Choose from Three Options
- $89 for residue-free carpet cleaning for five rooms, up to 200 sq. ft. each room ($200 value)
- $69 for residue-free carpet cleaning for three rooms, up to 200 sq. ft. each room ($120 value)
- $99 for carpet cleaning three rooms, and your choice of up to 100 sq. ft. of tile & grout cleaning, dryer-vent cleaning, or love seat cleaning ($239 value)
During two- to three-hour services, technicians clean carpets with truck-mounted hot-water-extraction equipment before allowing surfaces to speed dry.
For the third option’s bonus add-on service, purchasers can choose tile and grout cleaning for up to 100 square feet, cleaning of a love seat up to 7 feet in length, or dryer vent cleaning.
Carpet Cleaning: Putting the Heat on Dirt
As techs re-fluff your carpets and your vacuum weeps in envy, learn how they work their magic with Groupon’s guide to steam cleaning.
Although steam can be an effective cleaning tool, when pros talk about steam-cleaning a carpet, they’re usually talking about a process technically known as hot-water extraction. That’s because steam—which occurs when water reaches 212 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions—is simply too powerful for many residential jobs, posing a risk of damage or shrinkage to some kinds of carpet fibers. Fortunately, water usually only needs to be heated to around 140-240 degrees, depending on the material, to kill most of the microorganisms that can live in a carpet and cause odors. A skilled technician will know what range of temperatures is ideal for any given fiber.
Whether it’s a rolling model or a massive van-mounted machine, a carpet cleaner has three important elements: a heating device, water jets, and vacuum suction. As the water is heated, it will sometimes be mixed with detergent, but one of the benefits of steam cleaning is the fact that soap isn’t necessarily a must—pressurized jets can reach deep into fibers to get at grime. A vacuum hose then pulls most of the liquid back into the machine, though some dampness will linger in the carpet. Generally, after about three or four hours a carpet will be ready for you to walk on and set all your little army guys back in position.