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Carpet Cleaning Myths Debunked.

Carpet Cleaning Myths Debunked.

There are common misconceptions about carpet cleaning that may have left you misinformed and misguided about taking care of your carpet.  Well, we're here to put those myths to rest and help you understand the facts about carpet cleaning.

Myth #1: Carpet Cleaning Shrinks Your Carpet: FALSE

Unless your carpet is left extremely wet, your carpet will not shrink after it's cleaned. Professional carpet cleaners do not allow this to occur, but always play it safe and check the dampness of your carpet following a cleaning.

Myth #2: Following the Purchase of New Carpet, I Should Wait a Few Years to Have it Cleaned: FALSE

Just because you can't see all of the dirt and subtle stains in your specific type of carpet, doesn't mean it isn't there. Whether you can see it or not, dirt and debris act as abrasives. These cause your carpet to wear, to lose fiber protection, and possibly even some color loss. Waiting years to clean new carpet also adds to health problems like allergies, respiratory trouble, and skin infection and irritation.

Myth #3: Only Carpet With Noticeable Stains Needs to be Cleaned: FALSE

As mentioned in Myth #2, dirt and debris build-up is not always noticeable. To get the most quality and life out of your carpet, it's recommended they be cleaned professionally at least once per year - especially if you have pets or children at home.

Myth #4: I Can Clean My Carpet Just as Well With a Rental Machine: FALSE
For small stains or routine house cleaning, rental machines are convenient. However, most machines lack the suction power that professional machines have. Your stain might be loosened by a rental machine, but you'll still be left with residue or damaged carpet padding.

The best way to get clean and fresh carpets is to contact Gator Clean. Fill out our free quote request today! 

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What Your Neighbors Say About Gator Clean

I hired Gator Clean to clean my carpets, home air ducts, and dryer duct and vent. Danielle and Kelly were pleasant, cheerfully answered my many questions, and did a thorough job. My carpet is old (10+ years) and had not been cleaned in a few years due to COVID; it ended up looking nicer than I expected! I was especially impressed by how careful they were with my possessions (e.g., covering things to protect them from dust that might fall from a ceiling vent) and how well they cleaned up afterward. This was my first experience with the company and I am impressed!

Mark Witwer
April 26, 2022

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Review from Google

When I called Gator Clean, I left a message inquiring about their services and pricing. I received a return call with 10 minutes. I found the prices and availability to be better than other companies. They came out within a week and cleaned my air ducts. They were ON TIME, FRIENDLY, and PROFESSIONAL. They explained the entire process, did a fantastic job and cleaned up after ducts were cleaned. Other companies need to take lessons from their staff! Highly recommend Gator Clean.

Brenda Sutton
February 10, 2022

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Review from Google

I contacted Gator Clean to clean our dryer vent. Daniele was professional and set the appointment for the next day. She and Kelly arrived on time, very conscientious of our home. Cleaned our dryer vent and cleaned up behind themselves! Quick and efficient. Will definitely be using them again in the future!

Lora Tarleton
January 27, 2022

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Review from Google

PROMPT, HELPFUL SERVICE - VERY INFORMATIVE FOR TIPS AND ABOUT THE PROCESS OF HOW THEY CLEAN THE DRYER VENT. HIGHLY RECOMMEND AND WILL USE AGAIN. THANKS DANIELLE.

Jaimee Hibbs
January 20, 2022

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Danielle and Kelly did a great job

Wayne Gill
December 29, 2021

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Gator Clean is a residential and commercial carpet and tile cleaning company, serving Lake, Sumter, Marion and surrounding counties.

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