The Drying Co.

3005 John Deere Rd
Toano, VA 23168
Mailing Address P.O. Box 637
Toano, VA 23168
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The Drying Co./ThermalTec has 25 years of experience protecting homes and saving homeowners money in Virginia. Based in Toano, Virginia, the company provides high-quality insulation, air sealing, ductwork sealing and insulation. The Drying Co./ThermalTec is Virginia's local Dr. Energy Saver and Basement Systems dealer, and has assisted hundreds of customers in Greater Richmond and Hampton Roads. Rely on The Drying Co./ThermalTec for your home energy concerns.

Hiring the authorized Dr. Energy Saver company in Virginia means you can benefit from:

  • Award-winning, patented systems & services
  • Dependable warranties
  • 25 years of experience with certified home energy specialists
  • Same-day written quotes for all work

Services:

  • Spray Foam Insulation to maximize comfort and energy efficiency in your home.
  • Air Sealing to seal the gaps in your home that contribute to comfort issues and wasted energy.
  • Ductwork Sealing and Insulation to repair holes, leaks, and loose connections in your ductwork that can contribute to uneven temperatures, poor air quality, and rising energy bills.

Products Installed:

  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • Blown-In Cellulose Insulation
  • SuperAttic Rigid Foam Insulation System

Service Area

Proudly serving Virginia, including Chesterfield County, Henrico County, Chesapeake City County, Norfolk City County, Richmond City County, Newport News City County, Hampton City County, Hanover County, Virginia Beach City County, and Portsmouth City County. This includes the cities and towns of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, and the surrounding areas.

Check out photos of their work and read reviews from customers below. Schedule your free evaluation and estimate today!

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"I was so pleased with your company from start to finish. Your staff and crew were professional, yet..."
Carol B.
Beaverdam, VA
Great Job! Very Nice!
John K.
Montpelier, VA
The experience was good all the way around.
Doug M.
Mechanicsville, VA
It felt more like family was performing the work. Thank you.
The Drying Co. Before & After
  • Crawl Space Vapor Barrier in Beaverdam, VA
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    Crawl Space Vapor Barrier in Beaverdam, VA
    After

    Crawl Space Vapor Barrier in Beaverdam, VA

    With concerns about the moisture damage in their crawl space, this Beaverdam, VA client oped to encapsulate their crawl space to help protect it from future damage.    In this phase of the project, we've treated the microbial growth on the floor joists and a heavy-duty CleanSpace Vapor Barrier has been installed. The liner is overlapped at all seams, wrapped and sealed around all piers, and mechanically attached to the foundation walls. The Foundation vents have also been sealed to prevent outside air carrying moisture from pouring into the space.
  • Keeping moisture out of a Beaverdam, VA Crawl Space
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    Keeping moisture out of a Beaverdam, VA Crawl Space
    After

    Keeping moisture out of a Beaverdam, VA Crawl Space

    All crawl space vents, the sill plate, and any penetrations to the outside through the foundation walls are all sealed. The rim band is insulated and sealed with spray foam insulation to stop air infiltration, which can also help with drafts in the first level of the home. The crawl space is also sealed off from the earth's moisture with a CleanSpace vapor barrier, which is sealed at all seams, wrapped and sealed around all piers, and attached and sealed to the foundation walls. All of these steps are taken to keep as much moisture out of the crawl space as possible so we can control the relative humidity and protect the substructure of the home. 
  • Crawl Space Insulation & Vapor Barrier in Louisa, VA
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    Crawl Space Insulation & Vapor Barrier in Louisa, VA
    After

    Crawl Space Insulation & Vapor Barrier in Louisa, VA

    Moisture and high humidity in this crawl space resulted in mold and mildew growth and damage to the insulation. The homeowner wanted to encapsulate the space, so our team set to work cleaning out the crawl space, air sealing vents, the rim band, sill plate, and any other openings through the foundation wall to the outside. They treated the microbial growth with an antimicrobial, installed a new CleanSpace Vapor Barrier, applied Foam Board insulation to the foundation walls, and installed a dehumidifier to regulate the relative humidity. 
  • Dehumidifying a Louisa, VA Crawl Space
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    Dehumidifying a Louisa, VA Crawl Space
    After

    Dehumidifying a Louisa, VA Crawl Space

    After sealing and insulating this crawl space, we need to make sure we control the relative humidity. This is achieved by installing a dehumidifier with a hygrometer. The dehumidifier will be set to cut to on when the humidity reaches about 55% our goal is to prevent it from getting high enough that microbial growth can occur in the crawl space. We don't want the space to be too dry either because that can be damaging to the home's structure as well. A hygrometer is provided to the homeowner that allows them to monitor the temperature and relative humidity in the crawl space from inside their home. 
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Walls & Ceilings Top 25 Insulation Contractors 2021

2020 Top 25 Insulation Contractor - Walls & Ceilings Magazine

2020 Top 25 Insulation Contractor - Walls & Ceilings Magazine

The Drying Co. Is Recognized as one of Walls & Ceilings Top 50 Contractors in the Country

The Drying Co. Is Recognized as one of Walls & Ceilings Top 50 Contractors in the Country

Matt Killam

Matt Killam

Home Performance Advisor

Tony Williams

Tony Williams

Home Performance & Technical Advisor

Steve Tetreault

Steve Tetreault

Owner and President

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