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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 Decatur carpet cleaners
John s.
i had just had carpeting cleaned in a room and there were many stains left on the carpet, and thought it might need to be replaced and was very upset ,Floyd came in with his machine and chemicals and cleaned the carpet and it was spotless when he was finished, looked like new ,i would recommend him if you want a real carpet cleaning that is perfect
Sityfresh® Carpet CleanersSityfresh® Carpet Cleaners
Sametha G.
Alejandro camarena carpet cleaner did an exceptional job at cleaning my carpet. The work was very professional. He removed all furniture and replaced it when job was done. Alejandro camarena really over exceeded the expectations of this job, removing pet stains and make-up deposits from my carpet. I will definitely hire him again for future carpet cleaning. Thank you! I’m very much appreciative for your awesome customer service.
Camarena's MultiservicesCamarena's Multiservices
Dejon S.
Excellent job cleaning our carpet and the response to our request was fast!
Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.
Cynthia G.
The Best Carpet Cleaner I’ve ever had. I highly recommend them
Quentin s.
Did great work! Left carpet clean and smelled great. Will be using him again.
Sityfresh® Carpet CleanersSityfresh® Carpet Cleaners
Martha F.
Thank you for such a great job, following up and being on time! And also my carpet is sparkling clean.
Camarena's MultiservicesCamarena's Multiservices
Nicole B.
You guys did an excellent job cleaning our carpet! We will definitely use your service again.
Epic4 CarpetEpic4 Carpet
Jordan B.
Freddy did a WONDERFUL job cleaning my dads carpets and stairs. Freddy replied so quickly and was able to come over the next day to do the carpets. Prompt, easy booking, great communication, and easy payment . Please support him! He is truly awesome and got those carpets looking mighty good.
Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.
Andrew C.
I was extremely satisfied with the work George did with my carpet cleaning project and will definitely recommend him for future business.
Nedra A.
Aundre confirmed the date/time; notified me when he was in route; arrived on time; and clean my carpet well.
True Quality Carpet &Upholstery Care LLCTrue Quality Carpet &Upholstery Care LLC
Yolanda W.
Freddy was very nice, and he offered to clean the carpets at a very competitive price. Unfortunately, after the cleaning the carpet smelled so bad, and it took over two days to completely dry. It was extremely hard to breathe in the house the first two days. We waited from Tuesday till Friday for the odor to abate, as Freddy suggested, and we sprayed it with an odor blocking spray. It did not go away completely. When the realtor came on Saturday to photograph the house, he instantly noticed the smell and placed an order to have the carpets re-cleaned by another company.
Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.
Jerald H.
Very polite and professional. Did an outstanding job cleaning my carpet. I will recommend his services to anyone who we ask.
True Quality Carpet &Upholstery Care LLCTrue Quality Carpet &Upholstery Care LLC
Kimberly W.
He did an amazing job and cleaned carpet very heavily soiled and made look and smell brand new. Definitely using again!
J.E Carpet & Upholstery CleaningJ.E Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Zhenping W.
Great carpet cleaning. They visited my vacant property and did all the work by themselves. Very professional company to work with. Will hire again!
fresh cleaning solutionsfresh cleaning solutions
Curshala R.
Great set of guys! Very professional. Responded immediately and did a fantastic job bringing my carpets back clean. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
KellyGreene Home ServicesKellyGreene Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
Epic4 Carpet & Vent came to my new home on July 29 and did a phenomenal job. The two gentleman came on time and ready to work. They were kind, courteous and got the job done quickly. I would recommend this company to anyone who needs their carpet cleaned. I will definitely use this company again.
Epic4 CarpetEpic4 Carpet
Karolina A.
BEST carpeting cleaning I've EVER had! Stains came out that previously did not. Highly recommend George...very personable, explained what he was doing and gave me tips on how to them clean longer. Great experience
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Harper was prompt. professional, and thorough! I can't say enough nice things about him and his work. My carpet has never been cleaner. I won't hesitate to recommend him to friends and I will certainly call him the next time I need any carpet work done.
Pro Carpet PlusPro Carpet Plus
Jeroskee O.
There were available to clean my carpet on short notice. The results were A+. I definitely recommend. They were able to remove stains I didn't think would come out
Midwest Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning LLCMidwest Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning LLC
Leslie J.
Floyd was awesome. He offered me a first time customer discount and deep cleaned my carpets very well. I was extremely satisfied with the price, and the service. Thanks Floyd
Sityfresh® Carpet CleanersSityfresh® Carpet Cleaners
Janea d.
Freddy was very quick to respond when setting up an appointment for carpet cleaning,He was very professional and went above and beyond what we expected, excellent customer service,Go with Freddy!
Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.Complete Carpet Cleaning LLC.
Bill G.
I thought KellyGreene Home Services provided excellent service. Aaron came promptly when he said he would and was very professional and polite. The carpet looks great after he finished - much better than I expected. I would highly recommend KellyGreene home services if you need your carpet cleaned. I will definitely use this service again.
KellyGreene Home ServicesKellyGreene Home Services
Ty H.
Very satisfied with the service I received from Fresh Cleaning Solutions!! They were on time and very efficient with the job at hand. They had my carpet looking and smelling good when they left. I will definitely be using them again in the near future. UPDATE I hired Fresh Cleaning Solutions again...this time to clean my mattress! Once again, they did a great job and the price was right!
fresh cleaning solutionsfresh cleaning solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Scott called prior to arriving. He was punctual. communication prior to the job was superb. Cleaning was thorough, and results were excellent and reasonably priced. I am glad I trusted previous reviewers, as my carpet is now sanitized, stairs and all.
Pro Carpet PlusPro Carpet Plus
Marta S.
He came in time with great attitude .He cleaned my carpet really good looks like new .I had a stains from a dog when he got sick and he took all them out .My whole house smells wonderful.His prices are great ,he is fair and reasonable .I will definitely call him back when is time to clean up again .
KellyGreene Home ServicesKellyGreene Home Services
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