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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 Somerville
IceGuard Installation in Somerville, New Jersey

IceGuard Installation in Somerville, New Jersey

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IceGuard Installation in Somerville, New Jersey IceGuard Installation in Somerville, New Jersey

IceGuard was Installed at a residence in Somerville. Additionally, Our TripleSafe sump pump system and LawnScape were put in place as well.

CleanSpace Liner tidies up crawl space!

CleanSpace Liner tidies up crawl space!

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CleanSpace Liner tidies up crawl space! CleanSpace Liner tidies up crawl space!

A Somerville homeowner hated venturing into his nasty crawl space. The concrete walls were allowing moisture to enter, causing extreme humidity. He had tried plastic liners before, with no success. Quality 1st Basement Systems had the solutions for this damp crawl space! The team installed the CleanSpace Liner, which is fitted tightly to the crawl space walls and floor. This crawl space vapor barrier system is made of several layers of durable plastic, making it waterproof as well as mold proof. Now outside air stays out where it belongs and moisture is a problem of the past!

Somerville Crawl Space Repair

Somerville Crawl Space Repair

Before After
Somerville Crawl Space Repair Somerville Crawl Space Repair

The realtor listing this Somerville property contact Quality 1st Basement Systems due to excess water in the crawl space and sagging floors above the crawl space. Quality 1st Basement Systems installed CleanSpace to encapsulate the crawl space, keeping water and moisture out. To repair the sagging floors, SmartJacks were installed which lifted the foundation restoring this home.

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Reviews From Somerville
Testimonials From Somerville
Sha'Chon took his time to explain everything to me, as I am a new home owner. He was very patient, very honest, and extremely knowledgeable.
Testimonial by Daniel D. from Branchburg, NJ
Quality 1st Basement Systems is a very professional and efficient company.
Testimonial by Greg B. from Somerville , NJ
Service is very professional.
Testimonial by Jen S. from Branchburg, NJ

Somerville's Basement, Crawl Space & Foundation Contractor

For over 25 years, Quality 1st Basements has been the trusted basement & foundation company of Somerville. 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. 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
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Exclusive, Patented Products
  • Humidity Control
You Receive:
  • Permanently Dry Basement
  • Clean Protected Crawlspace
  • Protection against Mold
  • 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 Somerville:

  • Wet/flooded basement waterproofing solutions.
  • 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
Job Stories From Somerville, NJ
ThermalDry Floor Tiles Make a Finished Look in a Somerville Basement

A homeowner in Somerville was interested in options for finishing the floor in one area of his basement.  He had a relatively dry basement and was hoping to create another usable area.  He was considering a conventional flooring; however, he happened to come across Quality 1st Basement Systems in his internet search.  As free estimates were offered, this homeowner decided he would schedule an appointment just so he could compare the options available to him.

System Design Specialist Thomas Nehme visited the Somerville home, shared some of the quality flooring products available, and discussed how these products were engineered with basement conditions in mind.  While mold grows on organic materials when given the proper conditions, such as dampness coming through a porous concrete floor or a high humidity level in the room, ThermalDry Basement Floor Tiles would be resistant as they are manufactured from inorganic materials.  Additionally, these basement floor tiles will not crack or shatter yet they provide a marble-like appearance (in either Sandstone Gray or Canyon Beige).  The tiles would provide a nice complement to the already-existing finished area of the basement.  The floor temperature is also increased by these tiles as they create a break from the surface of the concrete floor.  Thomas provided a free estimate to the homeowner, answered all of his questions, and addressed any concerns.

This homeowner was happy to have Quality 1st Basement Systems install the flooring, knowing that they offered the best option to meet his needs.  In fact, this homeowner was so satisfied with the product, service, and installation that he requested Quality 1st Basement Systems complete another section of flooring in his basement just a few months later!

ThermalDry Floor Tiles Make a Finished Look in a Somerville Basement - Photo 1
Resolving Basement Water Seepage in Somerville, NJ

A Somerville homeowner began to notice some seepage coming through the wall in her unfinished basement.  While flipping through the Home Improvement Guide, she found that Quality 1st Basement Systems offered a no-obligation free inspection and estimate by a waterproofing specialist, so she called to schedule an appointment.

After completing a thorough interior and exterior inspection of the basement, Kenny Tramutola, the Quality 1st Basement Systems’ waterproofing specialist, came up with an ideal plan to resolve the water issues.  He carefully explained his findings and waterproofing plans and provided a free estimate for the waterproofing products and work. 

The plan included installation of a full-perimeter WaterGuard (to channel and direct any water seepage); a TripleSafe Sump Pump System (to efficiently and reliably remove water from the basement area as well as provide back-up pumps in case of pump or power failure); and an IceGuard (designed to prevent flooding in the event of frozen discharge pipes). 

Kenny also included installation of a SaniDry XP, a powerful and efficient dehumidification system which can drain automatically so it never has to be emptied.  Additionally, BrightWall would be installed on the walls to keep out water vapor and humidity while it directs water seepage to the WaterGuard drain. 

With this project, Quality 1st Basement Systems helped to create a drier basement for the homeowner.  Additionally, the space was brightened up and sported a cleaner look with the Bright Wall.  This homeowner was rest assured that she could put away worries about water seepage in the basement from thereon in.

Work Requests From Somerville, NJ
Vicinity of E Orchard Street in Somerville
Cracks in basement floor
Vicinity of Union Avenue in Somerville
First time home buyer looking into estimate for French drain in basement. Basement does not currently have French drain installed, but two sump pumps for clearing water. Cape Cod style home with approximately 1400 sq. ft. Built in 1952. Not sure what other details are needed, but simply looking for estimate. Thanks!
Vicinity of N Richards Ave in Somerville
Hi, I'm looking for a rough estimate to have a house leveled. A structural engineer examined it and said the house needs to be jacked on the main beam and steel shims added, approximately 2" up. Thank you.
Vicinity of Robbins Road in Somerville
We have settling/deflection of the floors on our second floor. Not sure what the cause is but wanted to have you come take a look ASAP! Please call me at the above listed phone number. Thanks. -Joe
Vicinity of Vollers Drive in Somerville
Vertical crack in the foundation. Near there, driveway buckling. I don't know if they're related, but the crack should be looked at. If you could also check the entire foundation for issues, that would be great.
Vicinity of Union Avenue in Somerville
We are looking to waterproof our basement. Trying to get a few estimates before we chose a company.
Vicinity of Riviera Dr. in Somerville
We have a crack in the foundation by our garage. Looking for an estimate to see how much the damage would cost to repair. Thanks so much
Vicinity of West High Street in Somerville
We have a problem at First Baptist Church concerning water coming into the basement.
Vicinity of Altamont Place in Somerville
Need sidewalk around pool leveled.
Vicinity of Davenport St in Somerville
Deteriorating basement walls
Vicinity of Mercer St in Somerville
Black mold in one corner. Do have 2 sumps. Both open pits.
Vicinity of North Richards Ave in Somerville
Hello looking fo have a basement drop ceiling installed
Vicinity of W Brown St in Somerville
Looking to get an estimate on finishing part of my basement.
Vicinity of Holland Brook Road West in Somerville
Sinking walkway to be leveled off
Vicinity of N Auten Ave in Somerville
Crawl space repair
Vicinity of Eastern Ave in Somerville
I own a home in Somerville, NJ. I have a tree heaving the sidewalk in front of my house. The heaved sidewalk has created a terrible tripping hazard. Would Mudjacking work in my situation?
Vicinity of Altamont Place in Somerville
I am currently in the process of purchasing a house in new brunswick, nj and in the basement/foundation wall, a long horizontal crack was found by the home inspector, then evaluated by a structural engineer. We are now looking a for a contractor to provide a quote for the foundation repair. I can provide the reports, pictures, diagram from the structural engineer. Thank you very much.
Vicinity of N. Richards Ave. in Somerville
House is for sale. Home inspector for buyer said there are issues of standing water, mold and improperly installed insulation. Would like an estimate to remediate issues to make home sellable.
Vicinity of W Summit St. in Somerville
Looking for a solution to prevent basement flooding in heavy rains like those recently had, where we took on about 12 inches of water. Thank you.
Vicinity of Cedar Grove in Somerville
I'm helping my father in law build an aluminum storage shed and would like a poured base. The instructions say to allow one week for curing before anchoring the base to a concrete pad. This seems long, and I am only here for one week. Do you have "quick dry" concrete, or is it necessary? When is the soonest you could deliver? Cubic yards calculated: 1.81
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