5 of the Best Carpet Cleaning Services in Cork
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5 of the Best Carpet Cleaning Services in Cork

Although carpet cleaning can be a DIY responsibility, there are great benefits to asking for a third party’s services. Professionals have more expertise and better access to resources when it comes to different types of dirt and stains.

In this article, we explored the best carpet cleaning services in Cork to aid in all of your stubborn stains and odors.

But before we begin, let’s see how much this will all cost first.

How much does carpet cleaning cost?

Pricing for carpet cleaning largely depends on the methods used as well as the size of the space being cleaned. 

Some services base their price on a per square meter basis, while others have preset costs depending on the location of the carpet in the house. Below are some estimated prices of these services.

Test or ProcedureAverage Estimated Price
Carpet Cleaning (Single Room)€ 50 to € 65
Stairs and Landing€ 60 to € 75
Premium Cleaning with Moth Protectionadditional € 15 to € 22 per square meter
Hand-knotted Carpets€ 12 to € 15 per square meter
Tuff Carpet€ 15 to € 18 per square meter

Top Carpet Cleaning Services in Cork

We assessed the carpet cleaner according to the following criteria:

Background
A service’s precious jobs helps give insight into their consistency in quality as well as expectations for the overall end result.
Additional Services
These can include any other related offerings they have like cleaning for other surfaces.
Carpet Cleaning
As the main service we will assess, their carpet cleaning services should be a standout in terms of its processes and methods.
Thoroughness – Is their process thorough enough in removing dirt and stains?
Efficiency – Their carpet cleaning process is simple and straightforward, reducing the customer’s waiting time.
Customer Feedback
We looked at different anecdotes from customers who availed of their services.
Coordination – Customers found it easy to schedule and communicate with the service provider.
Overall Satisfaction – Are customers pleased with the results and would they recommend it to others?

1. RJ Services

RJ Services Homepage
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SERVICESCarpet Cleaning, Tile Cleaning, Rug Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Armtico/Vinyl/Karndean/Marmoleum Cleaning, Mattress Cleaning, Marble Cleaning and Restoration, Leather Cleaning, Stain Removal
WEBSITEhttps://rjservices.ie/
ADDRESSRJ Services, Ballybrowney, Rathcormac, Co. Cork
CONTACT DETAILS087 708 1460

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Weekends: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Background★★★★★(5/5)
Additional services★★★★★(5/5)
Carpet cleaning★★★★★(5/5)
Thoroughness★★★★☆(4/5)
Efficiency★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Coordination★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

With more than seven years of service under their belt, RJ Services is an excellent go to for all your surface cleaning needs.

They provide services to a wide range of areas including Cork city and the Cork commuter towns.

What we like about RJ Services is that they can have an initial meeting that comes with no obligations. They conduct site surveys to help assess the scope and best approach to cleaning your space.

What’s more is that the price they quote for in this survey is the exact price that you pay when they carry out the service. We greatly appreciate their transparency when it comes to the fees customers have to pay.

Their carpet cleaning services are also quite comprehensive and exhaustive. They have access to tools and extraction equipment for tough stains and odors.

They also utilize a deep cleaning method using hot water, vacuuming and pre-spraying to get the best results.

We are very impressed with their thorough approach and many customers have stated that they are very satisfied with how clean their carpets are afterwards.

What’s great as well about them is that you can also schedule other types of surface cleaning services. From tiles and grout to mattresses, we like that you can schedule carpet cleaning alongside other corresponding types of cleansing.

Keep in mind however that they only operate until 6:00 pm for weekends.

Pros

  • Provide no-obligation site surveys
  • Prices have no hidden fees
  • Comprehensive and thorough carpet cleaning service
  • Can provide cleaning services for other types of surfaces

Cons

  • More experience with domestic services
  • Only operate until 6:00 on weekends

Customer Reviews

Very Reasonably Priced and Lovely to Deal with

This was the second time ive used this service and just like the first time he done a fantastic job.

The sitting room carpet stairs and landing had stains everywhere from food makeup and kids drawing but now it’s like a brand new carpet again. Very reasonably priced and lovely person to deal with. I would Highly recommend this service and no doubt ill be using it again in the future. -Arainn McGrath

Impressed with Efficiency and Service

Excellent service,would highly recommend, carpets and couch are like new after. Really impressed with efficiency and service. -Maria O’Driscoll

2. Howley Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning

Howley Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Homepage
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SERVICESCarpet Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Mattress Cleaning, End of Lease Cleaning
WEBSITEhttps://www.howleycarpetcleaning.ie/
ADDRESSMcCurtain St, Duntahane, Fermoy, Co. Cork
CONTACT DETAILS083 385 7162

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSEveryday: 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Background★★★★★(5/5)
Additional services★★★★★(5/5)
Carpet cleaning★★★★☆(4/5)
Thoroughness★★★★☆(4/5)
Efficiency★★★★☆(4/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Coordination★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

Howley Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a service that approaches the process with great attention to detail.

We like that they offer services for both commercial and residential requests. In addition to this, they have prior experience cleaning different types of spaces such as hotels and offices.

So no matter what type of carpet area you may want cleaned, we like that Howley Carpet and Upholstery has the versatility to approach different kinds.

Another aspect we like about them is that they use high quality products and cleaning approaches. They can implement hot water extraction and even more eco-friendly detergents.

We appreciate how mindful they are about the types of products and methods they use.

What probably stands out the most to us about Howley Carpet and Upholstery, is their exhaustive 10 step process. They make sure to do a thorough check of your carpet material even before cleaning, using dye tests and fiber identification.

We like how detailed they are in tailor fitting their approach to the customer’s specific carpet and area. This makes all the difference for the end result and many customers have expressed their satisfaction with the resulting look.

For carpet cleaning, Howley Carpet and Upholstery applies their prices based on the cleaning area they cover. 

However, it is important to take note that the prices on their site are based on an average ¾ bedroom of a semi-detached house. They will adjust prices for substantially larger areas.

Pros

  • Very thorough ten step process
  • Use professional grade products and cleaning equipment
  • Long operating hours
  • Uniquely offers end of lease cleaning

Cons

  • Price adjustments for substantially larger areas
  • Central heating needed to dry deeper carpet piles

Customer Reviews

Easy and Highly Professional

We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this company. The entire service from start to finish was easy and highly professional. Noel went above and beyond to make sure we got a perfect result. We were absolutely delighted and our carpets are as good as new. -Audrey and Ger Healy

Punctual, Professional, Competitively Priced

Howley Carpet and Upholstery were punctual,  professional and competitively priced. Pleasure to deal with. Highly recommended. -Michael O’Regan

3. FoxClean

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SERVICESUpholstery Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning
WEBSITEhttps://upholsterycleaning.ie/
ADDRESSBluebell Grove, Rathmore, Kinsale, Co. Cork
CONTACT DETAILS089 7064540

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Background★★★★★(5/5)
Additional services★★★★★(5/5)
Carpet cleaning★★★★★(5/5)
Thoroughness★★★★★(5/5)
Efficiency★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Coordination★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

FoxClean has over 20 years of carpet and upholstery cleaning experience. What we especially like about them is that they invest quite a lot in their systems and equipment.

It makes all the difference when it comes to the end results that many customers praise. Their previous works show their versatility in cleaning different types of surfaces, from car seats to sofas.

What we also like about FoxClean is that they have informative resources available on their site regarding cleaning and stains. 

We highly recommend checking these out as they even have tips and useful procedures listed for everyday cleaning.

For their carpet cleaning service, they use a water-detergent method which is a very adaptable method for different types of textiles. Additionally, because of their expertise and investment, they are a great choice for stain removal services.

FoxClean is a solid choice no matter what situation you’re facing with your carpet.

Choosing them as your cleaning services is also convenient in that they offer other types of professional services. If you’re looking for handmade rug cleaning to odor elimination, they apply the same expertise and approach as they would with their carpets.

They do have their prices listed on their website which is nice for those who want prior estimates. However, it is important to remember that they have short operating hours on Saturday.

Pros

  • Friendly and professional
  • Have informative resources available on their site
  • Invest in their systems and equipment
  • Offer discounts for larger projects

Cons

  • Closed on Sundays and short operating hours on Saturday 
  • Respond to email within 24 hours as compared to their other forms of contact

Customer Reviews

Did an Amazing Job

We used fox clean last week, they were super efficient to deal with, polite, professional and well priced. They did an amazing job and we will certainly be repeat customers. I would highly recommend this company. -Deirdre Cremin

Friendly and High Quality Service

Delighted with the service provided by Imre today – he’s professional, friendly and provided a quality service at a very reasonable price. Booking was easy – Imre was prompt to respond to emails and getting a quote was quick and easy. He turned up on time and was accommodating when I asked him to also clean a rug (which I hadn’t booked) in addition to my stairs and landing, again at a reasonable cost. He was able to remove various stains which I didn’t think would come up and even cleaned a small doormat at my front door for free as he has some water left over in the machine when he had finished. Highly recommend his service. Thanks again Imre!  -Karen O’Brien

4. CRS Cleaning Services

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SERVICESHotel Relief Staff, Contract Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning Services, Residential Cleaning Services
WEBSITEhttps://crscleaningservices.ie/
ADDRESS5 Kyle St, Centre, Cork
CONTACT DETAILS0214742005

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Background★★★★★(5/5)
Additional services★★★★★(5/5)
Carpet cleaning★★★★★(5/5)
Thoroughness★★★★☆(4/5)
Efficiency★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Coordination★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

CRS Cleaning Services is the perfect candidate if you’re looking for carpet cleaning on a larger or more commercial scale.

They have a great amount of experience working for different businesses like Clayton Hotels and Verde Energy Group. What we also like about their offerings is that customers can avail of these on a regular basis such as weekly or monthly.

This is very convenient, especially for public places that would need cleaning services more often. In addition to this, CRS also offers hotel relief staff which is very suitable during peaks of  high occupancy.

In essence, we like that they have a great group of commercial offerings that work in synergy with one another.

Looking specifically at their carpet cleaning services, we appreciate that they make sure to tailor fit the process to each space’s area. They work with specialists who can tackle any substance removal and they do have an emergency version for urgent requests.

We like that their expertise permeates all of their procedures, making their carpet cleaning service very thorough.

On the other hand, they also have quite a good range of residential services from end of tenancy to after building cleaners. We like that these services are packaged for more specific types of customer needs.

However, on the topic of their residential offerings, keep in mind that they do not have a specific and dedicated service to carpet cleaning. They are more focused on cleaning all areas of a customer’s space.

Pros

  • Products they use are natural and non-toxic
  • Can avail of cleaning services on a regular basis through contract
  • Very versatile cleaning services
  • Unique packages for residential services

Cons

  • Closed on weekends
  • No specific residential carpet cleaning service

Customer Reviews

Knew We were in Professional Hands

Just had the CRS team do a deep clean of our cafe, Dulce Bun House on Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork and were extremely impressed. The team worked tirelessly through the night (accomodating our business hours) to bring it to the high standard that we were hoping for. From the moment we contacted the office to arrange a site visit and to meeting with Daniel, the Manager who talked us through the process, we knew we were in professional hands. We would highly recommend the company and will definitely be using their services in the future. -Eileen Domiati

Work was to a High Standard

Highly recommend CRS for your cleaning needs. Got an extension done to my house and needed a deep clean afterwards, the work was to a high standard. Also, when I rang, the receptionist Daniel was very helpful also. -Aaron Lordan

5. Cleaning Doctor

Cleaning Doctor Homepage
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SERVICESDisinfecting and Sanitising, Carpet Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Curtain Cleaning, Domestic and Commercial Cleaning, Rug Cleaning, Leather Cleaning, Mattress Cleaning, Spot and Stain Removal, Dust Mite Elimination, Pet Accident Treatments, Milk and Urine and Odor Removal
WEBSITEhttps://cleaningdoctor.ie/corkcitynorth/

https://cleaningdoctor.ie/corkcitysouth/

ADDRESSUnit 7 Rockgrove Ind. Est.GlounthauneCounty Cork
CONTACT DETAILS021 2366 066, 086 173 3879
OPERATING HOURSMonday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Background★★★★★(5/5)
Additional services★★★★★(5/5)
Carpet cleaning★★★★★(5/5)
Thoroughness★★★★★(5/5)
Efficiency★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★☆(4/5)
Coordination★★★☆☆(3/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★☆(4/5)

Cleaning Doctor offers a wide variety of services that will surely satisfy homeowners looking to freshen up their furniture.

John Mulcahy, who heads Cleaning Doctor, is a trusted restoration specialist and we were very impressed with how his expertise helps customers even with the toughest stains.

Many feedback mentions their overall satisfaction with the end results, describing their pieces as looking brand new. We also greatly appreciate his friendly attitude as he is very accommodating in dealing with any questions or concerns about the process he uses.

In terms of his carpet cleaning service, we like the different features and add-ons his service can offer. These include using environmentally friendly WoolSafe products, anti-stain and antibacterial protection.

We like that he has methods in making your carpet stay cleaner for longer.

We also like that they are very thorough throughout the different steps of their process. They make sure to do a 24 point check before pre-vacuuming and they use Dry Fusion to have carpets ready to walk on within 30 minutes.

In addition to their carpet service, we also like that they have other cleaning services to make the consultation worthwhile. They also have curtain cleaning and pet accident treatments.

However, it is important to remember that they are closed on Sundays and they only operate until 2:00 pm on Saturdays.

Pros

  • Very thorough process
  • Has additional features to keep carpets clean for longer
  • Friendly and accommodating
  • Have cleaning services for other textiles

Cons

  • Closed on Sundays and short operating hours on Saturdays
  • May be difficult to contact at times

Customer Reviews

Professional and Personable

I found Derek excellent to deal with. So professional, personable, friendly and humorous. It was like we knew each other from somewhere before despite it being our first time meeting! He is fair and his pricing equally so. He does what he says he will do and the guys working for him are a great asset to his business. I have used Derek twice and both times he has delivered. I dealt with John today who was friendly, capable, speedy and the look and smell of my carpets are amazing, they are like new! I would highly recommend Derek and his tea -Sinead O’Brien

My Carpet is as Good as New

We had our attic converted 3 years ago & some glue stained the carpet on the landing below. I had a carpet cleaner in twice who couldn’t remove it. I was seriously considering changing the carpet as it’s cream & the black spots was driving me mad. I said i’d chance one more time with another cleaning company. Then Derek saved the day…in a matter of minutes the glue spots were gone & my carpet is as good as new. Thank you so much Derek -Ciara O’Connor

FAQs about Carpet Cleaning


We hope this list helped give you some options for the next time your carpet needs a good refresh. If you would like to read more, we also have an article on the best carpet cleaning companies in Dublin.