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Basement waterproofing & crawl space repair professionals in Locust Hill, VA

A wet basement might seem like an unsolvable, overwhelming problem. Fortunately, The Drying Co./ThermalTec can make your wet basement an issue of the past. At The Drying Co./ThermalTec, we have trained professionals who specialize in basement waterproofing. Our experts can pinpoint the water source in your basement and utilize top-notch waterproofing technology to return your basement to a usable and dry space in Locust Hill, VA. Check out our basement waterproofing solutions:

  • Perimeter Drainage Systems
  • Waterproof Wall & Floor Products
  • Doorway Drainage Systems
  • Wall & Floor Crack Repair
  • Water Heater Flood Protection
  • Sump Pumps
  • Frozen Discharge Line Prevention
  • And more!

We also offer basement insulation to keep your Locust Hill basement comfortable all year round. Contact us today at 1-833-933-3111 or click below to schedule your free estimate in Locust Hill, VA!

Locust Hill’s go-to crawl space repair specialist

A lot of homeowners don’t enjoy discussing their crawl space. It is hidden and tucked away. Out of sight, out of mind. But your crawl space might be causing you some major problems. Crawl spaces are often vented, meaning that they are a haven for debris, mold, and pests. Air that filters through your crawl space will end up being transported into your living space, meaning that you could have contaminants in your home. Other problems with your crawl space can also result in sagging floors and uncomfortable drafts.

No matter the issue, our experts at The Drying Co./ThermalTec have got you covered in Locust Hill, VA. We are your trusted crawl space repair company. We offer a number of crawl space repair services, such as:

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Crawl Space Dehumidifiers
  • Crawl Space Support Jacks
  • Crawl Space Insulation
  • And More!

At The Drying Co./ThermalTec, we offer high-quality basement waterproofing and insulation, as well as expert crawl space repair and insulation in Locust Hill, Virginia. If your basement or crawl space is wet or cold, call us today at 1-833-933-3111 to schedule your free estimate. Our professionals will provide tried and proven products that will suit your budget and style and keep your home healthy, dry, and comfortable!

Reliable gutter installation in Locust Hill

Having gutters that don’t need to be cleared out every time it rains is every homeowner’s dream. At The Drying Co./ThermalTec, our experts will install the perfect gutters to help protect your home from water damage. The GutterShutter gutter system is designed with premium-grade aluminum so it won’t bend under heavy debris. Our patented gutters and gutter guards also prevent debris from clogging up your gutters and never detach from your property, so you have one less thing to worry about! Better protect your home from damage with the help of your local GutterShutter dealer in Locust Hill.

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A homeowner in Locust Hill, VA contacted us when they noticed moisture and mold in their crawl space. They were interested in having the space...
Job Stories From Locust Hill, VA
Water Mitigation in a Community Center Crawl Space in Locust Hill, VA

A community center in Locust Hill, VA contacted us when they had some moisture issues in the crawl space. They had an excess of water coming into the crawl space. Moisture stains were present on the walls and the ground was damp and muddy.

Moisture absorbed into the fiberglass insulation, making it heavier and causing the batts to fall. As moisture collected in the insulation, it damaged the fibers, causing the material to pull apart from itself. The high relative humidity and warm temperatures in the space had allowed mold to grow on the floor joists and paper backing of the insulation.

The building’s managers wanted to address the water and mold concerns under the structure and protect it from future problems.

First, we began by cleaning out the crawl space, removing all debris, insulation, and 6-mil vapor barrier. We then treated the mold with Shockwave, a hospital-grade antimicrobial designed to kill the mold. The next step was to install a drainage system to mitigate the bulk water seeping into the crawl space. We dug a trench around the perimeter of the crawl space and installed stone and drain line. The drain line fed to a SuperSump Pump which evacuates the water and discharges it to a spot on the property designated by the owner.

Next, we seal the crawl space from the earth with a heavy-duty CleanSpace vapor barrier. The liner is sealed at all seams, wrapped and sealed around all piers, and attached and sealed to the foundation walls about 6 inches above outside grade. This will prevent moisture that seeps through the walls from entering the crawl space, and instead direct it under the liner. It will also stop water vapor from the earth from rising into the crawl space.

Then, we seal off all vents, the sill plate, rim and band, and any penetrations through the crawl space walls to outside. This stops as much outside air from entering the crawl space as possible. Next, we insulated the crawl space walls with rigid foam board insulation. The sheets of insulation are mechanically attached to the walls and sealed at all seams.

Finally, we installed a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier. This is the last step to controlling the relative humidity and preventing future microbial growth. The Sedona pulls excess moisture out of the air, filters the air, and circulates dry air throughout the crawl space.

This solution will mitigate the excess water, discharging it away from the foundation. With the crawl space sealed and relative humidity controlled, the substructure is protected from future moisture damage and mold and mildew growth.

If your business has a wet crawl space, call the pros at The Drying Co. our Advisors will do a thorough inspection, take photos, and discuss your options with you. Call 1-833-933-3111 to schedule a free inspection and estimate.

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