Find a carpet cleaner near Racine, WI

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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.

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 Racine carpet cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Cleaned our carpet and was able to get out some tough stains!
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Gary H.
Need carpets cleaned in short notice, very professional, would highly recommend, setting a every 3 month's, to be clean
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I recommend this company, very efficient, explained process ... My carpet looks fantastic and smells clean. No oversale pressure. My family and friends will be calling for their carpets to be done.
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We are so happy with the job done. We had terrible stains and smell in our hall carpet, and everyday traffic in the living room. We own a carpet cleaner, but have not had success in cleaning it ourselves. Vince was prompt and did an incredible job! We are so happy with the results, and plan to use and recommend their service moving forward.
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Terri D.
I can't say enough!!! I have had my carpets cleaned by several companies, they had never came out as nice as J&V 's service...he got rid of stains that were there that others could not left...I'm so happy!!! J&V steam cleaning are my new and only carpet cleaning service from here on. Thank you J&V for your professional and pleasant service :) I highly recommend them...you won't be disappointed
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Vince was abel to get out some tough stains and eliminate any pet odor at a reasonable cost. I will definitely be calling J&V again for any of my carpet cleaning needs!
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
J & V did an amazing job! We are hiring them to clean the rest of the carpets in our house. They were kind, courteous and knowledgeable. We are referring them to all of our friends and family.
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I have never used Thumbtack before and I found the experience to be very simple and a great way to view several options. Jessica got back to me immediately with the bid and also to answer questions. Vince came to the house right on time and he really worked hard! Our carpets look and smell amazing. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a carpet cleaner in the Racine area.
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Bought a house and had all the carpets cleaned. Previous owner had a dog and a VERY stained high traffic room. They pulled 95% of the stains out, some were just too old, but all faded very significantly. On time, good price, highly recommend.
J&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLCJ&V Steam Carpet Cleaning LLC
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