Carpet cleaners should be licensed by the IICRC. This is a standard certification used for carpet cleaners world-wide. If you have a carpet with a warranty, you must be sure that you have a cleaner work on it that’s certified. If your cleaner does not have this certification, then your carpet manufacturer can void your carpet’s warranty.
The last step in interviewing companies is to call their references. You may find yourself shocked by the fact that the references they give are fake! This is because most people who ask for them never actually follow up with phone calls. If any of the numbers are out of service or have no idea what you’re talking about, run away from that company.
Make sure that the carpet cleaning company you call insists on giving background checks to all of their employees. You should be able to find this information by asking and/or searching online. You want to make sure that they are not employing anyone that may be a danger to you or your family.
Ask how long the company has been in business. If they haven’t been around long, they might be a flash in the pan company who does a bad job and then changes names or moves towns. A company with a long standing in the community is always a better choice.
If you leave your furniture in a room that is being professionally carpet cleaned you should be sure to protect it from possible damage. If possible, but the furniture on cardboard to separate it from the floors. Also, be sure to remove any solution that may have hit your furniture, or else it may be ruined by the chemicals used.
Cleaning all the carpeting in your home can take all day and leave you with an aching back! Give yourself a break and get amazing results by letting the professionals handle it! Hopefully this article has provided you with all the information you need to hire a great company that will have your carpets looking and smelling brand new!