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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. 

Sealing and Insulating a Crawl Space in Henrico, VA

Sealing and Insulating a Crawl Space in Henrico, VA

Before After
Sealing and Insulating a Crawl Space in Henrico, VA Sealing and Insulating a Crawl Space in Henrico, VA

A homeowner in Henrico, Virginia called us out to insulate and seal their crawl space from any outside influence. We installed a heavy-duty CleanSpace vapor barrier over the dirt floor, wrapped it around all piers, and mechanically fastened it to the foundation walls. This will help to keep the earth's moisture from rising into the area and increasing the relative humidity. We also covered any open vents and applied a spray foam over the foundation walls, which at an inch and a half thick will act as an air barrier and vapor retarder. With the walls and dirt flooring sealed and insulated, the crawl space will be less affected by outside air and moisture.

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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"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".
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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 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
Protecting
This Henrico, VA home had concerns with water entering their basement through the cinderblock walls. At our inspection, we found stains on the walls...
Blown-in
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
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Assess crawl space to confirm that it has the correct amount of insulation. Wood kitchen floor above crawl space is cold.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
We have moisture problem in crawlspace.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Seal off crawl space and add insulation.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Crawl space vapor barrier/insulation and spray and scrub all joists and bands with fungicide.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
1950s rancher with poor attic insulation... wishing to discuss solutions
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Interested in attic encapsulation/ possibly SuperAttic system, crawlspace encapsulation and improved energy savings, in general.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Just bought home with wet crawlspace. Need to remediate mold, waterproof and deal with source of water (a grading issue most likely).
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Interested in a french drain system on one side of house. Would like to schedule an estimate please
Project Location: Henrico, VA
We want a quote for the insulation and vapor barrier in the crawl space. We own the house, my father passed in June of this year, and my niece is currently living there. We are trying to make equitable investments before we sell the property.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
We would like to have someone come take a look at our crawl space to consider the possibility of insulation and any other needed repairs.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
My basement is flooded flooded to the point where I can't go down there. I have mosquitos coming in my house and I also have mold down there on the railing. I have a 8year old and also a 2yr old.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Would like someone to come out to property and quote crawlspace encapsulation with dehumidifier.
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Damp crawl, a lot of water in the basement when it rains even though sump pump works.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
1600 sqft home need blown in insulation
Project Location: Henrico, VA
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.
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Wet basement would like a free estimate thank you
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Interested in sealing off crawl space
Project Location: Henrico, VA
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!
Project Location: Henrico, VA
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
Project Location: Henrico, VA
Vapor barrier and insulation in crawl space needs updated and new crawl space door
Serving the following Henrico, VA zip codes
23075, 23228, 23229, 23231, 23233, 23238, 23242, 23255, 23273, 23288, 23294
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