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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 Mountain View carpet cleaners
Joseph S.
These guys did the best job on my carpet ever! Spots that my other cleaner gave up on they removed or considerably reduced. From now on they are my sole carpet cleaners.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Dhananjay S.
Mike was on time and completed the cleaning in 45 mins. I would recommend him for carpet and sofa cleaning services.
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Thumbtack Customer
Amazing job by the team! Loved their work and professionalism. This was probably the best carpet cleaning I've got. The pros : Very punctual in replying to questions. Came on time to start the cleaning. The price is very reasonable and is accurate The people are super warm and friendly. They take their job very very seriously. The carpets are super clean. After the job is done, the carpets don't feel soggy - just a little damp and dry pretty fast. The cons: None!
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Kate O.
Adrian cleaned our carpets and the home looks and smells much better than it did. He was easy to communicate with, arrived on time, and got the job done efficiently. Definitely plan to use him again for any future carpet cleaning we need done :)
Thumbtack Customer
Gerardo did an incredible job on my carpets. He was able to remove stains which previous carpet cleaners had not even begun to address properly, and my carpets look new again! On top of this, he was on time, worked efficiently and quickly, and was a pleasure to deal with. Thank you, Gerardo!
Gerardo's Janitorial ServicesGerardo's Janitorial Services
Akim K.
Overall experience was great, they arrived on time, were very professional and even gave tips about future carpet cleaning/repairs.
Pro Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning ServicePro Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Service
Vivian D.
I am rating strictly on responsiveness. I scheduled OCR to clean my carpets when my previous cleaner bailed (separate review). They were extremely responsive and accommodating. However, the move-out company I was able to book last minute cleans the carpets as part of their service. I'm positive if I had used OCR they would have done a superior job based on the communication I received.
OCS Carpet cleaning & HandymanOCS Carpet cleaning & Handyman
Thumbtack Customer
Israel did an awesome job cleaning our carpets with several years old stains. Would highly recommend him to our friends!
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Carol W.
Second time I had Clean My Carpets at my home. Thorough job. Friendly team. I’ll definitely have them back!
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Daniel S.
The carpets on the stairs came out better than they have in 9 years of prior cleanings. And the bathroom tile floors were cleaned and sealed. And the same with the 12 x 12' patio tile. On time. Good work.
Rio M.
It was a pleasure to have worked with Israel, his brother Jose, and their father Israel Sr. They are licensed (formal classes taken) experts in stain removal and carpet cleaning and have been in the business for more than a decade. They were highly efficient with setup at our 3-story townhouse and had all the proper machinery and equipment to deep clean and dry out our carpet, tiles (2nd floor), bed, and couch upholestry. They even cleaned the staircase one more time after they completed the tile cleaning. Our place looks fresh, new, and move-in ready! Pictures attached is a testament to the quality of work from Coronado Carpet Cleaning. Israel and family are very easy to work with and are very fun personable people. I enjoyed working with them and am very fortunate and thankful to have met them. I look forward to working with them regularly.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Abhi M.
Frank and his team did a fantastic job of cleaning carpet. It looks brand new. Frank was also quick to do a phenomenal chair upholstery cleaning job for me at the last moment. Can't recommend them enough. Thanks team F & S ! You guys rock.
F&S Carpet Cleaning Services.F&S Carpet Cleaning Services.
Dixie L.
Absolutely the best carpet cleaner ever. This was a 4-bdrm move-out property and carpet was very dirty with lots of stains. I thought it would have to be replaced. Allano arrived at 10AM and did not leave until 6PM. To say that he did an incredible job is an understatement. The carpet looked like new. The stains were gone! I don't know what miracle he used but it was incredible. He could have charged double and I would not have argued. I can't praise him enough. I would definitely ask for him again.
Dr carpet cleaningDr carpet cleaning
Wei-Ling D.
Great experience with Peter. He came on time, assessed our carpet, and suggested we upgrade to deep cleaning on our heavy traffic areas (stairs, hallway) with no pressure. We opted to do so, and he gave a very accurate estimate on when he'd be done. One thing I wished I understood was that the deep cleaning would mean the drying process would be much, much longer - over 24 hours!!! The other non-deep-clean rooms dried by the end of the day. (so 5-8 hours). I was a bit annoyed, but we put down every towel in the house down on the stairs and hallway and we made do =) I have to say though, when it all finally dried - it was fabulous. The carpet literally felt different under our bare feet! Worth it! Thanks, Green Clean Services!
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Ankur D.
I hired the Unstain team for cleaning my entire 1 bedroom apartment along with the carpet and patio. The overall experience was excellent. They were very responsive and detail oriented while we were discussing the quote. They did a very thorough cleaning job and used good quality products. After they were done, the apartment looked were tidy and there was no weird odor of bad chemicals (which I noticed with other cleaners' work in the past). Their pricing is also very reasonable. I would highly recommend working with Unstain.
All proAll pro
Thumbtack Customer
Israel did a very good job. My carpet was quite old and dirty, and he was able to remove the large stains and make the rest of it look 100% better. There was one area that looked a bit streaky,so I called , and Israel came back first thing the next morning and re-cleaned the area with no hesitation. Very prompt, professional, and best value! Will definitely hire again.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Gerardo cleaned my carpets at home on Aug. 25, 2014 .... did a SUPERB job! I will share his contact information with all my neighbors because of the professional job he did ..... stains all gone, very clean, smells great, dried in 4 hrs, did it quickly .... I'm totally pleased. Plus .... he was timely, very courteous, generous in his services (did the extra things you might want.... shoe coverings, protectors for furniture legs, respected my house and other contents, etc.). His price quote was great, compared to others ... I definitely feel I got more than I paid for: a good feeling to have.
Gerardo's Janitorial ServicesGerardo's Janitorial Services
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