There is a misconception that you cannot remove water from a damp pad, even with industrial extraction devices. People who say this are discussing the standard carpet cleaning 'wand' revealed on the right. It is exactly what is commonly used to clean carpetings. It sprays hot water onto the carpet then draws it back up again.
If your water damage is because of a storm or from a sewer, you need to either understand exactly ways to fix the damage, or work with a cleaning processional. The concerns about mold from dirty water are far higher than the dangers with clean water. Even clean water can trigger mold growth, if it's not taken care of soon enough. Unclean water is known to cause m