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Meet Jonathan, our Senior Foundation and Waterproofing Foreman! He has been with Quality 1st Basements for over 8 years and has over 10 years of experience in the home improvement industry which made him a great asset to our Production Department. Jonathan is very knowledgeable when it comes to our Foundation repair and Waterproofing products and warranties.
“The best part of my job is working with my amazing crew. They have this “get stuff done” attitude. They know our customers our trusting that we get this job done right and on time and so my guys make sure we always over deliver.”
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When Basement Design Specialist Mike Fiorillo met with this customer about sagging floors in the home above the crawl space, he proposed a permanent solution to his foundation issues. The SmartJack Support System, which includes corrosion-resistant galvanized steel adjustable support columns that can support over 60,000 lbs.were installed by foreman Jonathan Neira and his crew to provide immediate and permanent stabilization and to restore stability.
Quality 1st Basements installed Carbon Armor Wall Reinforcing System against the bowing foundation walls of this Woodbury, NJ home. CarbonArmor strips are made of fiber reinforced polymers that are 10 times stronger then steel! The straps area attached to the wall using high strength epoxy resin. They are secured to the wall with heavy duty sett brackets. not only with this system stabilize the wall but over time it can gradually bring the wall back towards its original state. CarbonArmor installs quickly and requires no exterior excavation and will not impact future basement finishing projects.
After discovering their crawlspace was humid and filled with moisture, a homeowner in Deltran, NJ contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems to find a solution. Our System Design Specialist, Mike F, inspected the crawlspace and knew our CleanSpace Moisture Barrier would be the perfect solution tot he moisture and humidity. Our CleanSpace Moisture Barrier prevents humidity and moisture from passing through the crawlspace, preventing mold growth and musty smells. Since the installation, the homeowner did not experience any dampness or musty smells in their crawlspace, giving them a peace of mind.
In all our years of business we have seen time and time again where customers will go through the process of waterproofing or sealing their crawl space but not sealing their crawl space vents or doors. To properly seal your crawl space we suggest covering the vents to prevent humidity, cold drafts and moisture from getting inside. This homeowner in Medford, New Jersey met with our crawl space System Design Specialist, Joe Mancini, who provided an inspection of their crawl space. Although the space had been waterproofed they were still experiencing those unwanted drafts and dampness. Joe, suggested they install vent covers to completely seal the crawl space from outside elements.
Senior Design Specialists, Jeff Nero, met with a homeowner who was in need of serious foundation repair. The homeowner had bowing foundation walls which not only decrease the value of this home but also made it unstable and unsafe.
Jeff designed a solution that would stabilize the foundation walls, protect the foundation against future damage and provide them with peace of mind.
Jonathan and his team installed our PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System which consisted of 6 PowerBraces across the bowing foundation wall.
CleanSpace Vapor Barrier is a durable but flexible liner used to separate the earth from the home in crawl spaces. This customer also had SilverGlo Wall Panels installed to add to the insulation. Design Specialist Joseph Mancini helped the customer choose a plan that best fit their needs while Jonathan Neira and his crew installed the selected products (including SmartPipe and Drainage matting beneath the CleanSpace, and a SuperSump sump pump system, a Sedona air filtration system and vent cover not shown here).
A homeowner in Lambertville, New Jersey was looking to repair their damp crawl space. Their crawl space had puddles of water in some areas and even had signs of mold growth. They contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems and our System Design Specialist, Dane Cuccinello, was able to provide an inspection and he suggested they encapsulate their crawl space. Our foreman, Jonathan Neira, installed the CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System which will keep water and moisture out and is thick and durable like a pool liner. This system seals the crawl space from the earth and gives the crawl space a bright and clean appearance, perfect for storage space!
A New Jersey couple was purchasing this Ewing house when their realtor noticed that there was a bowing wall in the cinderblock foundation. Quality 1st Basement Systems inspected the basement and noted two horizontal cracks that run about 10 to 14 feet across the basement. The installation team installed Wall Anchors to stabilize the wall and will straighten the wall over time so that it can return to its original position. The couple now has a safe and stable foundation!
This Trenton, New Jersey Resident noticed dampness on their exposed basement walls days after a recent storm. Our team recommended our TripleSafe Sump Pump system along with CleanSpace Moisture Barrier to keep the basement dry and healthy. After the installation was done by our foreman, Wilver Cardoza, and crew, the homeowner did not have any other issues with their basement again. They were happy with the installation and impressed with our system.
Quality 1st Basement Systems installed CarbonArmor foundation repair system in this Trenton, NJ home due to bowing basement walls. CarbonArmor is strong than concrete and ten times stronger than steel! It is specifically designed for basement walls. CarbonArmor will hug the basement walls preventing further bowing. This home's foundation will no longer move and stay safe for the owners.
A Trenton, NJ homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems after discovering water seeping into their crawl space. Our System Design Specialist, JC Gibriano fully inspected the basement and knew our WaterGuard French Drain System and Classic Sump Pump would be the perfect solution. With both products combined excess water will be collected and pumped away from the crawl space, allowing the area to be fully dry and secure. Our foreman, Jonathan Niera, and crew installed the products and since then the homeowner has peace of mind that their crawl space area is dry and healthy.
Check out the Window Well installation that was completed in Robbinsville, NJ!
Browns Mills homeowner noticed a few horizontal and vertical cracks in his cinder block foundation. Quality 1st Basement Systems used the CarbonArmor foundation repair system to stabilize the walls. CarbonArmor is ten times stronger than steel and specifically designed to repair bowing foundation walls or foundation cracks. This homeowner's basement walls are now stabilized keeping his home safe!
A homeowner in Browns Mills needed to take action when he noticed the basement walls were cracked and bowing. He called Quality 1st Basement Systems, and the team confirmed these early signs of wall failure. Luckily, they were able to install the Carbon Armor System, which reinforces and stabilizes walls with a fiber-reinforced polymer that is 10x stronger than steel. The Armor Lock System was combined to link the Carbon Armor to the rim joist framing, which helps to prevent and correct bowing. These systems are the perfect duo to restore walls to their original positions!
A crawl space should not have moisture or humidity. This crawl space in Lawrenceville, New Jersey was experiencing dampness and musty smells. The homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems and our System Design Specialist, JC Gibriano, provided an inspection and suggested they seal the space. Our foreman, Jonathan Neira, installed the CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System which is thick and durable like a pool liner. CleanSpace is mold and water-resistant and will maintain a dry environment in the space while having a bright appearance for storage space.
Damp and humid crawl space in Tuckerton home was causing humidity issues in the other levels of the home. Water vapor from the crawl space flows upward into the home and can cause dust mites, sticking doors and windows, increase utility bills, and mold. This homeowner wanted to make his home more efficient and healthier for his family with allergies. The CleanSpace encapsulation stops water vapor from entering the crawl space and entering the rest of the home.
A homeowner in Little Egg Harbor, was concerned with their foundation after noticing it had started showing signs of settlement. Entering the crawl space you could see interior and exterior cracking in the block foundation. When System Design Specialist, Joe Mancini , provided a full inspection, right away he could tell the homes foundation had moved and needed additional support.
A Ringoes, NJ homeowner noticed their home was undergoing foundation issues when they discovered stair step cracks in the corners of their home. They contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems to find a solution, so we had our System Design Specialist, Stephen V., inspect the home. After providing full inspection, Stephen knew our Helical Piers would be the perfect solution. Our Helical Piers are our stron and stable piers that will help bring your foundation back to its original level. After the installation, the homeowner was happy to see their home fully restored.
A Homeowner was experiencing high humidity and moisture in the crawl space of their home located in Hopewell, NJ. They had thought about encapsulating their crawl space but over time forgot leaving it unfixed. Over the summer at the Balloon Festival, the homeowner came across the Quality 1st Basements tent and decided to sign up for a free estimate. The following week, the System Design Specialists was out to their home to do a full inspection and design a solution.
Quality 1st Basements was able to completely waterproofing the entire crawl space preventing water from ever entering again. Now that they have a CleanSpace Vapor Barrier on the walls and floor of their crawl space, they no longer have to worry about water intrusion or moisture.
A homeowner in Flemington, New Jersey had floors directly above their crawl space that were sagging and needed support. The homeowners contacted Quality 1st for a solution. Our System Design Specialist inspected the crawl space and suggested that SmartJacks be installed to provide support and a permanent solution and the system can be easily adjusted at any time if the home requires it.
Having annual maintenance done on your sump pump system is very important. Without proper checks and cleanings, the pump will fail and your basement will flood. This is exactly what happened to a homeowner in Flemington, NJ. Quality 1st Basements replaced the failing, old sump pump with our TripleSafe Sump Pump System. Not only does our TripleSafe have an airtight lid to prevent water vapor from evaporating into the basement air but also has an alarm system to alert the homeowner if the pump fails. This lets the homeowner now right away that we need to be called.
Smart Jack XT's were installed in the basement of the a resident from Flemington, NJ. The floors were sagging and needed structural support. Foreman Jonathan Neira and his team installed the Smart Jacks system to make sure it permanently lifted and stabilized the existing beams.
A Princeton Junction, New Jersey resident was looking to seal their crawl space from the earth. They contacted Quality 1st Basement Systems and our System Design Specialist, Javier Romero, provided an inspection and suggested encapsulation. Our foreman, Jonathan Neira, installed the CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System which will seal the crawl space from the earth. CleanSpace is carefully fitted to the crawl space and is waterproof, mold-proof, and transforms the area into a usable storage space. The moisture vapor barrier stops water vapor and humidity from coming through the foundation of the home. Keeping this space dry and healthy will not only promote healthier air but also protects the structure of the home from dampness and rotting of crawl space beams.
Princeton homeowner noticed that his crawl space access door seemed loose. The access door was made of wood which can warp or rot. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed an EverLast crawl space door which is made completely of plastic, meaning that it will not rot, warp, be eaten by bugs, or need to be painted. With the crawl space encapsulation and the EverLast door, this homeowner no longer has any crawl space worries!
There was evidence of water damage on the basement walls. The inspector at Quality 1st Basement Systems had the waterproofing solutions for this wet basement. The installation crew set up a SuperSump sump pump system, which is designed to keep water flowing out and away from the basement.
After this homeowner contacted Quality 1st Basements regarding water in their basement, our System Design Specialist, Tom Carrano, headed out to inspect the space. The old sump pump and french drain system had failed, so Tom proposed the installation of WaterGuard and our TripleSafe Sump Pump System. Following the initial appointment, our team went out to install the system. Jonathan and his team arrived on time, introduced themselves, did a full walk through with the homeowner to explain the installation process and what would be performed.
Jonathan and his team installed a Full perimeter Waterproofing System to keep this basement dry during any rain. With this home now protected by Quality 1st Basements, against water, the homeowner can have peace of mind.
David, a Mercer County homeowner, was referred to us by his Realtor when he noticed bowing walls and horizontal cracks in the wall of his foundation. Knowing these were signs of structural issues, he knew he needed a foundation expects opinion on the proper solution. Foundation Expert, Jay Hugee, recommended our Carbon Armor Wall Support System to stabilize the wall and prevent further bowing inward.
Senior Foreman, Jonathan and his crew installed our CarbonArmor Wall Reinforcing System. Each individual flexible fiber fabric strap is applied with high strength epoxy resin. This will bond the strap to the interior face of the wall. When the customer is ready to finish their basement, they can easily do so with our system and with peace of mind.
Our Egress Window is the perfect addition for your basement. Allowing additional access to the outside, the Egress Window will provide an extra emergency access. It also allows a larger view of sunlight to flow into your basement. It is one of the best investments and our team makes sure it is an excellent installation. If you are interested in installing an Egress Window, click here to schedule a free estimate!
A homeowner in Imlaystown, NJ had a pool in front of their crawl space entrance, which was bringing water in through the door, making the crawl space wet. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed a Turtl covered crawl space entrance. The Turtl door is airtight, lockable, and will never rot or rust.