Cleaned up: Rising per capita disposable income will positively affect the industry

Over the five years to 2017, Carpet Cleaning industry revenue is expected to modestly increase, as growth in household formation rates expanded the available client base for industry operators. In the coming years, rising per capita disposable income will positively affect the industry because it will increase consumers' propensity to spend on carpet cleaning services that are typically performed every one to two years. Household formation rates are expected to rise as well, as more consumers will be able to afford their own units, thanks to projected improving employment rates...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
66,885
Businesses
36,524
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue increased as growth in per capita disposable incomes and the total number of US businesses improved demand
  • Carpets are generally more desirable for consumers living in colder climates
  • Rising household formation rates will positively influence the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The regions with the greatest concentration of carpet cleaning establishments include the Southeast, the West, the Great Lakes and the Mid-Atlantic. The distribution is based mainly on the number of households as well as median income levels by region.SoutheastThe Southeast has the greatest concentration of carpet cleaning establishments, estimated at 25.1% of the total in 2017. The Southeast is the most populated region of the United States, with an estimated 25.5% of the population, therefore given the higher proportion of households and businesses there is a greater demand for professional carpet cleaning services. Within the Southeast, Florida has the highest proportion of industry establishments, with 8.8% of the nation's total...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Carpet Cleaning Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Carpet Cleaning Industry are

  • Being part of a franchising chain
  • Close monitoring of competition
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of households in the Carpet Cleaning industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Carpet Cleaning Industry?

    This industry includes establishments that clean rugs, carpets and upholstery for residential and commercial clients. Companies in the industry also provide a range of other services, including dyeing used rugs, damage restoration services, ventilation duct cleaning and other cleaning services.

    Industry Products
  • Residential carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Commercial carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Offsite cleaning services
  • Industry Activities
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Plant cleaning
  • Furniture cleaning
  • Rug cleaning
  • Upholstery cleaning
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of households
  • Number of businesses
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Flooring competition stalls the industry
  • Industry players’ characteristics shift
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing consumer preferences and industry challenges
  • Table: Carpet Cleaning Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Carpet Cleaning Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance
  • Educational Services
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Residential carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Commercial carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Other
  • Offsite cleaning services
  • Chart: Carpet Cleaning Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households in the highest income quintile
  • Commercial clients
  • Households in the fourth income quintile
  • Households in the third income quintile
  • Households in the second income quintile
  • Households in the lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Carpet Cleaning Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Carpet Cleaning

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Carpet Cleaning Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Chem-Dry Inc.
  • Table: Chem-Dry Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Carpet Cleaning Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Carpet Cleaning Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Foam Cleaning
  • A technique that involves using a foaming detergent in conjunction with brushes to clean carpets.
  • Steam Clean
  • High-volume extraction uses a high flow of water volume, heat and air volume (vacuum) to remove a large volume of soil without leaving any detergent residue.
  • Wet Clean
  • Uses a combination of water and chemicals to clean carpets.
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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Carpet Cleaning market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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