About Higens Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Higens Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning is owned and operated by Joe Higens.

Joe has over 15 years of experience in the industry beginning in San Diego where he first began to learn the craft. Starting from scratch, Joe quickly discovered that there was a lot to learn. He encountered different types of stains and pet odors,which led him to the study of the chemistry involved in solving problems discovered on the job. This study has become a lifelong interest. Joe has since attended countless seminars and still today continues to expand his understanding.

IICRC Certified

It was 2001 when Joe started Higens Carpet Cleaning in Grants Pass. In 2002 Joe attained his (IICRC) Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. Today Joe operates a state-of-the-art truck mounted extractor and is fully equipped for all jobs, large and small. He has reached the industry’s highest level of certification, that of Master Textile Cleaner. He is also a certified Senior Carpet inspector.

Meet the Business Owner

A San Diego native, Joe Higens began his carpet cleaning career in 1993. In 1995, he relocated to Grants Pass, Oregon where he continued to expand his skills and further his education. In 2012, he gained the highest level of certification the field has to offer as a Master Textile Cleaner. The high quality of Joe’s service earned him a wide and loyal customer base in the Grants Pass area.

In 2013, Joe relocated back to San Diego, bringing with him the knowledge, experience, and skill for which he had become known in Oregon.

Joe’s interests include the chemistry involved in fine fabric, manufacturing techniques, and the often overlooked symbolism in Oriental rugs.