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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A pool patio in West Windsor Township, New Jersey had sunk about 2 inches. The homeowners reached out to Quality 1st for a solution. Our team used PolyLevel, a polyurethane foam to raise the concrete.
PolyLevel is injected into the concrete by penny-sized holes. The foam begins to expand and raise the concrete back to its original position. PolyLevel is a great solution for sunken concrete because it is environmentally safe, quick, and a permanent solution. Now that this patio is raised, the homeowners can enjoy their beautiful pool during the warmer months.
A Building Manager in Stafford Township had an outdoor kitchen where the concrete slabs had crack and had settled about an inch. Looking for a company to help solve their problem, the Building Manager contacted Quality 1st Basements. Systems Design Specialist, Jeffrey Pitek, gave a free estimate of the outdoor kitchen and recommended PolyLevel to raise the concrete slabs and fill the cracks. The Project Manager and his team injected the PolyLevel into the concrete slabs raising them and filling the cracks.
A homeowner called Quality 1st Basements with concerns about their sinking pool deck. Due to the excessive amounts of water seeping beneath the concrete from splashing in the pool, the soil was eroding. Our team was able to lift and level the concrete using PolyLevel to remove trip hazards. PolyLevel is waterproof and will not erode over time, but dirt is not. Our team sealed off the joints around the pool with NexusPro to keep water out to protect the soil from future erosion.
The soil beneath this garage floor could no longer withstand the weight of the cars parked in the garage. The concrete slab floor was beginning to crack and was unlevel, causing the settlement to become a safety hazard to the owner. After searching for a solution to fix their concrete, the homeowner came across Quality 1st Basements PolyLevel System. After meeting with our concrete repair specialist Andy, the homeowner felt he was in good hands and therefore decided to go through with the installation. Our PolyLevel crew injected the polyurethane foam beneath the slab of the concrete to fill the void. Once the slab was lifted, they sealed all the cracks in the concrete with NexusPro joint sealant. The garage floor is now completely level and safe again.
A homeowner from Jackson, NJ was experiencing sinking slabs on the front walkway of their home. The slabs created multiple tripping hazards. Fortunately, the homeowner had received a Valpak coupon in the mail and decided to contact Quality 1st Basement Systems.
System Design Specialist, Andrew Gagliardi , inspected the homeowner's front yard and suggested PolyLevel. Primary Foreman, Arturo Jacuinde and his crew injected PolyLevel foam under the concrete slabs, quickly raising and elevating each one. The homeowner was amazed at how quickly Quality 1st Basement Systems was able to provide a solution.
Our team drilled small penny-size holes into the concrete porch and injected our PolyLevel Foam underneath. The foam expands to fill any voids and begins to slowly lift the porch. Once the porch is back towards its desired level, the PolyLevel hardens, permanently stabilizing the porch.
A homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basements for a solution to their settled porch. We sent Concrete Repair Specialist, Andy out to inspect the porch and offer our Concrete Leveling solution, PolyLevel. Andy measured 5 inches of settlement upon his inspection.
Our team led by Iian was able to raise the concrete back towards level. without breaking or replacing the concrete, our team was able to provide this Jackson, NJ homeowner with a permanent solution that would prevent future settlement.
Check out this great before and after of our PolyLevel solution that our team uses to lift and level sinking porches, driveways, sidewalks and more!
An uneven pool deck can be a huge safety hazard in the summertime. Luckily, our PolyLevel team was able to lift this sinking slab of concrete and eliminate the tripping hazard for the homeowner by injecting a polyurethane formula beneath the slab. The formula is lightweight, environmentally friendly, and waterproof.
The homeowner in this Monroe Township, NJ home had problem with their driveway which had 2 inches of settlement. The homeowners contacted the experts at Quality 1st Basement Systems about their concrete lifting and leveling system known as PolyLevel. PolyLevel is the perfect solution for concrete problems, since it is less expensive than replacing each slab and the process is quick, easy and causes minimal disruption to the surrounding area. Within 15 minutes of completion, the homeowners were able to park their cars back into the driveway.
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