Carpet Cleaning Frequency Chart

How often should you clean your carpet?

The short answer is that depends. It depends on how many people you have in your home, pets and your environment. We hope you find the chart below helpful in deciding how often to clean your Commercial or Residential carpet. Use it as a general guideline as your results may differ slightly based on your climate..

Residential Carpet Cleaning Frequency

Conditions Clean Every
2 People (non-smokers) 6 to 12 months
2 people (smokers) 4 months
Children or Pets in Home 6 months
Children and Pets in Home 3 to 6 months

Commercial Carpet Cleaning Frequency

Conditions Clean Every
Restaurants 1 month
Day Cares 2 weeks
Nursing Homes 1 month
Retail Establishments 3 to 6 months

These are averages based on normal environmental conditions. If you live in an extremely cold climate, dustier conditions, very humid climate or have very heavy foot traffic, you may need more frequent cleanings.