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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

How often should carpets be steam cleaned?

Dirty carpets can be unhealthy for the people living in the home, particularly those who have allergies, so it’s important to have them cleaned regularly; simply vacuuming once or twice a week isn’t enough. Carpet cleaning should be done by a professional carpet cleaning service at least once a year to remove grime and help extend the life of your carpet. Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional steam cleaning, which penetrates deep into the carpet fibers and lifts out both dirt and the pollutants that get tracked inside. Steam cleaning also removes most of the moisture, so carpets dry quickly enough for homeowners to resume using them the same day. Between professional carpet cleanings, your carpet may need an emergency spot cleaning. Pet accidents, food or drink spills, and more can often be effectively cleaned with some water and a drop of white vinegar, although many cleaners will also make house calls for smaller spills and hard-to-clean spots like wine or grease stains.

How much does it cost to clean an area rug?

Whether your pet had an accident, the party got too wild, or your kids can’t control their juice boxes — we all need rug cleaning from time to time. In fact, even if you don’t have a spill or spot, it’s wise to have your area rug cleaned approximately once a year to keep the rug fibers in good health. In general, rug cleaning prices depend on the square footage of the rug, what the rug is made of, whether any repairs are needed, and whether you require the pro to travel to your location or provide pickup and drop-off services. Nationally, average area rug cleaning prices range from $80 to $120.

Wool and silk area rugs typically cost more to clean than rugs made from synthetic fibers because the more delicate materials take more care and may require specialized cleaning fluids. For example, a synthetic rug may cost $1.50 per square foot to clean; a wool, cotton, or chiffon rug could be $2 per square foot; and a silk or Navajo wool rug could cost $3 per square foot. The two most common rug cleaning methods are steam and chemical cleaning. The costs for the two methods are often the same, although a steam-cleaned rug will take longer to dry due to the moisture. If your area rug needs odor removal, moth deterrent, or hand washing, there will be additional charges.

Reviews for Norfolk carpet cleaners
Tracy E.
Cleaned the carpet, no issues
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Cameal Y.
Cleaned my carpets quickly!
S and L Cleaning ServicesS and L Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Brad was very courtesy, professional and proficient. My Carpets look and smell wonderful! Brad was here to clean my carpets within 48 hours of me calling for an appointment. The rates were most reasonable. I will definitely call him again to clean my carpets.
Extra Mile Carpet & Upholstery CleaningExtra Mile Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Samuel J.
Did an amazing job cleaning many stains out of WHITE CARPET! It looks brand new. This is the best and most cost efficient carpet cleaner in the Hampton Roads in my opinion. 5/5
Expert Home Solutions LLCExpert Home Solutions LLC
James D.
Outstanding job cleaning our carpets. Thorough and 100% professional.
S and L Cleaning ServicesS and L Cleaning Services
Ms. Aileen C .
Very impressed on how clean he got my carpet it was very dirty
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Dede C.
It was the best carpet job. My home looks so clean now. Lol.
Extra Mile Carpet & Upholstery CleaningExtra Mile Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Ricardo O.
Extremely professional and provided quality work. Will definitely have him clean my carpets in the future.
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
I called S &L cleaning Friday afternoon and they were able to come out Monday morning to clean our carpets. The whole process was quick and easy. Our carpets look amazing and they offered the best price I could find. I highly recommend them!
S and L Cleaning ServicesS and L Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Brad was able to accommodate me last minute when the cleaning company I had scheduled canceled on me. Brad stated he would be at my house at 5 and was on time. He was able to rid my carpet of the smell and dander from a previous pet of the house and left my carpet looking renewed and refreshed. I would definitely recommend Extra Mile Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning.
Extra Mile Carpet & Upholstery CleaningExtra Mile Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
After several failed attempts, I found Thumbtack. Sent out my request and almost immediately received Kevin's reply. He did a wonderful job cleaning my carpet, was very helpful with stubborn stains, and overall was excellent! Highly recommended if you need your carpet cleaned for an astronomical price!
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Delia S.
Cleaned the carpets for 4 rooms. Got the job done in no time. Was professional and did a great job. Would hire again.
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Lyndon w.
Very satisfied with the company. Punctual and answer my questions and give good advice on my carpet being clean in the future.
TC ‘s Green Carpet/Upholstery CleanTC ‘s Green Carpet/Upholstery Clean
Kevin G.
Caleb did a great job cleaning our carpets for our move-out inspection. I definitely recommend his services.
Best Floor CareBest Floor Care
Ernie C.
Steam clean and shampoo for 2 bed/2 bath apt. Fast service, and the carpet is not soaking wet. Would use again.
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
Cleaned one room for my apartment and he was on time and was done pretty quick. The carpet looked great afterwards. Definitetly recommend.
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Tricia D.
Absolutely an amazing experience I don’t ever need to search again to get my carpet cleaned I will always this business
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
Kevin is a very professional hard working man. He arrived at the scheduled time and went to work. The carpets were very dirty (Rental property) and had some spots that I did'nt think would come out. When he finished the 6 rooms of carpets looked like new. I would and will use him for all my carpet cleaning. Mike H.
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
William P.
Excellent service, very professional, great pricing, and quick service. Very highly recommended and if I am to use any carpet cleaning service, Kevin is the man with the plan! Thank you very much for the hard work and professionalism put into cleaning my carpets! Having two dogs makes it such a nuisance to clean after them all the time but my vacuum and spot sprays can only get up so much. Thanks again!
Economical Carpet CareEconomical Carpet Care
Thumbtack Customer
Nice people. A little over 30 minutes late but it was raining that morning. The carpet was cleaned and looked great after. I'll book again. THNX.
J's Cleaning Service, LLCJ's Cleaning Service, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I am very satisfied with the job. Brad called when he was on his way showed up on time even wore fotties over his shoes. The carpet and area rug are the cleanest it's been would recommend him to any one needing there carpets cleaned
Extra Mile Carpet & Upholstery CleaningExtra Mile Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Stephanie A.
Moe was wonderful!!! He was very professional and he worked very quickly! My carpets look sooo much better and he even deodorized the house. Would definitely refer and I already have my next appointment!!!! Feels good to have clean carpets with pets!!
S and L Cleaning ServicesS and L Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
All I can say is WOW!! Dave and his staff exceeded my expectations. My carpet looks amazing. The team is reliable, thorough, and willing to do what I asked including special requests. They arrived on time and did a great job! J's carpet cleaning service is my go to company for my carpet care. Thank you J's for bringing my floors back to life.
J's Cleaning Service, LLCJ's Cleaning Service, LLC
Natalie C.
Thank you so much S & L Cleaning! My carpets look brand new. They took care of me last minute for my move out. He was able to get stains that had been there for months out making the carpet look new again! Highly recommend!!
S and L Cleaning ServicesS and L Cleaning Services
Renee W.
He did an amazing job and was very respectful. Our rug was filthy and looks like new after he came and cleaned it. Highly recommend. We won't go anywhere else for our carpet cleaning needs!!
Acadian InnovationsAcadian Innovations
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