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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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Reviews for Gahanna carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
We were very pleased with the results of our carpet cleaning. Michael was friendly, timely and efficient. Our home smells so clean and fresh and the carpets look great! We will definitely use Clean Rite Carpet Cleaning again. I would highly recommend them for your Carpet Cleaning needs.
Clean Rite Carpet CleaningClean Rite Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Michael was punctual, knowledgable, friendly, and good at his job. Our carpet looks and smells great! I highly recommend Clean Rite Carpet Cleaning.
Clean Rite Carpet CleaningClean Rite Carpet Cleaning
Ellen N.
Divine Touch responded immediately and cleaned the carpet that a little dog had a lot of accidents on. The carpet looks great!
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Shelly D.
I am very happy with my clean carpets.
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Thumbtack Customer
Really good service, the dry carpet cleaning is much better for the carpet/pad and the carpets are good to go quickly. Extra attention was paid to removing almost every spot. Would recommend!
All Star Cleaning SolutionsAll Star Cleaning Solutions
Yvonne L.
Excellent job cleaning carpet, professional services. 100% satisfied.
Amari’s Cleaning ServicesAmari’s Cleaning Services
Nicole M.
Thanks to Ryan at First Class - my carpets are no longer an embarrassment. He was friendly, on time, super polite and even got stains out that a previous carpet cleaner said were permanent. Great service, and quality work for a reasonable price. I highly recommend First Class Carpet Cleaning!
First Class Carpet CleaningFirst Class Carpet Cleaning
Kelsey s.
Very happy with the work and will use First Class Carpet Cleaning again.
First Class Carpet CleaningFirst Class Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Herman cleaned the carpet in my entire house and got spots up other companies couldn't get up! He was very thorough and professional, I don't think my carpet has ever been cleaner!
All Star Cleaning SolutionsAll Star Cleaning Solutions
Kate T.
The young man who came to clean the carpet did an excellent job.
Oxi Fresh of ColumbusOxi Fresh of Columbus
Charlotte A.
I just bought a house and wanted to make sure the carpets were cleaned before I moved in. Matt was very responsive, upfront about pricing. Carpets were cleaned well. I would use Fibertech pro again.
Fibertech ProFibertech Pro
Megan V.
Carpet cleaning was awesome! Quick, professional, friendly, and an awesome price! Definitely recommend!
All Star Cleaning SolutionsAll Star Cleaning Solutions
Debbie S.
Ryan arrived on time and was very personable and did a great job cleaning the carpet.
First Class Carpet CleaningFirst Class Carpet Cleaning
Shekinah w.
V.A Cleaning did a great job with my move-out and carpet cleaning. I will definitely use them in the future.
V.A. Cleaning ServicesV.A. Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Carpet cleaning. It went perfect and he was on time. And very kind,considerate. Easy to work with.
Resident Safety Home InspectionResident Safety Home Inspection
Wesenwal P.
He was able to fit us in for a next day carpet cleaning and was very friendly and professional
First Class Carpet CleaningFirst Class Carpet Cleaning
Troy E.
1 day before scheduled carpet cleaning, custome called company to request assurance that reporting carpet cleaners will be equipped with proper mouth/nasal enclosed masks at time of home entry and throughout cleaning, as recommened by covid 19 precautions. Workmen showed up at job site in non-compliance wit customer request and, refused customer's offer to supply them a mask. Workmen were denied home entry and at the time scheduled a later visit to fulfill cusomer request for carpet/ffurniture cleaning.
First Class Carpet CleaningFirst Class Carpet Cleaning
Conlee R.
This was a great team. Professional, thorough, and friendly! Had the kitchen floor steam cleaned and carpets cleaned. Couldn't have turned out better!!
Steam Team Carpet CleaningSteam Team Carpet Cleaning
Carla K.
We are totally satisfied with the cleaning of our carpet & couch! The room is brighter and fresher. Highly recommend their services.
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Samantha B.
Great job! Super friendly, quick response and was here to clean our carpeting in a day. Looks amazing… Didn’t realize just how bad we needed our carpets done. Thanks so much!
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Pauline R.
Divine touch was superb! They arrived on time. They were hardworking and efficient! We had some stains from our dog and they got them out. They transformed the carpet from dirty, stained, and dull to clean, bright and disinfected. We will definitely be using them again for our carpet cleaning needs.
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Tiffney J.
He did a great job cleaning the carpet in my one room. I will rehire him again in the future!
Wesley M.
Great experience! Showed up on time, cleaned the carpets and did a great job for a great price! Highly recommended!!
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Michael S.
We had a vacant condo we were ready to sell and the last piece was a total carpet clean. Divine was responsive, great communicators, very professional, and did a super job on the clean. Spots I thought were stains came up! You'll be happy to hire Divine for your carpet needs.
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Thumbtack Customer
Hand of Integrity responded right away and were able to clean my carpets the next day. The quality of cleaning was good and the price even better. Thanks again.
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