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Why You Shouldn't Trust Your Carpet With Unlicensed and Uninsured Contractors.

Why You Shouldn't Trust Your Carpet With Unlicensed and Uninsured Contractors.


You wouldn't hire an unlicensed doctor and trust him with your health, and you wouldn't hire an unlicensed tax preparer and trust her with your money - so why risk hiring an unlicensed or uninsured carpet, flooring or furniture cleaner and trust them with the safety of your home and family?

When you need to hire a carpet, flooring or furniture cleaning contractor for a project in your home, you might ask yourself if it really does matter whether or not your contractor is licensed, and you may be receiving what appears to be an economical offer to complete your cleaning project from a contractor not playing by the rules. But, beware, the risk you are taking in hiring the unlicensed carpet cleaning contractor could end up hurting you financially and putting your safety at risk in the long run.

Licensing and insurance requirements for contractors vary from state to state. Some states require a license and insurance, some don't. The rules can get confusing for you as the homeowner, and for some contractors they get confusing too.

Contractors pay quite a hefty sum to be properly licensed and insured, which can make it difficult to compete with those who don't - yet, homeowners pay the ultimate price for choosing a contractor that is not licensed or insured.

If an unlicensed or uninsured contractor is trying to pull a scam on a homeowner, he could charge less for the project on the front end, slip and fall on your property and hurt himself and legally sue your insurance on the back end. You will end up footing the bill for his medical costs and lost wages - and still have a project left undone.

Licensing proves that your carpet and flooring contractor has the knowledge and knows his trade. The last thing you want to deal with is mistakes made or things broken in your home after choosing an unlicensed contractor. The damage could mean needing to completely replace your flooring or furniture, or even misuse of dangerous chemicals causing future harm to your family's health.

Gator Clean is licensed, bonded and insured and we keep playing by the rules to keep your home and family safe. Contact us today for any of your carpet, flooring or furniture cleaning needs.

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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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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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