Why Use Action Dry


Action Dry are not the largest company in the Industry, we are a small but focused and professional family run business with industry experience going back 40 years. We are well resourced with the most up to date methods and equipment. We can be relied on for:

  Attention to detail, reliability, transparency, good communication.

  Validation of our works through detailed documentation & certification of the processes involved.

  Minimum stripout - reducing environmental impacts, downtime & overall costs.

  Fast drying out of wet property using systems we have developed and introduced to the industry.

  Chemical Free cleaning processes where appropriate or required.

  Honesty: We DO NOT chase the dollar! Integrity and our reputation are foremost.

  Action Dry is well established, competent, respected, solvent and professional.

We specialise and concentrate on our core business and we are not a jack of all trades. We have a network of hand picked restoration contractors and specialist restorers across the country who can competently deal with the effects of fire and flood damage. These contractors are familiar with our process and systems and undergo training at our training Centre in Upminster, Essex. This training centre houses what is probably the largest flood test and research centre in the UK.

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We are technical advisors on the British Standards PAS 64 steering panel

The PAS 64:2013 -Mitigation and recovery of water damaged buildings – is the recognised industry Code of Practice endorsed by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) who recommend their members only use PAS 64 compliant companies, the BDMA and the National Flood forum. We have provided technical input at selected master classes for The British Damage Management Association. We are SafeContractor  and Exor Accredited, BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Accredited and have several other health and safety accreditations.

Our Resources

We have invested over the years in technology, in research and development, bringing to market our own ideas to improve and set us apart. We have a huge and extensive range of equipment allowing us to provide the most appropriate and cost effective solution for any project.


We have developed Absorbeez - water absorbent flood defence, commercial and health products which are sold globally via a network of international distributors.

Speed Drying

We introduced speed drying also known by our competitors as Heat drying * or Rapid drying * into the UK over a decade ago. No other UK Drying Company has our experience in such techniques.

Award Winning Portable Dehumidifier

We have jointly patented the award winning Speedry portable Convectant heat drying system with our manufacturing partner and global distributor DBK Technitherm. DBK sell the product under the Drymatic Brand. The Speedry portable is the most advanced award winning portable dehumidifier for flood damage available using heat and air exchanges to ensure an optimum rapid, controlled drying environment.

Our Own Training Centre

We have our own National Damage Management Training and Research Centre – a Centre of excellence where information on drying gathered from our flood school will be freely available to anyone requiring assistance. Our test building is one of the largest in Europe and contains every imaginable type of building material which is flooded and dried on an ongoing basis.

Software for Contractors

We have developed an industry leading software program (Adixe software) for smaller independent flood damage response contractors - contact us for more information.

We offer, honesty, diligence and some of the most advanced equipment available to mitigate the damage at your property. Please don’t hesitate to call us, we’d be pleased to discuss your needs, offer advice if wanted and provide a fair price for undertaking the work we specialise in.

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