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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.

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 San Jose carpet cleaners
Frank G.
Mike did a great job in cleaning our carpet and his price is relative good comparing to other carpet cleaning companies. Mike is also very responsive.
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Thumbtack Customer
full carpet cleaning of 4 bedroom house
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Niharika A.
The carpet was cleaned very well. Definitely recommend!!!
Dr carpet cleaningDr carpet cleaning
Linda C.
Cleaned my carpets. Excellent job and very professional.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They did A Great Job!! Very friendly and personable! No Other Company will ever clean my carpet!! My carpet looks GREAT!!!
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Evan J.
Tadeu did an excellent job cleaning our carpets. He took his time and made sure everything was perfect. I highly recommend his company for anyone needing their carpets cleaned.
Shine Cleaning ServicesShine Cleaning Services
Demetrio M.
I am extremely happy with my experience with Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring. The response to my inquiry was immediate and Daniel did a great job of cleaning the two sets of carpeted stairs in my home - the carpet looks good as new! I would not hesitate to contact them in the future for any floor cleaning tasks I might have.
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Thumbtack Customer
They got my dirty white carpet looking nice and clean.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Madeline D.
Great experience with our carpet cleaning! Highly recommend him!
California Cleaning and Carpet CareCalifornia Cleaning and Carpet Care
Sandra j.
I would highly recommend Clean my Carpet and hire them again! Daniel was very responsive, punctual, courteous and made sure we had the best customer experience. He did a great job with the carpet and cleaned it within 2 hours. The best part was that the carpet dried in no time and looks brand new!! Thanks again Daniel :)
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Stephen L.
Really pleased with the cleaning. Professional and focus on the job. Our carpet needed a good cleaning and the difference is visible. Planning to hire again.
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Victoria S.
They did a great job cleaning my carpet I will definitely be using them again
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Nicole V.
Extremely nice & very professional. I would recommend them to everyone in need of a carpet cleaning.
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Jian W.
I would highly recommend Dalux carpet cleaning to all my family and friends! Mikie helped me to clean the carpet. They are professional and responsive! The most important thing is that they have the best cleaning service I have ever seen. I owned a three level house which means my house have more than 20 stairs and really hard to clean. Also there are carpets under tables and beds. Mikie tried his best and did a really great job. He’s professional and kind. The carpet is like new after his cleaning. In additional to the great service, they provided a really competitive price. I am really happy today and very satisfied by his work.
Dalux Junk Removal and carpet cleaning ServicesDalux Junk Removal and carpet cleaning Services
Danyang C.
Daniel did a great job on cleaning my carpet within an hour. It’s very efficient. We are able to step on the carpet within 1 hour. Very satisfied with this service! Will definitely hire him again!!
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Shaik Sher A.
It was breeze right from getting quote to setting up the appointment and carpet cleaned. They did awesome job on our purchased home’s carpet. It just looks as new now. Price is reasonable. I really recommend their service
High Performance SteamersHigh Performance Steamers
Michelle B.
He did an excellent job getting the carpet looking clean and fresh! On time and quickly complete, thank you!!!
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Very satisfied with Coronado's Carpet Cleaning service. I have 3 cats at home and one room is carpeted. I always sprayed and scrubbed the 'mess' after incidents (one kitty throws up frequently), but one can imagine the multiple spots left after that. Israel came and went... and left a shining carpet. Israel is very professional and knows his business. There were a few instances where I wasn't sure what to do, and Israel was quick in providing a response. I would use Coronado's Carpet Cleaning again.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Leslie R.
Great job by this family owned local business! I loved the peppermint scent after the carpets were cleaned. They were able to take out some stains that I assumed were there to stay. Carpets look brand new and we will definitely have them back when our big dogs get the carpets dirty again!
Able Body Carpet CleaningAble Body Carpet Cleaning
Mani k.
Adrian was punctual and did a fabulous job of cleaning the carpet. Removed the stains and worked around some big furniture. Would use him again in the future for other cleaning projects!
CORK CARPET CLEANING AND FLOOR CARECORK CARPET CLEANING AND FLOOR CARE
Aurelia P.
I appreciated the crew was on time and very professional. Some of the older stains in the carpets still remain visible but I am not sure any carpet cleaning service would be able to take them out. Overall, I am very pleased with the service.
High Performance SteamersHigh Performance Steamers
Craig P.
Mike responded quickly, scheduled the appointment to come out, showed up on time, and did a thorough job cleaning our carpets. He spent additional time on bad areas of the carpet. I am happy with his service and will use him again.
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent work by Coronado's Carpet Cleaning. I appreciated how knowledgeable, thorough, and hard working both Israel and Jose were. Israel explained each of the procedures being used in detail and they both took time and care to do a stellar job. It is clear they take pride in their work and are true professionals. I will definitely call on them again for future carpet cleaning needs.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Shashank S.
We hired Tadeu for steam cleaning our carpets in two rooms and stairs and to remove a few really tough hair dye spots. Tadeu was thoroughly professional through our our interaction. He arrived on time, completed the job without any fuss and left our carpets clean like new. We will definitely hire his services again.
Shine Cleaning ServicesShine Cleaning Services
Divya P.
Junior did an excellent job cleaning up my living room's carpet where my pet dog puked. Despite the short notice he accepted and arrived on-time and finished the task in a jiffy. The carpet looks like it is brand new now. Thanks Junior!
Junior’s cleaning serviceJunior’s cleaning service
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