Carpet cleaning Houston

Carpet Cleaning Coupons 3 Rooms for 95$ No Hidden Fees

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 Enjoy our Summer Discounts!

We have created special package deals for summer. These are discounted from our regular prices and are designed to give you the best deal possible for any carpet cleaning job you need done.  These specials cannot be combined with any other advertised discounts, coupons, or specials. Don’t worry! We have something that will fit your budget and your needs. Below are the professional carpet cleaning packages we have put together. Rooms can be added or taken away depending on the size of the job.

        3 Rooms for 95$ Add Additional Rooms for 20$ Each

This carpet cleaning package is for light soil and traffic soil. Our Standard light soil carpet cleaning includes a pre-spray, shampoo / fiber rinse / sanitizer.

            3 Rooms for 109$ Add Additional Rooms for 25$ each

Our medium soil carpet cleaning promotion includes a pre-spray, shampoo / fiber rinse / sanitize , stain removal for in set stains, odor control and deodorizer.

                3 Rooms for 129$ Add Additional Rooms for 30$

Our heavy soil / pet treatment carpet cleaning special includes : Heavy stain removal, pre-treatment, shampoo / fiber rinse / sanitize, enzyme treatment, odor neutralizer, odor control, deodorizer.

 

**Some restrictions apply: 3 story town homes, mid rises, high rises, and apartments with stairs price for 2 Rooms standard clean begins at 95$

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Air Duct Cleaning Bait and Switch

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Choosing an Air Duct Cleaning Company

Navigating the many Google Ads, and search results that pop up when you are trying to find a company to clean your vents can be daunting and disheartening. You may call for a price quote and get numbers between 59$ all the way up to 1.000$ or more. Why the disparity in quotes?

Many A/C duct cleaning companies will advertise a super low price. This price would be for a basic or abbreviated service. So, for 79$ they may come with a special vacuum called a negative air machine and hook it up to one vent close other vents off and then turn it on for 30 minutes, but not before trying to up sell you on the other steps of the air duct cleaning process. Mildew removal, cleaning each individual duct, cleaning the plenum box, cleaning the registers, cleaning the returns, odor control, soot sealer, and using a sanitizing method to kill bacteria and spores.

The so called basic is the bait and the up sell is the switch. Many companies use this method of advertising to get customers because most people are not prepared to pay what it actually costs to get a complete cleaning of your air ducts. C&E Carpets and Vents does not use the bait and switch because if a customer chooses the basic they have wasted their money. To hook a vacuum up for a few minutes and do nothing else is a waste of money. We recommend that if you do not want to pay for a complete cleaning then wait and save your money instead of wasting 79$ to pay a tech to turn a stationary vacuum on for half an hour.

How much does it actually cost to get a complete cleaning? A general rule of thumb is to go by how many AC units you have. A complete cleaning of your air ducts including mildew, mold removal and sanitize on average runs about 375$-550$ per unit up to 2 units.   A home that has more than 2 units needs a physical estimate. Folks are often shocked when we give them the price quote over the phone and ask why the difference in prices? I explain that we only do a complete clean.

1. Brushing each individual duct with a special industry approved air duct brush to loosen

all mildew, dirt, dust, and other contaminants.

2. Using the negative air machine to remove all the loosened mildew, dirt, mold.

3.  Cleaning and removing any mildew, mold, fungus, dirt from the Plenum  box

4.   Using soot sealer if needed for odor / particles

5.   Cleaning the registers (also painting them if they are rusty)

6.   Cleaning the Returns

7.    Sanitizing the system using a fogger and biocide which are alcohol based and will

evaporate and will not leave a residue.

Use this list and ask questions when calling for estimates. Make sure you know what you are getting for your money. Don’t fall for a bait and switch! If you live in the Houston area and need to have your ducts cleaned please give us a call at 832-512-5719. 

 

 

How are Air Ducts Cleaned

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Many times air duct cleaning is a MYSTERY

What really happens when you have your air ducts cleaned? As a professional in the industry I will tell you the process can range from nill to expansive depending on the purpose of the cleaning. C&E Carpets and Vents in Houston, TX will only perform a complete cleaning. This means that we do not do an abbreviated job. Some companies will only hook a machine up to a vent, tape off the others and turn the machine on for about an hour or so, then they are done. Our company does not do this “basic” service. We specialize in complete cleanings including brushing each duct with a specially designed and approved brush that removes the dirt, dust, mildew, etc. from each duct. We also clean the plenum box, returns (if needed), registers, vents, and remove mildew, fungus, mold, and sanitize the system.

     A complete cleaning can take several hours.

To do a thorough job takes time and depending on the size of the system and how dirty the duct work, it can take up to several hours to do the job right. Below is a video that shows what generally takes place when having your air ducts cleaned. If you live in Houston, TX and have and AC system, chances are you will need to clean your ducts at some point. Please give us a call and we will be glad to make your homes air cleaner by  cleaning the ducts! 832-512-5719

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Are Those Groupon Air Duct Coupons Really a Good Deal?

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Groupon! Everyone loves to save money and Groupon seems like such a great deal! But can you really get a truly good service at such cut rate prices?

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Groupon Deals for Air Duct Cleaning in Houston

This is about what you find when you go to Groupon for a Home Service Deal like Air Duct Cleaning. Houston is no exception, and Groupon will be riddled with these coupons. Is this for real? I mean can a company really offer air duct cleaning for 49$ or 35$ or even 59$?

The short answer is NO! You the customer have to give up something. A company cannot do a complete cleaning for $25, which is what the company receives after you purchase the Groupon. Make sure you know what you are getting when you go to Groupon and do a little research before you purchase.

 

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Is Groupon a Good Deal for Houston Air Duct Cleaning

Read the fine print so that you can decide whether the Groupon is a good deal or a bait and switch.  Many air duct cleaning companies will place an unbelievably low price for a service with no real intention of performing that service at the price advertised.

This doesn’t mean all companies are bad or all Groupon deals are bad. It only means you need to know before you start what you are getting for your money and if you do decide to get an expanded service then make sure you are still getting your money’s worth for the Groupon.

Most Groupon deals offer a discount on a basic service in the hopes that you will also want to add on. This can be a win for the client and a win for the business as long as each party gets a benefit.

If you are buying a Groupon ask questions, read the fine print, and know what you are getting for your money! If the basic abbreviated service is all you want or need make sure they will really give you that for the price you pay. If you want more, make sure that you are still getting the service discounted equal to the Groupon ad. So if the Groupon gives you a discount of 100$ make sure you still get that discount when you upgrade!

If you would like to get a free quote over the phone for Air Duct Cleaning in Houston please give us a call at 832-512-5719

Houston Dryer Vent Cleaning

How Often Should I Clean My Dryer Vent?

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Maintaining your dryer vent is a matter of safety. Lint that gets trapped inside the vent that leads from your dryer to the outside can pose a fire hazard. Lint is highly flammable and having an excessive amount inside your dryer exhaust pipe can increase your risk of fire. The Federal Government publishes a pamphlet to educate the public and set standards and guidelines for dryer safety.

Clothes dryer fire safety outreach materials

Cleaning

  • Clean the lint filter before and after each load of laundry. Don’t forget to clean the back of the dryer where lint can build up. In addition, clean the lint filter with a nylon brush at least every six months or more often if it becomes clogged.
  • Clean lint out of the vent pipe every three months.
  • Have your dryer cleaned regularly by a professional, especially if it is taking longer than normal for clothes to dry. (U.S. Fire Safety Administration)

While the above states to clean your dryer vent pipe every three months, the professional cleaning doesn’t have a timeline. As a professional in the industry I think it’s a good idea to have your dryer vent cleaned professionally at least once a year but many times insurance companies require biannual cleanings.

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Vent clogged by dryer vent

In addition to posing a safety hazard, a clogged dryer vent can effect your dryer’s performance. If you find your dryer is not drying as efficiently, first check and make sure your heating element is working properly. If your dryer is getting hot enough but still not drying, then it is probably time to have your vent cleaned.

 

For Houston dryer vent cleaning, please give us a call at 832-512-5719

Professional Carpet Cleaning in Houston, TX

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Searching for a carpet cleaner in Houston can be a daunting task. We aim to make it easy! See our reviews on Yelp. No hidden fees and our internet special pricing makes professional carpet cleaning a breeze!

Houston Carpet Cleaning at its BEST!

Ask about our Carpet Cleaning Coupons and Discounts! 

No Hidden Fees! Call today! 832-512-5719

Ask about our other services. We are insured and our techs have background checks.

 

Carpet cleaning in Houston is competitive and can be a mine field of sorts. C&E Carpets and Vents is locally owned and operated. We take our customer service serious and pride ourselves on a job well done. Let us be your Houston carpet cleaning company!

Call today and have your carpets professionally steam cleaned. We use a combination of steam and hot water extraction that gets down deep into your carpet fibers. Our advertised special includes  a pre-spray, shampoo, sanitize, deodorize deep steam cleaning that will leave your carpets fresh and clean! Let us be your best choice for Houston Carpet Cleaning!

Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays

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Holidays are designed to bring families together. Relatives and friends come together for meals, parties, and fellowship. If you are having loved ones and friends over for the holiday season you want your home to shine.  C&E Carpets and Vents can help you make your home ready for the holiday season. We have a holiday special for every area of your home. Carpet cleaning coupons, upholstery cleaning specials, and more!

Holiday Coupon Carpets

Carpet Cleaning Coupon

Carpet Cleaning : 3 Rooms for 69

Includes heavy duty solution and light pre spray

Does not include deodorizer or heavy stain removal
Holiday coupon upholstery cleaning

Holiday coupon upholstery cleaning

 

Sofa Cleaning only 69$ Add a Love Seat for 40$

 

 

Call 832-512-5719 Today and make your home ready for the holidays!

Mildew on Air Vent

Is There an Odor Coming Out of Your Vents?

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What’s that musty smell? Is there a mildew smell in your home and you can’t figure out why? It might be your air ducts. In Houston, TX it’s hot and humid and this can lead to mildew growing in your air duct system. When the A/C turns on and begins to blow out air through your duct system it also blows the odor of the mildew growing inside the system. If you have a sensitivity to allergens you might also suffer sinus and respiratory infections and inflammation in addition to being annoyed by the smell. Condensation along with the over abundance of mold spores are part of the problem. The long warm periods and running your AC system 10 months out of the year also contributes to mold and mildew growth. How do you combat a force that begins with nature and invades your home with the help of such a great technological innovation like air conditioning?

Mildew on Air Vent

Mildew on Air Vent

The answer is regular cleanings and in the case of stubborn persistent mold and mildew growth, Ultra Violet Lights. UV lights help kill mold spores as they pass through the Plenum on their way to your ducts and into your home. Ultra violet light is a great germ killer and UV lights can help to keep mildew, fungus, and mold growth down between cleanings. 

Many times our clients ask how often they should clean their systems. Most of the time every few years is enough. If you have a problematic system using a combination of UV lights and cleaning every few years should keep the issue of mold and mildew growing in your system at bay. Occasionally there is a secondary problem that is contributing to mildew growth outside of the usual culprits like condensation and mold spores. A home could have an older system or perhaps ducts that are damaged or defective. Sometimes this leads to excessive moisture build up. This is not usually the norm and most of the time a simple complete cleaning is enough to take care of the mildew and the smell. If you live in the Houston area and would like a free quote for a complete air duct cleaning in your home, please give us a call at 832-512-5719

What’s So Special About the Rotovac?

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Living in Houston the weather changes every day and sometimes within the hour. Rain and mud are in plentiful supply year round. Shoes covered with dirt and grime track in muck from outside and the next thing you see is dirty carpet. Ugh! especially the traffic areas!

 Call the carpet cleaners!

Well, you do your research and find that some carpet cleaning companies in Houston charge more for a tool called a Rotovac. You search on You Tube and see that the Rotovac is some kind of contraption that seems to work miracles!

Well, let’s not over blow the capacity of the machine, it’s good but there is NO substitute for good cleaning solutions and elbow grease. C&E Carpets and Vents has the Rotovac but we know that getting the carpet clean does not solely depend on the machine. The quality of the job is dependent on the technician, the solutions, and the machine. Hard work coupled with great cleaning solutions  that are specifically made for cleaning carpets really make the difference. We clean carpets in Houston with the Rotovac especially for high traffic areas or heavily stained carpets BUT we also use traditional wands because the job doesn’t always call for the Rotovac. No matter what, we pride ourselves in the job and getting your carpet as clean as possible.

Of course we can’t promise that every stain will come out every time. However; we have a great success rate using hard working, customer service oriented technicians, high quality ICCR approved carpet cleaning solutions, and of course when the job calls for it; THE Rotovac!

Call us today for all of your carpet cleaning needs in Houston and the surrounding metroplex area. 832-512-5719

Allergens in Your Home

How to Choose an Air Duct Cleaning Company

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indoor air pollution

The contaminants in your home can be both man made and from nature

When searching for home maintenance companies, a homeowner  is often bombarded with an over whelming amount of companies to choose from, but not enough information to make a good choice. The last thing a home owner wants is an unqualified sketchy worker handling, repairing, or cleaning their home and belongings. We work hard for the things that we acquire and as home owners we want to have the assurance that the job will be done right and to our satisfaction.

How do you find a qualified maintenance provider?

The BBB (Better Business Bureau) is a good place to start. Even if a company doesn’t pay the bureau to feature them, they can still list them as a business and show any complaints that may have been lodged against them. It also never hurts to ask the company when making the appointment if they do background checks or if they are bonded or insured. Being bonded is not required but background checks should be. Don’t forget that these people are coming into your home and you don’t want anyone with a criminal background inside your home with access to your family or valuables. It never hurts to check registered associations although this is not always a sure way to measure the integrity or quality of a company. After all, most associations only require that the member pay dues in order to be a part of the organization.

                         One of the best ways to gauge a company’s quality and integrity is through customer reviews.

Checking the online reviews and testimonials of a company using a trusted site like Yelp, Angie’s List, or Google Plus Reviews. Real time customer feedback is one of the best ways to gauge the performance of a company.

We invite you to do your research and don’t do business with a company that makes you feel uncomfortable. If you are thinking about having your air ducts cleaned and you live in the Houston area, Please give us a call!  Here is our Yelp listing along with the reveiws, and here is our Google Plus Page.

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