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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 Boulder carpet cleaners
Sue J.
They got the carpets very clean and were friendly and responsive
Complete Carpet Care & UpholsteryComplete Carpet Care & Upholstery
Omkar H.
Excellent service. We now have completely clean carpets, all stains and ground in dirt, gone.
Oxymagic of Northern Colorado, IncOxymagic of Northern Colorado, Inc
Gerald R.
What a great service. I wanted my carpets professionally cleaned before the new renters moved in. The team at Super Cleaning Bros was superb. They arrived early and ready to get to work. And they worked quickly and efficiently. We did not have any tough stains or pets. Just normal wear and tear after two years of living. After the professional carpet cleaning, the carpets in all three rooms looked like new! I could not have been happier. And more important, my landlord was very happy with the condition of the apartment. Thank You Super Cleaning Bros!
Super Cleaning Bro’sSuper Cleaning Bro’s
Lee H.
The cleaner really took his time, showing special care for making my carpet look as good as possible. My carpet is a bit older and worn, and the team probably extended the life by another five years. I’m grateful!
Super Cleaning Bro’sSuper Cleaning Bro’s
Thumbtack Customer
On time, thorough, amiable, low key, very competent and professional. Room carpet and stairs were expertly cleaned. No residue odor or moisture to deal with. Service as advertised!
Magic Dry LLCMagic Dry LLC
Chris B.
I've moved a lot for my work and have hired many carpet cleaning pros across the country and overseas. Fresh Start is the best of the best in every way.
Fresh Start Carpet Cleaning & RestorationFresh Start Carpet Cleaning & Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
Mike cleaned all of our carpet in 3 bedrooms, hallway, two stairs and the basement. He is very professional and knowledgable. I would use Magic Dry services again.
Magic Dry LLCMagic Dry LLC
Ashley H.
Don did a great job on my bedroom and stair carpeting. He also steam cleaned a sofa. I appreciated that he listened to me, was attentive, and did high quality work.
PureClean Carpets LLCPureClean Carpets LLC
Taylor E.
First time ever hiring someone to clean my carpets. Super nice and flexible . Came early because I forgot I had class later. Amazing work and for a good deal
Wise Choice Carpet Care, LLCWise Choice Carpet Care, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I had 3 bedrooms and a stairway cleaned. It took and hour and the carpets ended up looking great and they were quick to dry. I wish a certain desk with wheels would have been moved though. I would have prefered it if underneath the bed was cleaned though too.
High Country SteamHigh Country Steam
Anna S.
Can't say enough good things about Jeff and Dirtbusters! He came out for a very last minute job (day following his quick response) for a single bedroom carpet clean. His price was competitive, he was very kind, and above all did a PHENOMENAL job - the carpets were even better than the previous tenants had left it 4 years ago and the carpets smelled amazing. I didn't want to take a chance on not getting my full deposit back. Will be calling Dirtbusters for our new digs!
Dirtbusters Carpet CleaningDirtbusters Carpet Cleaning
Laura A.
WOW— Look no further for the World’s Best Carpet Cleaning Company!!! JD Cleaning were here cleaning our carpets for well over two hours— on a Sunday! From when I originally scheduled the appointment, till when they were all finished— it has been truly amazing! We have lived at this address in Boulder for over 31 years, and I decided to give Joseph a try because of his outstanding reviews! If there was a number higher than a 5 out of 5, they definitely deserve it! You have earned a lifetime customer, thank you both again for making our home look so beautiful! Laura Ann R-T The Cookie Lady Boulder, Colorado
JD Cleaning Services LLC. Joseph De pinaJD Cleaning Services LLC. Joseph De pina
Boushra B.
Scott did an incredible job! If you have pets, don't look elsewhere, this is the service you need! We have tried others, and this one is by far the best for quality and value. Our carpets and couches look amazing, and the house smells fresh and feels welcoming. We have 4 dogs, and it's been an embarrassingly long time since we had the carpets properly cleaned, so there was LOTS of stains and fur, and the house smelled pretty funky. Scott got rid of all of that, and he did it professionally and efficiently. He checked the house first, explained the services and what would be best for our home, gave us a GREAT discount - very generous of him considering the awful state the carpets were in - and finished the job super fast. I have not had the house look and smell this clean in ages. We loved Scott's work so much we already set up another appointment with him!
Spanking Clean and GreenSpanking Clean and Green
Thumbtack Customer
carpets that were heavily matted and hadn't been professionally cleaned in 10+ years look like new. Just was 5 minutes late but called to let me know which I really appreciated. Stuck to the price quoted online (I defined the house to him in detail including stairs and # number of rooms when I talked to him).
Oxymagic of Northern Colorado, IncOxymagic of Northern Colorado, Inc
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