Since 2002, your expert home energy contractor, The Drying Co. has been helping Virginia residents keep their basements dry and improve energy efficiency. As a member of the Dr. Energy Saver network, they use a whole-house approach to assess each building's individual system and provide custom solutions. Their goal is to improve energy performance in order for their customers to enjoy a more comfortable home for less.
Their home energy services include:
An energy audit is the first step in achieving a more comfortable, more energy-efficient home or business. With a custom energy assessment, The Drying Co., an authorized Dr. Energy Saver dealer, can diagnose your energy problems and recommend the improvements that will provide the most energy savings while lowering utility costs. Their energy-saving solutions can help cure the symptoms of poor energy performance, including high electric bills, cold drafts during the winter, rooms that are too hot during the summer, ice damming on the roof, and more. If you are experiencing any of these problems, The Drying Co. can help! They service: Yorktown, Poquoson, Williamsburg, Newport News, Sandston, Toano, Hampton, Quinto, Henrico, and surround areas!
The Drying Co.'s technicians are fully trained at Dr. Energy Saver headquarters in Seymour, Connecticut. As a locally-owned and operated company in Toano, Virginia, they provide personalized service and have access to training and resources from the largest energy services contractor network in the country.
They offer financing options and a variety of energy improvement services to meet the needs of both residential and commercial customers. The Drying Co. is accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Contact them today to schedule an estimate.
Mold needs warm temperatures, high relative humidity and organic material to grow. In our area, crawl spaces create the perfect environment for this. We did a physical wipe down of the joists with an antimicrobial to kill and remove the mold growing on the wood.
Fiberglass Batts between the joists absorb moisture like a sponge. They hold moisture against the wood joists and fall and sag over time. Their paper backing and the wood floor joists are organic material that often has mold growing on them. We removed the old insulation and installed new, foam board insulation on the crawl space walls.
Previously, this crawl space had a 6-mil lightweight vapor barrier that was torn and even missing in places. We installed the CleanSpace Encapsulation System. The CleanSpace vapor barrier is a heavy-duty 20-mil liner that is perfect for crawl spaces that have service persons working on equipment, plumbing, or electrical, or for storage. It resists rips and tears, and is fastened to the walls and wrapped around piers sealing the earth off from the home.
This Saluda basement had major water issues in the basement. The WaterGuard Drainage System and SuperSump were installed to help keep this basement dry ALL the time.