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About Us

The Drying Company, LLC / ThermalTec

Recent Testimonials
  • "Matt was confident and knew what he was doing!" Read Full Testimonial

    Justin of Ruther Glenn, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              I had my crawl space done to help with the heat. Matt was great. He gave me an estimate months ago, but I didn't have the tax refund I thought I'd get to move forward. So we just did the work now. Matt was very thorough. He talked me through my options. I had several quotes but I went with Matt because he was confident and knew what he was doing! The people who came out were real courteous. They did what they needed to quickly. You all worked with my schedule. I'm very happy.
    Ruther Glenn, VA
  • "The experience was good all the way around." Read Full Testimonial

    John K. of Montpelier, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              Tony Williams was great. Awesome would be a good word for him. He was a pleasure to meet, very experienced, thorough and he explained everything. The experience was good all the way around. The crews were great—I have nothing bad to say about them. The 3 man crew who did the liner worked non-stop until the job was done. Very polite. The 2 man crew, David and Moe, were very polite, personable, and at all times very pprofessional. I'd give them an "11." But you can oly go up to "10." They left eveything clean. I can already tell a difference in the humidity in the house, which was a reason why we had this encapsulation done. And yes, I will be a reference.
    John K.
    Montpelier, VA
  • "The crew was really-really-really good. Excellent." Read Full Testimonial

    Zachary B. of Glen Allen, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              I’ve noticed an improvement in the house and I would do it again. I really appreciate all the help. My sales rep. was excellent. He spent a lot of time with us late into the evening. He watched us eat dinner, but he wouldn't eat anything though. The crew was really-really-really good. Excellent.
    Zachary B.
    Glen Allen, VA

Protecting your home. Saving you money.

With 25 years in the industry, our The Drying Co./Thermaltec team has gained extensive experience protecting homes and saving homeowners money.

What We Do

Are you spending more on energy than you need to? One of the leading causes of energy loss in homes is inadequate insulation. If you want to keep your heating and cooling costs from going through the roof, you've first got to stop the air inside your home from going through the roof.

About the Owner

Owner Steven Tetreault

Steve Tetreault has over 25 years of experience in the insulation field. He has personally been involved in thousands of home energy improvements over the years.

Through Steve's extensive involvement in building science training, he has acquired a reputation as one of the areas leaders in energy efficient building techniques throughout Williamsburg, Newport News, New Kent County and Richmond.

In addition to managing The Drying Co./Thermaltec Steve is also actively involved in green building advancements. He is a certified HERS Rater for Energy Star, a Certified Technical Manager for Earth Craft Virginia, and a Certified Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst.

Meet Our Team

Affiliations and Accreditations

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Our Mission Statement:

  • To be a community leader that provides the best products and methods for building performance and protection in both residential and commercial structures
  • To deliver high-quality services at fair and competitive prices
  • To maintain the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and honesty in our relationships with our suppliers, subcontractors, professional associates, customers, and employees
  • To foster a work environment that encourages new ideas, new innovations and growth
  • To provide fair wages for our employees and a fair return on investment for our shareholders

At The Drying Co., we take great pride in providing nothing but the best customer service to homeowners in the state of Virginia.  For more company information, check out our Angie's List, and Yellow Pages listings. 

Our Services

We proudly offer Free Estimates for all types of home insulation including the attic to the crawl space, spray foam insulation, blown in insulation, radiant barriers, and more! We also weatherize and air seal homes, seal and repair ductwork, seal and insulate crawl spaces, and provide basement waterproofing services. All of our services apply to residential and commercial customers alike!

Schedule your home energy audit today to receive a Free Estimate on how to:

  • Lower energy costs
  • Healthier and more comfortable living environments
  • Improved air quality
  • Increased structure durability
  • A commitment to honest, reliable, quality service


We are committed to our clients, and to our community. We support Multiple Sclerosis Society, Boy Scouts of America, Breast Cancer, Habitat for Humanity, Housing Partnerships, Make a Wish Foundation, Poquoson Youth Football, and our Local High Schools.

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member of Air Barrier Association of America and 2012 recipient of their Excellence Award.
  • Members in good standing with BBB.
  • Certified Dealer of Dr. Energy Saver Energy Solutions
  • Technical Advisors for Earth Craft of Virginia
  • Energy Star HERS raters
  • Members of the National Association of Home Builders
  • Members of the Peninsula Home Builders Association
  • PHBA Remodelers Council
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Our knowledge and expertise in the home energy and disaster recovery fields have helped hundreds of homeowners, commercial contractors, and businesses meet their energy and home comfort goals.

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our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

The Drying Co./Thermaltec
236 Industrial Blvd
Suite A
Toano, VA 23168