Carpet Cleaning, Maintenance, Resources + Tips, Stains

Is My Carpet Worth Cleaning?

We get lots of customers who have not cleaned their carpet for a long time and are pleasantly surprised, or even delighted by the cleaning results. Unfortunately, this is not the situation with every carpet. Some situations which may cause you to reconsider cleaning and think about replacing would be:

  • Extensive long term heavy soiling – if a carpet has been walked on in soiled shoes or boots over a long period of time, not only will there be a lot of dirt, but the grit from the dirt will have been worked deep into the carpet and have caused damage to the fibres. Even with cleaning, we may not be able to remove all the dirt – and when the carpet is wet, it will wick (move up the wet fibres) to the top of the carpet and look bad. On top of that, the damage/wear from the dirt will make the carpet look worn and dull, even after cleaning.
  • Heavy staining – if you have a lot of different types of overlapping stains that have built up in your carpet over time without regular professional cleaning (even if you have done home spot removal), you will probably not be happy with your cleaning results. It is very hard for us to take appropriate measures when there have been a lot of different things spilled which require different approaches to properly and fully remove.
  • Heavy urine stains – when a carpet has been repeatedly soaked with urine, it is very difficult to fully remove the stains and odours. If you are intent on restoring carpet that has been extensively peed on by a cat or dog, you will want to pull the carpet up, remove and replace the underlay, and have both sides of the carpet cleaned & treated with odour attacking enzyme treatment. We do not provide any warranty or guarantee for this type of cleaning and charge hourly rates.
  • It’s really old, tired or ragged – clean is clean, but it’s not new. Just like throwing your ripped or worn pants in the washer won’t make them new, professional cleaning will not restore damaged and worn fibres to new condition.

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Alberta Carpet Cleaning Reviews

We had our dining room chairs done ! And some tub chairs done. Really needed it ! Turned out great. Alberta Carpet/furnature cleaning tech,was very knowledgeable. They look like new. Thanks to Alberta Carpet/Furniture/ Furnace cleaning.

- William Ratcliffe

Very pleased with the service for both carpet and furnace duct cleaning. The costs for the services were clearly explained at the time we booked our appointment. The technicians arrived at the expected time. After assessing the work that had to be done, the technicians once again explained the costs of the job. There were no hidden cost surprises. The technicians were courteous and took the necessary measures to prevent any damage to our home. All in all, we were pleased with the work and professionalism of the technicians. Excellent job!

- Lawrence Pshyk

I hired Alberta Carpet Cleaning to clean my large area rug. They were amazing. They picked up my rug from my home and dropped it off as well. It was so easy. Mark did an amazing job! He was super fussy and ended up calling me to ask if he could keep it a bit longer because it was still smelling weird. Now it looks and smells brand new! I would highly recommend their service! Thanks Alberta Carpet Cleaning!

- Karen Gartner

Great job done and some of the best customer service I've encountered. The technician (Jason) was very friendly and personable. He was very quick and efficient in his work. The carpets look and smell great! Very happy with my choice to use Alberta Carpet Cleaning! I'm sure I will repeat in the future.

- Markvl

Very happy with our carpet cleaning today. Jason was awesome! Would totally recommend it if you’re looking for a thorough cleaning. Our home smells very fresh, not overly scented. I do have a strong sensitivity to scent and chemical and so far so good!

- V T