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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.

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 O Fallon carpet cleaners
James B.
Excellent customer service, on time, hard working. Moved some furniture out the way to maximize cleaning of carpets. Cleaned out my ducts and dryer vents. Then drove to my former home and cleaned 3 carpeted rooms right after. Highly recommended and Military friendly!
Midwest Carpet Duct Cleaning & RestorationMidwest Carpet Duct Cleaning & Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
Several rooms were cleaned. Cleaner stated up front that their cleaning will not clean this or that which was disappointing. Carpet is now rough and still has not bounced back to it's softness.
Oxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet Cleaning
Helen F.
Everyone I communicated with and those that performed the work did a phenomenal job. Unfortunately we had a tenant that did not treat the home well but Midwest Carpet exceeded our expectations. They went above and beyond to ensure we were satisfied with the results. They successfully accomplished carpet cleaning and duct cleaning. I would hire them again the future!!!!
Midwest Carpet Duct Cleaning & RestorationMidwest Carpet Duct Cleaning & Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent communication, customer service and our carpets looked fantastic when the cleaning was complete. Such a great experience, will definitely use and refer again!
Oxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I have never had my carpets professionally cleaned before, and my experience was so positive, that I would choose Oxi Fresh again. The customer service and technician made this the task of getting my floors clean a breeze. When the time came to have my carpet cleaned, the technician was honest, knowledgeable, and a charismatic individual. The entire process took less than two hours! My floors where cleaned in less than an hour and dried in the following hour. If I know of anyone who needs their floors cleaned I will recommend them Oxi Fresh.
Oxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet Cleaning
Caroline A.
The woman sent to clean my carpets did an amazing job in a short amount of time! It definitely help my resale! The minor negative that keep this from being a 5 are not her fault. First, she was not given my cell phone number which I really believe was shared with scheduling, and should have been asked for if not. We almost missed each other because I didn't know she was there already. Secondly, the service cost about twice what the estimate said on Thumbtack. However, I think the extra care she took did deserve more than the original estimate and would have tipped her if it hadn't been double what I was expecting.
Oxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh of St. Louis Carpet Cleaning
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