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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 Orange carpet cleaners
Erin J.
Robert and Araceli did an excellent job with my carpet and mattress. The last time we had the carpet cleaned it took almost a week and half to dry. Less than 24 hours after Robert cleaned my carpet, it is dry! They were both extremely professional. And the pricing was great. Usually companies give you the basic charge just to buff the carpet but the deep cleaning is so much more.
UNIQUE PRO Cleaning ServicesUNIQUE PRO Cleaning Services
Katarina B.
Excellent service! Cleaned our carpets and chairs, and they look brand new. Will definitely hire again. Thank you!
UNIQUE PRO Cleaning ServicesUNIQUE PRO Cleaning Services
Carol C.
I was able to schedule a carpet cleaning within a short time frame. Aaron was very polite and did a great job.
Eco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery CareEco-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Care
Nelson L.
Kingdom did a great job cleaning my carpet as well as my couch I would hire them again without a doubt
Kingdom Cleaning ServicesKingdom Cleaning Services
Kelly H.
Robert was quick in responding and even delivered same day service for my entire 2 story home. Very reasonably priced. He will be my go to carpet cleaner. I would recommend him! The one thing we noticed is he forgot to place little pads under our sectional legs of our couch.
UNIQUE PRO Cleaning ServicesUNIQUE PRO Cleaning Services
Lauren S.
I work crazy hours and absolutely needed my carpets cleaned.. Unfortunately, I was set to go out of town for a while and knew I would never get around to it after my trip. Of course, I put off this mandatory task until the last minute. With ~65 hours until my flight, I needed it done and could only schedule it with 2 nights' notice at best. But to make matters worse, I leave for work at 9am and get home at 10pm most nights, which meant that I had no choice but to leave my apartment unattended (leasing office was instructed to turn over the keys) in the hands of somebody I had never met. I quickly jumped onto Thumbtack and received 5 quotes almost right away. It was immediately clear that two of the five had not even bothered to read my project details as they clearly were unavailable during my narrow time frame and could not accommodate my needs. I was desperate to find a reputable company / provider, who I was blindly trusting with the full contents of my apartment and my 2 beloved cats, whose work I would not be home to oversee or point out areas requiring special attention, under a ticking clock with no guarantee other than Alec's word offered via text message - but I had no other choice. But I am so glad that I did! Alec had clearly taken the time to read my project request, immediately responded to my follow-up questions, understood my urgency and the vulnerability inherent to my predicament, and alleviated as much as my fear as a stranger in your unattended home could given the circumstances. He was amazing - he took the time to provide me with text updates knowing that I was intermittently unreachable at work and rightfully worried, he even notified me about how my cats fared throughout the process, and urged me to let him know if there were any problems or if I was disappointed/dissatisfied in any way. I've included pictures of the great job that Alec did. I'm very grateful for his high quality service and amazing attention to customer service. He was a true professional from start to finish. He was polite, attentive and efficient when communicating with me and was true to his word. Despite the unusual parameters and many obstacles created by the atypical circumstances of my request, he did a great job and I am quite pleased with his results. If you are considering him, know this: the quality of his work is excellent, his commitment to customer satisfaction is unparalleled, and he has earned my trust and continued business. Do not hesitate to put your trust in Alec - he will not disappoint. Thanks again Alec, for everything!
8 Services Carpet Cleaning8 Services Carpet Cleaning
Lauren S.
I work crazy hours and absolutely needed my carpets cleaned.. Unfortunately, I was set to go out of town for a while and knew I would never get around to it after my trip. Of course, I put off this mandatory task until the last minute. With ~65 hours until my flight, I needed it done and could only schedule it with 2 nights' notice at best. But to make matters worse, I leave for work at 9am and get home at 10pm most nights, which meant that I had no choice but to leave my apartment unattended (leasing office was instructed to turn over the keys) in the hands of somebody I had never met. I quickly jumped onto Thumbtack and received 5 quotes almost right away. It was immediately clear that two of the five had not even bothered to read my project details as they clearly were unavailable during my narrow time frame and could not accommodate my needs. I was desperate to find a reputable company / provider, who I was blindly trusting with the full contents of my apartment and my 2 beloved cats, whose work I would not be home to oversee or point out areas requiring special attention, under a ticking clock with no guarantee other than Alec's word offered via text message - but I had no other choice. But I am so glad that I did! Alec had clearly taken the time to read my project request, immediately responded to my follow-up questions, understood my urgency and the vulnerability inherent to my predicament, and alleviated as much as my fear as a stranger in your unattended home could given the circumstances. He was amazing - he took the time to provide me with text updates knowing that I was intermittently unreachable at work and rightfully worried, he even notified me about how my cats fared throughout the process, and urged me to let him know if there were any problems or if I was disappointed/dissatisfied in any way. I've included pictures of the great job that Alec did. I'm very grateful for his high quality service and amazing attention to customer service. He was a true professional from start to finish. He was polite, attentive and efficient when communicating with me and was true to his word. Despite the unusual parameters and many obstacles created by the atypical circumstances of my request, he did a great job and I am quite pleased with his results. If you are considering him, know this: the quality of his work is excellent, his commitment to customer satisfaction is unparalleled, and he has earned my trust and continued business. Do not hesitate to put your trust in Alec - he will not disappoint. Thanks again Alec, for everything!
8 Services Carpet Cleaning8 Services Carpet Cleaning
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