Van's Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Service

352.669.1540 • 1.800.691.2229

Carpet Cleaning

Van’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Service 12-Step cleaning process will leave your carpet spot free and dry in just a few hours. Our extraction process will have you carpet looking like new and makes short work of pet stains, markers, crayons, nail polish, paint and other hard to remove substances. We specialize in these types of tough stain removal. We strongly believe in and know that our cleaning process is the best way to keep your carpet clean and to protect your investment and keep you and your family healthy.

Your 12 Step Carpet Cleaning Process:

  • Step 1: Pre-Inspection
  • Step 2: Pre-Vacuum
  • Step 3: Furniture Moving (Basic pieces)
  • Step 4: Protective Tabs
  • Step 5: Pre-Spray
  • Step 6: Brushing
  • Step 7: Edging
  • Step 8: Deodorizer
  • Step 9: Grooming
  • Step 10: Soil Extraction & Rinse
  • Step 11: Double Dry Vac
  • Step 12: Post Cleaning Inspection

*Before your carpet is cleaned please remove breakables and items from tables and other furniture that will be moved by our crew. Remove all small items such as boxes, magazines, shoes, etc. in the areas to be cleaned. Also, arrange for pets and children to be away from the area where we are cleaning.

So what do you do after Van’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Service professionally cleans your carpet?

Follow these 5 guidelines on propert carpet care and you will get many years out of your carpet and keep it look it’s best!

  1. Check the Warranty.-
    Copies of specific warranties on your carpet purchase may be available from your carpet retailer. Stain resist warranties can vary from 5 to 20 years. ALL STAIN RESIST WARRANTIES REQUIRE REGULAR CLEANING AND IMMEDIATE SPOT REMOVAL.
  2. Vacuum, Vacuum, Vacuum!
    It is said that the three most important rules for maintaining carpet are vacuum, vacuum, vacuum. Vacuum your carpet often. Once or twice a week at least. Vacuuming removes the sharp soil that can cut and slice the fiber causing premature wear. Much of this soil is not visible to the eye. Remove any loose particles such as loose food, leaves, pieces of crayon, bugs, etc. as these items can cause a spot on the carpet.
  3. Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned-
    Professional Cleaning by a professional, certified firm should be done at least every 12 months according to DuPont and major carpet manufacturers. Heavy traffic areas may need it more often. Manufacturers warranties require professional cleaning at least every 18 - 24 months to retain texture retention warranties.
    Rule of thumb: Clean your carpet before it looks visibly soiled.
  4. Remove Spots Immediately-
    Spots that are not immediately removed can turn into permanent stains very easily. Always use a spot cleaner that is recommended by the carpet manufacturer or your trained, certified professional cleaner! Many "over the counter" spotters leave too much soap residue that leaves a sticky residue behind that will make your spots return!
  5. Have Carpet Protector Re-Applied-
    The soil resistor that is built into stain resistant nylon carpet is removed with regular foot traffic and harsh cleaners. To keep your carpet cleaner longer, have your protector reapplied each time you have your carpet professionally cleaned.

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Area Rug Cleaning

Van’s Carpet Cleaning specializes in area rug cleaning. Oriental, persian, hook, braided, pile, and all other area rugs. We have cleaned thousands of area rugs and we know different rugs require special attention. You can trust us to give your most valued heirloom rug that special attention. We have encountered almost any cleaning situation imaginable, and have the experience to get the job done correctly.

Van's Carpet Cleaning prides itself on a long and respected tradition in the field of rug cleaning and we are the ones to call for all of your rug cleaning needs. Our experts are knowledgeable in all methods of area rug cleaning.

Whether you have a fine handwoven, antique Persian or contemporary shag, you want your work of art to be cleaned thoughtfully and carefully. Natural fibers such as wool and cotton require different care from nylon or polyblends. Even the best-kept rugs will eventually be affected by every day wear and tear.

However, with the best available care and attention to cleaning and preserving, you can make sure your rug remains in its optimum state for as long as possible. Our experts will determine the appropriate cleaning process for your rug which is based on its individual characteristics, origin and type to be used.

Be sure to ask about our Scotchguard Rug Protection service to prevent future stains. Get Your FREE ESTIMATE today by calling 352-669-1540.

  • Van's Carpet Cleaning is equipped to properly care for all types of area rugs, giving them the specialized care and attention required.
  • Van's Carpet Cleaning has trained and certified technicians that are experts when it comes to determining the cleaning methods for your rug's particular weave, fibers and dyes.
  • Van's Carpet Cleaning uses the most advanced processes available today to thoroughly clean your rugs and remove any dirt, stains, or odors.

Tile & Grout Cleaning and Restoration

For most, the old fashion mop is the cleaning tool of choice. Although this appears to work fine at first, eventually you start to notice the tile getting darker in the traffic areas. Moping no longer gets the job done. Dirt and soil from the mop has been absorbed into the grout between the tile leaving it dull and dingy, even on your darker grout colors.

Next you break out the toothbrush. It's amazing what you can do with a tooth brush and several long days of tedious labor on your hands and knees, however, if you have more important things to do with your time, there is a better way.

Our powerful truck mounted cleaning system will restore the natural beauty of your ceramic tile and grout quickly and economically. With Van's your tile and grout floors will sparkle once again, and you save time and money. We blast dirt and grime from the tile and grout with a powerful jet of super heated cleaning solutions. Simultaneously, the dirt and water are vacuumed.

After cleaning, Van’s Carpet Cleaning highly recommends protecting your grout color by sealing it. The sealer is invisible but prevents soils and liquids from penetrating the surface. Maintenance is easier and more effective.

Our professional cleaning and polishing add sparkle to your surfaces and even buff out minor scuffs and scratches. We clean a variety of natural stone surfaces including marble, granite, limestone and slate. When cleaning tile we also thoroughly wash difficult grout.

Van’s Carpet Cleaning specializes in many different surfaces such as:

  • Tile & Grout Cleaning
  • Marble Polishing
  • Limestone Polishing
  • Granite Polishing
  • Travertine Polishing

Upholstery Cleaning

Curious to find out how much soil is actually on your upholstery that "looks" clean, simply take a white terry cloth towel and put it over the end of your vacuum attachment hose. Turn on the vacuum (be sure that you don't let the vacuum suck up the towel) gently massage the fabric with the cloth. You will have a dark spot which is embedded soil in the fabric. Get your upholstery cleaned today...Take The Test!

Van’s Carpet Cleaning can assist you with professional upholstery cleaning services. Upholstery gives your home a whole different look but when it starts to get dirty, something got spill or your pet had an accident it won’t look so beautiful anymore. Every now and again, you probably notice a spot on your upholstery and tackle it using household upholstery cleaner, right? It’s quick, it’s easy and most of the time, it’s pretty effective to cover up unsightly stains on your furniture.

But what happens when you can’t remove a stain with your usually trusty upholstery cleaner? It may be time to invest in a bit more than a cloth and spray bottle. Furthermore, if you can’t see any visible stains, does that really mean your upholstery is clean? Not necessarily. Even when stains are not visible, upholstery carries bacteria that, if not removed, can potentially affect your health. This bacteria can cause sickness; so the sooner you invest in upholstery cleaning, the better off you will be.

Upholstery Cleaning is also proven to improve the air quality in your home. Mold, dust, mildew and other allergens can live in your upholstery, going unnoticed to the human eye. Regular, professional furniture cleaning can prevent unnecessary pollutants from spreading through the air and into your body.

Van’s Carpet Cleaning uses a 3 step deep steam cleaning process to clean your upholstery and restore it’s beauty again.

  1. First we apply a specially formulated powerful pre-conditioner to loosen dirt, spots, body oils, dust mites, pet dander or pet stains.
  2. After applying the pre-conditioner we use a special brushed to agitate the pre-conditioner on the fabric of your upholstery to removed as much dirt as possible and to treat any stain or spot.
  3. The final step is steam cleaning of your upholstery with a ph-balanced fiber rinse to remove all dirt and cleaning solution from your upholstery leaving a cleaner and residue free freshly clean upholstery.

Water Damage Restoration

24 Hour Water Damage Response- Flood Restoration
When your water heater breaks, pipes burst, or heavy rains flood your home Vans Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Water Extraction services can give you peace of mind.

Our truck-mounted equipment produces one of the most powerful vacuums in the industry, with specially trained technicians ready to go in here they extract the water, put high velocity air movers in place and dry the area quickly. The final touch is our 15-step cleaning process. So the water’s out and your home’s back in order as soon as possible.

4 Immediate Steps You Must Take:
When water damage occurs, even a few hours can make the difference in saving expensive carpets and furniture. Please read the following to minimize your losses:

AVOID HAZARDS!
Be extremely careful of the deadly combination of water and electricity. Also, be cautious of slippery wet carpets and floors. Stay away from raw sewage backups, which contain nasty bacteria that are harmful to your health!

STOP THE SOURCE AND TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION!
If you haven’t located the source of the water, call us immediately at 352-669-1540 or 1-800-691-2229 and we will guide you through this (it is very crucial to know what to do!)

REMOVE FURNITURE!
Wood furniture will cause stains which cannot be removed. Rust stains from metal are difficult to remove and may be permanent. 95% of water damage jobs are restorable, and the 5% which aren’t restored are mostly caused by not removing furniture. So either move furniture that’s even near water or place something under the legs made from plastic or rubber, such as trash can bags, an old shower curtain or bathtub mat.

CALL VAN’S CARPET CLEANING!
You will always be answered by friendly staff…24/7! Our dispatchers will have a water damage expert contact you immediately. Call us now! After you call us, we’re on our way.

Our IICRC certified technicians will properly restore your home. There’s no need to worry about the health hazards of mold, mildew, or bacteria later surfacing, due to improper cleaning or drying methods!

Carpet Re-Stretching

After a period of years, depending on soiling, traffic and installation, carpet may need to be re-stretched. If you have "buckles" in your carpet, we recommend carpet re-stretching. We use a power stretcher to get your carpet as tight or tighter than when it was new.

Biohazard Cleanup

Biohazards are a serious issue. If such an event occurs in your home or place of business, don’t attempt to clean it yourself! You need the assistance of a professional biohazard cleaner and Van’s Carpet Cleaning can help!

Van's knows that there is no time to waste when biohazard events occur and we are to help in any biohazard emergency.

All of Van’s technicians are trained to handle all disposal of all biohazard waste.

Some of Van’s Biohazard Cleanup Services Include:

  • Blood and Body Fluid Remediation
  • MRSA Decontamination and Protection
  • Advanced Odor Treatments
  • Suicide
  • Homicide
  • Accidental Deaths
  • Sewage Cleanup
  • Sanitation
  • Packrat Cleanup

Van’s does all of this with the utmost care, efficiency and compassion and are at your service 24/7.

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What Others Say

I have known Ernie & Ivy for as long as they have been in business. Ernie has done my carpets and several couches and I’ve been very satisfied. Recently I had put my cat to sleep and anticipated getting 2 new kitties so I called Ivy and she promptly scheduled my carpet cleaning so it would be fresh for us and our new 2 “children”. Thanks Ernie & Ivy.

Sue Connelly - Fruitland Park, FL

I recently had my tile floors stem cleaned and the grout revealed. They did an amazing job. My tile sparkles. They also cleaned the bedroom carpets and were able to get the pet stains out. They are highly professional and very customer oriented. Ivy was a pleasure to deal with on the phone" I have already recommended them to some friends

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