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Carpet Cleaning

Carpet Cleaning

Carpet Cleaning

Specializing in Carpet Cleaning in the Greater Contra Costa County


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Thanks for considering Start Fresh Restoration to be your carpet cleaning service

Start Fresh Restoration has offered Carpet Cleaning since 1987. You may remember us as The Carpet Connoisseurs.  There is little we haven’t seen. We are absolutely confident we can bring life back to even the dirtiest of carpets. Please take a more in depth look at the content of this page. It’ll help you to become a better informed consumer. We will explain the best method of carpet cleaning available today and tell you why. You will also get a look at how to shop for a competent operator so you get what you need from a cleaning.

Misconceptions about Carpet Cleansers

It is important to understand that a residue is a residue no matter if its a general cleanser or a so called green cleanser. Both need to be rinsed out thoroughly to prevent pre-mature soiling and ultimately creating an unhealthy indoor environment. Contrary to popular belief, due to lack of integrity in our industry and what you are being told, ALL cleaning companies use chemicals, or nothing would come clean again! Just because it may be an environmentally friendly product or green product we use, it is still a chemical. So if you want us to use a green chemical, or EPA registered VOC compliant chemical (detergents), it really doesn’t matter because in the end, everything is rinsed out in the extraction process, just like your dishes, cloths, or your hair is rinsed after using whatever chemical you used to break down the soiling on it. By the way, “water” is earths most widely used solvent…did you know? Lastly, for the record, cleaning detergents we use are far safer than the regular household detergents we use daily to bath in or brush with, and you’ll never even touch them. We would be happy to use what ever kind of product you’d prefer. We understand people have reactions and are sensitive to different chemicals (EPA registered, Eco friendly, or not) and we can make sure you get what you need, not to upset your balance.

`Method of choice

We use the latest truck mounted technology and use only the highest quality industry leading (and safest) detergents to completely remove all soils and detergent residues from your carpet, including green environmentally responsible cleansers. Your carpet will be left residue free and will dry in a matter of hours, not days, EVEN IN RAINY WEATHER.

As one of the pioneers of professional carpet cleaning in the Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon corridor, doing responsible carpet cleaning and being part of the discovery and evolution of carpet cleaning 50 year history, we can honestly say we greatly participated in its revolutionary evolution period. We are proud to say we have been an ongoing leader and will continue to help educate those in our industry as well as the public. We know tricks of the trade as well as proper mixing and neutralizing techniques, and what is compatible for use together for safety around children and pets that most will need years on the job to discover. Not only are we a fully certified company by the IICRC in all cleaning methods and techniques (The IICRC is the non-profit Guardian of the cleaning and restoration industry), but our method and reputation as a quality Carpet, upholstery, tile, grout, stone and dryer vent cleaner has earned us the title of one of the few Manufacture Warranty Approved Firms in our area. With that said, Steam Cleaning (known as hot water extraction), combined with our method and education, is the ONLY method approved by manufactures (See Shaw Industries flooring care guidelines and approved firms and the only method we use.

Customer Satisfaction

We are one of the few companies that have been rated extremely high in customer satisfaction by three separate ratings companies: Diamond Certified, Angie’s List, and Better Business Bureau. Not only do we guarantee our workmanship, our reputation as a quality service provider is so respected that even Diamond Certified will guarantee our workmanship with a money back guarantee if you’re not satisfied (call us for a full explanation). These rating agencies audit us for customer satisfaction, proof of insurance, our personal financials and perform background checks for consumers. Check them out online at