Water Damage

Water damage can come from a wide range of sources, and can lead to both major and minor repairs alike. In the Duluth area, we endure violent storms, freezing temperatures, and inconsistent landscapes; All of which play a part in making water damage a common threat to home and business owners.

When dealing with water damage, it is paramount that quick action is taken and a comprehensive inspection of the wet areas is performed. Unchecked water can give way to dangerous mold growth, severe structural damage, and unsafe living environments that lead to further problems for your home, your business, and your family.

To combat the impact that water can have when it affects you, Dryco’s trained staff quickly arrives on-site to evaluate the extent of the damage, stop the water from further harming your property, and walk you through the process of getting your home or business back to normal.

With advanced equipment and experienced crews, Dryco is the Northland’s most trusted source of water removal and restoration.

We specialize in:

  • Sump Pump Failure
  • Sewer Backup
  • Flooding
  • Rain and Storm
  • Leaks
  • Overflows
  • Frozen Pipes
  • Pipe Bursts

Our Process


The first stage in any water damage situation is the careful and comprehensive inspection of your property. The potential for further complications, costs, and health risks increase as time goes on, so our inspections are always performed promptly by our team of certified and experienced professionals. Once our inspection is complete, you will know exactly what to expect moving forward, and how Dryco will be able to help each step of the way. These in-person evaluations are always free, so there’s no need to worry about letting costs come between your budget and your safety.



The second step in the water damage process is removing any and all water that remains within your property. Events like floods, burst pipes, and overflows require that emergency measures be taken to eliminate the source of the water before we can extract, but once the source is eliminated, and you are left with standing water that is inflicting damage by the second, time is of the essence. Dryco uses specialized equipment to remove the water within your property as rapidly as possible. This means less damage to your home, business, and belongings, and a quicker timeline to recovery.

If you’d like to learn more about this stage, or further details on what you can do when you experience a water damage emergency: Check out our step-by step emergency walkthrough



Once the water has been removed, all affected contents, especially those that pose potential health risks if left unaddressed for an extended period of time, will be relocated or disposed of depending on their condition. Dryco is always driven to save and restore before we replace, but your safety will always take precedence when determining what can be saved. Once the affected area(s) is secured, drying can begin.


During the drying stage, we raise the temperature, create air flow, and dehumidify the wet area(s) in order to encourage the dry-out of all affected structures and contents.



After Drying is complete, we disinfect all surfaces to counteract any unwanted bacterial growth that may have appeared as a result of the uncontained water. This stage is especially important for Category 2 and Category 3 water damage scenarios like sump pump failures and sewage backups, as they spread harmful contaminants throughout your home or business. Once the areas have been treated appropriately, your home will be secure and free from unwanted moisture.

Water Damage FAQs

See how we’ve helped others who experienced Water Damage:


Preferred by local agents and adjusters, Dryco works with all insurances providers

Here’s what others have to say about Dryco:

Cindy Sebring
in the last week
Dryco was very good at their work to remove mold in our bedroom and kitchen. They not only completed all the work but did more than what was required! The kitchen flooring was affected more than we could originally see and they rebuilt the flooring with wood cut right on…
sandra terwey
3 weeks ago
I handled all aspects of my grandson, Robert Alvillar reconstruction from house fire. Every Dryco employee was extremely professional, polite and did a beautiful job. I am not posting much for pictures as all I have is when storage was delivered back and place is a mess. A couple so…
Jon Reimer
2 months ago
After water backup last winter 2022, the Dryco clean-up team was at one of our client's houses ASAP, making sure that the problem was taken care of right away. Subsequently, the Dryco construction team rebuilt the damaged areas and and the family can enjoy a safe, warm, DRY basement once…
Misha Smith
2 months ago
Great experience working with Dryco! Peter is exceptional and provided consistent communication before, during, and after our commercial project. Having a single point of contact was a huge benefit and alleviated a lot of anxiety. We did a final walkthrough together, which provided me the opportunity to review the work…
Julie Bellehumeur
6 months ago
Working with Dryco has been a wonderful experience! A leak in the attic caused my bedroom ceiling to fall onto the floor!!! Dryco was great at explaining the mitigation work and insurance process; they answered all of my many questions; they were quick and responsive when I had follow up…

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