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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.

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. 

Reviews for Manassas carpet cleaners
Rob P.
Good Job cleaning my carpets.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Angela B.
Nathan and team did an exceptional job cleaning the carpets!
Professional Carpet Cleaning PlusProfessional Carpet Cleaning Plus
LaTeisha Q.
Mr. Durand was very honest and professional when he arrived at my home. He went through the house and checked the carpet and told me straight up that the carpet needed to be replaced instead of just cleaning the carpet knowing the stains wouldn’t come up and taking my money and leaving. Once I get the carpet replaced I will definitely be contacting him so he can come back to my home and clean the carpet!
Shiny style Carpet CareShiny style Carpet Care
Mo W.
The carpet I had not been cleaned in a while. My carpet actually looks brand new... I had spills, stains, and a animal... after the work was complete I finally felt comfortable to lay down on the carpet
Ahmed G.
I asked for steam cleaning to the carpet but the only thing they sis is shampoo
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Arleen V.
The carpet wasn’t as clean as he promised, after we paid $294.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Tara G.
I would recommend Alpha Carpet Clean to anyone. Manny was so nice and they did an excellent job with cleaning.
Alpha Carpet Clean, LLCAlpha Carpet Clean, LLC
Kristin B.
We had our carpets cleaned as part of our move out policy and they came on time and did the job quickly and they carpets look great. Will recommend in the future!
JM Professional Building ServicesJM Professional Building Services
Augusto P.
Thanks Cesar and DMP Cleaning services for the job they did on my carpet. I recommend this company!!!
DMP Cleaning ServicesDMP Cleaning Services
Rebecca B.
I was very satisfied with the way the carpets turned out! Very clean and professional. Will be booking them again.
DMP Cleaning ServicesDMP Cleaning Services
Michael R.
Kenny was on time and very personable. He cleaned the carpets very well. I highly recommend him!
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Marjorie W.
Outstanding! In under 4 hours, heavily soiled carpets in 5 rooms were cleaned and the results were stunning. The worst stains are minimally noticeable; the majority of the 11 year old carpet looks almost new. I will hire again!
Professional Carpet Cleaning PlusProfessional Carpet Cleaning Plus
Tracee R.
Max and Piero did an amazing job cleaning our carpet! They were able to remove stains I thought were hopeless. They were punctual, efficient and extremely professional. The pricing was more than fair and our carpets dried very quickly despite them having to use more water than they usually do to get some really tough stains up. I would 100% recommend them to anyone needing carpet cleaning!
JM Professional Building ServicesJM Professional Building Services
Kevin F.
Manny was extremely nice and very polite. Walked the whole upstairs to make sure he knew where he was going to clean. Did an amazing job cleaning the carpet and even mopped the wood floors where he had walked and his hoses were laying on the ground. Was EXTREMELY happy with this whole experience and will be definitely be calling them back whenever we need the carpets cleaned.
Alpha Carpet Clean, LLCAlpha Carpet Clean, LLC
Jacquie E.
Ben was excellent!! He responded promptly to my request, arrived on time, was extremely professional and did a fantastic job! I highly recommend him for your carpet cleaning needs!!
Edibill  Services & Carpet Care LLCEdibill Services & Carpet Care LLC
Dana S.
Kenny was quick to respond, showed up on time and did a great job. I will definitely hire him again in the future and recommend his services for others looking for great quality carpet cleaning.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Anne M.
Kenny was very nice and happy to answer my questions. He did arrive one half hour late. The carpets look nice when he left. We had the steam clean, 12 hours later, they are still not dry. Is that normal?
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
Kredio P.
Kenny’s Carpet &Flooring Care LLC did a awesome job cleaning my 3 level townhouse. They were on time and very respectful of my furniture. The removed every stain I had. I will be using them again. The price was also great compared to the other pros.
Kenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLCKenny's Carpet &Flooring Care LLC
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