NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56172

Industry 56172

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56172 – Janitorial Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56172: See industry description for NAICS 561720 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 561720: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in cleaning building interiors, interiors of transportation equipment (e.g., aircraft, rail cars, ships), and/or windows.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 56172

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

  • Custodial services
  • Service station cleaning and degreasing services
  • Housekeeping (i.e., cleaning) services
  • Washroom sanitation services
  • Maid (i.e., cleaning) services

Cross-References for Industry 56172

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 56172. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Cleaning building exteriors (except sandblasting and window cleaning) or chimneys–are classified in Industry NAICS 561790, Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings; and
  • Sandblasting building exteriors–are classified in Industry NAICS 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56172

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 56172. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Aircraft janitorial services
  • Building cleaning services, interior
  • Building cleaning services, janitorial
  • Cleaning homes
  • Cleaning offices
  • Cleaning shopping centers
  • Custodial services
  • Deodorant servicing of rest rooms
  • Deodorizing services
  • Housekeeping services (i.e., cleaning services)
  • Janitorial services
  • Janitorial services, aircraft
  • Maid services (i.e., cleaning services)
  • Office cleaning services
  • Residential cleaning services
  • Rest room cleaning services
  • Restaurant kitchen cleaning services
  • Service station cleaning and degreasing services
  • Washroom sanitation services
  • Window cleaning services
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 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
      • Industry Group 5617: Services to Buildings and Dwellings
        • Industry 56172: Janitorial Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561720: Janitorial Services

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