Serving Connecticut & New York

  • We are IICRC Certified

    Dependable. Thorough. Reliable.
    IICRC is a standard-setting certification for organizations in the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. We take our work seriously!

Carpet & Area Rug Cleaning

A clean carpet can make a room look great! Normal wear, foot traffic, children and pets can soil your carpet. Vacuuming on a regular basis can help keep a carpet clean, but falls short of deep cleaning that a professional carpet cleaning service can do.


Our truck carries one of the most powerful carpet cleaning systems in the world. Controlled by a thermostat, the oil burner can maintain a water temperature of 230 degrees, from start to finish. Our methods not only clean better, but it will return your carpet to a sanitary condition. We use Jetless Cleaning Technology and a Rotary DriMaster (RDM) tool to extract the dirt from your carpet. This tool has a patented vacuum and solution injection system that glides over the carpet completing 360 cleaning passes each minute. It also decreases drying time, six times drier than a typical wand tool. Due to its ultra-low profile, it easily cleans under and around furniture.


We use the best tools and technology to get your carpet as clean as possible, with a drying time in as little as four hours. Most new carpet warranty policies recommend having the carpet cleaned by a trained professional every 12-18 months. We are trained and certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (I.I.C.R.C). www.certifiedcleaners.org

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 In 1980, Carol Bennett started cleaning houses when her 5 year old son, Brett, was in Kindergarten. It wasn't long after she began cleaning small offices. She continued to develop her clientele throughout the years as the commercial and residential customers steadily increased. In 1998 General Cleaning Service's became Incorporated and one year later the Company acquired Handy Hands Carpet Cleaning which allowed them to expand their service areas to include carpet, area rugs & oriental rugs, upholstery, and tile and grout cleaning.

Today the family business has grown to include Brett as the Vice President. We continue to provide the professional and courteous service that the customers have come to known throughout the many years.

"Where commmucation is our first priority"

General Cleaning Service, Inc. is a member in good standing with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).









Our Certifications:


  • Commercial Carpet Cleaning Technician
  • Oriental Carpet Cleaning
  • Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
  • Odor Control Technician
  • Floor Care Technician

Rest assured with a company that not only carries the proper certifications, but is fully insured.

Client Quotes
  • "Excellent Cleaning"

    The rugs looks excellent here!

    Paul M.
  • "Short notice...no problem!"

    I was so happy that you were able to fit me into your schedule last minute. The party was a success and the stains in the carpet are gone. Thanks again.

    JP-Ridgefield, CT
  • "Carpet saved following water damage"

    I can't believe how good the carpet came out after the water damage we had. When I went down stairs and saw 30" of water in my finished basement, I thought the carpet would have been the last thing we could save. You guys pumped out all the water, removed the old pad, put in new and cleaned the carpet. The hole basement looks like new. Thank You

    Ed-Ridgefield, CT
  • "Fantastic first experience!"

    My First Time Using General Cleaning Services and they are FANTASTIC! They were on time, meticulous, and very friendly! We will definitely use them again in the near future!

    Sara F.-Ridgefield, CT
  • "I am a believer. Reasonably priced. Friendly, Professional."

    I have extremely old carpets that were stained with many dark spots. I would not have been surprised if General Cleaning Services couldn't get them out. They got them out. It surprised me how clean they came. I am a believer. Reasonably priced. Friendly, Professional.

    Marcia M.-Fairfield, CT
  • "Problem Carpeting Resolved"

    I called around to see who would be able to clean my carpets and General Cleaning Services came out each time, on time, and did a fantastic job with extremely reasonable rates. They were very conscientious and got the pet stains out of the carpets. I am very satisfied and highly recommend General Cleaning!!

    Marcy V-Monroe, CT