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All In One Carpet, Tile and Pressure-Washing Service

Your time is valuable as is a clean home. Fortunately, there are companies that have the expertise and the gear to clean several areas of your home during one service call. For instance, a multi-service company will clean your carpet and tile. They may also have pressure-washing equipment to clean concrete and your home’s exterior.

The Benefits of Professional Carpet Cleaning

When you have your carpets cleaned regularly, you can extend their lifespan. In addition, a proper cleaning will freshen your home’s interior air and provide a tidy appearance. With clean carpets, you’ll feel comfortable walking around your house while wearing white socks, and if you have small children, then you’ll no longer cringe when they crawl or play on the floor.

Deep stains will sully the look of your carpet, which may decrease your home’s future selling potential. In fact, a carpet cleaning specialist may be able to remove especially hard stains such as those caused by red wine or Kool-Aid. Pet stains can be particularly disturbing, and you may not feel comfortable in your home until a professional cleans your carpet with bacteria removing chemicals.

Carpet cleaners typically invest in equipment attachments that clean upholstery. Therefore, if you have a stained fabric covered sofa or chair, then you can call a carpet cleaning company to remove spots, dirt and grime.

About Tile Cleaning

Most people clean their tile floors frequently, and if you scrub yours at least once a week, then you may not feel that the flooring needs expert cleaning. However, your tile floor’s grout can be hard to reach, and since it’s porous, dark-colored foods or liquids may stain it. When you have grout that is dirty or discolored, you may consider hiring an expert cleaner, who will use professional chemicals and equipment, to provide a thorough cleaning.

Professional Pressure-Washing

To clean your home’s exterior, you’ll need to hire a company that has pressure-washing equipment. The cleaning method is safe for siding, stucco and brick. In addition, the process is ideal for cleaning driveways, pool areas and fences as well as decks and garages.

Advantages of a Multi-Service Company

Instead of hiring three separate contractors to clean your carpets, tile and home’s exterior, you can save time by contacting a multi-service company. Moreover, a company that provides more than one service is usually an expert at cleaning many areas of your Salinas, Monterey or Santa Cruz home.

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Carpet has served as a luxurious flooring material since the 2nd or 3rd millennium BC. It is available in a wide range of styles and colors that will complement virtually any décor. Proper care and maintenance enhances the appearance of your carpet and prolongs its life.

Carpet can be difficult to clean after it becomes stained due to a spill or dirt and debris from high traffic. Dust mites, mold and mildew can infest your carpet, upholstery and bathroom tile grout lines. They can adversely affect the health of your family.

Regularly vacuuming and steam cleaning your carpet protects your investment and your wellbeing. Vacuuming removes debris, dust mites, pet dander and other allergens from the surface of your carpet. Steam cleaning is an eco-friendly way to eliminate ground-in dirt and deep-seated stains that have settled deep inside your fibers. It also destroys mold and other harmful microorganisms. Cleaning your carpets improves the quality of your indoor air.

Big Foot Carpet Cleaning has been in the business for over 30 years. We have the expertise and equipment to perform residential and commercial steam cleaning services. Our experienced crew cleans area carpets, wall-to-wall carpet, tile and grout. Whether you need a one-time cleaning or annual maintenance, we provide exceptional service that accommodates every budget and schedule. Over the years, we have gained valuable experience in cleaning all types of upholstery fabrics, carpets and bathroom tiles.

While most companies use a regular carpet cleaning machine to clean tile and grout, we utilize a cleaner that heats the steam to a higher temperature. The nozzle is equipped with a powerful rotating cleaning tool that loosens debris and contaminants. The machine thoroughly extracts any residue. This combination produces tile and grout that is significantly cleaner.

Our company uses state-of the-art carpet cleaners to thoroughly deep clean your carpet. We also have a special tool for removing those unsightly carpet stains that continually reappear. Big Foot can protect and add years to the life of your carpet with an application of 3M Scotch Guard or Du Pont Teflon.

We service the Salinas, Monterey Bay and San Jose areas. Big Foot Carpet Cleaning can handle any project regardless of its size. Contact us to receive a free estimate or additional information about our services. Be sure to ask why our carpets dry faster. You will find that we provide quality care and value at reasonable prices.

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Tile is a great durable surface for kitchens and bathrooms, but food spills and soap scum can build up in the tile and in the grout, giving mold and bacteria a place to grow and thrive. Regular professional deep cleaning will keep tile free of these colonies of microbes.

Tile and grout in bathrooms are often exposed to humid and warm conditions, which encourages growth of mold and bacteria. Tile can be surprisingly porous, and grout especially is penetrable to moisture. All of the tiny holes in these surfaces, when constantly inundated with water, provide the perfect shelter for microbes.

Not all microbes are harmful, but mold and some bacterias are. Mold is particularly hard to get rid of once it has started a colony. This is why preventative cleaning is especially important. Mold is at worst an allergen that releases irritating spores, but it can be deadly. Furthermore, once mold is established, it quickly spreads. Mold that starts growing in damp bathroom grout can quickly spread into air vents where it is even more difficult to eradicate.

Care must also be taken to keep bacteria from flourishing on tile surfaces. Although it will not spread as drastically as mold, it can easily hitch a ride on anything set upon the tile surface. Contact lens supplies, makeup and medical supplies can become contaminated if they are set upon a dirty tile surface. Cleaning will keep these tile surfaces from becoming hazardous.

Kitchen floors are the other popular location for tile and grout. While kitchen conditions are not as moist as bathrooms and will not encourage mold growth as much, kitchen floors often gather food particles. These particles can gather on tile and especially in the porous grout. After time, the food pieces will attract bugs and other pests. For families with small children, these food particles that may grow bacteria pose another threat. Food that is accidentally dropped can instantly pick up the bacteria from the tile and grout. If the food is consumed, it can lead to diseases.

While tile floors should be regularly scrubbed and treated with mold-discouraging vinegar, nothing can really get into the microscopic pores of these surfaces like a professional cleaning. These professional cleanings should be scheduled more frequently the more frequently a room is used. With regular upkeep, bacteria and mold can be kept out of tile and out of a home.

Big Foot Carpet Cleaning is the company to call for all your carpet and upholstery cleaning needs. We proudly serve the Salinas, Monterey Bay area. Visit our services page for more information about Carpet Cleaning in Salinas and Monterey, CA

Having your carpet cleaned is important to keep it looking great all year long. To make sure the job is done right, you need to find a company you can trust. The following tips will help you in this endeavor:


The first thing you need to do is find out if the company offers some type of guarantee. This will ensure that they will do the best job they can possibly do.

Licensed and Insured

Before the company begins cleaning your carpet, be sure to verify that every employee involved with the job is licensed and insured. This is important because if one of the employees should cause some damage to your home or break something, the insurance will pay for any necessary repairs.

Safe Products

Many carpet cleaning companies still use chemicals that are harmful to the environment. You should look for a company in your area that is green. This will prevent the release of toxic chemicals in your home and into the atmosphere. You also need to be sure that the cleaning products they use are both pet friendly and baby safe. Pets and babies spend the majority of their time on the carpet. Hiring a green certified cleaner with ensure that they are not exposed to toxic chemicals.

Customer Service and Quality of Work

These two things are really what it is all about. Are the people who work for the company nice and friendly? Do they show up on time? Do they have the proper equipment? Are they good at their job? They only way you can find out these things is by word of mouth. Find people that have used certain cleaning services before and get recommendations. Gather as much information as you need to make a knowledgeable and educated decision.

The Solution?

Big Foot Carpet Cleaning is the company to call for all your carpet and upholstery cleaning needs. We proudly serve the Salinas, Monterey Bay area. Visit our services page for more information about Carpet Cleaning in Salinas, Santa Cruz and Monterey, CA

The feel of soft, plush carpet under your bare feet can soothe away all the troubles of the day, but keeping your carpet in top condition requires professional cleaning and regular maintenance. Even lower-end carpeting is rated to last a minimum of three years, but its lifespan can be cut by at least half that if a cleaning schedule is not followed. The expense of replacing carpet can really add up after just a few years of improper care. Besides prolonging the lifespan of your carpet, regular cleaning provides additional benefits for you and your family.

Benefits of Keeping Your Carpet Clean

Keeping a clean carpet provides several benefits, the least of which is that it makes your home look fabulous. Although some carpets can hide dirt well, a clean carpet is always noticeable right away. To keep your carpet looking its best, you have to follow a regular schedule that includes both professional cleaning and personal care. Following this schedule will keep your carpet in top shape for years to come.

Keeping a clean carpet also has two important health benefits. Carpet is one of the top places in a home where allergens can collect. A dirty carpet contains a whole range of aggravating particles, including skin flakes, pet dander, pet hair, food and dust mites. In addition, carpet can also harbor harmful bacteria. This is especially true if your carpet becomes wet, such as when it is walked on after someone comes in from the rain. Bacteria can breed very quickly on damp carpet, and it is in your best interests to have it cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis.

Proper Carpet Care

Carpets should be professionally cleaned at least once every six months. This deep cleaning will help to get out dirt that will not come up with consumer carpet-cleaning products. Professional carpet cleaners have commercial cleaning equipment that is not readily available to the public. However, hiring a professional carpet cleaner twice per year is not enough. You have to follow a regular maintenance schedule between the deep cleanings. This regular maintenance schedule should include all of the following:

• High traffic areas should be vacuumed at least twice per week with a properly maintained vacuum cleaner.
• Spills should be cleaned as soon as possible after they occur.
• Pet stains should be cleaned with special cleaning products that contain neutralizing enzymes.
• Bathe and brush your pets regularly to keep your carpet free from hair and dander.
• Keep the carpet out of direct sunlight to prevent it from aging prematurely.

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