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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Knoxville carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Good clean carpets
Carpet Magic Of East TNCarpet Magic Of East TN
Glen S.
Great fast carpet cleaning. Very satisfied.
Atlas Cleaning SolutionsAtlas Cleaning Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Quick response, EXCELLENT carpet cleaning, highly recommend!!!
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Amanda W.
Carpet Magic of East TN did an amazing job on our carpets!! They were absolutely horribly stained with two cats and three kids under 8 but after he was finished cleaning they look like new floors! He will definitely be our go-to carpet cleaner from here on out.
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Thumbtack Customer
Kelly did a great job cleaning our carpets! He came right in and got to work. He used a green cleaning method that left my carpet smelling fresh and not like a vat of chemicals. Also, no large van running outside making monstrous noise while he worked. We had recently gotten a dog from a local shelter. She peed on the carpet several times while getting used to her new home, and despite spot cleaning by me, there were stains and smells. By the time he was done, our carpet looked great and smelled better! He removed several stains and the carpet just looked brighter overall. I will definitely hire him the next time we need a carpet cleaning!
CleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet CleaningCleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Kelly cleaned our carpets today, and he did a great job! He was very prompt and the carpet looks so much better. Our house smells great too!
CleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet CleaningCleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet Cleaning
Robin C.
I had five rooms of carpet cleaned. He was on time and did a great job.
Carpet Magic Of East TNCarpet Magic Of East TN
Thumbtack Customer
He returned my call and very promptly scheduled my carpet cleaning. We even had to add a stairway at the last minute and he very happily did it! Carpets look great for an amazing price!
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Landon M.
Darrell came out to clean my carpet and sectional sofa. Came exactly at the time he said he would ready to go. Upon inspecting the carpet, he actually said it may not be needed right now and saved me money by being honest. I highly recommend this service for any upholstery or carpet cleaning needs you may have! Wonderful experience all around. Will definitely hire again!!
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Thumbtack Customer
Darrell responded to my request for carpet cleaning personally and immediately! He was polite and business-like! I was impressed when he showed up on time and began his work immediately. He worked diligently and within a short amount of time, my carpets looked brand new! I would recommend him to anyone who wants fresh, clean carpets. His honesty and integrity are refreshing in this day and age!!
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Ruth M.
Darrell was delayed but called to tell me. He came at the agreed on time and went to work immediately and my carpet is nice & clean.
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Alan C.
I had very little time to work with to have my carpets cleaned. Darrell was able to provide me an appointment that was within the time frame I needed. Very happy about that; it saved me a huge hassle! He and his Technician arrived ahead of schedule and completed the entire 2 stories in about an hour, which was awesome! Carpets looked cleaner than when I moved into the house. Great job and an awesome price!! Thank you guys for your help!! I will definitely use them again and anyone looking for a carpet cleaning service should too.
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Thumbtack Customer
I needed someone to clean my stairs and hall way ans they were able to come out the next day to clean. I forgot to tell him about the smell on my carpet and I called him back a few days later and he came back and put deodorizer on our carpet for free. I appreciate his work and how genuine he is.
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Amber H.
Elite did a fantastic job deep cleaning all of the carpets in our new house before we moved in, they look great! Very responsive and professional!
Elite Cleaning ServicesElite Cleaning Services
Tyson G.
Absolutely amazing service! Did a fantastic job cleaning our carpets in the home. They look brand new! I will definitely calling them back for future jobs!
Elite Cleaning ServicesElite Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Darrell did a great job cleaning the second floor carpet and stair carpets in our house after the previous owners moved out. He made the carpet look almost new. He treated some bad stains, making them look a lot better than I thought they would. He was on time, worked efficiently and did a great job--all at a very reasonable price! I will definitely use him again.
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Thumbtack Customer
Carpet Magic of East TN did a fantastic job! I had only asked for the carpets to be sanitized but they exceeded my expectations when they successfully removed stains that I thought were hopeless. They cleaned thoroughly and when they were unable to clean on the day I scheduled they threw in a free Scotchgard treatment for free. This is a very professional, attentive, and friendly company. I highly recommend them and will definitely be using them again in the future.
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Dan S.
Summit Carpet responded within minutes of my request. They arrived on time, we're courteous, and explained the process and methods they would use. They answered my questions completely. My carpets are twenty-four years old but in good condition with normal wear. They cleaned them and removed minor pet urine stains from a previous tenant's pet. The carpets turned out better than expected. I will use Summit again and would recommend their services.
Summit Carpet and Upholstery CleaningSummit Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Kelly was right on time for our scheduled appointment. He did a fantastic job on the rooms we asked him to carpet clean. I would highly recommend Kelly for your cleaning needs. We will certainly work with him again in the future.
CleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet CleaningCleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Great Job! cleaned everything. I will call them back in the future. Very professional and accomodating. They have this high tec fast dry system that did not soak up the carpet.
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Thumbtack Customer
Kelly arrived promptly, when he said he'd be there. He was friendly & did a great job on carpeting that was badly in need of cleaning. He was very thorough & his prices were excellent. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him.
CleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet CleaningCleanCorp & Green Ape Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Needed a quick one-room clean for company coming. So grateful to Mr. Odom for responding immediately and working me in right away. On time, fast and efficient. Very good experience. Will use again and be glad to recommend Carpet Magic.
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Whitney J.
He did an awesome job. Was up front about everything and didn’t try to bump up the cost just to get more money. It was actually lower than what he quoted me. I will definitely go to them for all my carpet cleaning needs!
Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning KnoxvilleOxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Knoxville
Hope C.
I am so thankful I found Rocky Top Cleaning! I just closed on a house where the previous owners did not clean up after themselves at all. All four bedrooms had beige carpet that had numerous pet stains and unknown stains. The kitchen had food in the cabinets and the house smelled like pet urine. To top it all off, when I went to let Taylor in to clean, my power was turned off. They were so patient with us as we got the power turned on and worked late into the night to deliver a job well done! Everything looked wonderful! The carpets looked brand new, and the whole house smelled and looked so clean. I walked into my new house breathing a HUGE sigh of relief knowing my house was clean and ready to move in. I can’t wait to use Taylor and Rocky Top again in the future! They are so easy to work with, communicate with, and so trustworthy! Thank you all again for all your hard work!
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Thumbtack Customer
I am very pleased with the service. My carpet is a creamy Berber and I was afraid we would have to replace it before putting it on the market. We don't! He was able to get them clean...even the stairs which were really bad. Great job and will definitely use again if needed.
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