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Mold Services
Mold Remediation
Dust Mites Control
Mold Spores
Mold Removal And Cleanup
Dry Rot & Brown Rot

Basement Repair Services & Products
WaterGuard Interior System
DryTrak Drainage Channel
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair
Polyurethane Crack Sealing
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement To Beautiful Pre-finishing Wall Insulation Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
Sanidry Dehumidifier

Crawl Space Repair Services & Products
CleanSpace Encapsulation Vapor Barriers And Liners
Turtl Access Hatch
EverLast Crawl Space Doors
Sanidry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-Sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
SmartVent Flood Vents

Foundation Repair Services & Products
Push Pier Underpinning For Settlement, Foundation Leveling, Sinking Foundation Repair
Geo-lock Wall Anchors
Geo-lock Helical Anchors
PowerBrace Bowed Wall Repair
CarbonArmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Slab Pier Repair
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting
EZ Post Deck Repair
Shotcrete Wall Restoration

Finishing / Remodeling
Everlast Wall Panels
Insulated Wall Panels
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles: No-sag Warranty
Thermal Dry Floor Tiles
Millcreek Faux Wood Flooring
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window

Before and After Pictures from Clifton
WaterGuard Drainage System Installed - Clifton, NJ

WaterGuard Drainage System Installed - Clifton, NJ

Before After
WaterGuard Drainage System Installed - Clifton, NJ WaterGuard Drainage System Installed - Clifton, NJ

WaterGuard Drainage System is designed to be installed on the house's footing along the perimeter of the basement. If there is an obstacle that cannot be removed, Quality 1st Basements System's installation team can install the WaterGuard channel around the obstacle (like the radiator in this home in Clifton, NJ) to provide a continuous path for water to channel toward the sump pump.

TrenchLock TrenchDrain Insert to Bridge Doorway - Clifton, NJ

TrenchLock TrenchDrain Insert to Bridge Doorway - Clifton, NJ

Before After
TrenchLock TrenchDrain Insert to Bridge Doorway - Clifton, NJ TrenchLock TrenchDrain Insert to Bridge Doorway - Clifton, NJ

If the WaterGuard perimeter drainage system is designed to be installed along basement walls, what happens when you get to an opening, like an exterior basement door entrance? As shown here, installed by foreman Juan Garcia and his crew for this customer in Clifton, NJ, a TrenchLock TrenchDrain is connected to the WaterGuard on both sides of the doorway (beneath the floor). Designed with a grated opening and a removable lid to clear debris, it provides a continuous pathway for the water to move to the sump pump.

Full Perimeter System Installed in Clifton, NJ

Full Perimeter System Installed in Clifton, NJ

Before After
Full Perimeter System Installed in Clifton, NJ Full Perimeter System Installed in Clifton, NJ

On this job, we installed 118 feet of WaterGuard, 1 TripleSafe and 10 feet of TrenchDrain.

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Clifton's Trusted Basement Waterproofing and Foundation Repair Contractor

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I hired your company because salesman Ken Peare explained everything thoroughly and I knew you would do a good job.
Testimonial by Mary F. from Clifton, NJ
I hired you because the specialist explained the products so throughouly and Quality 1st would complete the repair and clean up with no work by me!
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Clifton's Basement, Crawl Space & Foundation Contractor

For over 25 years, Quality 1st Basement Systems has been the trusted basement & foundation company of Clifton. Our high quality work and exclusive access to over 28 patented products set us apart in the home improvement industry. When working on basements, crawl spaces and foundations we are the safe choice for your home.

Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair

Basements and crawl spaces consistently have issues with water, mold and rot. To prevent these problems from occurring in the future we install a patented interior drainage system that includes the installation of our custom sump pumps. Water and moisture that enters the basement is captured, controlled, and safely removed via the basement drain before you ever notice it. The drainage system also works as part of crawl space encapsulation. 

We Provide:
  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Sump Pump Installations
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Exclusive, Patented Products
  • Humidity Control
You Receive:
  • Permanently Dry Basement
  • Clean Protected Crawlspace
  • Protection against Mold
  • Improved Home Health
  • Improved Home Value

We also fix basement leaks with permanent basement leak repair. With our system in place, there is no need to fear basement flooding. We want your basement to be safe for years so our work comes with a transferable lifetime dry-basement warranty. 

Foundation Repair & Concrete Leveling

Whatever the issue we are the trusted foundation repair contractor. Our foundation repair experts will visit your home, identify the issue and recommend the right solution. We provide permanent foundation repairs using non-invasive methods. There is no need to tear up your entire yard to fix the foundation.

Repairs for:
  • Wall Cracks
  • Bowing Walls
  • Uneven Floors
  • Settling Foundations
  • Uneven Concrete Slabs       
We Use: 
  • Wall Anchors
  • I-Beam Wall Braces
  • Foundation & Slab Piers
  • Crawl Space Jack Posts
  • PolyLEVEL 

Along with general foundation problems, we also fix sunken concrete slabs using PolyLEVEL. PolyLEVEL is an expansive polyurethane foam that fills in the gaps beneath the sunken concrete and lifts it back up to a level position. It also does not erode or wash away. If you are looking for the right foundation repair company, you found it. Let's get started. 

Services we offer in Clifton:

  • Wet/flooded basement waterproofing solutions.
  • Basement & crawl space sump pump installations.
  • Lifetime warranty on all perimeter waterproofing systems.
  • Foundation and structural repair solutions.
  • 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on foundation products.
  • Crawl space sealing with CleanSpace vapor barrier.
  • 25-year warranty on crawl space encapsulation systems.
  • Financing Available
  • FREE written estimates and inspections, and fast installation
Case Studies From Clifton
After purchasing a new home in Clifton, NJ, the homeowner wanted to get the basement beams inspected to ensure the floors on the first level were...
Job Stories From Clifton, NJ
Crawl Space: From Dark, Dank to Cleaner, Drier in Clifton, NJ

Agnus S. from Clifton, NJ was hoping to eliminate dampness and water problems in her crawlspace.  She scheduled an appointment to have Waterproofing Specialist Dan McNally out to inspect the problem area and develop a plan for resolving the wetness beneath the home.  The next step was to put the plan into action!

Project Manager Victor Leon brought his crew to Agnus’s property and began the remediation process of waterproofing the crawl space by installing SmartPipe drainage pipe around the perimeter, designed to collect water from foundation walls and floors of dirt crawl spaces. CleanSpace Drainage Matting was installed on the floor to eliminate sitting water and direct it to the drainage system. The SuperSump would pump the water out and away from the home and disperse it onto the lawn through the LawnScape discharge outlet.  IceGuard was included along the discharge route for colder months, to prevent flooding if ice begins to block the way.  

Additionally, the waterproofing plan included TerraBlock padded insulation to provide additional moisture protection while boosting energy efficiency.  SilverGlo Insulation Panels would further the energy efficiency by reflecting heat back into the crawl space. Lastly, a CleanSpace liner was installed to complete the encapsulation by further preventing vapor from making its way into the crawl space.

By the end of the project, Agnus S. found her crawl space transformed from a dark, dank, dirt-floor space beneath her home to a cleaner, brighter, drier area isolated from the earth.  She would also experience a warmer main level of her home but with energy-cost savings!

Work Requests From Clifton, NJ
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Purchased home that has an existing sump pump. Would like to get a quote on replacing with your system
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Hi, outside my house there is a large crack on the bricks. I need an free estimate. Thank you
Vicinity of William St in Clifton
Pool concrete deck sunk
Vicinity of Bloomfield Ave. in Clifton
Need to finish basement
Vicinity of Spencer Ave in Clifton
I'm not sure potential home's crawlspace has a vapor barrier and wanted to get a quote on an estimate of how much it could potentially cost to insert one.
Vicinity of Rosemawr Pl in Clifton
I am looking to have a sump pump installed and would like a price on the job.
Vicinity of Liberty Street in Clifton
Seeing some moisture on walls in one part of basement wall; also seeing some mold potentially in other area. Already have sump pump and french drain. Looking for estimate as soon as possible.
Vicinity of Avondale in Clifton
Window Well Replacement
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Water in the basement
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Sagging floor kitchen
Vicinity of Cliff Hill Road in Clifton
Need a french drain in the basement. 25 feet all 4 walls on the basement, cinder block walls, concrete floors. Just looking for a rough estimate
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We are experiencing dips in the floor, cracks in the foundation and basement floor, and doors not closing properly.
Vicinity of HARDING AVE in Clifton
Vicinity of Renaissance Drive in Clifton
Our garage footings and foundation has sunk causing the floor to crack. Need an expert to take a look at it to see if it is repairable.
Vicinity of Sycamore Road in Clifton
Water is getting in my basement during rainfall. it settles in one room..
Vicinity of Edgewood Ave in Clifton
Every time it rains the basement has water rise on one side of the basement wall.
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07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, 07015

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