NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23832

Industry 23832

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 23832 – Painting and Wall Covering Contractors

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23832: See industry description for NAICS 238320 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 238320: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in interior or exterior painting or interior wall covering. The work performed may include new work, additions, alterations, maintenance, and repairs.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 23832

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Bridge painting
  • Paperhanging or removal contractors
  • House painting
  • Ship painting contractors
  • Paint and wallpaper stripping
  • Wallpaper hanging and removal contractors

Cross-References for Industry 23832

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 23832. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Painting lines on highways, streets, and parking lots–are classified in Industry NAICS 237310, Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction;
  • Roof painting–are classified in Industry NAICS 238160, Roofing Contractors; and
  • Installing wood paneling–are classified in Industry NAICS 238350, Finish Carpentry Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 23832

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 23832. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bridge painting
  • Electrostatic painting, on site, contractors
  • Engineering structure (e.g., oil storage tank, water tower) painting
  • House painting
  • Paint and wallpaper stripping
  • Painting (except roof) contractors
  • Painting and wallpapering
  • Paperhanging and removal contractors
  • Paperhanging or removal contractors
  • Rustproofing (except automotive)
  • Ship painting contractors
  • Wall covering or removal contractors
  • Wallpaper hanging and removal contractors
  • Wallpaper stripping
  • Whitewashing contractors
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
    • Subsector 238: Specialty Trade Contractors
      • Industry Group 2383: Building Finishing Contractors
        • Industry 23832: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 238320: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors

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