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Average Vacation Rental Cleaning Costs in North Carolina: Q4 2021

Being a coastal state, North Carolina hosts a great nature scene of mountains and beaches for its residents and visitors to enjoy. The travel destination has seen a great year in terms of demand for rentals as indicated by the increasing price of cleaning costs. In this article, we will go more in-depth into the average cleaning costs of short-term rentals in North Carolina.

By The Turno Team

Last updated: March 01, 2024

North Carolina Cleaning Costs for Vacation Rentals in Q4 2021

The infographic below shows the latest data around average cleaning costs in North Carolina. This data has been curated from thousands of Airbnb cleaning projects completed on the Turno Marketplace.

Infographic Breakdown

This image is split into two sections:

  • Cleaning cost averages for 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom rentals
  • Historical average of cost averages from 2020 Q4 to 2021 Q4

Cleaning Cost Average

Based on this data, we’ve found the following averages for cleaning costs in North Carolina:

  • 1-bedroom: $57.76 (up 9.66% from Q4 2020)
  • 2-bedroom: $74.90 (up 23.21% from Q4 2020)
  • 3-bedroom: $90.67 (up 19.33% from Q4 2020)

Overall, the cleaning costs across 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom properties in North Carolina have been on the rise for nearly the whole year. Each property size has seen a strong increase in cleaning prices, which is a great opportunity that local cleaners can take advantage of.

It is important to adjust your business pricing as your local averages change, so be sure to review your strategy regularly to keep your pricing competitive.

Historical Average

Over the past year, cleaning costs have all increased for 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom properties. 1- and 2-bedroom costs have seen consistent growth quarter to quarter, while 3-bedroom costs had strong growth for the first three quarters before slowing down in Q4 of 2021.

To help depict the trends of the industry, we included a graph displaying the historical averages of the cleaning costs in North Carolina from Q4 2020 to Q4 2021. This data comes from completed Turno projects and is not priced by the company.

The graph shows us that 1-bedroom properties, indicated by the yellow dotted line, have seen strong straight-line growth over the past year.

2-bedroom properties are indicated by the dark blue dotted line and have seen similar consistent growth over the year.

Lastly, 3-bedroom properties are indicated by the light blue dotted line and saw the strongest growth over Q1 to Q3 before taking a dip in Q4. Overall, however, 3-bedroom properties ended with a strong rise in cleaning costs year-over-year.

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