The Drying Co.

236 Industrial Blvd Suite A
Toano, VA 23168
Mailing Address P.O. Box 637
Toano, VA 23168
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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:

  • Whole-house energy audits
  • Insulation (for the attic, basement, garage, walls and more)
  • Duct sealing and repair
  • Dehumidifier installation
  • Air sealing
  • Energy-saving solutions for commercial buildings and new construction

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, Fort Eustis, 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.

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Carol B.
Beaverdam, VA
Great Job! Very Nice!
John K.
Montpelier, VA
The experience was good all the way around.
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Mechanicsville, VA
It felt more like family was performing the work. Thank you.
The Drying Co. Before & After
  • Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Mold
    Before
    Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Mold
    After

    Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Mold

    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.

  • Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Insulation
    Before
    Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Insulation
    After

    Montpelier, VA - Crawl Space Insulation

    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. 

  • Montpelier, VA - CleanSpace Encapsulation System
    Before
    Montpelier, VA - CleanSpace Encapsulation System
    After

    Montpelier, VA - CleanSpace Encapsulation System

    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. 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA with WaterGuard, SuperSump, and CleanSpace
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    Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA with WaterGuard, SuperSump, and CleanSpace
    After

    Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA with WaterGuard, SuperSump, and CleanSpace

    This homeowner had concerns about water entering their basement, especially during the heavy rainfall the Virginia Peninsula and Richmond have been seeing. The solution was to install a complete basement waterproofing system. CleanSpace was installed covering the below-grade portion of the basement walls to direct any water infiltration into the drainage system. The WaterGuard Drainage System was installed to collect any water entering the basement that was directed downward by the CleanSpace and direct it toward the SuperSump System. The SuperSump System is a 1/3 hp sump pump, that pumps water out of the basement and away from the home. In these photos, you can see the bottom of the stairs in the basement. The before photo shows staining on the walls and a collection of silt and sediment where the floor meets the wall. these are clear signs that water is entering the basement. Since the basement is used for storage and laundry this poses a threat to the homeowner's valuables and washer and dryer. In the after photo, you can see the dark line of cement around the perimeter of the basement where the WaterGuard system has been installed and the bright white walls that are lined with CleanSpace. 

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

Top 25 Insulation Contractor in The U.S. - Walls & Ceilings Magazine 2018

Top 25 Insulation Contractor in The U.S. - Walls & Ceilings Magazine 2018

Air Barrier Association of America's Air Barrier Excellence Award

Air Barrier Association of America's Air Barrier Excellence Award

Joe Hogge

Estimator & Project Manager

Matt Killam

Home Performance Advisor

Tony Williams

Home Performance & Technical Advisor

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