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Home Carpet Cleaning Services: What to Expect From the Pros

Posted by Hammond Knoll on Jul 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What should you expect when you hire carpet cleaning services for your home?

Here’s what you should expect from carpet cleaning services in your home:

  1. Professional service.
  2. Advanced equipment.
  3. Eco-friendly products and methods.

You’re a homeowner who wants to be in the know.

When you hire carpet cleaning services, you want to understand what you’re going to get for your money. 

Having someone come into your home to provide a service can be daunting, but being prepared is key.

Here’s what you can – and should – expect from quality carpet cleaning services.

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1. Professional service

It starts with the first phone call. 

Your first interaction with a carpet cleaning service will give you some important clues as to how professional and easy they’ll be to work with.

Pet urine before and after carpet cleaning

Pet urine before and after carpet cleaning

Look for a carpet cleaning service that:

  • Has a friendly vibe.
If your first interaction with a company isn’t friendly and courteous, chalk that up as a red flag.
  • Offers an in-home estimate. Don’t hire a company that attempts to give you an estimate over the phone. They should be happy to send out a representative to look at your carpet and give you an accurate assessment of the cost.
  • Gives a guarantee. Reputable, trustworthy carpet cleaning services will guarantee their work.  

2. Advanced equipment

Expect that your carpet cleaners will use the latest technology and equipment to tackle your toughest issues.

Especially when it comes to some of the most common problems.

Removing stains

From spilled wine to the puppy’s potty-training accidents, expect that your carpet cleaning services will use the best products to safely remove stains.

Getting rid of furniture marks and wrinkles

wrinkled rug before and after carpet cleaning services

Wrinkled rug before and after carpet cleaning services

Heavy furniture, age and other factors can cause your carpet to wrinkle or get marks.

A great carpet cleaning service can make your carpet look like new.

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Removing odors

Pet accidents, kid calamities and lots of other mishaps can leave your carpet smelling...gross.

pug, are you looking at me?

Thank goodness your carpet cleaning services know just how to deal with those nasty smells. 

Bye-bye, yuck. Hello, freshness.

3. Eco-friendly 

The thought of chemicals invading your home can be scary.

Make sure to choose a carpet cleaning company that uses eco-friendly methods and products in your home.

This is especially important if you have children, pets, or allergies/respiratory problems.

You can expect that great carpet cleaning services will be upfront about what they’re using in your home.

How you can prepare for professional carpet cleaning services

How can you prepare for professional carpet cleaning services?

Here’s how you can prepare for professional carpet cleaning services:

  1. Vacuum
  2. Clean and dust baseboards and registers
  3. Remove any items that are fragile
  4. Move the furniture
  5. Provide a place to park

Once you know what to expect from the carpet cleaning service you’ll be working with, there are a few things you may need to do to prepare for the cleaners’ arrival.

Here are some helpful tips to make sure your home is ready.

1. Vacuum

If you get rid of as much dirt and debris as you can before the cleaners come, you’ll likely get a deeper clean from the pros.

2. Clean and dust your baseboards and registers

While this doesn’t have anything to do with how clean your carpets get, it can go a long way in keeping them clean for longer. 

You don’t want those gross germs blowing in on your nice, clean carpets.

3. Remove any items that are fragile

You’ve carefully chosen the carpet cleaning services you’re working with, so you can trust that they’ll do their best for you and your home.

But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take precautions because accidents happen and you don’t want Great-Grandma Florence’s china to suffer the consequences.

4. Move the furniture

In some cases, you’ll save money by moving the furniture yourself as the company may collect a small fee for doing it for you.

(Do this before that final vacuum, if you’re doing it on your own!)

5. Make sure the carpet cleaning service has a place to park

If the cleaner has truck-mounted equipment, they’ll need to park their vehicle as close to your door as possible.

You may need to move your personal vehicles so they can do their work unhindered.

Expect the best from your carpet cleaning services

Before and after carpet cleaning HammondKnoll

HammondKnoll’s carpet cleaning services

When you’re ready to have a carpet cleaning service into your home, you need to know what to expect.

A reputable company will treat you professionally, use the most advanced equipment and will use safe, eco-friendly products and methods to get the job done to your satisfaction.

Do your part to prepare for the cleaning and make the process go smoothly.


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