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Spray Foam & Vapor Barrier - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Spray Foam & Vapor Barrier - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Before After
Spray Foam & Vapor Barrier - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation Spray Foam & Vapor Barrier - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

A 20 mil vapor barrier is laid, seams are taped, and it is adhered to the crawl space walls, replacing the old and torn 6 mil vapor barrier. Spray foam insulation is installed on the crawl space walls and the sill plate, rim and band, and vents are sealed. 

Friction Fit Door - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Friction Fit Door - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Before After
Friction Fit Door - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation Friction Fit Door - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

An interior, insulated, friction fit door is installed behind the existing crawl space door. 

Spray Foam - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Spray Foam - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Before After
Spray Foam - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation Spray Foam - Richmond Crawl Space Encapsulation

Spray Foam insulation is installed on the crawl space walls and the vents, rim & band, and sill plate are sealed and insulated. 

Company Awards
Top 25 Insulation Contractor in The U.S. - Walls & Ceilings Magazine 2018
The Drying Co./ThermalTec Named Top 25 Insulation Contractor in U.S. February 1, 2018 – Toano, VA – The Drying Co./ThermalTec... [Read more]
#6 Dr. Energy Saver Dealer
We are honored to be named #6 among 100+ independent Dr. Energy Saver (DES) Contractors! DES is a network of... [Read more]
Home Advisor Top Rated Contractor Award
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Testimonials From Richmond
Crew worked very hard to get a large job done in a week. I am happy with work and clean up.
Testimonial by Diane G. from Richmond, VA
I am so excited to have had such a good contact with TDC! Everette and Kevin were absolutely amazing. They made us feel safe and secure every step of the way...
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Good company that does good work
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Basement Waterproofing Contractor Serving Richmond, VA

Does your basement have a moldy smell? Are you experiencing basement leaking? There's no need to panic as The Drying Co./Thermaltec offers fast and effective basement waterproofing services. Our experienced basement waterproofing team knows just what to look for an will find the source of the problem and provide the solution that works best for you. Basement waterproofing issues will not get better over time. In fact, the faster you call the better chance we have to provide the best basement waterproofing solution that will give you and your family peace of mind! 

Basement waterproofing Services we offer in Richmond:

  • Complete basement waterproofing systems
  • Perimeter drainage systems
  • Doorway drainage systems
  • Sump pumps
  • Waterproof wall and floor products
  • Wall and floor crack repairs
  • Replacement windows
  • Water heater flood protection
  • Frozen discharge line prevention

For a FREE, no-obligation basement waterproofing estimate call or click today!

Expert Spray Foam, Attic & Home Insulation Services

The Drying Co. is an authorized dealer of the nationally renowned Dr. Energy Saver network. The Dr. Energy Saver network is comprised of the best energy-conservation contractors across the country. 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.

Spray foam insulation is the best home insulation product available today. It is superior to every other home insulation alternative for several reasons. 1) Spray foam insulation will never shift or peel away from the surface it's sprayed on due to its adhesive properties. 2) Spray foam insulation is waterproof, moisture and mold proof. 3) Spray foam insulation can be applied to any surface and when it is sprayed it creates an airtight seal, so it also provides air sealing abilities to prevent leaks and to keep your home comfortable regardless of the temperature outside. 4) Lastly, Spray foam insulation provides higher levels of insulation compared to other products such as outdated fiberglass insulation. That means less spray foam provides greater insulation value than other insulation methods. Contact us today to learn more about our spray foam services and spray foam cost in your area!

Attic insulation is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve the comfort of your home and also to lower your energy bills. Attic insulation works in two major ways by creating a heat barrier at the top of your home. The first way it benefits your home is in the colder months when you are heating your home. We all know that hot air rises so if you don't have enough attic insulation the hot air you are using to heat your home can escape through your attic. This will cause your energy bills to increase and your home to be uncomfortable. The second way attic insulation can help is in the warm months when the hot afternoon sun is beating down on the roof of your home. Additional attic insulation will act as a barrier and will stop the hot sun from heating your home when you want to stay cool and comfortable. Proper attic insulation will keep you and your family comfortable year round and will save you money. Call or click today to learn more about attic insulation cost or to schedule your FREE estimate!

Crawl Space & Home Energy Savings Experts

The crawl space is often a forgotten area of the home and crawl space issues are often ignored. However, did you know that crawl space issues often spread to other parts of the home? That is why we take crawl space repairs and improvements very seriously and we have a dedicated team of experts to help. We are a full-service crawl space repair company who can help with crawl space structural repair, crawl space insulation and crawl space moisture issues. If you are in need of crawl space repair or crawl space insulation services contact us today!

We specialize in a variety of services aimed to lessen your home's carbon footprint while reducing your utility costs! We offer it all, from air sealing to ductwork, and a variety of HVAC services.

  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • Attic Insulation
  • Blown-in Insulation
  • Cellulose Insulation
  • Home Energy Conservation
  • Rigid Foam Insulation
  • Ice Damming & Icycle Prevention
  • Air Duct Sealing
  • Sealing Air Leaks
  • Icynene Spray Foam Insulation
  • Injection Foam
  • Crawl Space Insulation 
  • Basement Insulation
  • Radiant Barrier Installation
  • Wall Insulation
  • Sealing Air Leaks
  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
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Job Stories From Richmond, VA
Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA with WaterGuard, CleanSpace, and TripleSafe

A homeowner in the Fulton Hill area of Richmond, VA contacted us with concerns about water coming into their basement. This homeowner wanted to make sure that any water that was entering their basement was evacuated. They wanted “peace of mind” that their basement wouldn’t flood during a storm and to eliminate the musty odor that came from the incoming water.

Our Home Performance Advisor did a thorough inspection of the basement and proposed a complete waterproofing system. WaterGuard Drainage was installed around the perimeter of the basement. This system will catch any water and feed it to the Sump Pump. A Trench Drain was installed as part of the WaterGuard system that catches any water that might enter through the exterior access to the basement. A CleanSpace Vapor Barrier was installed to line the walls, this helps direct any moisture or water that might come through the walls down into the WaterGuard System. A TripleSafe Sump Pump was installed to pump any water out of the basement and away from the home’s foundation. With a complete Basement Waterproofing System, this homeowner now has peace of mind that their basement is ready for whatever storm or rainfall comes its way. 

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Work Requests From Richmond, VA
Welford Ave in Richmond
Cold home
in Richmond
I would like an estimate on insulating my crawl-space
Lakeview Ave in Richmond
I am curious to see where there are air leaks in my house. The downstairs is always colder than upstairs, which I know heat rises but it is substantially different. The house does have too small of an HVAC unit for the whole house and with the thermostat downstairs, it is more than likely the cause of the temperature difference. I have explored getting two units, one upstairs and one downstairs, but thought it may be good to see if there are any other inefficiencies as well. Thanks.
in Richmond
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Houston Ave in Richmond
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We live in an old house, with an old pinewood floor and no subfloor. Cold draft is coming though the floor. Despite standard moisture barrier lot of moisture in the crawl space. We are interested in crawl space insulation and adding s subfloor from below in between joists. Thank you,
W Laburnum Ave in Richmond
Results of an energy audit, want to get an estimate for at insulation for the attic as well as the basement. The attic I am for sure doing this winter, as well as air sealing the basement from the first floor. I would like an estimate with and without insulating the floor. The I'm including the relevant component from the audit below: Bring the attic inside the insulated/air barrier envelope of the home. One method is to place foam chutes on the underside or the roof decking and spray urethane foam to an R-15 level (2-1/2 inches thick) on top of the foam chutes between the roof rafters. The vertical gable end walls also should be foamed as well. The perimeter of the attic where the wood meets the masonry, must be foam sealed to prevent convective loops of air in the walls. It is VERY critical to do this to the basement/first floor intersection, as the basement will be outside the thermal boundary of the home. All other penetrations, from the basement to the first floor, need to be sealed as well, before installing the fiberglass batt insulation. The best attic method would be to use the "Super attic system" by The Drying Company, as it also has a radiant barrier to reduce heat gain/loss in the home. Insulate under the first floor with R-19 fiberglass batts, only after air sealing this important area as described in the above structural infiltration section.
Noble Avenue in Richmond
Recently purchased home. Usable area of basement is open to crawlspace. Would like to discuss options for reducing odor and moisture in usable area including, but not limited to, sealing off crawl space from usable area. Thanks.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWY in Richmond
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Dorchester Road in Richmond
I am looking for a quote for attic insulation and crawlspace vapor barrier and encapsulation.
Monumental Street in Richmond
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Looking to encapsulate crawl space. Contractor did a poor job and we had pipes freeze last year, on top of a terrible draft. Hope to have someone come check it out this weekend or after 5pm on a week night - my wife and I both work in healthcare and can't take off.
W Grace Street in Richmond
When we have large amounts of rain, our basement drain cannot handle the amount of water that comes down to the drain outside the basement. Water then leaks through the basement door into our internal drain. We are looking at options to either increase the drain size or redirect water runoff so that we no longer have flooding issues in the basement as we're ideally looking to close off part of the basement for a laundry room.
Seddon Road in Richmond
I would liek to get an estimate to re-insulate my home that was built in the 1940s including the crawlspace, exterior walls and attic space. Thank you
Patrick Avenue Richmond VA in Richmond
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Grayland Ave in Richmond
We live in a 100 year old home which is very drafty. We would like to find out the order of operations to repair things to make it more energy efficient.
Stockton St Richmond Va in Richmond
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Kenmore Rd in Richmond
I would like a better connection between the furnace plenum and two main trunk lines and all of that sealed
Hanover Ave in Richmond
Would like estimate for crawl encapsulation . Available to meet professional on Monday Oct 29
Keats Road in Richmond
I am seeking quotes for waterproofing my basement. I prefer email contact to schedule due to my work schedule. I am looking at Friday, 10/19 for a consultation if you are available. Thank you, Kay
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