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Encapsulating a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

Encapsulating a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

Before After
Encapsulating a Henrico, VA Crawl Space Encapsulating a Henrico, VA Crawl Space

We met this homeowner at a home show, where they asked us to come to inspect their crawl space because they were interested in encapsulating it due to moisture and mildew-mold concerns. This section of the crawl space is under an addition. The vapor barrier is unsealed, allowing moisture to rise from the ground and contribute to high relative humidity. Microbial growth is beginning on the floor joists and the fiberglass insulation is beginning to sag and fall.

The old materials have been removed, vents sealed, and the sill plate and rim band have been sealed as well. The CleanSpace vapor barrier has been installed with all seams overlapped and sealed. The moisture barrier is also run up the walls 6-8 inches above outside grade. The walls are prepped for spray foam insulation to be applied. 

Insulating Knee Walls in Richmond, VA

Insulating Knee Walls in Richmond, VA

Before After
Insulating Knee Walls in Richmond, VA Insulating Knee Walls in Richmond, VA

The conditioned space shared with these knee walls was sweltering in the summer and freezing in the winter due to sharing a wall with an unconditioned attic space. We installed insulation in the wall cavities and covered it with Tyvec to create an air barrier and better insulate the wall. We also installed insulation on the floor of the space to prevent air loss from the room below. 

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Walls & Ceilings Top 25 Insulation Contractors 2021
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2020 Top 25 Insulation Contractor - Walls & Ceilings Magazine
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2019 Top Workplace
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"I don't often write letters to a company's leadership commending their employees. With your company, I will Make an exception." [...] "Everyone I've had...
Testimonial by Rachel S. from Henrico, VA
I just want to let you and your team know how much I appreciate your diligence in helping me find out the source of my crawlspace "mystery leak".
Testimonial by Terry F. from Henrico, VA
Thank you, The guys who did the work were very polite and courteous. Everyone has been very helpful. Vernice
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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./ThermalTec 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 Flooring & 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./ThermalTec 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!


Case Studies From Henrico
This Henrico, VA home had concerns with water entering their basement through the cinderblock walls. At our inspection, we found stains on the walls...
This homeowner had little insulation in their attic and was experiencing high energy bills and uneven temperatures throughout their home.
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Work Requests From Henrico, VA
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Radon testing in recently purchased home read 6.3 in the in-ground basement den. Active sub-slab depressurization needed for mitigation. Need an estimate.
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Wet basement would like a free estimate thank you
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Interested in sealing off crawl space
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Center of house sinking. Floor bouncy. House cracking. It scares me to where I am staying nearby but no longer feel comfortable staying at the house. Help!
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Moisture in the crawlspace. The crawlspace has been encapsulated and the exterior drain tile has not been installed causing moisture to build up in the crawlspace. Would like to look into cleaning up the crawlspace and installing a dehumidifier
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Vapor barrier and insulation in crawl space needs updated and new crawl space door
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Possible back up and get a new sump Pump, looking for a good service team
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I am looking at having a new vapor barrier in my crawlspace in our 1952 cape. There is a barrier there now but it is old and tattered. We are in the process of collecting estimates. We already know we have camelback crickets due to the humidity when the weather warms up and are sure that it also contributes to the higher humidity inside our home during the summer. I'm confident that a new and properly installed vapor barrier will help.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Looking for estimate on sealing options for a crawl space and to look at garage foundation where water is seeping thru the cinder block and give recommendations and estimate to combat this issue and clean and seal the cinder block. I also have a sump pump discharge pipe that needs to be burried to daylight and tie in the ac condensation pipe if possible.
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Poor duct work in addition.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
I need a new crawlspace door, preferably pvc. I would also like to have the crawlspace vents replaced with the temperature control ones.
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Replace vapor barrier in crawl space. Moisture issues.
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Water in crawl space, French drains needed inside and out
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Following a decent amount of precipitation, the water seems to sit on top of a clay layer around my property as well as around my house until it slowly infiltrates. The issue is within my crawlspace. Due to the location of my HVAC system in the crawlspace, it's becoming an issue after each heavy rainfall as it slightly floods. It seems like the only fix at this point is a sump pit, which is why I'm reaching out.
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I have some floor joist that are sagging and causing uneven counter tops in my kitchen.
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The crawl space under my house stinks.
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Had water leak in crawl space. ServoPro came and dried everything, removed insulation. Looking for quote for new insulation and vapor barrier in crawl space
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I would like to insulate my crawlspace. Starting my research and looking for quotes.
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Sump pump has failed a couple times in the last two weeks, want to get it looked at/maintained.
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Water in crawl space with heavy rain. Mold remediation, new vapor barrier....insulation replacement.
Serving the following Henrico, VA zip codes
23075, 23228, 23229, 23231, 23233, 23238, 23242, 23255, 23273, 23288, 23294