Our Structural & Foundation Repair Services in NYC

At Quality 1st Basement Systems of New York City, we have the products and professionally authorized foundation contractors in-house that you need to permanently solve your foundation issues. Each of our contractors specializes in foundation repair solutions -- it's what we do every day!

We'd like to show you how we can solve your foundation issues once and for all. To help you decide, we provide each of our customers with a no-obligation free foundation repair quote.

Our free quotes come in writing and are prepared following an on-site inspection and personal consultation. We'll also provide you with a free copy of our foundation repair book

Our Warrantied Foundation Services

We offer all of the following foundation repair services throughout our New York service area:

A happy family outside a home with a repaired foundation in Maspeth

The Cost Of Foundation Repair

Each home has a unique problem that needs a customized solution. Our experts can meet with you for free to discuss what we'd recommend -- and how much that repair may cost.

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Repair Or Replace The Foundation?

When a home foundation is damaged, things can look much worse than they actually are. In that light, it may seem like the foundation is beyond repair. Instead, -- the solution is to demolish the old foundation and build a new one in its place.

While we agree that it's wise to take every foundation problem seriously, it's important to bear in mind that most foundation issues have simple, permanent repair solutions.

Replacing your foundation is an expensive, time-consuming process that doesn't really address the original source of your foundation issues -- the soils around your home.

Foundations old and new can experience damage from expansive soils, settlement, frost, and other forces. That's why we at Quality 1st Basement Systems of New York City prefer to address these problems on your existing foundation -- with warrantied, permanent solutions.

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We Can Fix Your Foundation Or Structural Problem!

At Quality 1st Basement Systems of New York City, we're here to fix your foundation problem -- no matter what it is. We have the specialized equipment, products, and professional experience you need to make permanent foundation repairs.

To get you started on the right foot, we'd like to provide you with a free foundation repair quote. We'll introduce you to one of our foundation specialists, who can answer any questions you have and explain how we can permanently restore value and structural stability to your home.

Call or e-mail us today to schedule your free quote! We proudly serve New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, areas nearby such as Manhattan, Staten Island, Flushing, Astoria, Queens, Elmhurst, Ridgewood, and the surrounding areas.

Foundation Wall Stabilization

Expansive soils and hydrostatic pressure can push against foundation walls and cause inward movement. Foundation walls can bow inward, tilt at the top and/or slide at the bottom, causing cracks and even collapse of the wall.

Foundation walls can be stabilized using wall anchors, steel beams, or fiber-reinforced polymer. We offer a variety of proven systems to stabilize cracked and bowed basement walls.

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severe foundation wall failure symptoms of a basement wall in Rockaway Park

Foundation Wall Straightening

Bowing and/or tilting basement walls are caused by pressure from the surrounding soil pushing against the foundation. Cracks in the masonry are usually an early sign of a problem.

Foundation wall anchors can not only stabilize bowed basement walls and prevent them from bowing and/or tilting any further, but our wall anchors can also be tightened when the soil around your house shrinks during dry periods. This allows for improvement and straightening of your bowing basement walls.

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A foundation wall leaning in at the top in Long Island City

Street Creep Repair

Street creep is a problem caused by thermal expansion and contraction of exterior concrete pavement surrounding a home. Home builders install expansion and control joints in the driveway to protect the home from expansion forces caused by temperature fluctuations. When this expansion takes place, the concrete street elongates and can push against the concrete driveway, which then pushes against the garage slab or foundation slab. This pressure can cause foundation walls to crack.

Repairing a foundation that has been damaged by street creep can usually be repaired by first installing new expansion joints. Foundation walls can be stabilized using wall anchors.

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Severe street creep damage to a garage wall outside a Howard Beach home

Foundation Settlement Repair

Foundation settlement happens when the soil under your foundation fails to support its weight. Specific causes of a settling foundation include frost heave, expansive clay soil and soil that is saturated by heavy rain or a major water leak. When a foundation sinks, symptoms can include basement wall cracks, windows and/or doors that are difficult to open and close, and cracks in exterior brick.

The typical repair for foundation settlement is to use foundation piers to transfer the weight of the home to competent soil or bedrock.

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major cracking of a brick foundation wall in Middle Village

Crawl Space Repair

Floors above crawl spaces often begin to sag for three major reasons: sinking mid-span supports, poorly spaced supports, and rotting structural members. This damage shows up in the living space in the form of uneven or bouncy floors, jamming doors and cracks in the wallboard.

Repairing a damaged crawl space can often be done in less than a day. Heavy duty support posts can restore structural stability to the home, and they may even return the floor to its original straight, level state.

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Crawl Space Repair

Sagging or unlevel floors above a crawl space create many issues inside the home, such cracked tiles, noisy floor joists and bouncy floors. Sagging, uneven floors can be caused by a variety of problems, including sinking support piers or columns, failing floor joists, sagging or rotted support beams and/or sill plate failure. Sagging crawl spaces can also be a result of improper spacing of the support columns.

The typical repair for a sagging crawl space includes installing additional crawl space supports to stabilize the structure and help re-level the floor. Mold and rot should also be addressed and prevented. The crawl space can be kept dry with a dehumidifier and crawl space liner.

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a completely failing concrete crawl space support pillar in Sunnyside

Mudjacking

Concrete slabs, including foundations and outdoor slabs, can be susceptible to settlement due to a wide variety of factors. Poorly compacted soil, soil erosion and improper drainage can all lead to concrete settlement and cause cracks in the concrete slab.

Mudjacking is the process of lifting a sunken concrete slab by pumping grout through holes in the concrete, which pushes the slab up from below. The concrete leveling process is also commonly referred to as "slabjacking" and "pressure grouting."

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