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Generally, carpet cleaning businesses are being run by good people. They are in the business to provide excellent cleaning service to both residential and commercial places with carpets and upholsteries. However, it cannot be avoided that although most carpet cleaning businesses are managed by honest people, there are those who are just out there to scam innocent, trusting customers. I will discuss some things that are a red flag for carpet cleaning scammers. The 'Bait and Switch Style' is the most common type of scam out there. This type of scam starts with the carpet cleaning company luring you with a low price, so that they are able to enter your house. They will tell you they only charge a cheap price per room, even without seeing your house first. Once they enter your abode, they will change tune. They will tell you that price should be raised because they didn't realize your carpet is so dirty. The cleaners will point specific areas that in their expert opinion, is too dirty for regular cleaning, and that a special process should be done to thoroughly clean your carpet. When these type of cleaners see a pet in your house, they will mention additional cleaning is needed to remove pet stains, even ones that you cannot see because it simply do not exist. Additional charges are added to the original low price and before you know it; your bill has reached hundreds of dollars. A reminder, though, none-scammers carpet cleaners do sell extra cleaning products and services, this scenario is normal. To determine which is a scammer or not, you need to evaluate how they sell their goods and services. If they push too hard to sell, that's a scammer. If the way they market is how a regular sales guy do it, that's just a normal carpet cleaning person. Trust your instincts, it's usually right. In order to avoid falling to this type of scam, you only need to be aware of how it works. Know that a price as low as three to five dollars per room just wouldn't suffice. The overhead of one cleaning project is too high, for honest to goodness carpet cleaners to charge such a low price. It's advisable to do a research on how carpet cleaning business works. What's the standard room size they can clean, if there is a maximum size, know what it is. Usually the maximum is two to three hundred square feet and anything above it, they will charge extra. Awareness is your best weapon against these scammers; beat them by knowing the facts about the carpet cleaning business. A carpet cleaning business that has been around for years is usually your best choice, hire experts who have received great reviews from past customers and you can never go wrong. Las Vegas Carpet Cleaning 3701 S Valley View Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 410-7822 Alicia has been writing for 7 years now. She also is an expert in different carpet cleaning cleaning tips. Aside from writing, she also does some landscape designing on the side.
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