Survey
Annual benchmarking report includes information on services offered, methods utilized, commercial versus residential customer mix, pricing for services on a per unit basis, and new customer sources. Highlights from the report are included in the October issue of Cleanfax magazine, with the full report which includes summaries of all survey participant responses available free online with registration.
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of this sector, with topics covered in the carpet and upholstery section of the report including industry structure, historical and forecast revenues by type and market, and firm and employment trends, and companies profiled including The ServiceMaster Company, Harris Research (Chem-Dry), Stanley Steemer International, and Duraclean International.
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of this service sector, with topics covered in the report including market size and segments (e.g., residential, commercial, disaster restoration, and other services), market drivers and trends, projected industry growth, major franchise operations, leading company profiles, financial and operating ratios, and sources for additional information.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Annual financial statement analysis provides income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size for companies in this service sector that clean carpets, rugs, and upholstery for residential and commercial customers using methods such as hot water (steam) extraction, dry absorbent compound or foam extraction, rotary shampoo, and bonnet or absorbent pad cleaning.
Annual benchmarking survey provides owner compensation and starting and average hourly wage data for technicians by geographic region (Northeast, South, Midwest, and West), with compensation data reported as percentage of survey participants within specific compensation ranges. Highlights from the survey which include this data are published in the October issue of Cleanfax magazine.
Free online service provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this capacity by companies that clean carpets, rugs, and upholstery for residential and commercial properties on a contract basis, and that may also provide a range of other services such as hard surface floor care services, fire and water damage restoration services, and ventilation or air duct cleaning services.