Why Choose Quality 1st Basements?

We deliver quality work and wow service at every job!

Quality 1st Basements of Cliffwood, NJ is dedicated to creating healthier home environments. We have been in business since 1986. It is our mission to educate you on the following services and we are happy to answer any questions for you.

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Meet Our Team

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Sha Chon Kasey Service Manager
Dan McNally Sales Team Manager
Nancy Jasko Sales Coordinator
Scarlett Medrano Production Manager
Lorena Ronquillo Production Coordinator
Victor Leon Senior Foreman
Jonathan Neira Senior Foreman
Tom Carrano Concrete Repair Specialist
Andrew Gagliardi Concrete Repair Specialist

Our Services

Basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair, concrete leveling, and sump pump installation are our specialties.  We have a team that is trained and experienced to help with any of these problems.  

Quality 1st Basements 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!    

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Recent Testimonials

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“There is no water in the basement!!!! OMG!!”

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Juan R. of Glassboro, NJ

“Our friend was very happy with the work Quality 1st did for her, she recommended the company very highly. The young man who dug the trench on the lawn did an...”

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Catherine S. of Elizabethport, NJ

“I am well satisfied with the work completed by Quality 1st Dan M. was very knowledgeable and the cost was within my budget. The wall anchors were able to...”

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Allen P. of Somerdale, NJ

“The crew lead by Wilver were extremely helpful with my questions and worked very efficient and quick.”

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Eddie B. of Merchantville, NJ

“I had been thinking about getting the basement waterproofed 4 months after we moved in. The installation team worked very well together. I chose to go with...”

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Brian T. of Berlin, NJ

“I decided to have two sump pumps and french drains installed for the water problem. the crew lead by Wilver Cardoza completed the work in just 1 day! They were...”

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Monica G. of Cherry Hill, NJ

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 Newark, Staten Island, Jersey City, Clifton, Toms River, Ridgewood, Brick, Passaic, Union City, Trenton, 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 Basements.  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 Basements 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 Basements 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 Basements' 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.

We also won the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce Circle of Excellence Award for our philosophy of giving back to our community which Quality 1st Basements makes a priority each year.

Recent Company Awards

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2017 Angie's List Super Service Award
Best Places to Work 2017
Quality 1st Basement Systems Named One of the Best and Brightest Companies in the Nation 2016
2016 NJBIZ Best Places to Work
Circle of Excellence Community Service Award
Angie's List Super Service Award 2014 Winner!

Community Involvement

In addition to serving homeowners with permanent waterproofing and crawl space solutions, Quality 1st Basements also takes pride in serving the community. Our customers and their satisfaction is what's most important to us - so we take any opportunity to build relationships and serve the community. We are involved with the Sewaren FireHouse as well as sponsoring the Woodbridge Little League team.  In 2017, we began the A Hero Lives Here program which provides a flagpole and American flag to New Jersey veterans and active service members. 


As a certified part of the basement systems basement waterproofing contractor network, we have access to a variety of the best products and waterproofing techniques on the market.  Quality 1st Basements is also affiliated with the Total Basement Finishing network, Supportworks, Accurate Inspections, Inc., NJ ALPI, CleanSpace®, and the NJ National Association of Certified Home Inspectors.

Affiliations & Accreditations

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National Foundation Repair Association Member
National Foundation Repair Association Member
Castle of Dreams Animal Rescue
Castle of Dreams Animal Rescue
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Best of HomeAdvisor 2018
Best of HomeAdvisor 2018
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Member
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Member
Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce
Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce
Greater Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce
Greater Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce
Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce
Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce
Township of Aberdeen
Township of Aberdeen

Our other divisions include Quality Concrete, Quality 1st New York City, and 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 1986, 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.