Serving NJ, NYC, Jersey City, Edison, Staten Island
Collin is a graduate of Montclair State University. Collin's brother Ken Peare introduced Collin to Quality 1st Basements and after getting to know Collin he was quickly recruited to join our team!
Collin was previously one of our Service Technicians prior to taking the new role of Manager. We saw the leadership skills Collin has and new he was the perfect candidate for our growing Service Department. He knows the technical aspects of our work as well as focusing on our customer service expectations Collin gained a tremendous amount of product knowledge through his experience installing and maintaining all of the products that Quality 1st Basements offers and now makes sure his team has the same training to deliver exceptional service. Collin makes sure his team brings a high- level of customer service to each customer they meet.
“It’s a good feeling knowing my team is behind many happy and satisfied customers who have systems working properly in their homes for years. Nothing is better then hearing customers tell me that their home has been dry and healthy for years thanks to my amazing team and the products we stand behind.”
In his free time, Collin enjoys skiing and riding his motorcycle. He also enjoys spending time with his parents, brothers, and nephew-dog, Sampson.
This Elmer homeowner had sinking concrete slabs on his patio and outside the entryway to his basement doors. He called Quality 1st to discuss his options on whether to replace the slabs or not. The Design Specialist recommended the PolyLEVEL System; high-destiny polymers that raise the slabs back to be level.
Quality 1st Basement Systems encapsulated this crawl space in Burlington County, New Jersey with CleanSpace vapor barrier. CleanSpace vapor barrier lines the crawl space floor and walls, stopping moisture from coming into the crawl space. It keeps the crawl space drier and cleaner.
Quality 1st Basement Systems fixed this sinking concrete slab permanently. The crew injected PolyLevel underneath the concrete. Once the PolyLevel expanded, it lifted the concrete up to a level position. Now this Stewartsville, NJ property is safer with PolyLevel.
Quality 1st Basement Systems waterproofed this Princeton, New Jersey basement with CleanSpace vapor barrier and a TripleSafe sump pump. The sump pump removes moisture from the basement, keeping it safe and dry. Now this basement is protected from flooding.
A homeowner in Princeton, New Jersey had small puddles of water in their crawl space during heavy rains and contacted Quality 1st for a solution. Our System Design Specialist, Jeff Nero, inspected the crawl space and suggested that the crawl space be encapsulated to eliminate the water and moisture. First, Drainage Matting was installed on the crawl space floor to make sure the water entering the crawl space gets directed to the sump pump. Drainage Matting has raised dimples so the water underneath does not get trapped under the liner. CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System was installed on the walls and floors to hold back water vapor and humidity. CleanSpace is a durable bright white liner that will not rip or tear making it perfect if the homeowners want to use it for storage. This crawl space will stay dry and protected.
Quality 1st Basements replaced the old sump pump system with the SuperSump Pump System! Not only will this system keep the basement dry and healthy but has an airtight lid to keep water vapor trapped in the sump and not in the basement air.
Quality 1st Basement Systems replaced this outdated sump pump with a TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is reilable and has a battery back-up pump in case of emergencies. Now this Hightstown, NJ basement has a powerful sump pump to keep it dry.
Check out how our team turned this nasty and wet crawl space into a clean and dry space underneath this home. With the help of Collin Peare and Wilvers crew, Quality 1st was able to give this homeowner a healthier space underneath his home with peace of mind that he no longer has to worry about water when it rains.
CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System is the perfect solution to any cold, damp or nasty crawl space! CleanSpace is a liner that is installed on the walls of the crawl space to seal it off from the outside environment. Water, moisture and mold are no match for this Vapor Barrier liner.
The main key to protecting your crawl space against water is to have a proper working sump pump system to keep that space dry. This was the solution the homeowners in Manalapan, NJ chose for their crawl space. Many times we come across homeowners that took the initiative and purchased a sump pump system but didn't buy the most reputable one. Our SmartSump Crawl Space Sump Pump System is the top of the line pump for many reasons. First, it has an airtight lid prevent any water vapor from evaporating into the air. It has a strong protective liner to ensure the pump instead wont get damaged and an alarm system to notify the homeowner of serious pump failure during an extreme hurricane. If a pipe were to burst there is a lid at the top that will accept surface water into through the lid. This was a successful sump pump replacement project and the homeowners can live worry-free now.
SmartVent Flood Vents were installed in this crawl space in Seaside Park, NJ. Because the home is located in a flood zone, SmartVents were required by the insurance company and helped these homeowners lower their insurance premium.
Quality 1st Basement Systems fixed this concrete and made it good as new. The crew injected PolyLevel underneath the sinking concrete, which lifted it up to a level position. Now this Edison homeowner feels much safer and no longer worries about the sinking slab outside of the home.
This homeowner had an older sump pump that failed. Quality 1st Basements replaced the failed sump with a Triple Safe Sump Pump. The Triple Safe Sump is equpped with 3 pumps in 1 liner, a backup battery and an alarm system.
Take a look at this transformed crawl space in South Amboy, NJ! Our Quality 1st Team was able to waterproof and encapsulate the space. Additionally, we were able to get rid of what appeared to be mold and debris- ensuring clean air that is completely safe and healthy for the homeowners to breathe in!
A homeowner living in Woodbridge Township, NJ contacted Quality 1st Basements with concerns of water in the basement. Our System Design Specialist noticed efflorescence on the walls and signs of water seepage on the corners of the walls and near the floor. He recommended our TripleSafe Sump Pump although with our WaterGuard Drainage System to keep the basement dry. The WaterGuard is installed above the mud zone to prevent clogging of the WaterGuard to ensure that it will always collect the water and direct it to the pump. The TripleSafe Sump pump has a backup battery in case of a power outage to continue to pump water out if the home loses power.
Quality 1st Basements was able to provide a permanent waterproofing solution so that the basement never floods again.
A homeowner in Chatham, New Jersey was experiencing water in their basement walls during heavy rains. There were also signs of efflorescent on the walls and floors. Quality 1st specialist, Laszlo Lenkey inspected the basement and noticed the signs of water and efflorescent.
WaterGuard was installed along the basement floors below the floor slab, on top of the foundation footing. This ensures that the system will be out of the mud zone and will not clog. A sump pump was also installed in the basement to pump the water out of the basement. The SuperSump sump pump was installed to keep the basement healthy and dry. This sump pump is capable of pumping 2,220 gallons of water an hour out of an 8-foot head out of the basement. This basement is waterproofed and the homeowners will not have to deal with any more water entering their home.
Quality 1st Basement Systems fixed this sinking concrete outside of an Atlantic Highlands, NJ home. The crew injected PolyLevel through coin sized holes. Once it was injected, PolyLevel expanded and filled the void underneath the concrete, lifting it up. PolyLevel is cheaper than concrete replacement because it uses the concrete that is already available.
The homeowners living in Atlantic Highland wanted to complete a section of their basement. Quality 1st Basement Systems was able to completely restore the small section with the Everlast wall Restoration System and the Canyon Beige ThermalDry Basement Floor tiles. The homeowners now have a fully functioning bathroom in their basement.
An Atlantic Highland homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basement System after stumbling upon a Total Basement Finishing Ad on the money mailer envelope. The interior of this basement was completely remodeled with Quality 1st Total Basement Finishing products. The walls were all replaced with the Everlast Wall Restoration System. Since the Everlast Walls are 100% waterproof, they will never rot, wrap or discolor. These panels also add insulation to the basement, creating a warmer, more comfortable space. The ThermalDry Canyon Beige Modular flooring was also installed in the basement as it added to the finishing touch. The ThermalDry flooring tiles are durable and reliable, interlocking together making it easier to remove and replace one or more tiles without having to replace the entire floor. ThermalDry Flooring also allow air to circulate underneath them, which facilitates the drying of trapped moisture. The tiles are stain resistant, have variety of colors and styles and are easy to install. Quality 1st Basement Systems left these homeowners very satisfied with the newly improved basement.