That’s a great question. It depends! We use different methods for different carpets. Each customer gets their own customized clean based on their carpets’ needs. When we arrive at your home, we will ask you to show us the carpets and rugs you are considering having cleaned, and to inform us of any special concerns you may have. The JoeCleans team will use this information to determine the treatment regimen that will not only give your carpet the deepest and most effective clean, but will extend its life, too. Most often we can give you a ballpark price on the phone or online as most cleaning methods for carpets cost about the same. Click here for general pricing guidelines. We will tell you what to expect for results and confirm the price prior to starting any work inside of your home.
Many cleaning companies try to explain how their cleaning process is unique and best for all of your carpets – as if one size fits all! There are some amazing aspects in the cleaning business yet most of it isn’t rocket science.
All methods typically use similar steps which can include: pre-vacuuming, pre-conditioning, agitation, rinsing, re-visiting stubborn stains, grooming and drying. Claims of 10-, 12-, or even more-step processes are usually marketing bravado designed by splitting similar steps.
All systems are VLM (Very Low Moisture) compared to household or supermarket rental equipment, and in the hands of seasoned professionals. We use powerful truck mounted equipment to gently clean most carpets. Carpets will dry within three hours under most conditions.
Prior to leaving, we will make our best efforts to carefully move and return your furnishings where they belong. When we leave, your carpets are fresh and new and you feel refreshed. It comes full circle back to our people. We are the most trusted. We are the most dedicated, and we look forward to working for you soon and throughout the future.
We will always confirm pricing with you prior to starting work. Feel free to give us a call for a no-obligation, ballpark price quote. To become more familiar with our area rug cleaning process, check out some of our Frequently Asked Questions.
There are only a handful of different methods for cleaners to select from, and ALL methods fall into the following categories. You can expect the JoeCleans team to use any of these methods on your carpet, depending on its needs:
- Hot Water Extraction – Applies a warm solution to the carpet and vacuums away soil.
- Absorbent Pads – A bonnet pad is spin buffed across carpeting and absorbs soil.
- Dry Foam – A foaming detergent is applied to carpet, worked in and vacuumed.
- Shampoo – Foaming surfactants are worked into fibers, loosened soils are vacuumed away
- Dry Absorbent Compounds – Applied to carpet, brushed, attached soils are vacuumed away.
- Encapsulation Cleaning – Polymers are applied to carpet, envelope soil, vacuumed after dry.
- Dry Cleaning Solvents – Liquid Solvents applied, brushed, vacuumed away.