steam cleaning Silver Spring MDFrequently Asked Questions

Q: How often should I have my carpets steam cleaned?

A: The carpet industry recommends that you clean your carpets at least every 6 to 18 months. If the stains sit on the carpet then they will be harder to remove or may not be able to be removed at all.


Q: How often should I have my furniture cleaned?

A: If there are no accidents then regular furniture cleanings can be every 12 to 18 months.


Q: Does the Rotovac 360i work on all types of carpet?

A: Yes, the Rotovac 360i is a high tech piece of equipment that can clean all types of carpeting. Also, the Rotovac 360i has interchangeable heads that can be used to clean tile and grout.


Q: What is the dry time of the Rotovac compared to a wand?

A: The Rotovac on average leaves the carpet 20 times drier compared to the manual wand cleaning.


Q: Should I vacuum before the technician arrives?

A: Yes, vacuuming will help to ensure you have removed the finer dust particles sitting on the top layer of your carpet surfaces. If you have pet’s than vacuuming will help to remove hair and dander from the top layer of the carpet.


Q: Do you move furniture?

A: We move basic furniture furniture only we do not move heavy furniture breakables or valuables because we do not want to be liable for damages that may be caused to the furniture. If you want areas cleaned that have breakables resting on them please move these pieces of before the technician arrives.


Q: Should I move anything?

A: Yes, you should remove all knick knacks and breakable items.


Q: How long will it typically take for my carpet or furniture to dry?

A:  Our dry times typically range from 2 to 10 hours. Dry times can be affected by many factors including weather, humidity, and airflow.


Q: How long before I can walk on the carpet after it has been cleaned?

A: You can walk on your carpet immediately but it is recommended that you limit traffic until the carpet is completely dry.


Q: Will your cleaning services help my allergies?

A: Yes. Having your carpet or furniture cleaned helps to remove pollutants and allergens from the deep fibers of your carpet, which helps those with allergies. Regular cleanings are especially good for those with pets or small children.


Q: Will you remove all stains?

A: Our technicians will attempt to remove all stains; however some stains can be problematic and may not be able to be completely removed. Problematic stains can include red spots such as red wine, ink, and brightly colored spots. Also, older pet urine stains can cause technicians difficulty while performing your cleaning services. It does depend how long the stains have been on your carpet. We have the best spotting agents available, so please inform the company when you call in if you have any tough stains so the technician is sure to have the proper spotting agents when he arrives. We will do our best to remove your stains.


Q: Are the products used safe?

A: Our products are safe for pets and children.


Q: If my carpet is really old should I replace it?

A: You should always try having the carpet professionally cleaned before deciding to replace it. It is far less costly to have your carpets cleaned than to replace them.


Q: Does cleaning your carpet make it wear out faster?

A: No, actually dirt is abrasive and becomes trapped in the fine fabrics of your carpet. Regularly scheduled cleanings help to reduce wear.


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