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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 Winston Salem carpet cleaners
Jacob M.
Carpets were cleaned to my expectations.
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Joe cleaned the carpet in my whole house at a reasonable price before we moved in. The carpet was deodorized and sanitized. I came back to a fresh carpet.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Jelani V.
After hiring Oxi-Fresh to clean my carpets and having major stains left behind after work was completed I hired QMiranda's Carpet Cleaning and he arrived on time and removed all the stains from my Livingroom and bedroom carpets that Oxi-Fresh left behind. His quality of work was amazing and I was completely satisfied with the end result! If you really want your Carpet cleaned right the first time, at a reasonable price I highly recommend QMiranda's Carpet Cleaning!
QMIRANDA'S Carpet CleaningQMIRANDA'S Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Did an outstanding job, the house smelled clean and fresh when Joe was finished, and the carpets looked the best they have in years. Will call Joe the next time I need the carpets cleaned
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Teshia T.
Will keep them as my carpet cleaners. Will hire again for my holiday cleaning. Did a great job!!
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning
Alex M.
Really accommodating and professional carpet cleaners! Would recommend and use again!
Oxi Fresh Carpet CleaningOxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Joe is an awesome person. He responded to my request quickly and got the job done perfectly. All the stains on the carpets were cleaned and the carpets look very nice! Besides the great service Joe offered the price is unbelievably reasonable. I would recommend Joe to anyone who is looking for a carpet cleaning provider!
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Bennell C.
I found Joe on thumbtack to clean my Mom's carpet, which had not been cleaned in years, He removed 2 major stains with ease!!!! She was VERY pleased with his service and professionalism......and so was I. He will be doing my carpets next.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
Carpet cleaning. They were professional, very nice guys. The only thing is wished they got closer to baseboard.
TurnCall LLC /SteamMaster'sTurnCall LLC /SteamMaster's
Thumbtack Customer
My carpets needed cleaned and Pro Joes did an excellent job would recommend to my friends
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
My carpets were extremely dirty and he did an amazing job removing stains and cleaning my carpets. He is incredibly nice and very thoughtful and respectful. I would definitely hire him again.
Clean TeamClean Team
Thumbtack Customer
Quick to respond to my need for immediate service! Very nice gentlemen and had my carpet looking very clean, smelling good, and treated carpet for dog urine. I would definitely use again in the future!
TurnCall LLC /SteamMaster'sTurnCall LLC /SteamMaster's
Thumbtack Customer
Joe done a outstanding job he made my carpet so beautiful in perfect and clean my house looks great. His awesome I will tell everyone I know about how a great and awesome carpet guy Joe is.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
I found Pro Joe's Carpets and Upholstery service on Thumbtack. I am thrilled with the service. He did an excellent job on cleaning the carpet and upholstery. He is friendly, professional and his price was very reasonable! I highly recommend him!
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Vernitra Y.
Steam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial Cleaning did an amazing job on our carpet. I will definitely use them again.
Steam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial CleaningSteam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Great job. So pleased. "Green" Cleaner kept working until completely dry and it looks like almost new carpet.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent service, was able to get my choice of date, my carpet smells and feels so clean - will definitely recommend and plan to hire in future!
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Susan B.
The technician was great. I was hoping that the soiled areas would come out cleaner looking, but, I suppose, only so much can be done with older carpet.
Steam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial CleaningSteam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial Cleaning
Jemiceo G.
I called Sunday afternoon in hopes of getting an appointment for a carpet clean. They were extremely friendly, professional, and accommodating during the booking process! They were able to schedule me for a cleaning the next morning! The technician was very personable, professional, and attentive. I highly recommend this company and would definitely use them again. The carpet looks amazing compared to before.... there were truly challenging area’s. So happy to have found such a customer service orientated company!
Steam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial CleaningSteam Bros LLC Residential & Commercial Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
The job that you done was great. On time gave me a great deal. The job you did in my son's room looks great. I will be calling you again for my next cleaning. I highly recommend to anyone that need there carpet clean.
All About CleaningAll About Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Joe did a very nice job throughout my house. He cleaned my carpets and my vinyl flooring. He also has a very pleasant demeanor which is a plus.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
He did carpet cleaning in our house. He was on time and he did outstanding job in my house. The carpets look, smell, and feel great! When Joe was finished, he gave me his card and encouraged me to call if I had any questions at all. Definitely would use his company again - highly recommended!
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Thumbtack Customer
I confess I was a little hesitant to hire someone off of the internet. Joe's quote was the very first one I received. He had so many positive reviews and now I know why! He worked on a Sunday to accommodate my schedule and he did an AMAZING job. He cleaned 7 rooms for me and got out stains that I thought would be in the carpet forever. He is polite, professional and friendly. He showed up on time and finished when he said he would. The carpets honestly look like new and this is a rental property that has seen a lot of wear and tear. He did a fantastic job. I will use him anytime I need carpets cleaned and I will recommend him to all my friends. If your carpets are dirty, call Joe! I promise you won't be sorry.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
Dianne N.
Professional,Enjoyable, friendly yet not too much. Did a wonderful job cleaning my very, very soiled carpet. I will use again, and I will recommend him to family, church and friends.
Grace Pressure Cleaning, LLCGrace Pressure Cleaning, LLC
Pat G.
Carpet cleaning. Joe did an awesome job. He was very nice and did a great job. I would recommend him to anyone. I will definitely use him again. Thanks Joe. It was a pleasure meeting you.
Pro Joe's Carpets & UpholsteryPro Joe's Carpets & Upholstery
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