Spartanburg Carpet Cleaners FAQ's
How much should carpet cleaning cost? Professional carpet cleaning should cost between $.25 and $.40 per square foot depending on the size of the room.
How often should I have my carpet professionally cleaned? You should have your carpet cleaned at least every 12 months. If you have pets, you should have it cleaned more often!
Should carpet continue to be cleaned until the water is clear? Yes, ensuring that cleaning until the water is clear is the best way to make sure the carpet is thoroughly cleaned!
Is it more cost effective to have the carpet professionally cleaned? In a word, yes! Here's a few reasons why. There are many types of carpet in the market today and they aren't all cleaned the same way. Using the incorrect cleaners can damage your carpet or reduce the life expectancy of your carpet. Also, ensuring that all or most of the water is retrieved from the carpet ensures that it dries properly and does not damage the sub-floor under the carpet.
How long does it take for a freshly cleaned carpet to dry? Generally, you can resume enjoying your carpet 4-6 hours after being cleaned!
Should I vacuum my carpet prior to cleaning? Yes! Vacuuming your carpet removes any loose dirt from your carpet so that the shampooing or steam cleaning can more effectively remove built up dirt and grime!
How long should my carpet last? Your carpet should last 5-15 years. Of course many factors can affect the life expectancy of your carpet. Some of these would include: amount of traffic on the carpet, how often the carpet is professionally cleaned, how often the carpet is vacuumed, removing stains quickly before they set, the type of carpet used!
How long does it take to clean my carpet professionally? Generally, you can expect it to take 20-30 minutes per room. Of course there are exceptions such as number of stains that need to be removed, etc.
Which is better for cleaning a carpet, shampooing or steam cleaning? Generally speaking, Steam Cleaning is better for your carpet and is effective, assuming you don't have a lot of stains that need to be removed!
Is Steam Cleaning effective for cleaning carpets? Steam Cleaning is very effective in cleaning carpets. Also, thee is the added benefit of also sanitizing your carpet by killing and removing bacteria from your carpet.
Do carpet cleaner companies move furniture? Most carpet cleaners permit the moving of 3-5 pieces of furniture. This generally does not include mirrored dressers, cabinets, pool tables, pianos, etc. Knick Knacks should be removed from any furniture that is to be moved prior to cleaning service's arrival.
How long after cleaning can I put my furniture back in place? Generally, you need to wait a minimum of 24 hours to put your furniture back in place!
When is my carpet too old to be professionally cleaned? If your carpet is over 15 years old and has not been professionally cleaned regularly, they may still clean it, but one cleaning will not remove years of grime and wear! It will probably be recommended that it is replaced!