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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a professional carpet cleaner during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Set up a virtual appointment to discuss the scope of work. Conducting the consultation over video conference or phone call will ensure that you remain within the CDC's social distancing guidelines

Start by messaging a professional steam cleaner or carpet cleaner near you, and ask them if they would be willing to talk by phone or video call. Be sure to ask them how they handle payments and what precautions they have in place to keep you and your household safe. 

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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for professional carpet cleaning?

It’s common for professional carpet cleaners to accept digital payments such as Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay, Zelle, PayPal and others. The current COVID-19 pandemic is quickly encouraging other companies to digitally transform as well. Make sure the carpet cleaner you hire will accept a digital payment instead of cash or check, and come up with a strategy for complying with social distancing regulations.

Compare carpet cleaners near you to see which types of payments they accept.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

How often should carpets be steam cleaned?

Dirty carpets can be unhealthy for the people living in the home, particularly those who have allergies, so it’s important to have them cleaned regularly; simply vacuuming once or twice a week isn’t enough. Carpet cleaning should be done by a professional carpet cleaning service at least once a year to remove grime and help extend the life of your carpet. Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional steam cleaning, which penetrates deep into the carpet fibers and lifts out both dirt and the pollutants that get tracked inside. Steam cleaning also removes most of the moisture, so carpets dry quickly enough for homeowners to resume using them the same day. Between professional carpet cleanings, your carpet may need an emergency spot cleaning. Pet accidents, food or drink spills, and more can often be effectively cleaned with some water and a drop of white vinegar, although many cleaners will also make house calls for smaller spills and hard-to-clean spots like wine or grease stains.

How much does it cost to clean an area rug?

Whether your pet had an accident, the party got too wild, or your kids can’t control their juice boxes — we all need rug cleaning from time to time. In fact, even if you don’t have a spill or spot, it’s wise to have your area rug cleaned approximately once a year to keep the rug fibers in good health. In general, rug cleaning prices depend on the square footage of the rug, what the rug is made of, whether any repairs are needed, and whether you require the pro to travel to your location or provide pickup and drop-off services. Nationally, average area rug cleaning prices range from $80 to $120.

Wool and silk area rugs typically cost more to clean than rugs made from synthetic fibers because the more delicate materials take more care and may require specialized cleaning fluids. For example, a synthetic rug may cost $1.50 per square foot to clean; a wool, cotton, or chiffon rug could be $2 per square foot; and a silk or Navajo wool rug could cost $3 per square foot. The two most common rug cleaning methods are steam and chemical cleaning. The costs for the two methods are often the same, although a steam-cleaned rug will take longer to dry due to the moisture. If your area rug needs odor removal, moth deterrent, or hand washing, there will be additional charges.

Reviews for Escondido carpet cleaners
Willie M.
Very pleased with the result and the fact that the carpet cleaner was on time and knowledge.
Imperial Carpet CareImperial Carpet Care
Amber B.
Great carpet cleaner! Punctual, professional, high quality work. I would highly recommend this company.
Imperial Carpet CareImperial Carpet Care
Christine G.
Eddie was a professional worker all the way through the whole process. My carpet came out super clean and fresh! I would recommend them to anyone and use them in the future for sure. Thank you so much Greenside Carpet! I am absolutely happy and satisfied I selected you guys to care for my carpets throughout the entire home!
Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...
Thumbtack Customer
Super steam man carpet cleaning did an amazing job. I had a ridiculously rough stain that I never thought would come up but they kicked major butt and got that stain out. I'm so happy with their work! Not to mention Donna was so sweet and very helpful! If I ever need carpet cleaning again I know who I'm gonna call!
Super Steam Man Carpet CleaningSuper Steam Man Carpet Cleaning
Theresa H.
I would highly recommend using Lavty Cleanning. He cleaned my moms whole entire house and I was so pleased that I am having him clean my house. Very punctual, great price, professional and exceptional workmanship. Her carpets look like new.
LAVTY Steam CleaningLAVTY Steam Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They showed up on time and got all our carpet and tile work cleaned reasonably quick. Never used thumbtack before but easy way of getting ahold of a pro for services.
Imperial Carpet CareImperial Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
I'll give 5 stars for the cleaning but 2 stars because my co2 alarm went off and the fire department had to come out and track dirt on my carpet and the driver just hauled butt
Blue Team Home ServicesBlue Team Home Services
Christina S.
The company called me at just before 8 am to see if they could come early. I called my kids and had them and my pets up and out of the house so they could clean the carpets. 3 hours later my daughter calls and states they had not shown up. So i call and and was informed their truck broke down. They never even called to update me on this! Then They said we can come out on Saturday. Nope
Blue Team Home ServicesBlue Team Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
They really helped me out in crunch time. Also when I was almost an hour late from work getting to the house they stayed and polietly waited and really took care of my needs. I wanted to surprise my wife with clean carpets when she got out of the hospital, and they exceeded my expectations. Friendly, fast, and professional... What more could I have asked for. Thanks again guys. I will definitely be using them again
Blue Team Home ServicesBlue Team Home Services
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