NAICS 561720

What is the NAICS code 561720?

The NAICS code 561720 is applied to those industries related to Janitorial Services.

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

Illustrative examples:

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

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 561720 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 56 - Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • 561 - Administrative and Support Services
  • 5617 - Services to Buildings and Dwellings
  • 56172 - Janitorial Services
  • 561720 - Janitorial Services

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 561720


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 561720 has the following cross-references:

  • Cleaning building exteriors (except sandblasting and window cleaning) or chimneys are classified in Industry 561790, Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings.
  • Crime scene cleanup services are classified in Industry 562910, Remediation Services.
  • Sandblasting building exteriors are classified in Industry 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Janitorial Services industry (NAICS Code 561720):

  • 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
  • Disinfecting services
  • Housekeeping services (i.e., cleaning services)
  • Janitorial services, aircraft
  • Janitorial services
  • 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
  • Venetian blind cleaning services
  • Washroom sanitation services
  • Window cleaning services

NAICS 561720

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