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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does carpet cleaning cost per square foot?

In some cases, a quote from a carpet cleaning company will depend on the square footage of the room. The lower end of these prices will be between $0.15 and $0.20 per square foot, and they may rise as high as $0.40-$0.50 per square foot. Factors raising the price include the carpet’s condition (are there stains?) and whether they have to clean carpeted stairs, which take longer.

To find out how much it will cost clean your carpets, request cost estimates from pros near you.

Which is better: steam cleaning or shampooing carpet?

Both steam cleaning and shampooing are tried-and-true methods for getting dirt and stains out of your carpets. The methods are different, however.

Steam cleaning will remove dirt from your carpets via hot water extraction, while shampooing requires scrubbing. If you’re in a time crunch, or if you just have one or two small spots that need to be removed, shampooing may be a better option, as it allows you to spot-clean small areas. Both steam cleaning and shampooing make your carpets wet, so you will need to allow for time for the carpets to dry. 

Contact carpet cleaning pros near you, and discuss the best options for your carpets.

Is it worth getting carpets professionally cleaned?

Purchasing a steam cleaner yourself may help to remove stubborn stains, but it simply won’t match the deep clean and efficiency that comes from hiring a professional carpet cleaner. Pros have powerful tools that can quickly remove even the most stubborn stains. 

If you’re selling your home, clean carpets can make your home more appealing to prospective buyers. And the expense is offset when you consider that you only need to get your carpets cleaned about once a year. Plus, professional carpet cleaning can extend the life of your carpets, saving you money in the long run.

How long does carpet cleaning take?

Given the way it can transform the carpet, cleaning happens remarkably quickly. You can expect an average size room to require about 20 minutes to thoroughly clean.

The job could take longer for several reasons. If the stains are widespread or particularly deep, the professional cleaner might need to spend more time removing them. They may also need to take time to move furniture out of the way.

How long does it take for carpet to dry after cleaning?

After a cleaning, you can expect your carpet to remain slightly damp for between six and 12 hours. You can expect the lower end of this figure if the air is dry, there’s plenty of air circulation or the temperature isn’t too low in your house. However, for humid environments or lower temperatures, your carpet could stay damp for longer.

What is dry carpet cleaning?

Dry carpet cleaning uses very little moisture to clean carpets. Instead, this method uses compound cleaning agents to loosen dirt that might be trapped in the carpet’s fibers. It’s an effective way to remove stains from soiled carpets. 

To learn more about how to maintain your carpets, read our guide.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a professional carpet cleaner or steam cleaner when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a carpet cleaner or steam cleaner, follow all guidelines surrounding social distancing, sanitize any involved surfaces, ventilate indoor areas where workers have been and use digital payment services instead of cash or a check. Before the pro arrives at your home, create a plan with them to make sure everyone in the household stays safe.

Do professional carpet cleaners or steam cleaners offer remote or virtual services?

While cleaning services such as professional carpet cleaning or steam cleaning are not typically done remotely, many businesses and professionals are making changes to accommodate the CDC's social distancing guidelines. If you come across a carpet cleaner’s profile and it states they’re offering remote services, contact the cleaner to see what those services include. 

Does a professional carpet cleaner or steam cleaner need to enter my home?

Because the majority of carpet cleaning and steam cleaning jobs take place in someone’s home, it’s likely that a professional carpet cleaner would need to enter your home.

When you contact carpet cleaners near you, ask if they will do a video call in place of a standard consultation. Send photos and other materials digitally. Practice safe social distancing at all times, and follow both local and CDC guidelines.

How can I find out if a professional carpet cleaner is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Local and federal governments are currently in the process of defining essential services guidelines, and it’s best to read them to see whether professional carpet cleaning or steam cleaning is considered essential. A good place to start is with your city or state’s government website.

The CISA's Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 webpage identifies 16 critical infrastructure sectors on a federal level. Some, but not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Reviews for Citrus Heights carpet cleaners
Judy M.
Rockstar Carpet Cleaning is exceptional! My carpet is old and now it looks brand new!
Rockstar Carpet CleaningRockstar Carpet Cleaning
James S.
Carpet was sort of in need of a good cleaning. Marz to the rescue!
Marz Solution Carpet & Tile CleaningMarz Solution Carpet & Tile Cleaning
Hassana S.
Very responsive and professionalism. Friendly and highly recommend for carpet and tile cleaning.
Doug Bracy Carpet & Tile  CleaningDoug Bracy Carpet & Tile Cleaning
Debbie A.
Great experience. Carpets were in poor shape from renters now they are very clean. Would recommend!!
Kendall’s Carpet CleaningKendall’s Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Easy clean did a fantastic job!! Our carpet cleaner was very professional and so personable!!! They left a great impression with me, and i will definitely use again.
Easy Clean Carpet CareEasy Clean Carpet Care
Beverly l.
Mr. Rodriguez was not only prompt, but absolutely top rate in his carpet cleaning! He was attentive to his task, polite and knowledgeable and no doubt the BEST carpet cleaning pro we have ever had!! He went above & beyond and we will definitely hire him again and recommend him to friends/family.
As Good As New Carpet CleaningAs Good As New Carpet Cleaning
Nancy P.
Cody arrived during the time window that was communicated. We reviewed the space and Cody got right to work. There were quite a few pet stains, but Cody worked on them first, then cleaned the carpet in the room. Cody was quick and efficient and done in no time. I would hire Cody again and certainly recommend this business for your carpet cleaning needs.
As Good As New Carpet CleaningAs Good As New Carpet Cleaning
Isabel J.
He was polite, ready to work, did a great job. I would say he did a better job of cleaning my carpet than Sears.
Marz Solution Carpet & Tile CleaningMarz Solution Carpet & Tile Cleaning
Leslie D.
Luke was fantastic. I had a very difficult situation with a bad houseguest who was an unclean, messy, destructive, etc., disaster who wouldn't leave for months and months. Finally got her out, had the place professionally cleaned and Luke came in at the end and did an amazing job of cleaning the carpets (pet messes and all) and steamed the tile floors. It saved me thousands by not having to replace the carpets right away. Thank you Luke, I'd hire you again in a minute.
RESCO RestorationRESCO Restoration
Becky K.
Taveus was outstanding to work with. Communication on cost and scheduling went smooth. Arrived on time and immediately got to work. I am very satisfied with his quality work cleaning the carpet. I highly recommend hiring Taveus (who is the owner) for any of your cleaning needs. I'll be setting up appointment to get furniture cleaned.
Kendall’s Carpet CleaningKendall’s Carpet Cleaning
Phyllis D.
Dominic is amazing! He literally saved me when I was in a bind. My carpet, floor, patio and car detailer I had lined up let me down and I needed someone to help me out immediately. I called Dominic and mid afternoon he dropped what he was doing and got here in 20 minutes and did a fantastic job on all the projects all in one day. He is professional, thorough, efficient, super nice and very reasonable in price. He also has top quality cleaning tools and products. I need some more things done and I will always call Dominic for whatever I need done. I know he’s the best out there so no need to consider anyone else. He’s willing to do anything required. You’ll be very happy with him! Thank you Dominic for everything, I’m so glad I lucked out and found you!👍😊
Rockstar Carpet CleaningRockstar Carpet Cleaning
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