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CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

Before After
CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in a Henrico, VA Crawl Space CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

The original liner installed in this Henrico crawl space was a flimsy 6-mil vapor barrier. There were gaps in the liner, exposing the crawl space to moisture rising from the earth. This moisture can increase the relative humidity, which can lead to mold or mildew growth, condensation, and higher energy bills. We replaced this old liner with our 10-mil CleanSpace Light vapor barrier, which gets wrapped around all piers and mechanically fastened and sealed six to eight inches above outside grade on the foundation walls. CleanSpace will help protect the crawl space from moisture rising from the earth and comes with an antimicrobial, called UltraFresh, built into the material to help mitigate mold growth on the liner, itself.

Crawl Space Insulation in Henrico, VA

Crawl Space Insulation in Henrico, VA

Before After
Crawl Space Insulation in Henrico, VA Crawl Space Insulation in Henrico, VA

This Henrico, VA client contacted us because they wanted to address the insulation in their crawl space. Moisture had caused damage to the fiberglass insulation and it was sagging and falling to the ground. The unsealed, vented crawl space was allowing moisture to flood in and cause damage to the insulation as well as mold and mildew growth. 


The homeowner wanted to not only reinsulate the crawl space, but they also didn't want to do it again in a few years. After reviewing their options, they opted to encapsulate the space. The crawl space was cleaned out and treated with an antimicrobial. Then, a new vapor barrier is installed sealing the crawl space off from the earth's moisture. Our team then air seals the space by blocking and sealing all vents and sealing any penetrations through the foundation wall to the outside. 


Next closed-cell spray foam is applied to the foundation walls and rim band. A SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier is installed to control the relative humidity and help prevent future microbial growth. Finally, an interior friction-fit door is installed to air seal and insulate behind the exterior door, and an Everlast exterior crawl space door is installed on the outside. 

Upgrading a Basement Sump Pump

Upgrading a Basement Sump Pump

Before After
Upgrading a Basement Sump Pump Upgrading a Basement Sump Pump

This homeowner needed a new sump pump installed as part of a basement waterproofing system. Their old one was an open pit, that allowed odors and moisture to rise into the basement and be pulled up into the living space. 


Their new pump is a large basin that houses a 1/3hp pump covered with an air-tight lid. The system has a float on top allowing for water to enter if a leak occurs from above, and the basin is large enough that if the homeowner later feels a need to add a pump or battery backup system, they can do so without having to re-dig the hole or replace the basin. A clean pump stand keeps the sump out of any grime, grit, and sediment that may collect in the bottom of the basin to prevent clogs.

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Expert Spray Foam Insulation & Ductwork Sealing for Henrico, VA Homeowners

The Drying Co. is Henrico's most trusted home insulation and energy efficiency contractor.  We are not just another contractor company, we specialize in improving your home's current energy efficiency issues. You'll receive the maximum energy and cost-saving results with the least amount of hassle.

Home Energy Savings Experts

We specialize in a variety of services aimed to lessen your home's carbon footprint while reducing your utility costs! Our experts can provide you with a home energy audit to test your home and identify how you can start saving. We not only test and investigate your home's energy usage, but we will discuss and prioritize the proper repairs. You'll know which ones will save you the most energy and why. This will also help direct you in making the best decision for you and your family.

  • Attic Insulation
  • Crawl Space Insulation
  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • Blown-in Insulation
  • Rigid Foam Insulation
  • Ductwork Sealing
  • Home Energy Audits
  • Replacement Windows
  • And More!

For a FREE, no-obligation services estimate, you'll also receive a free copy of "Saving Energy and Money at Home," a great book to use as you begin to create a more comfortable, healthy, and energy efficient home!

Basement Waterproofing Professionals

Do you have water in your basement? While this can be a serious issue that greatly detracts from the comfort and value of your home, it is not unsolvable. Here at The Drying Co. we have the basement waterproofing solutions you need to create a healthy and dry basement environment.

Our team can examine your basement, determine the cause of your water problems, and then install the solution you need to keep your basement dry for good. We offer a variety of solutions including:

  • Waterproof Wall Coverings
  • French drain systems
  • Sump Pumps
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Crack Repair
  • And more!

Crawl Space Repair Experts

Your crawl space is often out of sight and thus out of mind, but that doesn't mean your crawl space isn't important. In fact, issues with your crawl space can often make their presence felt throughout the rest of your home. Many crawl spaces are vented, and this ineffective practice often makes them the perfect home for mold, pests, and more. The air that passes through this crawl space will then pick up these contaminants and bring them into the rest of your home. This air can also prove a source of cold floors and costly drafts.

The experts at The Drying Co. can help you transform your crawl space from a detriment into an asset. With crawl space encapsulation we can completely seal your crawl space to prevent the drafts and pests that can make it a filthy space in the first place. We also offer other crawl space repair solutions like crawl space insulation, dehumidifiers, and support jacks.

Contact us today to schedule your free estimate for any of our services in Henrico, VA!

Reliable Gutter Installation in Henrico

Your home’s gutters are an essential component of your roofing system. Without properly functioning gutters, damage can occur to your roof, siding, landscaping, and even your foundation. Clogs, poor draining, pulling away from your roof - all of these issues can be a thing of the past with expert gutter installation services from The Drying Co.. We specialize in seamless aluminum gutter installation, offering an industry-leading solution guaranteed to provide lasting results for your home.

Seamless gutters are superior due to their construction method - we machine our seamless gutters from a single piece of aluminum, leaving no material inside of the gutter channel to catch debris and form a clog. Paired with our gutter guard, we can guarantee that our seamless aluminum gutters will never clog, and you’ll never have to clean them again!

Gutter services in Henrico

  • Seamless gutter installation
  • Aluminum gutter replacement
  • Gutter downspout extensions
  • Gutter guard
  • Full gutter system installation
  • And More!

When you’re ready to work with the Henrico area’s best gutter contractor, it’s time to give The Drying Co. a call. We offer no-cost, no-obligation gutter replacement estimates in Henrico and the surrounding areas.

Case Studies From Henrico
This Henrico, VA client contacted us because they knew their crawl space needed to be insulated and wanted an inspection of the space. Upon...
With concerns about the insulation in their crawl space, this client in Henrico, VA wanted to know what their options were. During his...
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Work Requests From Henrico, VA
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Looking for a quote for insulation removal + installation in attic and vapor barrier + insulation installation in crawlspace. We have existing old cellulose in attic and nothing in crawlspace currently.
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Just moved in, partially finished walk out basement with standing water from unknown source after heavy rain
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I am interested in replacing the vapor barrier in my crawlspace
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Water leaking into basement
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Looking to get an estimate on attic insulation
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I'm interested in a home energy audit
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Dampness in basement.
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Crawl space has visible moisture under the moisture barrier, no standing water, there is an operable sump pump. Basement smells a little musty
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Looking to insulate knee walls in room over garage and possibly encapsulate the crawlspace.
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Looking for an estimate for crawlspace repair/encapsulation for 30 year old home
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A) Moisture in the crawl space; and B) Attic insulation
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Crawlspace run through (potential encapsulation, cleaning it up overall, support structure)
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Insulation services it what I think I need. The attic is not properly insulated.
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Need new insulation hung in our crawl space. Old insulation has already been removed. Should be about 1,150 sq ft.
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I had a water leak in my kitchen and a section of my crawl space insulation had to be pulled out. I would like an estimate to replace the insulation that was pulled out. The crawl space is encapsulated.
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No vapor barrier in crawlspace. Need vents sealed, mold, need to insulate, area of (moisture damage?) sagging floor.
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I would like an estimate on conditioning my crawl space under our sun room addition.
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My daughter's townhouse has high humidity issue
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We recently had a leak in our crawlspace (repaired 2 months ago) but when I test it now, humidity and joist moisture content is too high, and there is light mold growth as well. I would like estimate for installing dehumidifier, crawlspace encapsulation, and, if necessary, mold mitigation and replacement of affected insulation between joists.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Musty smell in living area coming from basement and crawl space.
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23075, 23228, 23229, 23231, 23233, 23238, 23242, 23255, 23273, 23288, 23294