Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners

Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners

Overview

The 7,400 firms in the US primarily clean rugs, carpets, and upholstered products, typically on-site at the customer’s premise. Residential customers account for 60% of sales, while commercial customers account for about 37% of sales. Firms may also offer damage restoration, janitorial and custodial, hard surface floor cleaning, water damage restoration, and auto detailing services.

Industry Contraction

The carpet and upholstery cleaning industry has contracted over time, as has the size of the carpet market.

Green Cleaning Comes at A Price

While consumer interest in environmentally friendly cleaning products is strong, high prices have been a barrier to widespread acceptance.