Millcreek Carpet Cleaners Inc in Toms River, NJ

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Wilson Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning LLC

2. Wilson Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning LLC

BBB Rating: A+

880 Vaughn AveToms River, NJ 08753

(732) 644-4942

From Business: Here at Wilson Carpet and Air Duct Cleaning we bring over a decade of professional and courteous experience into your home to provide a number of detail oriented …

3. Mill Creek Water Extraction - Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners

Serving the Toms River Area

(609) 597-7061

From Business: Millcreek Water Extraction Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners has always believed in and used top quality environmentally safe chemicals. All of our cleaning and saniti…

4. Mill Creek Carpet Cleaners Inc - CLOSED

Po Box 1227Manahawkin, NJ 08050

(609) 597-7061
Always Immaculate, Inc.

5. Always Immaculate, Inc.

Toms River, NJ 08753

(732) 671-4147

They cleaned my house and did an awesome job I had a great crew, they were polite and respectful. I believe the girls name was Mary that I spoke too…

7. Atlantic Water Damage llc

Toms River, NJ 08755

(732) 644-4278

I had an issue with my water heater in my basement giving out. Called two places and both said they could not send a truck out until early next m…

JL Cleaning Inc

8. JL Cleaning Inc

1333 Route 9Toms River, NJ 08755

(732) 908-7085
Discount Cleaning Inc

9. Discount Cleaning Inc

Toms River, NJ 08757

(732) 691-4782

10. Cleaning And Restoration Pros LLC

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BBB Rating: A+

1358 Hooper AveToms River, NJ 08753

(732) 691-4646

Add me to the list of homeowners disappointed by Cleaning and Restoration Pros (Amateurs?). Same problem as noted by others - purchased a voucher vi…

12. Monmouth Carpet Cleaning Inc

86 Baser LnBrick, NJ 08724

(732) 206-0880

13. Jolly Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners, Inc.

179 Farmers LnJackson, NJ 08527

(732) 367-3145

From Business: My name is Bruce Jackson, owner/operator of Jolly Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners, Inc., for over 30 years. I have been in the consumer end of the fabric care indust…

14. Jolly Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Inc

PO Box 1103Jackson, NJ 08527

(732) 367-3145

15. B & K Carpet Cleaning LLC

34 Eisele Ave,Ocean Township, NJ 07712

(732) 517-1107

From Business: B&K Carpet Cleaning is one of the leading companies in the carpet cleaning industry. It has been serving clients in the Jersey Shore area since 1994. Based in Oce…

16. Carpet Masters Rug & Upholstery Cleaners Inc

268 West AveLong Branch, NJ 07740

(732) 870-3080

20. GREEN & CLEAN CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY Cleaning Services, LLC.

Serving the Toms River Area

(732) 276-5560

From Business: CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING, WINDOW WASHING, POWERWASHING, TILE AND GROUT CLEANING

22. Servpro Industries Inc

2444 Ridgeway BlvdManchester, NJ 08759

(732) 323-0135

23. Complete Carpet Care Inc

411 Van Zile RdBrick, NJ 08724

(732) 840-3570

24. Kirby Co

3247 Route 88Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742

(732) 892-4352

26. Puraclean LLC

Melwen DrForked River, NJ 08731

(732) 330-8587

From Business: We are dedicated to customer satisfaction. Using the latest equipment available with knowledgeable technicians, Puraclean LLC will have your carpet looking great …

27. Century Group Inc

64 Southard AveFarmingdale, NJ 07727

(732) 919-2050

From Business: Century Carpet is a full-service floor-covering dealer that provides services to the New York and New Jersey metropolitan markets. It has a team of project manage…

28. Total Floor Care, LLC

1705 Leslie StreetWall, NJ 07719

(732) 280-5577

From Business: Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning, Stone/Tile and Grout Cleaning, Oriental and Area Rug Cleaning, Marble Floor Buffing, All Floor Stripping and Waxing, Wood Floor Sand…

United Cleaning Contractors Inc

29. United Cleaning Contractors Inc

920 Sewall AveAsbury Park, NJ 07712

(732) 531-3522

From Business: United Cleaning Contractors, Inc. is a local cleaning company in Asbury Park, New Jersey, that provides janitorial services to businesses throughout the area. We …

30. Kustom Floors Inc

86 Morris Ave Ste 1Neptune, NJ 07753

(732) 776-7772
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Did You Know?

Mistakes happen, and when it comes to owning a carpet or rug, mistakes usually mean stains. The plush softness of carpet and rugs comes with a price: the time and care required to clean them. Cleaning your carpet or rugs can require some extra work and special techniques that differ from typical hardwood or tile floors. In some cases, you may even need to hire a professional to get the best results.

DIY Cleaning

For minor stains or routine cleaning, it's possible to effectively treat a carpet or rug yourself. If a thorough vacuuming doesn't get rid of dirt in certain areas, here's how to tackle them on your own.

Stain Basics

A number of liquids can stain carpet or rug materials, including wine, coffee, nail polish, or blood, to name a few. Depending on what caused the stain, the carpet or rug's material, and how long it's been there, you may need to use different techniques or cleaning supplies to get rid of it. In general, though, keep the following ground rules in mind for stain removal:

  1. Apply a cleaning solvent directly on the stain, if needed, and allow it to soak in for a few seconds.
  2. Use a damp cloth to blot the spot. Don't scrub or apply too much pressure, as this might only further embed the stain into the carpet or rug.
  3. Rinse the cloth and continue blotting until the stain is removed.

Take these steps to remove a stain as soon as possible to prevent drying.

Solvents

Some stains may come out with little more than water or a mild soap. More serious stains may require a solvent to make removal easier. The best solvent to use depends on what caused the stain.

-Water-soluble stains: These include berries, cola, food dye, jelly, mud, washable ink, or wet paint. Mix a solution of 1/4-teaspoon nonbleach detergent (or white vinegar) with 32 ounces of water.

-Dark water-soluble stains: Chocolate, coffee, mustard, tea, wine, and bodily fluids often stain much more readily than other water-soluble materials and need a different solvent. Use 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed in 1 cup of water first. If this doesn't work, try combining one part chlorine bleach with five parts water. These solvents may remove color from certain fabrics like wool, so check with the manufacturer for the best cleaning method.

-Oils and waxes: This would include glue, gum, nail polish, and cigarette residue. The best way to clean each of these varies - some may need to be simply scraped off or, if possible, frozen to make it brittle and then chipped away. Most glue can be dissolved and removed using a solvent like rubbing alcohol. Nail polish may also be dissolved using rubbing alcohol or with nail polish remover containing acetone.

Why You Should Hire a Carpet Cleaner Service

Unfortunately, some stains may prove difficult to remove using household products. In any case, vacuuming and spot cleaning may not be enough to get your carpet or rug looking like new again. That's why many homeowners opt to hire a professional carpet cleaning service on a regular basis, around once every 12 to 18 months.

When it comes to heavy-duty carpet cleaning, you have many options to pick from. The two most common methods for cleaning carpets are steam cleaning and dry cleaning.

Steam Cleaning Carpets

Steam cleaning is a common method for professional carpet cleaning, but the name is somewhat misleading. Steam-cleaning services use machines that utilize hot (but not boiling) water in combination with a vacuum. The water is heated inside the machine and sometimes mixed with detergent before being sprayed directly onto the carpet. At the same time, a vacuum sucks up the water almost immediately after hitting the fabric. The hot water extracts far more dirt and stains than would be possible by hand.

Cleaning machines using hot water extraction can be purchased or rented for home use, but they aren't always as powerful as what professional cleaning services use. Improperly drying the carpet may also cause bacteria or mold growth. Professional cleaners also employ a number of other methods to pre-treat the carpet and ensure adequate drying. For these reasons, professional carpet cleaning may be preferable to do-it-yourself methods. 

Dry Cleaning

Carpets or rugs can also be thoroughly cleaned using a dry-cleaning method. As the name suggests, there is much less water involved in dry cleaning, which means the carpet can be ready to use in less time. Using powerful solvents to break down dirt and stains, dry cleaning puts less physical stress on the carpet, and thus might be better in the long run. However, dry cleaning is usually more expensive than hot-water cleaning services. In addition, the chemicals used to dry clean carpets might irritate pets, people with sensitive skin, or anyone sensitive to strong odors.

What to Ask a Professional Service

Before choosing a professional carpet cleaning service, make sure you will be getting what you paid for by asking the right questions and doing your homework.

Decide Which Method to Use

Again, there are pros and cons involved in using a hot-water-based cleaning service or dry cleaning. Take into consideration not only cost, but how long the process will take from start to finish, including drying time. Also take note of the material your carpet is made from, and consult the manufacturer if possible to learn about the best ways to clean it. If you or your family is sensitive to any chemicals, be sure to keep this in mind and ask about what chemicals are used.

Research Online or in Person

You can find reviews of most professional carpet-cleaning services online, as well as information about a company's specific process, the chemicals used, and cost. It's also wise to ask friends and family members about services they've used in the past to get a recommendation. Don't always go with the service offering the lowest price, or hire a service who advertises door-to-door or over the phone, unless you have done thorough research on them.

Ask About Employees and Services Offered

Carpet cleaning services will be entering your home, potentially while you aren't there, so you want to feel comfortable with the business you trust with this responsibility. Ask if the company conducts background checks on employees, as well as if they are insured in your state. Without liability insurance, a mistake that results in damage to your home or furniture may be your responsibility to pay for. 

Getting a Quote

If you've found a carpet-cleaning service you can trust, ask to get a quote. This may involve specifying exactly what services you would like performed, as well as the size of your home's carpeted area. Make sure you understand exactly what is included in a quoted price. Some businesses may charge extra to move furniture, clean stairs, or use special treatment methods. It's also common for businesses to sell customers on products and services they don't need. Don't hesitate to ask questions if any detail about the quote is unclear.

Choosing a Carpet Cleaner

If you instead want to rent or buy a carpet-cleaning machine to use yourself, you have many options to pick from. 

Renting

Since heavy-duty carpet cleaning isn't a frequent activity for most homeowners, many choose to simply rent one of these machines. Of course, renting is usually much cheaper than owning a machine or hiring a service, which is the biggest advantage in this situation. But not all rental units perform equally, and some might require extra drying time or the use of special solvents that will cost more. There's also the time and effort that goes into carpet cleaning - renting a unit means you must also move furniture yourself and pay close attention to ensure you're operating the unit correctly. Making a mistake could mean damaging your carpet or the unit itself. Also, improperly drying carpet could allow harmful bacteria and mold to grow. Before renting a carpet cleaner, make sure you're up for the task at hand.

Owning Your Own

Homeowners can purchase carpet cleaners ranging from compact units to full-size industrial-strength machines. Besides price, take note of the features of a unit and compare them to what you most need from a carpet cleaner. Some models specialize in removing allergens from pet hair, while others may work better on tough stains, for example. Another key consideration: Make sure you have room for it. Some carpet cleaners can be bulky and require ample storage space.

Other features you may want to look for in a cleaning unit include:

  • Attachments: Some models include special attachments that work on upholstery, stairs, bare floors, or small spaces.
  • Brushes: Some units may not use a brush to agitate the carpet, while others might use a stationary one or multiple actuating brushes.
  • Hose length: Bigger machines can be hard to maneuver around a room. Having a detachable hose of considerable length can make it easier to clean open spaces as well as more cramped areas.

Make the right choice in carpet cleaners by considering all the options available to you and how they fit into your needs and budget.