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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...
Barbara M.
He was nice and got back to me right away! His work is fantastic he got the stains out of my old carpet, he was very quick in and out! I highly recommend him he was on time too! I will call him again when I need my carpet cleaned again!!
My Carpet Cleaning GuyMy Carpet Cleaning Guy
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
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
Sarah P.
Had a great experience working with Erique the owner of Steam It Clean. Using the Thumbtack app Erique very quickly responded to my service request. That same day, a Sunday, Erique came and cleaned my carpets. He dropped his personal project to make sure he could fit the job into my needed time frame. Even with my last-minute request Enrique was punctual, prepared, professional, and listened to what I specifically needed in having my carpet cleaned. Enrique had a great demeanor, he was very pleasant to talk to, work with, and interact with. On top of being a very pleasant individual, Erique did a great job with my carpets. He put a lot of effort into the job and was able to remove very old dirt stains I thought would never come clean. I was also very impressed with the "clean workspace" Erique kept. His equipment was professional, clean, and well taken care of. Upon completion of the job, Erique left my home clean with no sign of him ever having been there. Enrique was also very fair in pricing my job. I only have carpet on one staircase in my home, definitely a small job for anyone cleaner. Even with little notice, and on a Sunday, Enrique still offered to charge me less than his average base rate for coming out to clean a very small job. Again, all around very impressed with the professionalism and quality with which Erique is operating this/his business.
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 Carpet CleaningBlue Team Carpet Cleaning
They showed up on time and worked very hard to clean our carpet which was in desperate need. I appreciated that they did not try to upsell and stuck with the price we had agreed on even when the job turned out to be more than they anticipated.
Geo's Carpet and Upholstery cleaningGeo's Carpet and Upholstery cleaning
Akshaya D.
Enrique did a fabulous job cleaning our 2 storey house before we moved in. Our house has tile flooring in the first floor and in the bathrooms and carpet in all bedrooms. He made everything look renewed and fresh! The staircase too now shows almost no wear that normally a 5 year old house would show. Hiring Steam It clean was a great decision prior to our move.
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 Carpet CleaningBlue Team Carpet Cleaning
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 Carpet CleaningBlue Team Carpet Cleaning
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