""Very happy! Everything is perfectly dry and the humidity is down. Wish I had done it sooner."" Read Full Testimonial
Homeowner of New Jersey, NJ
"Very happy! Everything is perfectly dry and the humidity is down. Wish I had done it sooner."
New Jersey, NJ
"I have recommended it to all my friends and if I were to do this again I would absolutely have the same..." Read Full Testimonial
Joe L. of Essex Fells, NJ
I haven't had a water problem since we installed the system. I have recommended it to all my friends and if I were to do this again I would absolutely have the same system installed.
Essex Fells, NJ
"His waterproofing system and the TripleSafe were put to the ultimate test: hurricane Irene." Read Full Testimonial
Joe J. of Dumont, NJ
Joe J. first heard about Quality 1st Basement Systems, searching the internet. But before he called for help, he researched the company thoroughly over the web, to make sure they were the right contractors for the job.
Quality 1st waterproofed their basement walls, installed a full WaterGuard interior drainage system, and the exclusive TripleSafe Sump Pump System, with not one but two backup pumps, including a battery-operated unit to keep the basement dry in case of power outages.
Joe J. was truly impressed with the work performed, and the level of professionalism and expertise demonstrated by the whole crew. He is also really satisfied with the results, because his basement has been dry ever since. Even more so when his waterproofing system and the TripleSafe were put to the ultimate test: hurricane Irene.
While all his neighbors' basements were flooded, the TripleSafe kept his basement completely dry!
For the last 6 years I'm very confident, very happy, with the service. Every year I get the service maintained so everything's working properly. The first time we lost power the battery backup worked at least 12 hours before the power came back on.
Mount Freedom, NJ
"When Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast, Lisa E's finished basement in Middletown, NJ was flooded with over 6..." Read Full Testimonial
Lisa E. of Middletown, NJ
When Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast, Lisa E's finished basement in Middletown, NJ was flooded with over 6 inches of water. After dealing with the messy and costly cleanup process, Lisa decided to take every step necessary to prevent that from happening again. She began by calling a reputable and well-known local engineer who, after inspecting her basement, recommended an upgrade for the existing, failing sump pump and the installation of a full-perimeter drainage system inside the basement.
Following the engineer's recommendation, Lisa proceeded to get quotes from four different local companies. One of the companies just didn't seem trustworthy, another was overpriced, and a third one had a very pushy salesperson, giving Lisa the impression that he cared more about making a sale than actually helping her solve her basement problems.
Quality 1st Basement Systems was the fourth company to inspect and quote the job. The system design technician was very thorough in his inspection, very courteous and ready to answer all her questions. From that first contact, she knew she could trust Quality 1st to do a good job. She communicated her decision to the engineer and he was also quite pleased with her choice.
The crews came on time, performed the job quickly and neatly, answering all Lisa's questions as they progressed. The basement has been bone dry ever since the job was completed, having survived some major storms, including Hurricane Sandy.
"When Charles C. decided to put an end on his Lincroft, NJ home's wet basement woes, he chose Quality 1st..." Read Full Testimonial
Charles C. of Lincroft, NJ
After getting quotes from several companies, he found that Quality 1st was the most qualified company, because the technician was able to answer all his questions in a way that made perfect sense to him. They had the best solutions, their services and products were reasonably priced and the nationally-backed transferable lifetime warranty gave him extra assurance.
Since having a full-perimeter drainage system and a powerful sump pump installed a year ago, the basement has remained dry through all sorts of wet weather, including some major storms.
Charles is very happy with the results, and would highly recommend Quality 1st Basement Systems to anyone in NJ struggling with wet, leaky or flooding basements.
"Faye B's home in Summit, NJ had significant basement flooding issues. During heavy rains her basement would..." Read Full Testimonial
Faye B. of Summit, NJ
Faye B's home in Summit, NJ had significant basement flooding issues. During heavy rains her basement would get anywhere between 4 and 6 inches of water. When Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast, her entire basement was under 4 feet of water. That is when she decided to do something to fix the problem.
She shopped around, called several companies for an estimate, but was never satisfied with their proposals and answers. A contractor then referred her to Quality 1st Basement Systems and she soon scheduled her free inspection. The system design specialist was not only thorough in his inspection; he was able to answer all her questions, showing her a preview of what her basement was going to look like after the job was completed.
Faye's basement hasn't gotten a single drop of water since Quality 1st finished the waterproofing job. When Hurricane Sandy hit, her home lost power for 14 days. Yet, thanks to the powerful battery-operated backup sump pump installed as part of her waterproofing solution, the basement remained completely dry.
You don't have to live with a wet basement. You don't have to lose another night's sleep, worrying about basement flooding. Qualities 1st Basement Systems has helped thousands of homeowners in NJ permanently and effectively solve wet basement problems. They can help you too! Call now for your free estimate.
"Felix had a flood-prone basement. Every time it rained heavily, his Edison, NJ basement would be under water..." Read Full Testimonial
Felix of Edison, NJ
Felix had a flood-prone basement. Every time it rained heavily, his Edison, NJ basement would be under water. After three major flooding episodes, Felix and his wife decided that it was time to get their basement properly waterproofed.
As savvy homeowners, they did some research online and verified each company's standing with the Better Business Bureau before choosing Quality 1st Basement Systems for the job.
After the inspection and estimate, Felix and his wife opted for having a full perimeter drainage system and a powerful sump pump system installed in their basement. The crews were very professional, clean and thorough. Felix hasn't had a drop of water in the basement ever since the job was finished 5 years ago, despite heavy rains, two hurricanes and some major storms that afflicted the Northeast the past few years.
If you want permanent, proven solutions for basement leaks and flooding, why not trust New Jersey's expert in "all things basementy?" Quality 1st Basement Systems provides products and services backed by a transferable lifetime warranty.
"It's been two years since it was installed and the basement has been dry the entire time, and I haven't..." Read Full Testimonial
Luke L. of Marlton, NJ
Luke L.'s home in Marlton, NJ had a couple of problems he needed to fix sooner than later. The basement was leaking and the water was causing other problems. There was also a foundation settlement issue that was causing cracks on the walls of the rooms above it. Luke decided to call Quality 1st Basement Systems and was very pleased with the entire experience he had with the company, "I've been very satisfied with the job, both the repairing system that was put along the foundation and the drain that was put on inside, has resolved both problems." - says Luke "It's been two years since it was installed and the basement has been dry the entire time, and I haven't noticed any further cracking on the foundation either. So, I'm very satisfied with the work that was done."
"Back in 2011, a heavy storm knocked out power for more than a day, and for that reason Divyang S's basement..." Read Full Testimonial
Divyang S. of Princeton, NJ
Back in 2011, a heavy storm knocked out power for more than a day, and for that reason Divyang S.’s basement flooded. His neighbor, however, who had also lost power during the same storm, had a completely dry basement thanks to a battery-operated backup sump pump system. When Mr. S. learned about it, he decided to have the same system installed in his basement and called Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems for an estimate. Mr. S. found the system design specialist very knowledgeable. He was shown many options to solve the problem and is pleased with the solution he chose. He hasn’t had a problem since. According to Mr. S. they are not your average contractor… “I feel very comfortable with them, because they are honest and they are professional.”Mr. S. would highly recommend Quality 1st Basement Systems to any homeowner looking to protect their basement from flooding or interested in the installation of a powerful sump pump system to keep their basements dry, even when the power goes out.
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Monmouth Beach, NJ
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We deliver quality work and wow service at every job!
Quality 1st Basement Systems of Cliffwood, NJ is dedicated to creating healthier home environments. We have been in business since 1987. It is our mission to educate you on the following services and we are happy to answer any questions for you.
About the Owner
Tom Roman has been busy helping homeowners fix their homes "the right way the FIRST time" since 1987. He fearlessly tackles basement waterproofing, foundation repairs, and yes, even nasty crawl spaces.
As Owner/President of Quality 1st family of companies, he leads a team of over 100 loyal, qualified employees in his pursuit provide innovative products and exceptional service in Northern New Jersey and New York City area. Trust your basement to the basement experts at Quality 1st!
Basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair, sump pump installation, and mold remediation are our specialties. We have a team that is trained and experienced to help with any of these problems.
Quality 1st Basement Systems is a part of the Basement Systems Network which allows us access to the top products and training in the industry. We install superior sump pump systems including the SuperSump, TripleSafe, and UltraSump battery backup, as well as energy efficient dehumidifiers to keep the basement dry and clean.
For crawl space encapsulation and repair services we have it all. No matter what size your crawl space is, or what the problem is- we have a permanent solution for you!
We've met with thousands of homeowners who are experiencing a leaky basement, a cracked foundation, a moist crawl space and much more. We serve Brooklyn, Toms River, Bronx, Edison, Union City, Clifton, Lakewood, North Bergen, Bayonne, Irvington, and the surrounding area. Learn more about our values and goals by watching this video:
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Leaders and employees alike work extremely hard here at Quality 1st Basement Systems. Because of this, we have been rewarded with continuous business and many recognitions and awards. We have been recognized as:
Top 5 Dealer Basement Systems
Top 10 Dealer CleanSpace
Silver Deal Reinforcer
Member of and Accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Quality 1st Basement Systems was awarded the Best of Perth Amboy. They took the prize in the "Basement Waterproofing & Foundation Contractor" category. This award honors and generates public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of businesses in and around Perth Amboy, and Quality 1st Basement Systems is proud to be a part of this community. They have also received the Recognition Award from the Township of Aberdeen. This award was given out by the mayor and township of Aberdeen, NJ for Quality 1st Basement Systems' help and dedication to the residents in Aberdeen during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. This shows our true dedication to homeowners and business owners alike, and our willingness to serve at all times.
In addition to serving homeowners with permanent waterproofing and crawl space solutions, Quality 1st Basement Systems also takes pride in serving the community. We are involved with the Sewaren FireHouse as well as sponsoring the Woodbridge Little League team. Our customers and their satisfaction is what's most important to us - so we take any opportunity to build relationships and serve the community.
Our other divisions include Quality Concrete, Quality 1st New York City, and Foundation Supportworks of New Jersey. Each of these offers free inspections and takes great pride in their work. No matter which company you work with, our well trained staff will help you find a proper solution to your basement or crawl space problems, while providing first class customer service.
Since 1987, we have been committed to providing 100% customer satisfaction. Quality 1st takes pride in our exceptional customer service, and we hold our work to only the highest standards. To learn more about Quality 1st Basement Systems, be sure to check out our Angie’s List, Yellow Pages and Yelp listings!
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