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Andrew has been involved in home improvement since high school, working with his father and brother to remodel their home and cabins in upstate New York. He has worked installing pools and volunteered to help victims of Hurricane Sandy rebuild their homes. Andrew also has over 25 years of experience in International Sales. He has degrees in Business and Applied Sciences graduating from Minot State University. He has good understanding of the importance of providing a thorough inspection to make sure all of the homeowners’ concerns are addressed. He enjoys helping homeowners keep their homes safe.
In his spare time, Andrew goes golfing, fishing, and helps his children work on their homes. He loves spending time with his granddaughter, Riley.
PolyLevel can raise any sinking or settling concrete slab around your pool area, sidewalk, patio, porch or... Watch Video »
Concrete slabs settle when the soil underneath the slab is too wet, too dry or poorly compacted. It becomes weak and can no longer support the weight causing it to sink and settle. PolyLevel provides additional support underneath the slab.
The installation is clean and quick. The foam is injected underneath the concrete slab through a small penny size hole.
The front step of this home began to settle. The concrete slab in front of the lowest step had settled as well creating a small trip hazard. Our Concrete Lifting and Leveling Solution known as PolyLevel was injected beneath the sinking slab right by the steps to raise it back to level.
A homeowner from Woolwich Township, NJ contacted Quality 1st Basements after noticing their front porch had settled a few inches. Our Concrete Repair Specialist, Andy, recommended PolyLevel would raise the porch back towards its original position all while permanently stabilizing it to prevent future sinking and settling.
The front steps to his Mullica Hill, NJ home were sinking and settling. We sent Concrete Repair Specialist, Andy G. out to inspect the area and provide a solution. Upon inspection, he mesured roughly 3 to 4 inches of settlment. Our Polylevel solution was injected underneath the front steps to raise, level and support the concrete steps.
A homeowner from Woodbury, NJ could not sit out on her porch because the porch's concrete was sinking. She had received estimates from other contractors who would have completely replaced her concrete but was not happy with the time and money that would take. Quality 1st Basements had the homeowner's sunken concrete lifted, leveled with PolyLevel and ready to use within 15 minutes!
A customer in Washington Township, NJ contacted Quality 1st Basements for a solution to their sinking concrete driveway. Quality 1st used Polyurethane foam known as PolyLevel to fill the void below each of the slabs, raising them back to level. Polylevel is a state- of- the- art approach to repairing sinking concrete. Rather then injecting mud or cement under the slab, we inject high- density, lightweight, structural- grade polymers to lift, level and stabilize. Once the driveway was raised, the team sealed the joints with NexusPro joint sealant to prevent cracking and crumbling in the future.
A homeowner from Woodbury, NJ was noticing sinking and settling of her walkway concrete of about 3 inches. This sinkage created a huge crack in his walkway step and the concrete was overall unstable. The homeowner called Quality 1st Basements to help lift up her settled concrete. Our PolyLevel foam was injected beneath the sunken concrete to lift and stabilize the concrete. Next, our team applied NexusPro Joint Sealant to seal the cracks and prevent water from wearing down the concrete. The homeowner finally had a stable walkway that was ready to be walked on just 15 minutes after curing!
The sidewalk leading up to the stairs at this home in Newfield had settled, creating a large trip hazard. After hearing about PolyLevel on Facebook, the homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basements to inspect their concrete. A Concrete Repair Specialist headed out to the home and created a plan to raise the concrete. On the day of the installation, our team raised the slabs by injecting Polyurethane foam beneath them. Once the slabs were leveled, the team applied NexusPro Joint Sealant to seal off the area and prevent water and wind from eroding the soil beneath the slabs again. The area is now completely trip hazard free and safe for pedestrians.
A homeowner in Runnemede, NJ was experiencing concrete slab settlement of about 3 inches in their backyard patio. This was creating a large crack in the concrete patio, which is an entrance way for water to get under the concrete and cause serious ersion issues. Quality 1st Basements used PolyLevel solution to raise the settled concrete and applied NexusPro to seal the cracked concrete.
Our Concrete Repair Specialist, Andy recommended PolyLevel to lift and level this sinking apron in front of the garage. We drilled small penny-size holes into the concrete slab and injected PolyLevel underneath to raise the slab back to level. PolyLevel is environmentally friendly and waterproof so it wont wash away or cause future settling.
Wow! Concrete replacement is a thing of the past when it comes to sinking and settling concrete slabs. Our team raised this sinking slab back towards its original level using PolyLevel. PolyLevel is injected by drilling a small penny-size hole into the concrete. Using a special tool, the Polyurethane foam is injected underneath the slab. The foam expands to fill all voids underneath the soil and begins raising the slab. When leveled, the team will stop injected and immediately the foam will begin to harden, permanently stabilizing the concrete slab.
A homeowner in Berlin, NJ was tired of constantly worrying about the trip hazard on their front porch. The concrete beneath the slate had sunk over the years, creating a gap between the step and the porch. After deciding that they did not want to go through the process of replacing the entire porch, the homeowner contacted Quality 1st for a solution. Our Concrete Repair Specialist, Andy, inspected the area and determined that installing PolyLevel (our concrete lifting and leveling solution) would effectively remove the trip hazard. On the day of the installation, Ash and his team prepared the area and completed the installation. Once the installation was complete, the porch was level again and the homeowner no longer had to worry about anyone tripping while walking up to their home.
A Voorhees, NJ homeowner noticed there was severe sinkage of his garage apron concrete. The settlement resulted in cracks in the concrete. Quality 1st Basements raised the garage apron slabs with PolyLevel until they were level and sealed all cracks caused by settlement.
Due to the conditions of the soil underneath this walkway in Cherry Hill, the concrete sank over time and created gaps and cracks in the slabs. Our PolyLevel foreman Arturo and his team did a full walk through in preparation for the installation to make sure everything was out of the way for a success injection of PolyLevel. Once the slabs were raised and leveled, the team sealed the cracks with a joint sealant to protect the concrete against erosion, harsh weather conditions and sun exposure. The concrete walkway is now leveled, crack-free and completely safe to walk on.
Quality 1st Basements was contacted by the homeowner and engineer for a property located in Evesham Township in regards to large foundation cracks on the interior of the foundation. Doing some research online, they discovered our Carbon Armor Wall Reinforcing Wall System and right away knew this was the solution they were looking for.
Victor Leon and his crew with help from Foundation Repair Specialist, Andy Gagliardi, were able to stabilize the foundation walls by installation 19 Carbon Armor Straps directly to the foundation walls.
This homeowner from Ocean View, NJ noticed that her driveway slab had sunk about 2 inches into the ground. Water began to pool in the sunken part of the concrete, creating further damage. The homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basements to lift and level the concrete slab with our PolyLevel solution. Once the slabs were level, the water was able to drain out into the street again.
We were able to ensure this homeowners peace of mind by removing the trip hazards in front of their home. Our team lifted and leveled the concrete with Polylevel and sealed the joints with NexusPro Joint Sealant. The walkway is now trip hazard free and the homeowner no longer has to worry about guests injuring themselves when entering or exiting the home.
Check out this amazing before and after of this Patio! Before PolyLevel, this slab was settling about 1.5 inches. After our team injected PolyLevel beneath the slab, it was raised back to level and is now permanently stabilized.
This front step of a Medford, NJ property was experiencing severe settlement in its concrete. Quality 1st Basements was contacted to lift and level the homeowner's front step with PolyLevel. With PolyLevel, all voids underneath the slab were filled and the slab was pushed up to a level position. The cracks were sealed up with NexusPro Sealant.
A homeowner in Willingboro, NJ was experiencing settlement of their pool deck concrete. Several slabs of pool deck concrete had sunk about 2 inches. System Design Specialist, Andy worked with the homeowner to address concerns and a team was sent out to inject PolyLevel under the fallen concrete slabs. Now the pool deck looks good as new!
The soil beneath this homeowner's patio was eroded and caused the concrete to sink and settle, creating a void between the home and the patio surface. Our team was able to lift the patio back to its original position and seal the gap with PolyLevel.
To improve the safety of their property, this homeowner contacted Quality 1st to lift and level their sinking concrete. Our PolyLevel team raised the concrete by injecting polyurethane foam into penny sized holes drilled into the slab. Once the concrete was leveled, the joints were sealed and the installation was complete. The sidewalk is now trip hazard free and safe for the homeowner and those coming to visit their home.
Check out this PolyLevel project we completed in Linwood, NJ! The concrete area surrounding the pool was experiencing three and a half inches of settlement. By injecting polyurethane formula beneath the concrete slabs, our team was able to fill the voids and lifting and leveling the slab back to its original position. Additionally, our team applied a joint sealant to keep water from weakening the soil beneath the concrete.
A homeowner from Burlington, NJ was experiencing pool deck settlement in about 6 different places with each slab settling about 3 inches into the ground. This was dangerous, as the homeowner and his family could not predict where the unlevel slabs were and therefore could trip easily on the pool deck. Quality 1st Basements was able to help and injected PolyLevel beneath the settled slabs to lift and level the pool deck back to its original position.
This homeowner had a concrete slab in their backyard that was beginning to crack. In order to keep the concrete from shifting, our polylevel team sealed the cracks with NexusPro Joint Sealant. NexusPro is a silicone-based sealant for joints and cracks specially engineered to provide long-lasting flexibility and to stand up to harsh weather conditions. Unlike traditional polyurethane sealants, NexusPro resists UV rays, which means it won't crack, bubble or dry.
Check out the great work done by Concrete Foreman, Iian and his team. A homeowner reached out to us for a solution to the sinking concrete driveway they were experiencing. The apron of the driveway had settled causing small dips in the driveway. Every time a car pulled in or out it would hit the dip. The homeowner wanted the apron of the driveway lifted so that they would't have to worry about tripping over it or it settling even further.
Using PolyLevel Foam, Our Team led by Iian, raised the concrete back to level, removing the trip hazard and permanently stabilizing the concrete.
A homeowner in Brown Mills, NJ, had sinking concrete slabs on their driveway and wanted to get rid of the potential trip hazard. After booking their free estimate, Quality 1st arrived on time and lifted and level the concrete slabs to it's original position. The Polylevel team drilled penny size holes into the concrete slab and pumped the perfect amount of polyurethane foam to lift it. The team then filled Nexus Pro into the cracks of the concrete slab. Our team lays sand over the joint seal to stain the color so that it blends into the concrete. The homeowner was glad his driveway was lifted and leveled permanently.
The driveway of a home in Lawrenceville, NJ had several concrete slabs that were settling into the ground. The slabs settled in a way that made it difficult for the homeowner to pull his car in and out smoothly. The homeowner was looking for information on how to fix his settling concrete when he stumbled upon Quality 1st Basements. The homowner decided to call and see if they could help him find a solution. Our team injected PolyLevel foam beneath the slab, lifting the settled concrete back into place. The homeowner was overjoyed to finally have a level driveway.
A homeowner in Flemington, New Jersey had sinking concrete about 2 inches on the sidewalk in front of their home and contacted Quality 1st for a free estimate. Our System Design Specialist inspected the sidewalk and recommended that PolyLevel be installed to raise the concrete.
PolyLevel is a polyurethane foam that is injected into the concrete through penny-size holes. The foam begins expanding within minutes and starts to raise the concrete. PolyLevel is a fast and permanent solution for sinking and settling concrete slabs.
A homeowner in Hampton, New Jersey had sinking and cracked concrete near the side of their home and contacted Quality 1st for a solution. Quality 1st System Design Specialist inspected the concrete and had PolyLevel installed to raise the concrete back to the original position. PolyLevel is a polyurethane foam that is injected into the concrete through penny-size holes. The foam begins expanding within minutes and the homeowners are able to use their sidewalk that very same day! PolyLevel is a fast and permanent solution for concrete lifting and leveling.