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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.

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.

Reviews for Lancaster carpet cleaners
Janet K.
Keith and his partner did a wonderful job with cleaning my hallway and bedroom carpets, having 2 dogs my carpet needed I will be calling Keith again.
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Niki W.
Wally’s cleaning care did an outstanding job cleaning the carpet in my home! He managed to remove stains that I thought were permanent. My husband and I are pleased and will definitely continue to rely on Wally’s for our carpet and tile care!
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Porsha A.
This is called perfection! We’ve been in our home for about 2 years the previous owner stated that she would get the carpet cleaned before leaving which it was but you could tell she had did it herself . I called a professional business and was told the carpet was ruined and it couldn’t be cleaned . Wally turned this carpet into a whole new vibe , I will be definitely using this service every 1-2 years .
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Thumbtack Customer
Timely, courteous, didn't just use his wand to steam clean...he sprayed enzymes on stains, brushed up the carpet and then cleaned it. We're very satisfied and I will make a referral to my dad.
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Robert W.
Wally arrived on schedule, and did a great job with a house full of carpet that had been used for 8 years, and had not been professionally cleaned during that period. There were some pet stains and areas of high use that I was afraid would not come clean, but he was able to make it look as good as it was when I moved in. The landlord was very pleased with the cleanliness and condition of the house, and he will be refunding my deposit. Thanks Wally!! I will call you again for my new home carpet cleaning needs.
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Thumbtack Customer
Keith responded to my request quickly. He was extremely professional, beat the price of other carpet cleaning companies, and accommodated my schedule. I will definitely be calling Keith in the future.
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Thumbtack Customer
Keith was very nice and very professional. He set the appointment very quickly and came out the very next day. He and his assistant cleaned my carpets and treated the pet stains and odor. I would recommend this provider to anyone. The price he gave and the work done was very well worth it.
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Thumbtack Customer
Retired Military so I've moved quite a bit and had my carpets cleaned, This was the BEST job done in 8 moves. Demario was AMAZING he even did areas for free. The price was the least expensive i have ever paid and the Best job ever had. TY Demario for taken care of use so well. You made our move out easy and stress free !!!!!!
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