"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.
"Hurricane Irene was perfect for us, we were able to spend most of our time helping out others because our..." Read Full Testimonial
George T. of Freehold, NJ
The install was very smooth I remember it was snowing, we started this process in March. The guys took a great amount of care to make sure they didn't trash the house.
They kept everything neat and clean jackhammering concrete is a little bit loud but it didn't take very long. From seeing the bright white basement you had no evidence workers were there.
Hurricane Irene was perfect for us, we were able to spend most of our time helping out others because our basement was nice and clean and dry. The only time I got soggy was helping out friends who hadn't had basement work done yet.
"Barbara is one of our customers in Middlesex, NJ. She was very happy with the system we installed for her. We..." Read Full Testimonial
Barbara of Middlesex, NJ
Barbara is one of our customers in Middlesex, NJ. She was very happy with the system we installed for her. We installed 120 ft. of WaterGuard with a TripleSafe Sump Pump and 120 Ft of BrightWall Paneling System.
"When Mrs. Adriene P. purchased her home, she knew it had a wet basement, with terrible, frequent flooding..." Read Full Testimonial
Adriene P. of Basking Ridge, NJ
When Mrs. Adriene P. purchased her home, she knew it had a wet basement, with terrible, frequent flooding episodes. These flooding episodes eventually led to mold problems and health concerns for her and her family. She knew that extensive work needed to be done in that basement in order to keep it dry.
Fortunately, the company she chose to waterproof her basement was Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems: the only company in NJ with exclusive access to over 24 patented products specifically designed to permanently solve leaky and flooding basement problems. Her basement has remained dry and mold-free ever since. She is happy to have worked with a company that really stands behind the quality of their work. They guarantee that the job is going to get done properly, and they actually follow up. “That is a rare thing today.” – she said.
Basking Ridge, NJ
"Super Sump and WaterGuard alleviated 12 years of worry. Fantastic job and very successful operation." Read Full Testimonial
Robert of Green Brook, NJ
"Super Sump and WaterGuard alleviated 12 years of worry. Fantastic job and very successful operation."
Green Brook, NJ
"The basement in Joan F.’s house had a serious condensation problem, especially during the summer. They..." Read Full Testimonial
Joan F. of Scotch Plains, NJ
http://www.quality1stbasementsystems.com | 1-732-697-0557The basement in Joan F.’s house had a serious condensation problem, especially during the summer. They had the air conditioner running all the time and the condensation ended up creating a wide-spread mold problem in the basement. After getting rid of the mold, she needed to deal with the moisture and condensation problems. That’s when she decided to call Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems to see how the company could help. She was very impressed with the entire experience provided by the company. “The sales person was wonderful. They came very quickly, they knew exactly what the issue was and how to remedy it for us” – she said.
Scotch Plains, NJ
"Mrs. H. is a very savvy homeowner. She will never hire any company to work on her home without first checking..." Read Full Testimonial
Mrs. H. of Wayside, NJ
Mrs. H. is a very savvy homeowner. She will never hire any company to work on her home without first checking their references, licenses, ratings with the Better Business Bureau, and their overall reputation. That is exactly what she did when her basement flooded and she needed a company to fix it. After researching a few waterproofing contractors, she felt that Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems was the company to trust when she needed to fix her home’s wet basement problems, because of their great local reputation. Quality 1st installed an interior drainage system and a sump pump system that has its own battery-operated backup pump, which has been keeping her basement dry even in times of prolonged power outages. She is very happy with the results and with the work performed. “It was done expertly, and the follow up each year is very good.” – Mrs. H said.
"Bill P.’s house in Staten Island had the typical, nightmarish crawl space: filled with water, infested..." Read Full Testimonial
Bill P. of Ocean Township, NJ
Bill P.’s house in Staten Island had the typical, nightmarish crawl space: filled with water, infested with mold and terrible smells. That was until Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems came and fixed his crawl space so effectively, Mr. P called it a “miracle.” “They were very quick, they were very neat, did a wonderful job and they were out of here in no time.” – he said.“They were very honest, very reliable, did a tremendous job, and the results were outstanding. It certainly added value to our home!”
Ocean Township, NJ
"Tom R. first heard about Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems through a neighbor who was very..." Read Full Testimonial
Tom R. of Staten Island, NJ
Tom R. first heard about Tom Roman’s Quality 1st Basement Systems through a neighbor who was very satisfied with the job performed by the company in his crawl space. Having crawl space problems of his own, Tom decided to give Quality 1st a call. “There doesn’t seem to be too many companies that really address crawl spaces. They accepted that challenge without a problem.” – said Tom, who also felt that the company had just the right products to address all this crawl space concerns. A drainage and sump pump system was installed to keep water from pooling under the house. The crawl space was then encapsulated and insulated to control moisture and prevent energy loss, making his home much more comfortable, especially in the wintertime. The sagging floors above the crawl space were stabilized and brought back to level with crawl space jacks. The work was performed quietly and in a timely manner, and the cleanup afterwards was very thorough. “Quality 1st Basement Systems promise a lot and they seem to back it up and deliver!” – concluded Tom.
Staten Island, NJ
"Had quite a bit of water...the work was done quickly and clean, the guys were friendly. It was affordable and..." Read Full Testimonial
James S. of Staten Island, NY
Had quite a bit of water...the work was done quickly and clean, the guys were friendly. It was affordable and reliable!
Staten Island, NY
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"I want to vote for Victor Leon in your competition. As the lead person he did a great job assessing a problem in my basement and..."
I want to vote for Victor Leon in your competition. As the lead person he did a great job assessing a problem in my basement and communicating with my plumber.
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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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