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Q & A

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 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.

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.

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 Cottonwood Heights carpet cleaners
Ashley B.
A Spotless Carpet cleaning was punctual, responsive, and did an amazing job with my condo! The carpets have never looked better!
A Spotless Carpet CleaningA Spotless Carpet Cleaning
Donna v.
The carpets were cleaned ver well by the technician. I was pleased with his work and the results.
A Spotless Carpet CleaningA Spotless Carpet Cleaning
Jenifer L.
They left spots all over, these were not stains as you could see debris still on the carpet fibers. They came back and still left some. Would not use this type of carpet cleaning process again, didn’t leave carpets feeling soft but very crunchy, like they sprayed chemicals and then just vacuumed it.
Oxi Fresh of UtahOxi Fresh of Utah
Melissa S.
Oscar did a wonderful job cleaning our carpets! We have 3 cats and we had a couple of urine spots that you couldn’t see, but could definitely smell. Oscar came and found all the urine spots and extracted it from the carpet. Our apartment smells wonderful and clean now! And the carpets look great. Thank you so much for your hard work! We will definitely be hiring him again in the future and recommend his service to all.
Master Carpet CleaningMaster Carpet Cleaning
Hanah T.
Came same day to clean the yogurt out of my carpet that my kids spread everywhere. Looks great and most affordable bid
A Spotless Carpet CleaningA Spotless Carpet Cleaning
Alissa A.
Oscar was AWESOME! He helped us in a bind. Came quickly gave a fair assessment, and was very kind. He cleaned a carpet I worried just wouldn’t come clean. I highly recommend his services.
Master Carpet CleaningMaster Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They were right on time and made my carpets look brand new again! I definitely will be contacting them again when I'm ready for another cleaning!
Clean Green Carpet Cleaning LLCClean Green Carpet Cleaning LLC
Chris P.
I put in a thumbtack request to clean carpets in a house move out. My quote was specific and Rich came back with $130 price tag. I met with him today and the price went from $130 to $210 and was advised that Thumbtack puts an automatic quote... on submissions. I cancelled the service request
Rich's Carpet Cleaning PlusRich's Carpet Cleaning Plus
Thumbtack Customer
I recieved a phone call saying they would arrive at 08:35 and they were very prompt. Curtis was the technician who came to clean up my horrible pet stains. He took the time to educate me on how best to deal with the stains on my own and described in detail what he was going to be doing and how long it would take. The price was fair and the results are excellent. Great team of people here and I will certainly be using them in the future for all of my flooring needs. Oh! And if there is ever a stain that just wont come out, he told me they can "patch" it if I had leftover carpet. So that square I was going to toss is going in storage in case of a really unfortunate accident.
Clean Green Carpet Cleaning LLCClean Green Carpet Cleaning LLC
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