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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.

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.

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.

Reviews for Orem carpet cleaners
Traci W.
The work that Master Carpet cleaning was great! The carpets turned out fantastic. I had to have my carpets cleaned on short notice and the company was very accommodating to work with. Great job!!
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Hugo A.
Rich is a very meticulous carpet cleaner. Took very good care of my soiled carpets.
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Mary S.
Beautiful job of carpet cleaning. Nice guy.
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Thumbtack Customer
Rich was great and more importantly my carpet is very clean!
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Melisa J.
Great job getting the carpets cleaned and the tile looks great I can see the grout again.
A Spotless Carpet CleaningA Spotless Carpet Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Rich did a great job on our carpets and was very friendly and easy to work with. We will definitely hire him again when we need our carpets cleaned. He did a great job at a fair price!
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Melanie H.
He went above and beyond! I am so thoroughly impressed with how well he cleaned my carpets!!! It was like they were brand new again! I have NEVER had someone clean my carpets so well!!! He took the time that was necessary to get the best results! Worth every single penny!!!
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Shauna L.
Oscar was very professional and put attention and detail into his work. I'm happy Master Carpet Cleaning is who I chose to go with.
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Alexander W.
Rich did a great job. He took his time to do it right. He is the best carpet cleaner I have ever pleasure to work with.
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Thumbtack Customer
Rich's service went far above and beyond. The carpets, which I thought needed to be replaced after all the damage from our dogs, are now soft, plush, clean, and feel like new! I am so happy with the service! He was prompt, very nice, and got the job done quickly and efficiently. I would recommend Rich's Carpet Cleaning to anyone looking for high-quality service and great results!
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Thumbtack Customer
They did a good job, my carpet looks and feels very clean. They were very professional. I had a few stains that were in desperate need of cleaning and after a few weeks the stains have not returned. I am very pleased with the service they provided.
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Bob R.
I'm very happy with the work that was done by Rich. He was right on time. Gave a fair estimate and didn't charge more for the job. Made sure that the edges and corners were done well. My carpets look Awesome. Thank you Rich for a job well done. We will be calling you again the next time that we need our carpets cleaned.
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Thumbtack Customer
My guy did a great job on our carpets. They are much cleaner than before. and look so much better. With how good they did, we may branch out and decide to use their other services in the future.
My Guy Pest & Lawn SolutionsMy Guy Pest & Lawn Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
This was my first experience with Thumbtack, Chris was one of the very first responses we received. His response was personal and answered our specific questions. From the time we contacted him, to when our carpets were completed was less than 5 hours. He met us at our Orem home within 10 minutes of contacting him through Thumbtack to give us a more thorough quote (we have carpet in our kitchen that needed some extra work along with 3 other rooms that needed cleaning). It was a huge relief to have the carpets cleaned so quickly and efficiently--they look great! Chris was very friendly and professional. When I met one of his employees later who was helping Chris to complete the job I was also impressed with how kind and professional his employee was as well. Overall, we had a great experience with My Guy Home Services. We were grateful for the promptness and efficiency they provided.
My Guy Pest & Lawn SolutionsMy Guy Pest & Lawn Solutions
Peti F.
Rich did an awesome job. Although the carpets were “clean” when I moved in they still had major wear. He got sooo much gunk out! I’m very pleased with the results. 3 rooms with the brush done first only took him an hour and a half. Super nice guy too.
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Thumbtack Customer
He asked for a price that was about 50 dollars more than what he originally said just right when he got into our home. And I had to look up our chat history to tell him what the originally agreed deal was. He did a good job, but i wouldn't say excellent cuz there wasn't a huge difference after he cleaned our carpet.
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Thumbtack Customer
Rich hasn't actually cleaned the agreed an carpets yet - but I am so impressed with his easy going, yet confident personality - and his eager to please good attitude that I thought i would let those looking to give him a shot - he agreed to clean my mother in laws carpets (where we lived) and moved from and do it on her timeframe (which could be tough) - and agreed to do exactly what I asked for - without adding on fees for a few extra feet here, or a landing there, or 3-4$ a stair - he quoted me a fair (better than everyone else) price based on what I asked for - and wasn't smug or full of entitlement like the other quotes you will get. So many people will try to "guilt you into using their service" - Rich simply quoted the price, laid out the facts of why he was the best and invited me to do my own research. He actually uses a "Rotovac" which cleans so much better than a regular wand. It takes him a little longer - but he gets out any stain for no extra charge and isn't a baby about putting in some hard work (unlike the other people I got quotes from.) I would personally only get cleaning from a high temp a truck mounted system. Anyways looking forward to adding to the review after he and my mother in law agree on a date to clean!
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