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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 Apex carpet cleaners
Ryan W.
Such a great experience. Jose was wonderful. Carpets look amazing. I will definitely use JCM Carpet Cleaning again.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Kate T.
I would recommend this carpet cleaning company to EVERYONE!! Jose was amazing! I needed the carpets cleaned ASAP, and he worked with my budget and schedule. The carpets looked amazing!!! He was kind, punctual, and professional. Hire him and you won’t regret it!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
My stairs were cleaned. There were grease stains on the light beige carpet. The carpet looked like new when he was done!
Green Zone Carpet CleaningGreen Zone Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Jose Moreno with JCM Carpet Cleaning Services did a fantastic job cleaning our carpets and wood floors. He was punctual, professional, friendly, and fast. We will definitely use his services again!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Robyn S.
He was great! Worked hard, cleaned carpets very thoroughly, super clean. Very happy with him.
PAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANINGPAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
Christine B.
Great experience with JC Lee’s for carpet cleaning and fixing a tear in the carpet. It looks so much better! I would definitely use them again.
J.C. Lee’s Carpet CareJ.C. Lee’s Carpet Care
Amy P.
Green Zone Carpet Cleaning did an amazing job! They were professional, easy to work with, did what they quoted me for with no hidden fees, and the carpets came out looking better than any other carpet cleaner we have used. I highly recommend this company and we will be repeat customers, for sure!
Green Zone Carpet CleaningGreen Zone Carpet Cleaning
Dianne S.
The team did a great job on our move-out carpet cleaning!
Treasure, Home Services, LLCTreasure, Home Services, LLC
Johan C.
Did a great job and was very nice! Can highly recommend him for cleaning carpets.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They cleaned our carpets when we moved out of our home of 3 years - when I went back to check the carpets after they were done, they practically looked brand new! Reasonable price as well.
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Cathy T.
Great professional team. I am very happy with my clean carpets and I would recommend them to everyone !
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Linda K.
The most through and effective Carpet cleaner I have ever had!! He even used a brush on high traffic areas. He did not quit until it was as clean and fresh smelling as possible.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Adam C.
They arrived well on time and they were very good about commutation. They came in and cleaned the carpets very well in a short amount of time. Great job!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Rick B.
It's hard to find a carpet cleaning company that is high high CRC certified as well as certified for the Mills Green zone exceeded my expectations in all ways!
Green Zone Carpet CleaningGreen Zone Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Great job, professional, very reasonably priced, prompt, efficient and courteous. I will definitely call JCM when I need my carpets cleaned again.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I found BB Cleaning through Angie's List. I had just moved into a rental home where the previous tenants were smokers and the house had a strong pet smell to it. I requested a quote for steam cleaning and deodorizing carpets. Within in a few minutes, I received a text from Brian with a quote and an offer of same day service, as my request said as soon as possible. He worked within my schedule and came out on the date I specified. He was on time, professional, and had the proper equipment. He walked through my home, asked for my input on problem areas. He deodorized my carpets and even offered to redo one of the bedrooms that had a strong pet smell so I could be assured that the job would be done to my satisfaction. His prices were very reasonable and he stuck with his estimate with no hidden fees or add on charges. I will be calling him again the next time I need my carpets steam cleaned. Thank you BB Cleaning.
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Josh F.
Jose was very accommodating to my schedule and needs. There was no upselling or hard sell. He met with me and we went over the house. We discussed our expectations and goals and gave us the one turn key price. He checked prior to the scheduled appointment and then was very thorough with his cleaning. He even cleaned a very large white shag rug. Everything looked and smelled great. On top of the great job, Jose himself is excellent to work with he is constantly apologizing for his English although there were no issues at all with communication in person or by text. He bent over backward to earn our business. Others that saw the carpets the next day remarked several times about not how good the carpets looked. We will use Jose again.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
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