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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Who cleans area rugs?

Like your carpets, area rugs should ideally be cleaned at least once a year to remove dust and dirt and help them last longer. In general, carpet cleaning professionals also clean area rugs. Some rug cleaners bring their cleaning equipment to your home, while others remove your area rugs and clean them at their facilities. Either way, the rug should be cleaned with the solution most appropriate to its specific fabric and construction. It should also be completely dry before you return it to the floor.

Is it worth getting rugs professionally cleaned?

It is worth the money to get rugs professionally cleaned if they’re fragile, have tough-to-remove stains or you don’t know how to clean them. When in doubt, contact a pro to clean your rugs.

How often should you clean your rugs?

This depends on your rug’s condition — and the conditions in your home. If your rug is located in a high-traffic area like a mudroom, entryway or hallway, you may need to clean it more often. Families with small children or pets should clean their rugs more often as well. Those with allergies should also clean their rugs more often, as should those who wear their shoes inside.

What is the best way to clean a Persian rug?

Cleaning a Persian rug often requires utilizing a vacuum, rug shampoo, water, a brush or sponge and bucket. However, be careful of these common DIY mishaps: 

  • Using the wrong shampoo or cleaning solution
  • Not using enough water (or using too much)
  • Cleaning your rug too often

To ensure you don’t accidentally ruin your rug, you might want to consider hiring a professional cleaner with plenty of experience and expertise.

How much does it cost to clean a rug?

Area rugs are typically found in high-traffic areas of the home, like hallways and entryways, so they collect more dirt and stains than simple vacuuming can handle. Similar to carpet cleaning, professionals can come to your home to deep-clean your area rugs. The national average cost for rug cleaning ranges from $80 to $120, but may be higher or lower depending on the rug’s size and fiber type. Rug cleaners generally charge by the square foot; for example, a standard 8-foot by 10-foot rug costs an average of $100 to clean. Natural fiber rugs, such as wool or silk, are usually more expensive to have cleaned than synthetic rugs. A carpeting cleaning company may charge on average $1.50 per square foot to clean a synthetic rug, $2 per square foot for a wool rug, and $3 per square foot for a silk rug. Some delicate rugs need to be washed by hand, which increases the price. Carpet cleaning companies often offer additional services, such as removing odors or applying moth deterrent, which can add 20 cents to 25 cents per square foot.

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 Los Angeles rug cleaners
Nick K.
Our rugs are the cleanest they’ve ever been! Awesome and professional service! Picked our rugs up, cleaned them, and delivered them! Would recommend to anyone needing they’re rugs or carpets cleaned!
SoCal Eco CleaningSoCal Eco Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Cleaned an area rug and it looks great!
Act Carpet & Furniture Cleaning Co.Act Carpet & Furniture Cleaning Co.
Rio M.
Got my rugs super clean. My pets used my rugs as their bathroom they came in and got the job done in a timely manner
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Responsive via messenger and text. Did a great job cleaning my rug. Affordable. Hopefully tomorrow my rug will smell brand new!
Jennifer V.
Excellent job- I was so inpressed with how clean my rugs were!!!
Blue Rooster Carpet CleaningBlue Rooster Carpet Cleaning
Mary S.
They showed up without the equipment needed to clean my area rugs and said they would not be able to clean them as scheduled.
Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...Greenside Carpet and Dryer Vent Cleaning Servic...
Angela B.
Prompt reply, easy process, great results on rug cleaning. I would recommend to others and will use in the future for sofa cleaning.
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Alice H.
Edward was incredible! Decided to get our 100% fluffy polyester rug cleaned last minute and he was here within the hour. Friendly and professional and the rug is so clean we actually forgot the true color of it! It’s much lighter and fluffier than we remember :-) we’ll be having him back to do our windows next week.
Kingdom Cleaning ServicesKingdom Cleaning Services
Anais B.
I am usually very skeptical with the company I choose to clean my very valuable Persian rugs. I have 2 8x10 wool rugs that are old and needed some cleaning and repairs. When I contacted eco dry, Aaron came by to thoroughly inspect my rugs and offered to take them off site to perform a detailed cleaning at a great price. He had them back looking new and smelling great. All the stains came out and the torn areas look like they never happened. I’m am beyond grateful that there are still companies like this out there that are trustworthy with no surprised. I’m very happy and I definitely recommend this company
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Jonathan W.
Unfortunately I was sold a service that I didn’t need. Their shampoo process wouldn’t work well with my rug. There was absolutely no difference before and after. It looked no cleaner :/ I wish they had told me their services don’t work well with jute rugs upfront. On the plus side, Caleb (the guy who did the work) was great. On time, professional, and honest.
Brite Spots Carpet CareBrite Spots Carpet Care
Catherine S.
I haven't had my rug cleaned in a long time. I have 3 cats and there's a good amount of pet stains, food stains and dirt on the rug. They were very communicative throughout the process and I had to reschedule last minute which was not a problem for them. They were quick and the entire process was very easy with great results!
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Adam V.
Matt was excellent! Very responsive and hassle free. Easy to talk too - did a wonderful job cleaning my rugs! Would recommend to anyone and will certainly hire him again!
Quick Clean Carpet CareQuick Clean Carpet Care
Joy H.
Gus was very responsive. He was able to salvage our antique Persian rug. Cleaned and delivered. Trustworthy and easy to work with. We are looking forward to work with him in the future. Thank you, Gus!
Brite Spots Carpet CareBrite Spots Carpet Care
Israel V.
Fantastic! My rug is good as new. Quick and as tidy as can be. Make sure to move any electronics out of the before hand so the liquid from the cleaner doesn't damage your appliances.
Brite Spots Carpet CareBrite Spots Carpet Care
Charlene B.
Such a quick and efficient service. I booked extremely last minute and had two wonderful chaps turn up and clean my rugs the following day. I’d definitely use them again.
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Yasmin S.
Carpet wasn’t cleaned to expectation. Company representatives were kind and made process easy. And while the price is cheaper than others, you get what you pay for. I would say my rug is about 60% cleaner than before.
MJ Elite Carpet and Floor CareMJ Elite Carpet and Floor Care
Amanda B.
SoCal Eco Cleaning did a fantastic job cleaning our rugs, upholstery, and curtains. They were very responsive, gave a fair price, and came right away and did a thorough job. We are very pleased and would absolutely recommend them and hire them again.
SoCal Eco CleaningSoCal Eco Cleaning
Sarah S.
Blue Rooster did an excellent job cleaning our shag rug! He was on time, very professional, and reasonable. We had him come on our moving day so things were a bit hectic but he was very flexible given the limited space. I would happily recommend them.
Blue Rooster Carpet CleaningBlue Rooster Carpet Cleaning
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