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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 Cary carpet cleaners
Donna R.
Excellent carpet cleaning by this wonderful man! My carpets look marvelous!
PAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANINGPAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
Thumbtack Customer
Brian helped with a moveout carpet cleaning and was very easy to work with and responsive. The carpets look great!
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Amir T.
Best carpet cleaning service ever!
PAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANINGPAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
Thumbtack Customer
I had JCM Carpet Cleaning & Cleaning Services for my rental property. They did house cleaning and carpet cleaning for my house. Jose did great job for my carpet cleaning. He replied my message quickly and showed up on time. He is very reliable. I highly recommend him. For house cleaning service, I also recommend JCM. Two ladies came to my house earlier than appointment. They are hard working and friendly. I will hire them again. I highly recommend JCM Carpet Cleaning & Cleaning Services. Thanks!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Nivi J.
Our carpet was in a bad shape as we recently got a puppy. The carpet was very clean after the steam cleaning. We are very happy with the service. We will highly recommend them
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Megan M.
Couldn't be happier with our experience! I was first attracted to JCM Carpet Cleaning by the strong customer reviews. Then, Jose quoted me a very fair price! I booked the cleaning with JCM, but at the last minute, I asked Jose to change the time of the cleaning, and he was very flexible and responsive. He arrived on time, provided a quality carpet cleaning, and even suggested ways to keep our carpets cleaner longer. He had the job finished in no time. We'll be definitely be using JCM for all future carpet cleaning needs! Thank you Jose!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Chantal N.
We have used JCM Carpet Cleaning several times, and Jose's service was outstanding everytime! If you're looking for top quality and affordable service, then we'd highly recommend JCM Carpet Cleaning!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Most of the cleaning was done. On the stairs, there was not enough carpet cleaning done. There are still black spots on the stairs.
Green Zone Carpet CleaningGreen Zone Carpet Cleaning
Joy S.
Great job--came on time and explained procedure. The 12 year old carpet had several stains on and looked great when he finished cleaning. I definitely will use this cleaning carpet again !
Green Zone Carpet CleaningGreen Zone Carpet Cleaning
Amit L.
Good experience with Aj, shows up on time and did an excellent job at carpet cleaning removing all the stains as agreed before starting work. Will recommend to anyone looking for a quality carpet cleaning service
Aj Carpet CleaningAj Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Jose did a great job cleaning my carpets. He was quick and courteous and my carpets look great. I highly recommend him.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I needed my two bedroom apartment cleaned since I was getting itchy just laying on the carpet. JCM Carpet Cleaning was fast, professional, and did a fantastic job. I was deciding between JCM and another larger company for the carpet cleaning. I was almost skeptical at all the positive reviews JCM received, but now I know why. JCM is professional, courteous, and trustworthy. He was accommodating as I had to move some furniture around while he was cleaning and he was incredibly fast and efficient. I would certainly chose JCM again. Several weeks later, the carpet is still very clean, and the allergens from the brand new carpet have disappeared.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They were on time, did a great job on some very dirty carpet at a reasonable price. I will call them again for my next carpet cleaning!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Brian arrived on time and performed the carpet cleaning to my full satisfaction.
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Bing H.
Jose and his crew did great job cleaning my carpet that had lots of old stains! He is very professional, polite and responsive. His price is very reasonable too! My friend saw my carpet before and after and asked for Jose's contact information immediately. She's been using several other carpet cleaners over the years but none of them was as good as Jose. If you really want to get your carpet cleaned, contact Jose! Another big plus is that he uses organic cleaning solutions!! Highly recommended!
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Penny D.
Richard did an awesome job! Our upstairs carpet hadn't been professionally cleaned in two years. Despite constant vacuuming, a home carpet cleaning machine and using good pet cleaning products, with 3 dogs, our carpet needed a lot of professional help. After Richard was done, we were so happy with our carpet that our canine kids were banned from going upstairs. I want to keep it smelling and looking this good for as long as possible. Sorry kids and Thank you, Richard !
PAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANINGPAYNTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
Ajayraj P.
Excellent job done. Couldn’t believe that the carpet was so clean. The price was right as well.
Carolina cleaning serviceCarolina cleaning service
Liz H.
Quick response time, did an awesome job cleaning my carpets. My carpets look and smell amazing! Very Friendly and professional! Reasonable as well! Glad I found him.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Ayeesha A.
He did a good job in cleaning my carpets, Thank you Joe for your service
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Ajo T.
I did my carpet cleaning and house cleaning and the job was amazing. Cleaners was on time and finish the work with Quality. I will definitely use them for my future requirements
Carolina cleaning serviceCarolina cleaning service
Thumbtack Customer
Arrived EXACTLY on time. Very efficient and helpful. Worked hard on some stubborn stains and got all but one of them cleaned (the one was fruit juice that is about 2 years old, my fault, not his). He even helped move furniture to get all of the carpet cleaned! He will be my go to guy for carpet cleaning.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Jo j.
Carpet is like new again! Great smelling and beautiful finish. My only concern is that I misplace his contact info the next time I need excellent carpet cleaning. Highest recommendation
DJM Cleaning, LLCDJM Cleaning, LLC
Jagan M.
Didn't have all my stains removed. As I had hired them as part of move out cleaning of carpet and since the stains remained as such, we had to again pay to the apartment for carpet replacement.
BB CLEANINGBB CLEANING
Thumbtack Customer
On time and ready to start shampooing! We are readying our 1985 home for market and the upstairs still had the original carpet. It was very dirty and unsightly in places, but it looks pretty awesome now! JCM Carpet Cleaning performed a miracle, now there is no need to replace the carpet before showing our home.
JCM Cleaning Services & Carpet CleaningJCM Cleaning Services & Carpet Cleaning
Sandeep B.
Quick to respond, arrived on time. I would call them again certainly if carpet cleaning is needed.
Smell Home Sweet Home Cleaning ServiceSmell Home Sweet Home Cleaning Service
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