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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 Sunnyvale carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
The people are very polite and nice. The carpet is clean after the cleaning
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Karen M.
Clean carpets, great service and communication. Highly recommended!!
Clean My Carpet-Upholstery-FlooringClean My Carpet-Upholstery-Flooring
Yishen C.
Professional carpet cleaner! I would recommend him!
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Julie B.
I am very pleased with my fresh clean carpets. They also cleaned a large area rug for me. They were on time, got the carpets beautifully clean and the cost was just as expected. I was able to schedule via message/text which was very convenient. Perfect experience from my point of view!
Able Body Carpet CleaningAble Body Carpet Cleaning
Krishna V.
I would've given a 5 star if they dried the carpet after steam cleaning it. There were some spots left even after steam cleaning.
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
April Z.
I’m extremely happy with Coronado’s carpet cleaning job. The guys came exactly at the scheduled time and finished 20 minutes earlier than I expected. They did a great job cleaning the carpets, and they were friendly and responsive. The price was also very reasonable. Would definitely hire them again!
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I highly recommend Israel Coronado. For the past 30 years I have used commercial carpet cleaners, but never again. My carpet and tile have never been so clean, and I'll tell you why. Israel is professional, responsive, timely, thorough, does excellent work, and follows up. If your pets have soiled the carpet, Israel uses an enzyme cleaner that removes the odor, and my tile is squeaky clean. Israel's dad assists, and mom came along too. I trust Israel's business, and I will use his service from now on.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Ramya N.
They arrived on time and did a clean job of our carpeted stairs. I would definitely call on them for a future job.
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Thumbtack Customer
Israel's work is great. They came on time and finished in 30 minutes. The cleaning is for moving out. The carpet looked very clean when it was done. They even gave me a writeup about the status of the carpet to explain to my landlord why some spots still looked dark. My landlord is happy about the result, therefore I'm happy about the result.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
The Carpet was cleaned perfectly. Thanks George for a great job! I will definitely contact him if I have further work to do. Thanks
CM Carpet CleaningCM Carpet Cleaning
Koushik K.
Gerardo and his team a great job cleaning our carpet. It looks like new again. We would like to hire him again.
Gerardo's Janitorial ServicesGerardo's Janitorial Services
Thumbtack Customer
Frank is really a very nice guy, and the result is awesome, the carpet looks like a new one now. So efficient, so professional. He has very good tools(not the mobile carpet cleaning tool you can rent from homedepot), within a coffee time, he finished the job.
F&S Carpet Cleaning ServicesF&S Carpet Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
My carpet was badly stained. They are now clean. Israel explained everything well and I am thoroughly satisfied with the result. I will happily have him come back in the future.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Most efficient carpet cleaners I have come across. All of the stains and odor were removed. Nice, friendly family. Great prices! Didn't change the price when they arrived like most do.
Coronado's Carpet CleaningCoronado's Carpet Cleaning
Sravi J.
Gerardo is awesome. He completed the job in 2 hours and is a thorough professional. The carpet was very dirty and ugly and he made it really neat and clean. I would definitely call him again if needed and also recommend him highly
Gerardo's Janitorial ServicesGerardo's Janitorial Services
Victor J.
Lighting is dark in the photos, but you can see the difference! Mike shampooed and cleaned the carpets in these two rooms super quickly, and he even got out some really stubborn black stains in one of the rooms! He’s super friendly as well, and transparent with the costs. It’s a great service, and I definitely recommend Green Clean Services!
Green Clean ServicesGreen Clean Services
Christine B.
I thought George was going to flake because he did not show up at our agreed time. But looks like it was an honest mistake and when he realized this, he came through. Showed up right away to complete the job. He did such great work of cleaning really stained and dirty carpets. Thank you so much!
CM Carpet CleaningCM Carpet Cleaning
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