Collin Peare

Quality 1st Basements

Title: Service Manager

Hometown: Flemington, NJ

Collin Peare from Quality 1st Basements

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.

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    Cherry Hill, NJ

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    Cherry Hill, NJ

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    Cherry Hill, NJ

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    Cherry Hill, NJ

  • By Rich H.
    Cinnaminson, NJ

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    Cinnaminson, NJ

  • By Matt B.
    Bordentown, NJ

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    Bordentown, NJ

  • By Lois M.
    Bloomsbury, NJ

    "Very knowledgeable and friendly."

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    By Lois M.
    Bloomsbury, NJ

    Very knowledgeable and friendly.

  • By Gary B.
    Pennington, NJ

    "We will be selling our house in about 3 years after my wife retires, and we made need some foundation work done. You will be our..."

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    By Gary B.
    Pennington, NJ

    We will be selling our house in about 3 years after my wife retires, and we made need some foundation work done. You will be our choice to do the work. Thank you for such a professional job!

  • By Gary B.
    Pennington, NJ

    "This is the second time I've used this company this year. I had my crawlspace encapsulated this summer, and was extremely..."

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    By Gary B.
    Pennington, NJ

    This is the second time I've used this company this year. I had my crawlspace encapsulated this summer, and was extremely pleased will the work. This time was no exception. I didn't even bother getting other estimates this time for the installation of internal drains. Very pleased with the work this time around also. Would not hesitate to use these guys again!

  • By Anthony E.
    Browns Mills, NJ

    "Wilver and his team did a very good job. He was very professional."

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    By Anthony E.
    Browns Mills, NJ

    Wilver and his team did a very good job. He was very professional.

  • By Anthony S.
    Pittstown, NJ

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    By Anthony S.
    Pittstown, NJ

  • By Charles T.
    Lawrenceville, NJ

    "Mr. Octavio Alvarez did an outstanding job of leveling our front sidewalk."

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    By Charles T.
    Lawrenceville, NJ

    Mr. Octavio Alvarez did an outstanding job of leveling our front sidewalk.

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  • "Collin Peare was fantastic." Read Full Testimonial

    Matt B. of Bordentown, NJ

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              Collin Peare was fantastic. He was unable to schedule a visit with his regular technicians and since this situation was a bit of an emergency, Collin generously offered to come out to our house himself. Great customer service!
    Matt B.
    Bordentown, NJ
  • "Very Personable worker!" Read Full Testimonial

    Theresa R. of Chesterfield, NJ

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              Very personable worker! You do a very good job keeping my equiptment working.
    Theresa R.
    Chesterfield, NJ
  • "I can truly appreciate the fact that you train your employees and they go beyond what is asked of them." Read Full Testimonial

    Hope T. of Montgomery, NJ

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              It is always a pleasure to deal with your service techs, I can truly appreciate the fact that you train your employees and they go beyond what is asked of them. Than You !
    Hope T.
    Montgomery, NJ
  • "The installation team was excellent and I am very satisfied with my new sump pump investment." Read Full Testimonial

    Marieta W. of Cranbury, NJ

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              I wanted to fix my basement for three years and a friend recommended Quality 1st Basement Systems to me. The installation team was excellent and I am very satisfied with my new sump pump investment.
    Marieta W.
    Cranbury, NJ
  • "Service is very professional." Read Full Testimonial

    Jen S. of Branchburg, NJ

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              Service is very professional. Great Service.
    Jen S.
    Branchburg, NJ
  • "Collin Peare's presentation was good and accurate. It convinced me to chose Quality 1st over other companies." Read Full Testimonial

    Fred J. of Bayville, NJ

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              Collin Peare's presentation was good and accurate. It convinced me to chose Quality 1st over other companies. The installation team was excellent.
    Fred J.
    Bayville, NJ
  • "Very Satisfied" Read Full Testimonial

    Adele C. of Toms River, NJ

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              Very Satisfied, The installation team was friendly, polite, professional, speedy but thorough. I have used this company for several years for various crawlspace issues.
    Adele C.
    Toms River, NJ
  • "The installation team were polite, professional, fast yet thorough." Read Full Testimonial

    Adele C. of Toms River, NJ

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              The installation team were polite, professional, fast yet thorough. I've been using Quality 1st for several years and they've helped me with various crawlspace issues.
    Adele C.
    Toms River, NJ
  • "My salesman Collin Peare was thorough, and Victor Leon with his installation team were excellent." Read Full Testimonial

    Ernest H. of Barnegat Light, NJ

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              I am very satisfied with the job done! My salesman Collin Peare was thorough, and Victor Leon with his installation team were excellent.
    Ernest H.
    Barnegat Light, NJ
  • "The technician was excellent but the products he used to clean were way top toxic for me. When I schedule..." Read Full Testimonial

    Marcia S. of Martinesville, NJ

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              The technician was excellent but the products he used to clean were way top toxic for me. When I schedule next service I will just mention that.
    Marcia S.
    Martinesville, NJ

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Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Sinking Concrete FIxed Outside Basement Doors in Elmer, NJ
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    Sinking Concrete FIxed Outside Basement Doors in Elmer, NJ
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    Sinking Concrete FIxed Outside Basement Doors in Elmer, NJ

    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.

  • Rusty Window Wells Replaced in Burlington County, NJ
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    Rusty Window Wells Replaced in Burlington County, NJ
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    Rusty Window Wells Replaced in Burlington County, NJ

    Quality 1st Basement Systems replaced the rusty basement window wells in this Burlington county home with waterproof SunHouse window wells. Sunlight comes in and water stays out!

  • CleanSpace Moisture Barrier in Roebling, NJ
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    CleanSpace Moisture Barrier in Roebling, NJ
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    CleanSpace Moisture Barrier in Roebling, NJ

    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.

  • Leveling Concrete in Stewartsville, NJ
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    Leveling Concrete in Stewartsville, NJ
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    Leveling Concrete in Stewartsville, NJ

    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.

  • Bulging Foundation Wall Repaired in Hopewell, NJ
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    Bulging Foundation Wall Repaired in Hopewell, NJ
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    Bulging Foundation Wall Repaired in Hopewell, NJ

    Quality 1st Basement Systems repaired this bulging foundation wall in Hopewell, NJ with a PowerBrace system. The steel beams will move the bulging wall back into place.

  • Sump Pump Installation in Princeton, NJ Basement
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    Sump Pump Installation in Princeton, NJ Basement
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    Sump Pump Installation in Princeton, NJ Basement

    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.

  • Dry Crawl Space in Princeton, NJ
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    Dry Crawl Space in Princeton, NJ
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    Dry Crawl Space in Princeton, NJ

    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. 

  • Powerful Sump Pump Installed in West Creek, NJ
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    Powerful Sump Pump Installed in West Creek, NJ
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    Powerful Sump Pump Installed in West Creek, NJ

    The owner of this West Creek, NJ basement needed a more powerful sump pump to keep the area dry. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed a SuperSump sump pump, which is reliable and has an airtight seal!

  • Sump Pump Replacement Manahawkin, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement Manahawkin, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement Manahawkin, NJ

    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. 

  • Sump Pump Replaced with Powerful Model in Hightstown, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replaced with Powerful Model in Hightstown, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replaced with Powerful Model in Hightstown, NJ

    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.

  • Bright Basement Windows Installed in Toms River, NJ
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    Bright Basement Windows Installed in Toms River, NJ
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    Bright Basement Windows Installed in Toms River, NJ

    Quality 1st Basement Systems replaced this leaky, old basement window with a bright new SunHouse waterproof window. Now this Toms River, NJ basement has plenty of natural sunlight and doesn't get leaks!

  • From Dirty to Clean: Crawl Space Repairs in Manalapan, NJ
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    From Dirty to Clean: Crawl Space Repairs in Manalapan, NJ
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    From Dirty to Clean: Crawl Space Repairs in Manalapan, NJ

    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. 

  • Clean Space Take Over in Manalapan, NJ
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    Clean Space Take Over in Manalapan, NJ
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    Clean Space Take Over in Manalapan, NJ

    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. 

     

  • Sump Pump Replacement in Manalapan, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement in Manalapan, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement in Manalapan, NJ

    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.

  • Concrete Raising in East Brunwsick, NJ
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    Concrete Raising in East Brunwsick, NJ
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    Concrete Raising in East Brunwsick, NJ

    Some slabs outside this East Brunswick, NJ home were sinking so the homeowner called Quality 1st Basement Systems for help. The crew injected PolyLevel underneath the slab and lifted it. This powerful polymer will keep the slab level and safe.

  • Waterproof Crawl Space Doors in Liberty Corner, NJ
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    Waterproof Crawl Space Doors in Liberty Corner, NJ
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    Waterproof Crawl Space Doors in Liberty Corner, NJ

    A homeowner in Liberty Corner, NJ needed crawl space doors. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed waterproof EverLast crawl space doors that will never rot or grow mold.

  • Flood Vents Installed in Seaside Park, NJ
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    Flood Vents Installed in Seaside Park, NJ
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    Flood Vents Installed in Seaside Park, NJ

    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.

  • Vapor Barrier Keeps Edison, NJ Basement Dry
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    Vapor Barrier Keeps Edison, NJ Basement Dry
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    Vapor Barrier Keeps Edison, NJ Basement Dry

    To keep this Edison, NJ basement dry and moisture free, Quality 1st Basement Systems installed CleanSpace vapor barrier on the basement walls.

  • Sinking Concrete Outside Home Lifted in Edison, NJ
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    Sinking Concrete Outside Home Lifted in Edison, NJ
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    Sinking Concrete Outside Home Lifted in Edison, NJ

    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.

  • Sump Pump Replacement in Matawan, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement in Matawan, NJ
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    Sump Pump Replacement in Matawan, NJ

    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.

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation in South Amboy, NJ
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation in South Amboy, NJ
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation in South Amboy, NJ

    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!

  • Woodbrigde Township Basement Waterproofed by Quality 1st Basements
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    Woodbrigde Township Basement Waterproofed by Quality 1st Basements
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    Woodbrigde Township Basement Waterproofed by Quality 1st Basements

    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. 

  • Concrete Leveled in Scotch Plains, NJ
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    Concrete Leveled in Scotch Plains, NJ
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    Concrete Leveled in Scotch Plains, NJ

    The concrete outside this Scotch Plains, NJ home was sinking so Quality 1st Basement Systems injected PolyLEVEL to lift it back up into place.

  • No More Water in Chatham, NJ Basement
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    No More Water in Chatham, NJ Basement
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    No More Water in Chatham, NJ Basement

    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.      

  • Rusty Crawl Space Supports Replaced in Ocean Township, NJ
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    Rusty Crawl Space Supports Replaced in Ocean Township, NJ
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    Rusty Crawl Space Supports Replaced in Ocean Township, NJ

    Quality 1st Basement Systems replaced the rusty crawl space supports in this Ocean Township crawl space. The SmartJack support system is rust-proof and made with galvanized steel.

  • Window Facelift in Allenhurst, NJ
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    Window Facelift in Allenhurst, NJ
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    Window Facelift in Allenhurst, NJ

    This Allenhurst, NJ basement needed a new, waterproof window that would prevent leaking and look beautiful. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed an Everlast window, which is made out of durable materials that will never rust!

  • Raising Concrete with PolyLevel in Atlantic Highlands, NJ
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    Raising Concrete with PolyLevel in Atlantic Highlands, NJ
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    Raising Concrete with PolyLevel in Atlantic Highlands, NJ

    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.

  • Dark Basement Section Transformed in Atlantic Highlands, NJ
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    Dark Basement Section Transformed in Atlantic Highlands, NJ
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    Dark Basement Section Transformed in Atlantic Highlands, NJ

    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.

  • Atlantic Highland, NJ Basement Remodeled
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    Atlantic Highland, NJ Basement Remodeled
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    Atlantic Highland, NJ Basement Remodeled

    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.

  • Upgraded, Waterproof Basement Walls in Rumson, NJ
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    Upgraded, Waterproof Basement Walls in Rumson, NJ
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    Upgraded, Waterproof Basement Walls in Rumson, NJ

    Preventing moisture from coming through the basement walls was this Rumson homeowner's main concern. So Quality 1st Basement Systems installed CleanSpace vapor barrier to keep it dry.

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