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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 Pflugerville carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Tell the customer their not bringing a professional carpet cleaning unit but one guy with a regular carpet cleaner machine.
Order My MaidOrder My Maid
Sam A.
Highly recommend John for carpet cleaning and installation.
Jon's Cleaning ServiceJon's Cleaning Service
Kelli M.
The gentleman that came to clean our carpet in our master bedroom did a great job. We had a couple of stains and the carpet just overall looked gross. It looks new again! They also had great pricing.
Jacky's Green cleaningJacky's Green cleaning
Chris T.
Had 3 rooms carpet cleaned. Carpet zens response was quick and the price was reasonable. I needed the work done quickly, they were able to accommodate. Tech did a great job. Would rehire these folks again.
Carpet Zen & Zen ServicesCarpet Zen & Zen Services
Thumbtack Customer
I had an urgent request for carpet cleaning and Quick Dry was available and at a fair price for several rooms and a couple of area rugs. The high traffic areas were cleaned beautifully.
Quick Dry Carpet CleaningQuick Dry Carpet Cleaning
Janis H.
Carpet Zen was in and out in no time! Carpets looked new and that doggie smell (we have three dogs) that seems to only get stronger as you move out, was replaced by a nice fresh scent. I don't think even the most picky home shopper would be able to tell a single dog had lived there. Shayne was also able to accommodate us with not much notice. I think Thumbtack needs to modify the work request for carpet cleaning because several of the vendors who bid on my project thought I only wanted 4 bedrooms cleaned, when I also needed the living and family rooms cleaned as well. If you don't notice that as the customer, you're probably not going to be happy when the cleaner asks for a price adjustment when the project is bigger than they thought, and you're under the gun to move. My experience with Carpet Zen, was Zen.
Carpet Zen & Zen ServicesCarpet Zen & Zen Services
Chris K.
Jon was on time, cleaned the carpets, knocked out several long lived stains, and finished under his estimated time. I would hire him again.
Jon's Cleaning ServiceJon's Cleaning Service
Jayna F.
Jacky's team showed up right on time to do three rooms in my house. They were efficient and the carpets look and smell great! Will definitely reach out to them for cleaning in the future.
Jacky's Green cleaningJacky's Green cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Nic was on time and did a great job. Nic made certain I was totally pleased with the job done before leaving. I will hire him again when I need my carpets cleaned.
Quick Dry Carpet CleaningQuick Dry Carpet Cleaning
Viridiana m.
Very fast in responding, proffessional and good at listening and answering all of our questions! Very reasonable price for the amazing work he did! I will definitely be using this company in the future for my carpet cleaning! Did my 2 story house, 7 rooms. Previous owners had pets and he was able to remove those awful stains. My new home is smelling great now!
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