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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.

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.

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.

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 Dupont Circle carpet cleaners
Brandon J.
I hired Adrian for general cleaning and carpet cleaning a rental property of mines. It was an all day affair for him. Adrian was on time and you can tell he did some major cleaning! The place looks like new. My only concern was the carpet cleaning. I was under the impression that with carpet cleaning, the carpet should look like new.. However, Adrian Informed me that with so much damage to the carpet, there is no way for the carpet to look totally new. I understood! Because that last tenant messed up that carpet bad! All in all, good job Adrian!! The carpet looks sooo much better!
Checkmate Pro Services LLCCheckmate Pro Services LLC
Erik H.
They cleaned my carpet perfectly.
Mrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home OrganizingMrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home Organizing
Beverly M.
So happy to see my carpet get so clean!
Durand Carpet Steam CleaningDurand Carpet Steam Cleaning
Monica W.
I reached out to Shiny Carpet and they came same day to clean my sofa and a carpet. Very timely, friendly and quality work. Recommend!
Shiny Carpet CleaningShiny Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I had an amazing experience with this company. The guy who cleaned my carpet arrived at time and brought his powerful vaccum and his carpet cleaning machine. My carpet had a lot of stains before he cleaned it and after spending 1 hour, my carpet literally became new and started shining. It not only looks good, but it also smells good. I feel like I am staying in a new apartment. I recommend everyone to use this company if they want to see amazing results.
Mrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home OrganizingMrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home Organizing
Walter H.
AMAZING job cleaning my carpet! I will definitely use their services again!
Shiny Carpet CleaningShiny Carpet Cleaning
Esse L.
I got bad steam cleaning that has ruined my carpet. Foremost, they charged me much more the estimated amount (even though I was crystal clear in my description). Initially, the cleaning was terrible because the carpet went from soft and fluffy to hard and crunchy. Also, several spots were missed. I complained so they were kind enough to re-do it. Now, after a second “cleaning” my carpet is MORE crunchy and gets dirty really fast. The technician rushed the job and finished too quickly leaving behind residue that made my carpet hard and is a dirt magnet. It’s awful and I’m woefully disappointed that I paid them to essentially ruin my carpet. Hire professionals who have the proper equipment, the proper tools, and the proper technique clean carpet.
Allergenic carpet an maid Svc.combo deals.Allergenic carpet an maid Svc.combo deals.
Thumbtack Customer
The person who tried to clean the carpet was very nice but it looks exactly the same even though he showed me a before and after spot. He spilled water on my wood floors and did not clean up. He explained this type of carpet was very hard to clean and he should have just cancelled.
Mrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home OrganizingMrs. Green Clean Maid Service & Home Organizing
Shareena D.
Kevin did a great job cleaning my carpet. I have a 5 bedroom 3 level home with wall to wall carpet, he did it quickly, and the cost was reasonable. I plan to use him again next year for my annual carpet shampoo.
Kevin's Carpet ServicesKevin's Carpet Services
Darryl S.
Adrian showed up on time, and even gave me heads up call on his way. My carpets look wondeful. In the past, I have seen stains re-emerge after a few days of having my carpets cleaner; however, not in this case. Carpet still looks great. I am looking forward to hiring him later to do spring window cleaning.
Checkmate Pro Services LLCCheckmate Pro Services LLC
Michael M.
Nathan was great. Showed up on time and made a very dirty bedroom carpet clean again.
Professional Carpet Cleaning PlusProfessional Carpet Cleaning Plus
Dorothy J.
The representatives were punctual and efficient. The carpet had not been cleaned for years and they worked very hard to get the job done. I appreciated the fact they did not over saturate the carpet with the cleaning solution and explained why (so as not to cause mildew or mole). I would use them again
Century Cleaning LLC COVID-19 SanitizationCentury Cleaning LLC COVID-19 Sanitization
Kimberly M.
I contracted Adrian to do a condo carpet and move-out clean. The previous tenants had dogs and renovations done left the place pretty dusty. Adrian was very responsive and accommodating from day one of conversation, addressing all of my concerns. The deep clean work they did on the carpet was excellent. The carpet looked great and the place smelled so much better. They did a decent job on the overall clean as well. There were a few areas needing a touch up but they took care of it right away. I will definitely consider them again for future carpet needs and any need I have for moving help.
Checkmate Pro Services LLCCheckmate Pro Services LLC
Carrie H.
Would absolutely use him again! He was great! Carpet is very fresh and clean! Looks amazing.
moclean llcmoclean llc
Marnique H.
The tech did a great job cleaning the carpet and wood floors!! We'll definitely use them again!
Infantry Chem-DryInfantry Chem-Dry
Timothy B.
Carpets were very clean and smelled like new! Left a little more water behind than expected.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
ZAINAB A.
Durand was punctual and I was surprised at how quickly the work was completed. Carpets looks clean and fresh. Highly recommend
Durand Carpet Steam CleaningDurand Carpet Steam Cleaning
Eric I.
Folks at Green Mop did a great job with the carpet cleaning. Just moved in and the carpet looks like new! The job went quickly, the staff were very responsice and they made paying very easy. Would definitely recommend!
The Green Mop Inc.The Green Mop Inc.
Michael T.
They worked with me on scheduling. They were great at communication. They arrived on time and completed the carpet cleaning to my satisfaction. I would recommend this company.
JM Professional Building ServicesJM Professional Building Services
Shirley T.
Kenny and team were wonderful. Cleaned my carpet and gave me and idea of how often I should have carpet cleaned due to having an older dog who is home all day and uses pads. I was concerned about odor build up. He put me at ease and I will use him going forward. Thank you.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Kris J.
He did great job! My carpet looks so much better! I'd definitely use his services again and I'd recommend him to friends and clients. I wonder if he cleans car upholstery and carpet as well. I'll have to ask next time.
Durand Carpet Steam CleaningDurand Carpet Steam Cleaning
Vivian K.
Kenny responded to my request quickly and professionally. Anthony came out to clean the carpet for my one-bedroom and he was polite and efficient. Highly recommend!
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Niki n.
Durand was very professional at what he did and made my carpets look really clean. He completed the job at the specified time. Job well done.
Durand Carpet Steam CleaningDurand Carpet Steam Cleaning
Jeff C.
Devon did a great job. He was responsive when booking, punctual the day of and the rate was fair. I would recommend his services for your carpet cleaning needs.
Devon’s carpet serviceDevon’s carpet service
Jen V.
They were excellent at every turn. My carpet looks great. The cleaners were professional and responsive. Scheduling was easy, accurate and quick. I will definitely use them again!
JM Professional Building ServicesJM Professional Building Services
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