What to Look For When Choosing a Carpet Cleaning CompanyJanuary 17, 2018 9:15 am
Every once in a while, your carpet will need to be professionally cleaned. However, the market is flush with carpet cleaning companies, so choosing the right one for your needs can be a tough task. Before settling on one option, make sure to consider the following five factors.
1. The Carpet Cleaning Process
When it comes to carpet cleaning, there are a lot of different methods to get the job done. However, they all fall under the two main processes: wet cleaning and dry cleaning. The wet cleaning methods require more drying time, while the dry treatments generally rely on powerful cleaning chemicals. Both methods can be effective, so you should go with the one that works best for you and your family.
2. Doing the Research
Before employing a carpet cleaning company, you should always research your prospective options. Start by finding a couple of companies in your area, and check their online reviews. You can also ask your friends and family for references, as many of them probably have their own favorites. As long as you’re thorough with your research, you will eventually find a company to your liking.
3. The Low-Price Options
A surprising number of companies will try to get a foot in the door by offering their services at low prices. Generally speaking, you should resist the temptation to hire them. When they arrive at your home, these companies will often try to get you to buy some of their expensive services by identifying other potential issues with your carpet. We all want to save money whenever we can, but this is not a situation where you should resort to penny-pinching.
4. Included Services
Speaking of saving money, it’s important to note that most carpet cleaning companies will only advertise their base prices. Extra services are typically not included in the quoted price, and you should want to familiarize yourself with those services beforehand. For example, is moving the furniture considered an extra service? What about cleaning the stairs or other high-traffic areas? Make sure you have the answers to these questions before hiring a cleaning service.
5. The Employees
For all intents and purposes, the carpet cleaning service is responsible for doing a professional job. Therefore, you should take your time to find a company that only employees knowledgeable individuals that can be trusted to clean your carpets properly like Coastline Environmental. A professional cleaning service hires professionals who have training and experience in handling a similar need.
If you are in need of a trustworthy carpet cleaning service, contact the professionals at Coastline Environmental Solutions today!
Vincent J. Attardo is the President/CEO of Coastline Environmental Solutions, Inc. He provides Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) investigations, mold and bacteria testing, water damage/mold remediation and repair, and is available for consultation and public speaking. For more information please visit www.coastlineclean.com. Readers may contact him at 800-847-3867 or email at [email protected]