Bait and Switch Scams – Buyer Beware

Bait and Switch scams seem to be in the news more often than not. Mailboxes are full of coupons and advertisements for “Whole house carpet cleaning for $69!”.

Recently, complaints have been coming out of Littleton and the Denver metro area about door-to-door carpet cleaning scams. You are promised a full carpet cleaning by a very pushy salesperson who promises your carpets will be cleaner than they’ve ever been, while simultaneously attempt to sell you a vacuum with the “free” cleaning.

Often these “unbelievably low price offers” come with additional costs to clean an entire house because you have thicker than usual carpet, unusual size rooms and hallways or a lot of spots and pet damage that also need to be treated. This is an extra cost and suddenly your “whole house carpet cleaning” is no longer $69!

Phil Dreessen, owner of A Personal Touch Carpet Cleaning Services, decided to investigate some of the cheap carpet cleaning claims and found that most companies don’t offer these cheap prices! Phil collected coupons from three carpet cleaning companies in Denver and Littleton and called to confirm the cheap price.

Phil discovered when the other companies answered the phone, the person taking the call confirmed their low price and immediately asked to set an appointment. But Phil knew better. “I told them I wanted to talk to someone who would give me a guaranteed price based on the work I wanted done,” he says. “And I told them that I wouldn’t pay a penny more than the quote they gave me. That got their attention.”… and without exception, every company Phil spoke with came back with a firm price that was comparable to A Personal Touch Carpet Cleaning Services or higher!

Carpet cleaning services are largely unregulated, and shoddy work and claims of cheap carpet cleaning not only make the matters worse, but it could invalidate your carpet’s warranty! A Personal Touch Carpet Cleaning has been in business for over 30 years and has an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau, so call A Personal Touch Carpet Cleaning for your free estimate today!

We are your carpet care experts! Keep your carpets beautiful and call us today at 720-344-2870 or use our online contact form to request your free carpet cleaning estimate. Remember at A Personal Touch, “We don’t cut corners, we clean them.”

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