Demand for cleaning services has generally been strong and stable, largely driven by business numbers and outsourcing trends. Governments and businesses have been increasingly outsourcing cleaning to concentrate on core activities and as a way of seeking out cost efficiencies. A rise in demand for residential cleaning services from high- and dual-income households and the ageing of the population has also aided the industry. Many in-home aged-care programs now offer cleaning services, particularly for disabled people.
Firms in the industry provide a wide range of commercial and domestic cleaning services. These services include specialised commercial and industrial cleaning services and the general cleaning of floors, windows and blinds within offices, factories, homes and other buildings. The industry’s services exclude carpet cleaning, shampooing services, steam cleaning and the sandblasting of building exteriors.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.