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How Long Will It Take For My Carpets To Dry

1st Choice Cleaning and Restoration, LLC has been proudly providing carpet cleaning for El Paso, Horizon City and Fort Bliss since 2008 and we know a major concern of our clients is how long it will take for their carpets to dry. How long will it take my carpets to dry after cleaning is one of the most commonly asked questions we get. On average, your carpets should be dry within 4-6 hours after they have been steamed cleaned. There are many factors that can effect the dry time as well as steps that can be taken to speed up the drying time.  Below is a brief understanding of what effects the drying time and why choosing 1st Choice Cleaning and restoration is the smart choice for El Paso carpet cleaning.


Will Carpet Fiber Affects How Long Will it Take For My Carpets to Dry

There are different types of carpets and they all have a different time that they normally should dry after a professional carpet cleaning. Berber carpet is a woven type of carpet with no pile and it normally dries quicker then the other types of carpets. Cut pile carpet or shag carpets have longer thicker carpet fibers and they will generally take longer to dry. Wool carpets holds over 2 times their weight in moisture and an take a long tile to dry. 1st Choice Cleaning and Restoration makes extra dry passes with the carpet wand to extract as much of the water as possible. If needed we up drying fans as a room is completed, these extra steps can usually allow the carpets to dry 1-2 hours quicker then other companies that just clean the carpet and let them dry on their own.


Weather Conditions Affect Carpet Drying Times

It makes sense that the weather will effect the dry time of your carpets. They will dry much quicker on a warm day with low humidity versus a day with cold temperature. Another thing about the weather condition that play a role in the dry time is humidity, it does not have to be raining for the humidity to be higher then normal. On days where the temperature is colder or the humidity is high 1st Choice Cleaning and Restoration goes a step farther will the dry passes and makes even more to assist the drying and will use more drying fans.


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