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Moisture Issues in a Toano, VA Crawl Space

Moisture Issues in a Toano, VA Crawl Space

Before After
Moisture Issues in a Toano, VA Crawl Space Moisture Issues in a Toano, VA Crawl Space

This homeowner had concerns about water entering their crawl space. At our inspection one of the concerns, we found that the existing vapor barrier was not sealed, allowing moisture in. As part of the solution, we installed a 20mil Heavy-duty, Vapor Barrier with UltraFresh Antimicrobial built-in, called CleanSpace. We ran it up the walls sealing it and leaving a 2" viewing strip for a termite inspection and sealed and wrapped all the piers. 

Spray Foam on Foundation Walls - Toano, VA

Spray Foam on Foundation Walls - Toano, VA

Before After
Spray Foam on Foundation Walls - Toano, VA Spray Foam on Foundation Walls - Toano, VA

Before: The foundation walls of this crawl space are created with porous cinderblocks, meaning they let water vapor seep through. Without proper encapsulation, the relative humidity is out of the homeowner’s control. During the wetter seasons, the ground outside the home is soaked with water each time it rains and eventually the moisture will find its way through these porous foundation walls, causing the relative humidity in the crawl space to rise with the temperature. 

After: The foundation walls of the crawl space in this picture have been covered and sealed with closed-cell spray foam. The moisture is no longer able to access the crawl space through the walls due to the foam sealing over the vapor barrier. The closed-cell foam becomes an air barrier and vapor retarder if sprayed to 1.5” or more. This solution will assist in keeping the relative humidity under control by blocking water vapor from the ground outside to enter, stopping mold or mildew from growing on any organic materials by cutting out the moisture they need to thrive. 


Company Awards
The Founder's Award 2023
Thursday, November 9th, 2023 The Drying Company and Owners, Steve Tetreault and Tyler Tetreault are honored to be presented with... [Read more]
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Expert Spray Foam Insulation, & Home Energy Audit for Toano, VA Homeowners

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.

Crawl Space Repair & Home Energy Savings Experts

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.

At Dr. Energy Saver, 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.


  • 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
  • Energy-Efficient Dehumidifiers
  • Icynene Spray Foam Insulation
  • Injection Foam
  • Crawl Space Insulation 
  • Basement Insulation
  • Radiant Barrier Installation
  • Wall Insulation
  • Sealing Air Leaks
  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Crawl Space Support Jacks

Basement Waterproofing 

Does your basement have a moldy smell? Are you experiencing leaking? There's no need to panic as The Drying Co. offers efficient and effective basement waterproofing services. Our experienced team knows just what to look for and will find the source of the problem and provide the solution that works best for you.

We offer:

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

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!

Gutter Cleaning & Gutter Repair Services

Proper gutter maintenance is essential to protect your home from water damage and, consequently, mold or foundation issues. The Drying Co.'s professional gutter cleaning services ensure that your gutters are free from debris, allowing rainwater to flow freely and efficiently away from your home. Regular cleaning not only extends the life of your gutter system but also safeguards your property from costly repairs in the future.

In addition to cleaning, we offer comprehensive gutter repair services to address any issues that may compromise the integrity of your gutter system. Whether it's fixing leaks, reattaching loose gutters, or repairing damaged sections, our skilled technicians use high-quality materials and proven techniques to restore your gutters to optimal condition. Trust us to keep your gutters in top shape and your home well-protected. Request a free quote on any of our gutter cleaning and repair services in Toano today!

Case Studies From Toano
This Toano, VA homeowner has a partially finished basement but has battled some water infiltration into the space. They've been using a sump pump and...
This Toano, VA homeowner contacted us after receiving several energy bills for their new home. They had previously lived in a larger home in...
This homeowner contacted us to address their concerns about water getting into their crawl space. Bulk water, high humidity and moisture are a...
Press Releases From Toano
The Drying Company has found a new home in Stonehouse Industrial Park at 3005 John Deere Rd. Toano, VA 23168.... [Read more]
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News & Events from Toano
2021 Annual Toy Drive to Benefit Child Development Resources.
Each year, the employees of The Drying Company and their families hold a Toy Drive to benefit Child Development Resources (CDR). CDR and their mission to give every child the best start in life is near and dear to us, as it has touched many of our lives in different ways.... [Read more]
Is Gutter Shutter Right for You and Your Home?
Take this quick 10 question quiz to find out Gutter Shutter is the right solution for you and your home.... [Read more]
2020 Annual Toy & Coat Drive to Benefit Child Development Resources
The Drying Co./ThermalTec and The Junkluggers of Williamsburg are excited to kick off our annual Toy & Coat Drive to benefit Child Development Resources (CDR). CDR is a Non-profit organization located in Williamsburg that "strives to inspire and empower, children, families, and early childhood professionals to reach their full potential, whatever their challenges.... [Read more]
Work Requests From Toano, VA
Project Location: Toano, VA
I need a quote for insulation for a 30x50x18 metal building.
Project Location: Toano, VA
We have a bunch of effervescent on our basement cinder blocks We need to fix.
Project Location: Toano, VA
We need 4 inches cut from the encapsulation in our crawl space.
Project Location: Toano, VA
New constucted home drafty. Find where drafts coming from.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Our bedroom is consistently colder than the rest of the house and we wanted to see if the attic or wall insulation is contributing to the issue.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Just purchased home in Oct. Master bedroom is colder than the rest of the house. Just in the recent cooler weather it varies by -8%. Need to look at insulation. HVAC is only 3 years old and pumping into the room warm.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Would like an estimate on foam insulation for the attic, primarily to patch small roof leak.
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Would like an estimate to condition crawl space
Project Location: Toano, VA
Need a quote for new seamless gutters. Trying to decide to upgrade or just keep cleaning them out every year.
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Have a good sized house, 24 years old, I want to encapsulate crawl space and put in dehumidifier. and lights.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Hello! My husband ran an ethernet cable under the house & noticed mold.
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I just purchased a home in Stonehouse and there is some insulation hanging down in the crawl space. I would like an inspection to determine what issues may be of concern.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Would like a quote on installation of Leaf Guard gutters on my home.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Water leakage in basement during heavy rain, cause unknown
Project Location: Toano, VA
We moved into this house a few months ago and our electricity bills just keep going up. I would like an energy audit to figure out why we are paying so much and how we can fix things
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We have noticed some foundation cracks at the vent windows.
Project Location: Toano, VA
The previous owner neglected the home because they couldn't afford to do upgrades or maintain it. There is lots of leakages that I want to address as well as insulation in the attic and knee walls in bonus room above the garage.
Project Location: Toano, VA
Have a 10' x 16' shed that I would like to insulate under the floor.
Project Location: Toano, VA
I have a Lenard's 12x24 steel shed with a metal roof that I would like to get insulated and I need a quote. It has a 9 foot roll up door, a regular door and 4 windows. Chris
Project Location: Toano, VA
Do you all do radon mitigation other than just sealing cracks?