Having a fully cleaned and dried up carpet depends really on the texture of the carpet itself, thickness, material from which it’s made, some carpets may take way longer than others to dry, wool carpets, Viscose carpets remain a challenge to clean and get them dry very fast, in fact, the maximum time to dry should be allowed for these types of carpet or any similar, they may take up to five days for a full cycle. For synthetic carpets, they take as little as 2 hours for a full wash and drying process.