FAQ on Professional Carpet Cleaning

When you have your carpets cleaned using a Chem-Dry system, it’s done without the use of soaps, harsh chemicals and detergents. It will not leave a residue behind that attracts dirt and will keep your carpets cleaner for longer. It’s often confusing to some that chemicals aren’t used as the word Chem is present. “Chem” comes from the word “Chemistry”. The solution and methods that came to be are the result of science!

Are Chem-Dry Products Safe to Use Around Kids & Pets?

Chem-Dry Larson’s cleaning uses products that are approved by the FDA, making them safe to use in your home and around your family. They are all-natural cleaning products and contain no soap or phosphates, making them hypo-allergenic and non-toxic.

Why Does Chem-Dry Use Less Water to Clean Carpets?

Chem-Dry Larson’s uses less water because it’s a carbonated cleaner with a low water, low pressure approach that uses up to 80 % less water than steam cleaning. Carpet is not soaked but instead is sent millions of microscopic bubbles that are designed to explode dirt deep in your carpet. The bubbles will explode the dirt through the carbonation process and will then be extracted with high powered equipment.

When Hiring a Carpet Cleaner, What is Considered a Room?

With most companies, a room is based on 150 to 200 sq. ft. with additional charges added to areas larger than this. Hallways and stairs are not counted as rooms and typically have their own cost.

Do Carpet Cleaners Vacuum First?

Vacuuming is not necessary. Part of the service is for the carpets to be vacuumed with HEPA filters.

How Long Will Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Take?

Each room should take about 20 minutes. If furniture needs to be moved or the carpet is very dirty and spot removal needs to be taken care of beforehand, it can take longer.

How Long Will Carpet Take to Dry?

It will depend on humidity levels, the amount of airflow into the room and the type of carpet. It takes about 1-2 hours for your carpets to dry. You can speed this process up by turning on ceiling fans or your air conditioning. Wait for at least 6 hours before walking on it and 24 hours before moving furniture.

Do I Need to Have My Carpet Protected After Professional Carpet Cleaning?

Having your carpets protected after they have been cleaned is a good investment. It will allow your carpets to resist stains and stay clean longer. It also makes your carpets last longer as it slows the process at which they age.

How Often Should I Clean My Carpets?

Some companies will suggest every 3-6 months, especially if you have pets and children. Other companies will recommend every 8-12 months if you have pets and every 4-6 if there are asthma or allergy sufferers in the home. If you do have allergy sufferers in your home, more frequent cleanings may be helpful to remedy symptoms.

Professional Carpet Cleaning Services in Washington Terrace, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Bountiful & Layton Utah

Chem-Dry Larsons is sure to exceed all your expectations in getting your carpet clean. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment.