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Q & A

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.

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. 

Reviews for Fullerton carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Great job clean carpet ...good prices..
Green and Clean Carpet CareGreen and Clean Carpet Care
Dean F.
Very very pleased with the job done cleaning steam cleaning the carpet on our whole 2nd floor
Redondo Beach Carpet and Upholstery CleanersRedondo Beach Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners
Judy M.
Aaron was a pleasure to work with. He was knowledgeable, hardworking and did an outstanding job on carpets I thought were beyond cleaning.
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Katie N.
Great Service! Extremely professional and friendly and came last minute when we needed a carpet/upholstery cleaning! Great work and will call again!
Kingdom Cleaning ServicesKingdom Cleaning Services
Brian T.
Greenside did a great job cleaning the carpet in our condo. We have short, white carpet that very obviously shows foot traffic, especially when people don't remove their shoes upon entering, and had several stains. Greenside came in and made the carpet look like brand new! There was a bit of a hiccup in booking via Thumbtack due to some apparently new Thumbtack Calendar policy and a new rep at Greenside still learning the ropes, so we had to reschedule the appointment. However, all that took to fix was a quick call and the new appointment was set. The service from quote to job completion was excellent and the quality of work was better than I had expected, we'll definitely be calling upon Greenside again for periodic carpet cleanings!
Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...
Brian T.
Robert was able to get me next day scheduling after my "go-to" carpet cleaner was unable to squeeze me in due to being fully booked for the next week. We usually get our carpets cleaned every 6 months or so because we have the misfortune of having "white" carpet on top of two dogs and a cat. The Unique Pro team came in and got right to business. The results are awesome! I would definitely call Robert again. He was polite, explained everything he planned on doing, informed me about the chemicals and their track record with domesticated animals, and explained the price all before bringing a single piece of equipment into the home. That is excellent service and the quality of his team's work speaks for itself. Thanks Robert!
UNIQUE PRO Cleaning ServicesUNIQUE PRO Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
We needed every floor in our house cleaned, wall to wall terra cotta tile downstairs and wall to wall carpet upstairs. Sam and Lucy did a great job. They were on time and went right to work. The cost was very reasonable for the scope of the job. We were very pleased.
Green and Clean Carpet CareGreen and Clean Carpet Care
Deborah W.
Ed and a Keith did a great job for a great price! My carpet had quite a few stains and they pre-treated them and removed them all. They also moved my couch and loveseat and cleaned under them, which I didn’t expect! They were on time and friendly. I will definitely call them again!
Kingdom Cleaning ServicesKingdom Cleaning Services
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