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Drying Water Damage


Do you want your flooded structure

TOTALLY dry in 3 to 5 days?


Then call us!


When water enters a structure, no matter what the source, there is much more to consider than just drying out the carpet and pad. Testing at the Hydro-Lab near Indianapolis, Indiana confirms that water will wick up into sheetrock at a rate of about 1 inch per hour. At this rate after just one day your sheetrock and insulation could be wet up to 2 feet!  This creates the perfect environment for mold growth. So wet carpet and pad is just the tip of the iceburg. This is why we offer Infrared camera moisture inspections to reveal the extent of the damage and pinpoint the source of the water if it is not already known.


At Kelsey's, we believe education is paramount. Our technicians are thoroughly trained and IICRC certified at the Hydro-Lab to enable us to perform "in place drying" of not only the carpet and pad, but also the sheetrock, insulation, paneling, ect.  Many "rip and tear" companies still dry structure like we did in the 1980's, cutting and removing sheetrock and insulation up 2 feet or more in the entire affected area. This method of restoration adds immensely to the time, cost and inconvenience as compared to "in place drying". Using state of the art equipment and training, even a basement flooded with 6 inches of water can be totally dried in 3 to 5 days.


Kelsey's staff has been completely trained to handle everything from the initial emergency services to the final carpet cleaning.


We will have you back in your basement watching TV and eating popcorn within 1 week, like it didn't even happen!


Thorough documentation on a water loss is imperative. Kelsey's follows the IICRC S-500 standard to the letter. This is the industry standard for water damage that is used in a court of law. Every client receives copies of all documentation at the completion of each drying project. When using Kelsey's to dry your structure you will have all of the documentation to prove it was dried thoroughly and correctly. Not just an invoice.


Our documentation consists of daily monitoring trips. On these trips we document a daily humidity record for the entire structure as well as daily moisture content records of all affected materials. In this way we are sure that our drying system is working properly and can be adjusted daily for optimum results.


Dear Mark - June 11th was a disastrous day for us. 30,000 gallons of water poured out into our brand new furnished basement in less than 4 hours! Once your powerful drying equipment was in place we couldn't believe how quickly our basement dried out! (5 days) We were amazed by your equipment, your meticulous metering, your precise documentation and the job you did so well. We will recommend you to everyone we know as not only the most cost effective way to restore a basement, but also as the most thorough. Thank you so much for making our home a priority and getting the job done right!  

Henry & Anne Werth

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Kelseys Cleaning & Water Restoration    3712 North 10th Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104    24 HOUR PHONE: (605) 360-1111

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