SIC 7699 Repair Shops and Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

 
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SIC 7699

This category covers establishments primarily engaged in specialized repair services, not elsewhere classified.

NAICS CODE(S)

561622

Locksmiths

562991

Septic Tank and Related Services

561790

Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings

488390

Other Support Activities for Water Transportation

451110

Sporting Goods Stores

811310

Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance

115210

Support Activities for Animal Production

811212

Computer and Office Machine Repair and Maintenance

811219

Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance

811411

Home and Garden Equipment Repair and Maintenance

811412

Appliance Repair and Maintenance

811430

Footwear and Leather Goods Repair

811490

Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance

Miscellaneous repair shops service a plethora of items, including motorcycles, bicycles, leather goods, lawn mowers, window shades, camping equipment, pianos and organs, septic tanks, surgical instruments, surveying equipment, and bowling pins. The industry encompasses taxidermists, locksmiths, and office machine repairers, among other miscellaneous services. While many companies, such as furnace cleaning firms, specialize in one type of activity, other industry participants are general maintenance companies that supply a variety of repair and related services.

General maintenance workers are jacks-of-all-trades, and they work as plumbers, carpenters, and mechanics. They repair and maintain machines and equipment, for example, and fix air-conditioning systems, repair roofs and floors, maintain cafeterias, restore tools, refurbish furniture, inspect mechanical systems, and perform many other services. They are often self-employed, will travel to a work site, and work for governments, institutions, and private industry.

Representing the diversity of repair occupations, which encompass several million workers, in...

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