Should I Rent a Carpet Cleaning Machine?

January 28th, 2019
professional carpet cleaning

professional carpet cleaningIf your carpets are looking stained, soiled, or just a bit dingy, you’d probably like to clean them. When it comes to getting your carpets looking their best, you have lots of options. You could have them cleaned professionally, or you could try to do the job yourself by buying or renting a carpet cleaning machine. While it may seem like the DIY route can save you money, it may not be the best thing for your carpet’s looks and longevity. Here are a few reasons why you might want to consider letting the pros handle your next carpet cleaning job.

Consider the Costs

You may think that buying or renting a carpet cleaning machine will save you money in the long run. While it’s true that the rental price of a carpet cleaning machine is less than the cost of getting your carpets professionally cleaned, there are other costs to consider. In addition to the rental price, you’ll have to shell out for cleaning solution. If you want to do the job properly, you’ll need a bottle or two of pre-treatment, plus at least one bottle of detergent. Consumer Reports estimates it takes 2-3 bottles for an average-sized home. By the time you add up those costs, you’re already creeping closer and closer to the price of hiring a professional cleaner.

Of course, there’s more to cleaning carpets than just the cost of the rental and supplies. You also have to consider your valuable time. By the time you get done moving furniture, vacuuming, pre-treating, and actually cleaning the carpets, you’ve likely sunk an entire day into the job – and that’s before you let the carpet dry off and put all your furniture back where it belongs. You work hard all week; do you really want to spend your Saturday moving furniture and cleaning carpets?

The Professional Touch

There’s one more thing to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy a carpet cleaning machine: do you have the knowledge and experience to get the job done right? Getting your hands on a carpet cleaning machine is one thing; knowing how to use it properly is another. If you’re not careful, your carpets could end up looking worse than they did when you started!

The professional carpet cleaning team at JMS Enterprises has decades of combined experience, so you know they can get the job done right. Homeowners in Bucks County, Main Line, and Montgomery County, PA have trusted us to provide friendly and convenient service since 1973. Whether you need tough stains removed or you just need a general cleaning, our crew can get the job done at a price that’s more affordable than you might think. One more thing – we do more than just provide an estimate; we let you know exactly how much you’ll pay before we even start the job. Before you buy or rent a carpet cleaning machine, get in touch with JMS Enterprises by calling (215) 706-0188 or by filling out our online contact form. Not only are we affordable, we’ll also take great care of your carpets, so call us today!