When did you last have your carpets professionally cleaned? The reality is that no matter how often you vacuum or spot clean, you can’t beat the professionals when it comes to removing dirt, grime, dust and allergens.
Most carpet cleaners recommend having your carpets cleaned every 12-18 months, or more frequently if you have children or pets, or suffer from severe allergies.
Regular cleans are important because they extend the life of your carpet and keep them looking their best.
In this article. we’ll share our top picks for carpet cleaners in the Canberra region.
Let’s get started.
What makes a great professional carpet cleaner?
If you’ve ever attempted a DIY carpet clean at home, you’ll know how difficult it can be to achieve professional results on your own. But how do you find a professional carpet cleaner who is committed to their craft and will ensure a quality outcome?
Asking the following questions can help:
- What type of cleaning equipment do you use? Professional carpet cleaners use specialist equipment to clean carpet. such as industrial-strength vacuums and steam cleaners. It may be beneficial to seek out cleaners who keep up with the latest industry innovations and new carpet care technologies.
- What steps will you follow to clean my carpets? A thorough clean may include steps such as pre-vacuuming, spot stain treatment, shampooing and steam cleaning.
- How can I expect my carpets to look afterwards? Some stains can’t be removed even with the toughest professional clean. A great carpet cleaner will be honest and manage your expectations.
- Do you have before and after photos you can share? Take a look at samples of previous cleaning jobs to get an idea of their work standard.
- How much do you charge? The best carpet cleaners charge a fair price for their services. Pricing should be clear and transparent.
The top carpet cleaners in Canberra – according to you
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
Get Clean ACT has the experience to deep clean your carpets so they look and smell as good as new. The family business has developed its own six-step carpet steam cleaning program, including vacuuming, steaming and deodorising, to ensure every customer is satisfied.
Get Clean ACT also offers special deals on high traffic carpet cleaning; maintenance programs for clubs, hotels, motels, gyms and pubs; and rug cleaning services.
Here’s what one satisfied customer had to say (via Get Clean ACT website): “Get Clean ACT Team (Alan and Maria) are reliable and come when scheduled. Their results are excellent. We have dogs and cats and they managed to leave our carpets in a first rate state. we’ve used them twice this year. The first time was a trial pilot of our hallways to get a feel of their quality and pricing. That pleased us and we asked them to do our lounge and bedrooms a fortnight later. We were very happy with result and recommend them highly.”
Whether your home is due for its annual carpet steam clean or you need an end of lease clean, Phil from Canberra Carpet Steam Cleaning is ready to help. He promises clean carpets and friendly service, and has more than 100 positive reviews on Facebook.
One happy Facebook reviewer said, “Phil has done a number of jobs for us over the years and gives excellent results, service and is very affordable.”
Scrubbers Carpet Cleaning is run by father and son team Brad and Brett. They have over 15 years of experience in carpet cleaning, and take pride in staying up to date with current carpet cleaning and training techniques.
Certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration, Brad and Brett also use a very low moisture (VLM) cleaning system, which means you may be able to walk on your carpet after just a few hours.
Here’s what satisfied customers John and Louise had to say: “We found the staff to be friendly, personable and they did the task on hand efficiently and thoroughly. It is our pleasure to recommend Scrubbers Carpet Cleaners.”
AllClass is committed to providing the highest quality carpet cleaning services – both to keep customers happy and meet relevant Australian Standards. Its team is so confident in its work that it offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
AllClass was founded by Tony Arganese, who has almost two decades of industry experience and is certified by the Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute. He makes it his personal goal to ensure each and every one of his clients is satisfied with his work, and that every job completed meets his own impeccable standards.
Happy customer Stavros shared his experience with AllClass Carpet Care on Facebook: “[AllClass Carpet Care] got rid of some nasty grease stains. Was also given some handy hints on carpet caring. Overall a fantastic job and very friendly service. Strongly recommend.”
Burley Griffin Carpet Care differs from other carpet cleaning companies in a couple of ways. Firstly, it boasts the latest in truck-mounted carpet cleaning equipment. Secondly, all team members receive ongoing training and guidance from an ACCI accredited technician.
Operating in Canberra since 1999, Burley Griffin Carpet Care’s team cleans carpets with care and consideration. Its repeat customers keep coming back because they appreciate the professional service, punctuality, friendliness and outstanding results.
Google reviewer Leonora had this to say about Burley Griffin Carpet Care’s services: “Great team Glen and Matt, they did such a fantastic job. I love the way they were very careful about not scratching the walls with the hose, and they were so pleasant to deal with!”
Your experience with carpet cleaners in Canberra
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