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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition 10


The Nice Classification


Building construction; repair; installation services


Class 37 includes mainly services rendered by contractors or subcontractors in the construction or making of permanent buildings, as well as services rendered by persons or organizations engaged in the restoration of objects to their original condition or in their preservation without altering their physical or chemical properties.

This Class includes:

  • services relating to the construction of buildings, roads, bridges, dams or transmission lines and services of undertakings specializing in the field of construction such as those of painters, plumbers, heating installers or roofers;
  • services auxiliary to construction services like inspections of construction plans;
  • services of shipbuilding;
  • services consisting of hiring of tools or building materials;
  • repair services, i.e., services which undertake to put any object into good condition after wear, damage, deterioration or partial destruction (restoration of an existing building or another object that has become imperfect and is to be restored to its original condition);
  • various repair services such as those in the fields of electricity, furniture, instruments, tools, etc.;
  • services of maintenance for preserving an object in its original condition without changing any of its properties (for the difference between this Class and Class 40 see the Description of Class 40);

This Class does not include:

  • services consisting of storage of goods such as clothes or vehicles (Cl. 39);
  • services connected with dyeing of cloth or clothes (Cl. 40).


Air conditioning apparatus; installation and repair; airplane maintenance and repair; anti-rust treatment for vehicles; artificial snow-making services; asphalting; boiler cleaning and repair; bricklaying; building construction supervision; building insulating; building of fair stalls and shops; building sealing; buildings (cleaning of) [exterior; surface]; buildings (cleaning of) [interior]; bulldozers (rental of); burglar alarm installation and repair; burner maintenance and repair; cabinet making [repair]; car wash; carpentry services; chimney sweeping; cleaning (diaper); cleaning (dry); cleaning machines (rental of); cleaning of buildings [exterior; surface]; cleaning of buildings [interior]; cleaning of clothing; cleaning (vehicle ); clock and watch repair; clothing (cleaning of); clothing repair; computer hardware (installation,; maintenance and repair of); construction*; construction consultation; construction equipment (rental; of); construction information; damp-proofing [building]; demolition of buildings; diaper cleaning; disinfecting; doors and windows (installation; of) of --- ); drilling of deep oil or gas-wells; drilling of wells; dry cleaning; electric appliance installation and; repair; elevator installation and repair; excavators (rental of); exterminating (vermin ), other; than for agriculture; extraction (mining ); factory construction; indication of services; film projector repair and; maintenance; fire alarm installation and repair; freezing equipment installation and; repair; fur care, cleaning and repair; furnace installation and repair; furniture maintenance; furniture restoration; greasing (vehicle ); harbour construction; heating equipment installation and; repair; information (construction ); information (repair); installation of doors and windows; insulating (building ); interference suppression in; electrical apparatus; ironing (linen ); irrigation devices installation and; repair; kitchen equipment installation; knife sharpening; laundering; leather care, cleaning and repair; lift installation and repair; linen ironing; locks (repair of security); lubrication (vehicle ); machinery installation, maintenance; and repair; maintenance (vehicle ); masonry; mending clothing; mining extraction; motor vehicle maintenance and; repair; motor vehicle wash; musical instruments (restoration of); of ---); office machines and equipment; installation, maintenance and; repair; painting, interior and exterior; paper hanging; parasol repair; paving (road ); photographic apparatus repair; pier breakwater building; pipeline construction and; maintenance; plastering; plumbing; polishing (vehicle ); pressing of clothing; pumicing; pump repair; quarrying services; rat exterminating; rebuilding engines that have been worn or partially destroyed; rebuilding machines that have been worn or partially destroyed; refilling of toner cartridges; renovation of clothing; rental of bulldozers; rental of construction equipment; rental of cranes [construction equipment]; rental of excavators; rental of road sweeping machines; repair information; repair of security locks; repair (underwater); restoration (furniture); restoration of musical instruments; restoration of works of art; re-tinning; retreading of tires [tyres]; riveting; road paving; roofing services; rustproofing; safe maintenance and repair; sanding; scaffolding; sealing (building ); service stations (vehicle ) [refuelling and maintenance]; sharpening (knife ); shipbuilding; shoe repair; signs (painting or repair of); snow-making services (artificial ); street cleaning; strong-room maintenance and repair; supervision (building construction ); swimming-pool maintenance; telephone installation and repair; tires (retreading of); tires (vulcanization of) [repair]; toner cartridges (refilling of); tyres (retreading of); tyres (vulcanization of) [repair]; umbrella repair; underwater construction; underwater repair; upholstering; upholstery repair; varnishing; vehicle breakdown assistance [repair]; vehicle cleaning; vehicle lubrication [greasing]; vehicle maintenance; vehicle polishing; vehicle service stations [refuelling and maintenance]; vehicle wash; vermin exterminating, other than for agriculture; vulcanization of tires [tyres] [repair]; wallpapering; warehouse construction and repair; wash (vehicle ); washing; washing of linen; watch repair (clock and ); wells (drilling of ); window cleaning; windows (installation of doors and ).