Cleaning Fees: New Data Shows COVID-19 Impact

Tarek Wiley / Collision Repair, COVID-19 /

The pandemic has forced the auto repair industry to adapt in many ways. Now, as the repair market regains steam, CCC is continuing to monitor the effects of the virus. One interesting data point involves the rise in disinfecting costs related to COVID-19.

These cleaning fees come from both the shop- and staff-written estimates. The graphs below show the percentage of estimates that had cleaning fees related to COVID-19 in April and May.

 

COVID-19 Cleaning Fees by State

 

COVID-19 Cleaning Fees by Appraiser Type