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Spray Foam in a Horse Trailer - Yorktown, VA

Spray Foam in a Horse Trailer - Yorktown, VA

Before After
Spray Foam in a Horse Trailer - Yorktown, VA Spray Foam in a Horse Trailer - Yorktown, VA

This client is turning a horse trailer into a tiny home and wanted to insulate the ceiling with closed cell spray foam. We installed an R-12 of insulation on the roof of this trailer. 

Foam Board Insulation in a Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

Foam Board Insulation in a Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

Before After
Foam Board Insulation in a Yorktown, VA Crawl Space Foam Board Insulation in a Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

Efflorescence on the walls and moisture stains on the block indicates that moisture has been working its way into this crawl space through the cinderblock foundation. 

As part of the encapsulation, Foamax foam board insulation has been installed on the walls of this crawl space creating a continuous R-10 of insulation on the foundation walls. A 2-inch viewing strip has been left at the top of the foundation wall per VA building code for termite inspections. The foam board is mechanically fastened to the wall and sealed at seams with foam. 

CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

Before After
CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in Yorktown, VA Crawl Space CleanSpace Vapor Barrier in Yorktown, VA Crawl Space

The existing 6-mil vapor barrier in the crawl space does not fully cover the ground and is allowing moisture from the earth to rise into the crawl space. This is a concern because it raises the relative humidity (RH). When the RH is above 60% and there are warm temperatures, mold and mildew can begin to grow on the organic materials under the home including the wood floor joists. 

As part of an encapsulation system, we installed a 20-mil vapor barrier called CleanSpace. The heavy-duty vapor barrier is attached to the crawl space walls 6-8 inches above outside grade, wrapped around all piers, and sealed at all seams, sealing the crawl space off from the earth's moisture. CleanSpace is more durable than the previously installed 6-mil, which is about as thick as a trash bag, withstanding service persons crawling and working in the space. 

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Expert Ductwork Sealing, Home Energy Audits, & Insulation Contractor

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. We offer a wide range of services including:

  • Attic Insulation
  • Crawl Space Insulation
  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • Blown-in Insulation
  • Rigid Foam Insulation
  • Ductwork Sealing
  • Home Energy Audits
  • And More!

Spray Foam Insulation Contractor

Spray foam insulation is the best choice for insulation if you’re looking to increase your comfort & decrease your energy bills. Spray foam insulation is truly the best option for home insulation and here are a few reasons why. Spray Foam Insulation provides an air barrier due to its ability to fill gaps and cracks. It is also great at staying in the hard to reach areas because of its super-adhesive qualities. Unlike fiberglass and cellulose insulation, spray foam insulation is waterproof. Water will not be able to pass through the foam which makes it an extremely durable and long-lasting product. Lastly, spray foam insulation is foolproof. Spray foam is sprayed as a liquid and then expands and hardens to fill voids and gaps. There is never any chance for an area to be missed or void to form. Once cured, spray foam insulation will stay in place for decades to come and will never shift or settle like fiberglass. To ensure your home has the best insulation available and your energy bills are low, switch to spray foam insulation today!

Blown-in & Attic Insulation

Blown-in insulation is often called blow-in or blown insulation, but it doesn’t matter what you call it. What does matter is how well it keeps your home insulated. Many people are under the impression that their attic has enough insulation, however, 9 out of 10 times it does not. In a nationwide study, it was found that the average American attic only has about 1/3 enough insulation to keep the home properly insulated. That is where blown-in insulation comes in. Blown-in insulation is blown into your attic and forms a dense layer that will ensure heat will not escape through the top of your home. Having an attic that is properly insulated can cut heating and cooling costs but up to 20%. What are you waiting for? Call or click today to schedule a FREE blown-in or attic insulation estimate!

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Yorktown’s Go-to Basement Waterproofing Company

The last thing any homeowner wants for their home is water damage. While water in the basement can be critical, it is not irreparable, especially when you partner with The Drying Co./ThermalTec. At The Drying Co./ThermalTec, we are dedicated to creating and maintaining a dry and healthy basement environment for each of our clients so that you no longer have to worry about a wet basement plummeting the value of your home.

We begin by examining your basement to pinpoint the source of the water problem. To do so, we utilize a combination of Hydrostatic Pressure and The Clay Bowl Effect. From there, we are able to install a waterproofing solution catered to your needs so that your basement will remain healthy and dry for the long haul. We offer a number of basement waterproofing solutions, including:

  • Waterproof Flooring & Wall Coverings
  • French drain systems
  • Sump Pumps
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Crack Repair
  • And more!

Crawl Space Repair Experts

Crawl spaces are frequently neglected by homeowners because they are hidden away under our homes. Ignoring your home’s crawl space seems inconsequential, but disregarding your crawl space can lead to potentially critical problems. The air that flows through your home will eventually pass through your crawl space, taking with it pollen, mold spores, and various contaminants that prosper in the moist, cold, and dirty atmosphere of a vented crawl space.

In addition to leaving you and your family vulnerable to these contaminants, a vented crawl space can also result in expensive drafts that make for chilly temperatures in the higher floors. This issue is worsened by the utilization of fiberglass insulation that can become ineffective and soggy in the moist environment. These issues significantly decrease the energy efficiency of your entire home.

Luckily, The Drying Co./ThermalTec can reconstruct your crawl space so that what once was a hazard to your home becomes a resource. We provide a variety of crawl space solutions, such as:

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

Reliable Gutter Installation in Yorktown

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 Yorktown.

Case Studies From Yorktown
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Why Year-Round Comfort & Energy Efficiency Starts Below Your Home
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Work Requests From Yorktown, VA
Vicinity of Allens Mill Rd. in Yorktown
In my basement/garage, I believe there is a gutter system. It is not working and I have water coming up thru the garage. I am getting getting quotes for getting it fixed or replaced. Thank you for your time.
Vicinity of Providence Lane in Yorktown
Standing water in the crawl space. Insulation removal. Evidence of fungus on wood
Vicinity of W WOODLAND RD in Yorktown
Looking to add insulation to our attic
Vicinity of Old Wormley Creek Rd in Yorktown
Den is cool compared to rest of house
Vicinity of Chris Slade Chase in Yorktown
Would like free estimate encapsulating my vented Crawlspace.
Vicinity of East Yorktown Road in Yorktown
Attic duct work loose need seeking. And crawlspace dehumidifier not draining out side like it should. Simple people need no b.s. estimate not upsales. Tell me what's wrong make me offer that's it ty.
Vicinity of Dare Road in Yorktown
Looking to have a small dining room's attic blown with insulation.
Vicinity of Ellery Street in Yorktown
Need insulation in attic to make a room
Vicinity of Oriana Road in Yorktown
High energy bills
Vicinity of Winfree Lane in Yorktown
I am looking to get a solution and cost for a leaking basement. Everytime it rains our basement floods.
Vicinity of Villa Way in Yorktown
Nasty smell
Vicinity of Hounds Chase in Yorktown
Add insulation in attic. House was built in1994 and is a one story.
Vicinity of Galaxy Way in Yorktown
Looking for crawl space encapsulation estimate
Vicinity of Kings Grant Drive in Yorktown
The floor in our dining room is sagging. We have a heavy DR table. There is a nice crawl space below. I think we need a beam and several supports. Would like an evaluation and estimate. Thanks.
Vicinity of Meadowview Drive in Yorktown
Need to insulate my garage because I need it liveable for my disabled veteran dad and disabled mom. They need constant care and this is the only space we have and way we can make this work. I'm hoping this wont be horribly expensive or that I can make payments in-house.
Vicinity of Hornsbyville Road in Yorktown
Fill in a roof area
Vicinity of Showalter Road in Yorktown
Upgrade installation in acttic and doors.
Vicinity of Yorkshire Drive in Yorktown
I need insulation and vapor barrier in my attic. I only have about 3-5 inches now.
Vicinity of Sheild Lane in Yorktown
Inspect crawl space for moisture. Currently getting feedback and quotes.
Vicinity of Richter Lane in Yorktown
Need vapor barrier replaced and inspection
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23690, 23691, 23692, 23693