General Contractor Lic #CGC1519003 - Mold Remediation Lic #MRSR2344

If you have experienced water damage to your home or business, it is essential to address it as soon as possible. Once the water leak or flooding has stopped, assess the extent of the damage. With water damage comes a high risk of mold growth in your home, especially on items difficult to completely dry and where water can be trapped, such as carpets. To help prevent mold growth on carpets after water damage, check out the following recommendations from Maven Construction Group.

For water damage restoration and mold removal services, contact our professional restoration company in Gainesville, FL. Our team is highly effective at resolving water damage and removing mold. Contact us today to request a quote and schedule an appointment!

How Mold Grows

Mold thrives in high moisture, low air-circulation environments. Mold and mildew can develop in as little as 24 hours so acting immediately is very important for prevention. It can grow everywhere but thrives on surfaces that store moisture, such as upholstery, fabric, paper, wood, drywall, and carpet.

Steps To Take After Water Damage

Start cleaning the water as soon as possible to help reduce the risk of mold growth in your home or business after water damage.

Remove As Much Water As Possible

Depending on the severity of the water leak or flooding that caused the water damage, you may need to remove the water before you can begin cleaning. Our professional services can remove water efficiently. If it is not a significant amount of water, you can also use a wet vacuum or towels.

Circulate Air & Dehumidify

Generate as much airflow as possible throughout the affected area. This will help dry the carpet as well as reduce bad odors. A dehumidifier will also greatly benefit the area by removing moisture from the air that helps mold grow.


Use a mixture of bleach and water to clean the affected areas. Spray and wipe down baseboards, walls, cabinets, etc. Do not use the bleach mixture on fabric items or carpets, as it can cause discoloration.

How Maven Restoration Can Help

The most effective and safest way to resolve water damage in your home or business is to get help from a professional restoration company specializing in water removal, water damage restoration, mold prevention, and mold removal. As an experienced and skilled company, Maven Restoration Group can save you time and money in clean-up, repairs, and the cost of replacing items. Contact us today for more information and to request a quote for your restoration project.

Trusted, Experienced Professionals

Locally owned and operated in Gainesville, FL, Maven Construction Group is a licensed general contractor, Angie’s List Certified Contractor, and is accredited and A-rated by the Better Business Bureau. Maven has delivered the best damage restoration and reconstruction services in North Central Florida for more than 15 years.

Certified General Contractor Lic # CGC1519003 Certified Mold Remediation Lic # MRSR2344