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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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 South Bend carpet cleaners
Jeannie W.
We’re very happy with the carpet cleaning that was done he was prompt and courteous will definitely have him do our carpets again
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Diana K.
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning did a great job cleaning my room, hallway and stairwell carpets. They had never been cleaned professionally and they look and smell like new! Service was quick, attentive to detail and professional. Their fees were outstanding compared to other companies. Would definitely use them again.
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Sam B.
Elite Clean is a great company. Brian was very professional and accommodating. He worked with my schedule. He did a fantastic job cleaning the carpets in our home. A ++ Job.
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Abe F.
My family had 6 rooms of carpet cleaned in a house we'd just bought where the previous owners had a dog and we needed the carpet cleaned and deodorized. We were very pleased with the outcome and the odor did not return. The scent of the product he uses for cleaning is great! His service is very professional from start to finish. We have already referred others to him because we are sure they will be satisfied too.
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Leigh L.
After a year of living in our South Bend home with our two dogs, it was time to get the carpets cleaned! I contacted Darren (on a Sunday!) and by that evening had an appointment set up for the following weekend. The day of the appointment, Darren called to say he was running ahead of schedule and to ask if he could come to our house early. This worked great for me because it meant we could get the job done earlier and I could get on with my Saturday plans. Darren took time to walk through all of my carpeted areas with me to identify any spots that needed special attention. Then, he got to work, starting with our sectional sofa which I had also asked him to clean. He was thorough with both the sofa and the carpets, cleaning every square inch. He was methodical and efficient in his work. My carpets dried within a few hours, and best of all--the dog smell and "mystery stains" that come from just living in a carpeted home are gone. I was really happy to be able to support a local business, and the attention and service I got from Darren were great!
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very professional and I like that he owns his company. Very please with his work. Had a difficult job cleaning my brothers carpet with all the stains. Came out better than expected.
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I had three rooms and a sofa cleaned. The sofa looks like new! The carpets look great too. He was professional and took the time to make sure things looked good. The rate was the best too. I would definitely recommend him!
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Jaimie R.
Darren arrived a little early for our appointment, which was fine with me, and was very friendly and professional. He did a great job cleaning our carpets and our upholstery. The price he charged was more than fair. I would have paid far more with a large national company and I don’t think the quality would have been any better than what Darren was able to achieve. I will definitely use his services again and recommend him to anyone needing good quality cleaning at an affordable price!
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I HIGHLY recommend Darren! We hired him to clean the (yucky old) carpets in a home we just bought, and he did an amazing job. They look great, and the whole house smells so much better. He was easy to reach, professional, and fit us into his schedule almost immediately. He charged half of what other services were quoting, but I can't imagine anyone doing a better job. Very very impressed.
S-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLCS-P-A Carpet Cleaning LLC
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