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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.

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.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a professional carpet cleaner or steam cleaner when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a carpet cleaner or steam cleaner, follow all guidelines surrounding social distancing, sanitize any involved surfaces, ventilate indoor areas where workers have been and use digital payment services instead of cash or a check. Before the pro arrives at your home, create a plan with them to make sure everyone in the household stays safe.

Reviews for Winter Haven carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Nothing could have went better. We decided last minute to have the carpets cleaned, he was available short notice and finished the job quickly! If we were to ever have carpets cleaned again I would definitely recommend him!
Precise Carpet and Tile Cleaning ServicesPrecise Carpet and Tile Cleaning Services
Betty M.
Byron Shaw was very polite, well spoken and did a great job cleaning my carpet.
Precise Carpet and Tile Cleaning ServicesPrecise Carpet and Tile Cleaning Services
James s.
Beautifully done. I've had a few carpet cleaning companies do our home. This company is by far the best. Transformed our carpets like magic. Very happy with the results. Thanks. Highly recommend!
That Guy Cleaning Co.That Guy Cleaning Co.
Thumbtack Customer
Very nice people who explained things well and what to expect. Carpet came as clean as possible. They did a great job
Younglove's Handyman ServicesYounglove's Handyman Services
Randy K.
Highly recommend service, excellent detailed workmanship. If your looking fir excellent carpet cleaning service contact S&S
S&S Carpet & Tile CleaningS&S Carpet & Tile Cleaning
K. J.
Excellent job cleaning an old rug and carpet. They look so much better, freshening up the place immensely. Would hire him again.
S&S Carpet & Tile CleaningS&S Carpet & Tile Cleaning
Lurea B.
Josh was able to fit us in to his schedule quickly. He is a hard worker and did a good job cleaning my carpets and upholstered furniture. I highly recommend this company.
Cardinal Carpet CareCardinal Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
Jim and his partner cleaned my carpet spectacularly. They did a great job and were very respectful and professional. I am very pleased with my services. I definitely recommend them. Thanks.
Younglove's Handyman ServicesYounglove's Handyman Services
Amy K.
Fenix Smart Clean came out to my home on extremely short notice, and they did phenomenal work, making ALL my carpets look brand new, and smell amazing. I HIGHLY recommend having them come out and professionally clean your carpets, too! I’d absolutely have them out if I ever needed them again. They are so kind and accommodating. 10 stars all the way across the board! I am so happy with the results! Thank You guys!
Fênix Smart CleanFênix Smart Clean
Debi M.
Great communication and coordination of service. Punctual and fast, friendly and efficient. Great rate for awesome results. Will definitely schedule with Lucas again for our carpets and will also schedule cleaning of sofa and mattresses!! 5 star A+ recommendation!!!
Fênix Smart CleanFênix Smart Clean
Suzanne W.
Byron was so polite and attentive to what I wanted to be done. He came in and went right to work. As he cleaned all I could was "wow". My carpet looked new again. I will definitely hire him again!
Precise Carpet and Tile Cleaning ServicesPrecise Carpet and Tile Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Had carpet cleaned in 4 rooms. He was extremely prompt, polite, informative, and professional. Best of all he did an amazing job! I was more than happy with his work and will look to use him again in the future. Thank you No Sweat LLC
No Sweat LLCNo Sweat LLC
Sharon C.
Very thorough and professional. Right on time, called ahead as well. Hired him from out of state via this site to clean Mom's carpets in Florida. Mom said that he was just as nice to her as he was with me on the phone. Did a great job at a fair price and stuck to the price he quoted me. Will definitely rehire and recommend to others!
Cardinal Carpet CareCardinal Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
Carpets cleaned and ceiling fans put up. They worked so hard, it amazes me how husband and wife work together. I have already got them coming back to my house for odd jobs. I need people I can trust like the 2. They can do just about anything!!!!! Thanks you so MUCH!! Janet, Harold.
Younglove's Handyman ServicesYounglove's Handyman Services
JOY R.
He was very responsive, (had a little scheduling issue but no biggie), he showed up 5 minutes prior to the time he stated. Never gave me another quote other than what we discussed on text. Came in and did the work. He was on personal calls quite a bit while he was in my home (he called her baby so I think that's personal). He charged a little more than expected (again, never received another quote). He left some water on my floor by the entryway and kitchen (about a glass or so)... so didn't necessarily take time to clean it up... but he did put the furniture back together which i thought was kind of him... however, he didn't move the furniture to clean the carpet nor did he ask me to do so which I thought was kinda odd.
S&S Carpet & Tile CleaningS&S Carpet & Tile Cleaning
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