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911 Remediation

Richmond, CA 94806
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911 Remediation is a carpet cleaning and water damage restoration business serving Oakland area customers 24 hours a day. The firm and technicians are IICRC certified, and EPA approved. Professional carpet cleaners remove dirt, oil, grime, dust, and germs with a dry solution, hot water extraction, and powerful air movers. Services also include cleaning oriental rugs, upholstery, and air ducts, and controlling pet odors. 911 Remediation is insurance approved for water damage and mold remediation. Employees speak Spanish.

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Accents In Cleaning

Concord, CA 94520
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Accents In Cleaning is a carpet cleaning business serving Oakland, Concord, Walnut Creek, Bay Point, and nearby communities. Cleaning technicians participate in ongoing training and use green products to clean carpets, upholstery, tile and grout. Crews treat and remove stains and pet odors and recommend carpet protectant application. Emergency service is available 24/7.

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Anouman’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Oakland, CA 94609
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Anouman’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning is a carpet cleaning business that has been serving Oakland, Berkeley, and Hayward for more than 20 years. Carpet cleaning technicians are IICRC trained and certified, conducting carpet steam cleaning, stain removal, hardwood and leather cleaning, carpet repair, deodorizing, and water and fire restoration. Customers may choose green cleaning products which contain ingredients made from natural enzyme-producing cultures, citrus peel, and coconut. Scent free solutions are available.

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BA House Cleaning

San Leandro, CA 94541
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Crews working for BA House Cleaning in Oakland use health-friendly products to clean carpets and whole homes. The local, woman-owned business was founded in 2003 and provides cleaning services 24/7. Two or three trained professionals are present for each job, including regularly scheduled low-moisture steam cleaning of carpets, move-outs, and Airbnb cleaning. BA House Cleaning partners with a non-profit organization to provide cleaning services for women undergoing cancer treatment.

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4.0 / 5 (56)
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4.6 / 5 (19)

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Bonadona’s Carpet Cleaning

Alameda, CA 94502
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Homeowners in the Oakland and Bay area have had their carpets cleaned by Bonadona’s Carpet Cleaning for more than 40 years. The second generation owner and staff apply cleaning products and practices which are Green Seal certified and EPA approved. Services include carpet cleaning based on square footage, wet upholstery and area rug cleaning of a variety of textiles, water damage extraction, drying, sanitation, deodorization, and stain protectant application.

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Diablo Carpet & Floor Restoration

San Ramon, CA 94583
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Diablo Carpet & Floor Restoration is an owner-operated business serving San Ramon and the Oakland area since 1989. Technicians are trained in a range of carpet cleaning methods including truck mounted hot water extraction, low-moisture bonnet, and restorative shampooing. Crews also conduct carpet inspection, stain removal, carpet dyeing, upholstery and area rug cleaning, odor removal, carpet repair, and stone, tile, grout, and hardwood cleaning, all using eco-friendly cleaning products.

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Diablo Valley Carpet Care

Lafayette, CA 94596
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Founded in 1978, Diablo Valley Carpet Care is a small business servicing the homes of long-term and referred customers in the Oakland area, from San Ramon to Martinez. The owner-operator cleans carpets using hot water extraction and eco-friendly cleaning solutions. Pricing is by square footage and home layout. Oriental rug cleaning is also available. Diablo Valley Carpet Care is BBB accredited and a member of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce.

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East Bay Oriental Rug Cleaning

Concord, CA 94518
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Family owned and operated in Concord since 1988, East Bay Oriental Rug Cleaning specializes in cleaning, repairing, and restoring specialty rugs. Oakland area crews also steam clean carpets and clean upholstery, treating all fabric types. Trained and certified technicians specialize in the Auserehlian Cleaning System. Employees pick up, clean, and deliver area rugs Mondays through Saturdays.

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Green Light Carpet Cleaning

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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The owner-operator of Green Light Carpet Cleaning has been cleaning carpets in Contra Costa County and Oakland area homes and commercial buildings since 1994. Technicians use mounted, deep cleaning, steam extraction machines to clean carpet. Other services include upholstery, area rug, tile and grout cleaning, water damage repair, stain and pet odor removal, carpet repair, and protectant application. Carpet cleaning pricing is by the room.

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KB Carpet Cleaners

Concord, CA 94520
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Carpet cleaning technicians with KB Carpet Cleaners are IICRC certified to clean all types of fibers including wool, nylon, acrylic, polyester, silk, olefin, and berber. The Concord business serves Oakland and Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties. Crews clean carpets using deep steam extraction. They also clean windows, tile and grout, upholstery, mattresses, auto interiors, and area rugs. Flood damage service and carpet sanitizing, deodorizing, and stain removal are available.

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Kirby Carpet Cleaning

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Locally owned Kirby Carpet Cleaning specializes in spot and stain removal in the Oakland area. Technicians clean and remove stains, germs, and oils from all carpet, upholstery, and area rug fabrics. Crews are IICRC and CFI certified, using the truck-mounted steam cleaning method for general carpet cleaning. Additional services include water and flood damage restoration, protectant application, and odor control. Kirby Carpet Cleaning has cleaned with up-to-date technology since 1979.

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KMC Cleaners

San Lorenzo, CA 94580
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KMC Cleaners is a third generation, family-owned cleaning business that provides carpet cleaning and restoration services in Oakland and surrounding East Bay communities. Technicians thoroughly clean carpets with hot water extraction and are available Saturdays and evenings. Cleaning packages provide combinations including upholstery, hard surface floor cleaning, and other general home and office cleaning services. Crews are also available 24 hours for emergencies and fire and water restoration.

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4.6 / 5 (14)
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4.0 / 5 (6)

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Legacy Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning

Dublin, CA 94568
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The owner-operator of Legacy Carpet and Upholstery cleaning in Dublin is a Master Textile Cleaner and second generation carpet cleaning professional. Technicians clean Oakland area carpets, rugs, tile, grout, and upholstery. To clean carpets, crews pre-condition, rinse and extract steam with truck mounted equipment, groom, and use high-velocity fans for drying. Legacy Carpet and Upholstery is a member of CFI and an IICRC certified firm.

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MC Cleaning Service

Concord, CA 94520
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MC Cleaning Service in Concord is a team of licensed, insured cleaning professionals providing residential and commercial services throughout the Oakland area. Technicians are IICRC certified and specialize in carpet cleaning and full house or office cleaning, including window washing and hard surface floor buffing and waxing. The cleaning crew has more than 20 years of experience, and MC Cleaning Service is a member of the Chamber of Commerce.

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Precision Cleaning Services

Dublin, CA 94568
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Carpet cleaning technicians with Precision Cleaning Services serve residential and commercial customers in Oakland, Dublin, and the East Bay and Tri-Valley area. Crews provide primarily truck mounted carpet cleaning, using air movers for faster drying on request. Additional services include upholstery, area rug, stone, tile, and wood care, stain and odor removal, and carpet grooming. Precision Cleaning Services began operations in 1994 and the owner-operator visits every job site.

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Rug Master Cleaning & Repair

Berkeley, CA 94703
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The Berkeley location of Rug Master Cleaning & Repair provides Oakland area customers with specialized rug services. Technicians and weavers hand wash and repair a variety of area rugs, including antique Persian and Navajo. Services include color correction, dyeing, pet odor removal, re-fringing, moth damage repair, and moisture damage treatment. The business, launched in 1985, is open Monday through Saturday, with no appointment necessary to drop off rugs.

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Surf Clean

Oakland, CA 94603
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Surf Clean is an owner-operated, Oakland carpet cleaning business, an IICRC certified firm, and a member of CFI. Licensed, trained technicians clean carpets to manufacturer warranty requirements. Hot water extraction is the most common carpet cleaning method and crews also use the truck mounted equipment for water damage restoration. Additional services include cleaning stone, tile, wood, area rugs, and upholstery made from cotton, rayon, wool, silk, or any synthetic fiber.

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Tri-County Carpet Care

San Ramon, CA 94583
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Tri-County Carpet Care is an Oakland area business built more 20 years of satisfied repeat and referred customers. Crews are available 24 hours for flood and water damage restoration, and other emergency situations. Services include carpet steam cleaning, repair, stretching, color restoration, stain and odor treatment, and free advice when customers call with follow-up questions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Carpet cleaning service providers utilize professional-grade equipment to deep clean and remove dirt, stains, and odors from carpeting. The companies provide service to residential and commercial customers. Depending on the specifics of each job, carpet cleaning technicians may perform services with equipment, such as heavy-duty hot water extractors and shampooers, also referred to as wet vacs, to scrub out stubborn debris and extract dirty water. Carpet cleaners are hired regularly for commercial cleaning jobs, and they also assist with disaster cleanup following fires and floods.

In addition to wet cleaning, carpet cleaning technicians offer dry foam shampooing services, which a special vacuum is used with a cleaning solution that’s 10% liquid and 90% air. In environments where sanitizing is of high importance, steam cleaning may be recommended. It’s a process that uses hot steam to eradicate dirt, germs, and bacteria.

Do you tip carpet cleaners?

While not mandatory, it is customary to tip carpet cleaning technicians. The standard tip range for carpet cleaners is between $5 and $20, and customers can choose to tip higher or lower based on services received. It isn't customary or required to tip the owner of a carpet cleaning business, even if they perform the services.

How do carpet cleaners work?

There are several types of carpet cleaners used for commercial and residential jobs. Deep cleaning machines combine moisture, shampoo, and suction to clean carpet fibers and pull out dirty water. Steam cleaners utilize hot steam to penetrate carpeting. Carpet scrubbers feature rotating brushes that scrub stains with carpet shampoo. Both steam cleaning and carpet scrubbing are followed up with suction.

How much do carpet cleaners make?

On average, carpet cleaning technicians in the United States make a base of $15.30 per hour. However, the pay rate may vary with technicians depending on factors such as geographical location, overtime or emergency after-hours services, and experience or length of time on the job.

Do carpet cleaners move furniture?

Most carpet cleaning technicians are trained to safely move furniture during cleaning procedures. Depending on company policies, certain items that a carpet cleaner might not move include pianos, beds, and other heavy items. Carpet cleaning technicians advise customers to move electronics and other items before service.

Who rents carpet cleaners?

Home improvement and hardware stores offer carpet cleaning machine rentals, and customers may also rent professional machines directly from carpet cleaning service providers. Stores that carry carpet cleaners include Home Depot, Walmart, and Lowes Home Improvement. Customers are required to purchase cleaning solutions when renting carpet cleaners.

Can carpet cleaners remove bleach stains?

Bleach contains chemicals that remove color, leaving a white stain. While carpet cleaning machines cannot remove bleach stains with standard steam cleaning or suction, a carpet cleaning technician may reverse the stain with techniques such as vinegar application or coloring in the bleached areas.

Do carpet cleaners vacuum?

Carpet cleaning technicians rarely use standard upright vacuums for stain removal and cleaning. However, wet vac machines are often used to suction cleaning solutions and excess moisture in carpeting due to flooding, and most types of professional carpet cleaning equipment have a suction/vacuum feature.

Do carpet cleaners clean under beds?

Carpet cleaning services request that beds and other heavy items be moved out of the way prior to cleaning. If a carpet cleaning technician's equipment can fit easily under a bed, they may clean the area per customer request. Customers should also move any items they have stored under the bed before service.

Can carpet cleaners clean area rugs?

Certain carpet cleaning companies offer area rug cleaning. Carpet cleaning machines can remove dirt from area rugs, and technicians are trained to clean various carpets and rugs. Sometimes, rug materials may be too delicate for commercial carpet cleaners, so alternatives, such as spot cleaning or dry cleaning, must be utilized.

Can carpet cleaners remove paint stains?

Water- and oil-based paint stains cannot be removed with commercial carpet cleaning machines and must be treated with detergent or solvents. Following treatment, a carpet cleaning technician can use a wet vac or dry scrubber to remove any remaining paint. In general, dried paint in large quantities is difficult to remove.

How much do carpet cleaners charge per square foot?

Per 2021 statistics, carpet cleaning services on average charge $0.25 per square foot of carpet, which averages to approximately $25 to $70 per room, depending on overall size. Carpet cleaning for a three-bedroom home is approximately $175, while larger whole-house cleaning jobs can cost up to $600 or more.

Do steam cleaners clean carpets?

Steam cleaners are designed to efficiently clean carpets with a combination of hot steam and suction. Steam cleaning procedures are requested when sanitizing is a top priority, as the process effectively eliminates allergens, bacteria, and viruses. Steam cleaning also works well to remove ground-in dirt and tough stains when paired with spot cleaning. 

Do carpet cleaners clean the pad?

Carpet cleaning technicians can clean carpet padding with spot cleaning and dry extraction machines, but a general rule of thumb is that padding should not remain wet for extended periods of time. It is typically recommended to remove carpet pads that are soaked through from flooding, as the pad material becomes brittle once dry.

Do carpet cleaners stretch carpet?

Carpet stretching must be performed with a tool called a carpet stretcher, which can be used before or after a professional steam or suction cleaning. Depending on the carpet's condition, technicians may request that carpets are cleaned before stretching to prevent wrinkling or flexing.

Can professional carpet cleaners remove pet urine/feces smell?

Professional carpet cleaning technicians use various tools and chemicals to remove pet urine and feces stains and odors. Techniques may include a UV light to detect all affected areas, enzyme-based cleaning solution application, spot cleaning, and deodorizing. Steam cleaning is not recommended because it can cause urine stains to set.

Can professional carpet cleaners remove old stains?

Carpet cleaning machines, such as steam cleaners, wet vacs, and dry shampoo scrubbers, are commonly used to break up old, ground-in stains, removing them by suctioning out the dirty water. Depending on the age and extent of carpet stains, a technician may first need to spot treat the carpet.

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