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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for professional carpet cleaning?

It’s common for professional carpet cleaners to accept digital payments such as Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay, Zelle, PayPal and others. The current COVID-19 pandemic is quickly encouraging other companies to digitally transform as well. Make sure the carpet cleaner you hire will accept a digital payment instead of cash or check, and come up with a strategy for complying with social distancing regulations.

Compare carpet cleaners near you to see which types of payments they accept.

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.

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.

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. 

How often should carpets be steam cleaned?

Dirty carpets can be unhealthy for the people living in the home, particularly those who have allergies, so it’s important to have them cleaned regularly; simply vacuuming once or twice a week isn’t enough. Carpet cleaning should be done by a professional carpet cleaning service at least once a year to remove grime and help extend the life of your carpet. Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional steam cleaning, which penetrates deep into the carpet fibers and lifts out both dirt and the pollutants that get tracked inside. Steam cleaning also removes most of the moisture, so carpets dry quickly enough for homeowners to resume using them the same day. Between professional carpet cleanings, your carpet may need an emergency spot cleaning. Pet accidents, food or drink spills, and more can often be effectively cleaned with some water and a drop of white vinegar, although many cleaners will also make house calls for smaller spills and hard-to-clean spots like wine or grease stains.

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 San Jose carpet cleaners
Madeline D.
Great experience with our carpet cleaning! Highly recommend him!
California Cleaning and Carpet CareCalifornia Cleaning and Carpet Care
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
Nicole V.
Extremely nice & very professional. I would recommend them to everyone in need of a carpet cleaning.
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
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!
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
Claudia B.
Cork Carpet and Floor Care was extremely quick in responding to my initial request. They were easy to work with and punctual to the job. Adrian took extra care in protecting other areas of the home while bringing in the carpet cleaning equipment. He was friendly and professional. The house looks great!
Christina W.
Really responsive, professional and nice. The person who cleaned my sofa and carpet worked very hard and did a thorough job. Will use this service again!
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Thumbtack Customer
Very professional, hard working. Was not expecting my carpet to come out as clean as it did. Was restored to it's original look. Would definitely hire him again.
Jam Carpet Cleaning & Janitorial ServicesJam Carpet Cleaning & Janitorial Services
Sona M.
Nissan was on time and very professional. He was very responsive and did an exceptional job cleaning the carpet. He took loads of dirty water out that made me cringe just thinking about how dirty the carpet must have been. We are happy with his service and will hire him again in a heartbeat.
Mighty SteamersMighty Steamers
Abiola E.
I think they did a great job. They we're responsive and adjusted as my schedule adjusted. They we're efficient in getting the job done. I would use them again for carpet cleaning.
Exceptional Cleaning ProsExceptional Cleaning Pros
Karen M.
Daniel from Clean My Carpet was super quick to respond, very flexible and accommodating to our needs. He got the job done in a very timely manner and the results were wonderful! Thank you!
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Shirley R.
Daniel was very prompt, he was also very professional. My carpets came out nice and clean , my pet stains are gone and it dried very fast. I highly recommend his service
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Gina B.
Frank accommodated a last-minute appointment. His job before me completed early and was able to start my carpet cleaning two hours before planned. Great service and quality. I would definitely use again.
F&S Carpet Cleaning ServicesF&S Carpet Cleaning Services
Hal H.
Adonis just left the house and the 4 bedrooms and stairs look fantastic. I appreciated that he made time for me on Saturday. It’s nice working with a professional that values both our time. Get your carpets cleaned today and live healthy.
High Performance SteamersHigh Performance Steamers
Rene C.
Adonis did a professional and fantastic job. The carpet looks great and clean. He is friendly, courtenus, and super efficient. He texted me the estimated arrival time ahead, and arrived on time. I will definitely work with Adnois next time. Highly recommended.
High Performance SteamersHigh Performance Steamers
Danny L.
Steve did a great job cleaning the carpet in my 3 level townhome. He was in and out in about 2.5 hours and arrived on time. Very helpful and professional as he was willing to help me move a few items out of the way. Thank you!
California Cleaning and Carpet CareCalifornia Cleaning and Carpet Care
Adelle K.
Nissan did an amazing job on heavily stained carpets that hadn't been cleaned in years. I was pleasantly surprised that he got the stains out. I didn't think it was even possible. Nissan was also very responsive, prompt, and professional. I highly recommend him and will definitely use his services again.
Mighty SteamersMighty Steamers
Charmagne T.
I thought I wrote this review when the work was done but for whatever reason it looks like it didn't upload :( Nissan was very personable and professional. He also responded to my request immediately. In addition, his quality of work was outstanding! He went the extra mile to help me move some bigger items I needed help with at no additional charge so I made sure to pay extra although he didn't ask me to. The quality of the work was amazing! The carpets were new but the previous owners had cats in the rooms I needed cleaned and by the time he had completed the job the carpets were like brand new again! I would hire him again in a heartbeat.
Mighty SteamersMighty Steamers
Erah o.
AMAZING SERVICE! We had pet stains, tons of furniture in the way, and a carpet that already had spot treatment on it from at home sprays. Adrian handled it like a true professional: - wore booties -showed up 5 minutes early (9am on sat.) - gave each stain extra attention - did a hall rug for me on the spot only $13 - provides stain solution - brought floor fans to dry areas while he worked on others (so efficient) - his partner Leo moved the furniture carefully and also wore booties in the house - wrote an estimate for grout cleaning on our receipt unprompted (observant) Oh yea, and the carpet looks brand new! Would rehire in a heartbeat. Was so pleased I brought him to our neighbors before he left our block. This was legit an excellent experience. Thank you gentlemen!
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