Why Low-Cost Carpet Cleaning Doesn’t Pay Off

In times like these, we get that everyone is on a budget. Filling up with cheaper gas, switching to the generic brand at the grocery store – people are looking for ways to save a quick buck. However, when it comes to your carpet cleaning in Colorado Springs, going with a budget cleaner now may mean spending more in the long run.

Some Reasons Why You Should Steer Clear of Low-Cost Carpet Cleaning

Rapid Re-soiling

You may be surprised to know that it is common practice for carpet cleaners to be trained by the same people who sell them their cleaning products. For these cleaners, their interest lies in pushing product, not proper care and maintenance of your carpet. Many have little understanding of what products are actually needed and how to apply them.  

Ever notice that crunchy feeling underfoot when the carpet cleaners have gone? That crunch is actually the dried soap that was not properly rinsed away. You can compare it to taking a shower by dousing yourself in soapy water and letting it dry. This soapy residue coats your carpet, becoming a magnet for dirt. In as little as 7 to 10 days, your carpet can appear even more soiled than it was before the cleaning.   

Shortened Lifespan

With every improper cleaning, your carpets get more and more contaminated with soap. Without an understanding of the chemistry of cleaning carpets, most budget cleaners only make the problem worse. In just a few years, this soap can dull the look and feel of your carpet to the point that you already need to think about replacement. 

When cared for and maintained, your carpets can last you an average of 20-30 years. However, when maintained poorly and with the wrong products and techniques, that lifespan shrinks to 3-5 years. In the long run, choosing an expert carpet cleaner can save you thousands on just replacement costs alone.

Lack of Insurance

Most low-end carpet cleaners don’t carry insurance. Not only does that put them at risk, but it leaves you liable for any damage they do while cleaning your carpet. This means if they break something or even damage your carpet, you’re responsible for footing the bill. Doesn’t seem like a fair deal does it? 

Avoid Low-Cost Carpet Cleaning and Call Our Professional Carpet Services

At Carpet Care Craftsman we are experts on getting the most out of your carpets. We revive, clean, and maintain mistreated carpets so that you can enjoy them for years to come. We are proud recipients of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification and the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Seal of Approval, meaning that we do things the right way and in the best interest for you and your carpet.

Ready to feel the difference a great carpet cleaner can make? Call 719-391-0623 today!

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