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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 Staten Island
Basement Waterproofing Systems installed in Staten Island, NY

Basement Waterproofing Systems installed in Staten Island, NY

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Basement Waterproofing Systems installed in Staten Island, NY Basement Waterproofing Systems installed in Staten Island, NY

Intruding water in the basement was damaging this home in Staten Island, NY. An inspector from Quality 1st Basement Systems inspected the home and instructed the installation team to repair the water leakage. A CleanSpace wall liner was installed to stop water vapor from permeating the walls and to drain foundation wall leaks. A WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System was installed around the inside perimeter of walls to drain the water to the TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump was installed to pump out water from this basement and this homeowner now has a dry basement all year round.

New Basement Wall Panels Installed in Staten Island, NY

New Basement Wall Panels Installed in Staten Island, NY

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New Basement Wall Panels Installed in Staten Island, NY New Basement Wall Panels Installed in Staten Island, NY

This Staten Island homeowner was experiencing dampness on their basement walls. They contacted Quality 1st and we installed BrightWall Paneling System. The BrightWall panels are 100% waterproof and will never rot, warp, or discolor. BrightWall will dramatically improve the appearance of the basement.

Dirt Floor Crawl Space Causing Cold Air in Staten Island Home

Dirt Floor Crawl Space Causing Cold Air in Staten Island Home

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Dirt Floor Crawl Space Causing Cold Air in Staten Island Home Dirt Floor Crawl Space Causing Cold Air in Staten Island Home

Fixing a dirt crawl space is a HUGE improvement to the home, which is not a terribly expensive repair and not disruptive to the home. The crawl space of this Staten Island home had a dirt crawl space which was causing damp air throughout the ENTIRE home. The damp air was uncomfortable and causing heating and coolin costs to rise. Quality 1st Basement Systems sealed off this crawl space from the earth using CleanSpace crawl space encapsulation system. This crawl space and home is not safe, healthy, and dry!

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Your Certified Basement & Foundation Expert

It has been 30 years now that Quality 1st Basement Systems has provided Staten Island homeowners with respected basement waterproofing and foundation repair. We are a locally owned and operated business that has become known for the affordability of our work and our focus on customer satisfaction.

Why Us for Basements & Foundations:

  • Experience - thousands of successful projects
  • Trained Pros - thoroughly trained specialists
  • Awarded - BBB accredited, numerous awards
  • Patented Products - Staten Island's exclusive provider

When you work with us expect permanent waterproofing & repair solutions complemented by trusted service. If your Staten Island home is in need of foundation repair or basement waterproofing we look forward to speaking with you. Call us today at 1-844-237-3440.


Basement Waterproofing in Staten Island, NY

Quality 1st Basement Systems is your reliable expert for basement waterproofing and crawl space repair in Staten Island. We are members of the Basement Systems international network of basement and crawl space waterproofers. As part of the network we receive exclusive training and patented basement products. These basement products have been installed in hundreds of homes in Staten Island and hundreds of thousands of homes throughout the world.

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

Our certified servicemen treat you and your home with respect. They show up on time for your waterproofing project. They answer any questions you have. They clean up after they finish installing the waterproofing system. When you work with Quality 1st Basement Systems you can expect permanent waterproofing solutions and exceptional service.

Our Basement Waterproofing System

Our patented basement waterproofing system is a permanent solution to your wet basement troubles. The system consists of an interior drainage channel, a high-volume sump pump and an exterior French drain.

Basement Waterproofing in Staten Island

A shallow trench is jack hammered into the perimeter of your basement and the interior drainage channel is laid in the trench. The drainage channel contains any water entering your basement and drains it to a sump pump. The sump pump pumps any water in the basement out and away from your home through the exterior French drain.

After everything is installed, the interior drainage channel is cemented over and the sump pump pit is capped. You never see the system working but it keeps your basement permanently dry. We also install a basement dehumidifier. The energy-efficient dehumidifier maintains the relative humidity of the basement, keeping it low enough to prevent mold growth and rot.

All the materials and products we use in our waterproofing system are the highest quality you’ll find in industry. The interior French drain is a patented steel design rather than the plastic corrugated pipe most basement contractors use. The sump pump has a backup pump as well as battery-powered pump. Our basement waterproofing system comes with a lifetime, dry-basement warranty. The warranty is transferable to a new owner in case you decide to sell your home.

Incorrect Methods of Basement Waterproofing

We chose to develop an interior basement waterproofing system for a reason. It is the best option. Two unrecommended basement waterproofing methods you may hear of are exterior waterproofing and interior sealants.

Exterior Basement Waterproofing

Exterior waterproofing involves applying a rubber epoxy or other sealant on the exterior of the basement wall. The sealant prevents any water from penetrating the basement wall and is very effective. This method is perfect for new home construction. But, for already built homes, this requires excavation around the entire perimeter of the house. Such excavation quickly becomes prohibitively expensive, not to mention to the destruction of your yard and driveway.

Interior Basement Sealing

You will also run into basement companies offering interior basement sealing. Similar to exterior sealing a rubber, tar or hydraulic cement is applied to the interior of the basement walls. This is a silly and ineffective method of basement waterproofing. The water in soil surrounding the basement will permeate through the porous cement walls. When it presses up against the sealant the hydrostatic pressure will force the sealant to peel off the wall.

Staten Island Crawl Space Repair

Many Staten Island homeowners are dealing with wet or damp crawl spaces. The good news is that we can solve the problem with our crawl space encapsulation system.

Crawl Space Repair in Staten Island

First, the crawl space is sealed off from outside air. The vents are closed off and a sealable crawl space entrance is installed. Rigid foam insulation is added to the crawl space floor and walls. Afterwards, a thick vinyl vapor barrier is laid on top of the insulation. A crawl space sump pump is installed after grading the soil. Last crawl space dehumidifier is setup in the crawl space.

The sealed crawl space is now free from humid outside air. The vapor barrier prevents moisture entrance and if there is a leak upstairs the sump pump remove water from the crawl space. Your dehumidifier maintains the relative humidity preventing mold growth and rot. When complete you have a completely protected crawl space. No more moldy smells or cold floors.


Foundation Repair in Staten Island, NY

Quality 1st Basement Systems is Staten Island’s trusted foundation repair expert, working in both residential and commercial applications. It doesn’t matter if you are dealing with bowing basement walls, sagging floors above crawl spaces, or serious foundation settling. We have a solution to permanently fix the problem and restore your foundation. All the foundation repair products that we install in your Staten Island home have a 25 year warranty.

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 

Residential Foundation Repair

We are members of the Foundation Supportworks international network of foundation repair contractors. Foundation Supportworks’ certified structural repair engineers designed and tested a host of custom foundation repair tools and products. Armed with these exclusive foundation repair tools, Quality 1st Basement Systems can fix whatever type of foundation issue you have in your home.

Foundation Repair in Staten island

If you have bowing basement walls we use wall anchors, I-Beam Wall braces or a carbon wall reinforcing system. If the floors over your crawl space are sagging we install our custom crawl space support posts. If your foundation is sinking we drill and attach foundation slab piers to your home. Whatever the problem we have cost-effective solutions.

Commercial Foundation Repair

We also specialize in geotechnical repairs for commercial, industrial, government and municipal applications. Foundation problems can be caused by a number of different underlying issues including: expanding or contracting soils, compacted soils or poor soil maintenance around the foundation.

For all these underlying foundation issues we have exclusive commercial foundation products that have been custom designed and load tested by a team of structural engineers. From helical push piers to wall anchors we offer large-scale foundation repair in Staten Island.

Concrete Leveling & Lifting in Staten Island

If your Staten Island home or business has sunken concrete slabs we have the answer. Rather than grinding down the slab (which weakens it) we can lift it back up to its original position.

Concrete Lifting and Leveling in Staten Island

The process of concrete leveling or lifting has traditionally been called mudjacking or slab jacking. The process involves drilling a series of holes into the sunken concrete slab. Then, traditionally, a pressurized concrete or mud slurry is injected through the holes. The pressure of the slurry beneath the slab lifts the concrete back to its original position. The slurry then solidifies holding the slab in its original position.

We use the same method for concrete lifting but rather than use a mud slurry, we use an expansive polyurethane foam called PolyLEVEL. PolyLEVEL provides a number of benefits over mud slurry. It is pumped through much smaller holes in the concrete. It is also much lighter than slurry putting less stress on weak soil bases. PolyLEVEL reaches 90% strength in less than an hour while mudslurry takes days to cure. Using PolyLEVEL allows to lift your sunken concrete slabs faster and better.

Staten Island’s Basement & Foundation Experts

For the past three decades Quality 1st Basement Systems has been Staten Island’s local company for basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair and concrete leveling. We have experience, expertise and tools required to professionally and permanently solve your waterproofing or foundation problems. Give us a call today for a free home inspection and cost estimate: 1-844-237-3440.


Case Studies From Staten Island
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Job Stories From Staten Island, NY
Waterproofing in Staten Island, NY

A homeowner in Staten Island was experiencing puddles of water in their partially finished basement every time it rained. The homeowners found Quality 1st Basements in a magazine and called for a free estimate. System Design Specialist, Jeff Nero inspected the home and suggested the basement be waterproofed. Foreman, Wilver Cardoza and his team installed the WaterGuard system. This system is installed below the floor slab, resting on top of the foundation footing. This drain is installed with minimal invasion, not leaving an unsightly drain around the basement. This system also collects water that seeps through the basement walls and drains it to the sump pump. TrenchLock  Drain Inserts were installed to block unwanted ground air and gasses from entering the basement. The system comes with balls that fit over the drainage holes, which create an airtight seal when there is no water. When water enters the drain, the ball floats to allow the water to drain, sinking back into place as the water drains out. This allows the drain to function without allowing air to enter. To keep the basement dry and healthy, the SuperSump Premier Pump System was installed. This is a great system for occasional water in the basement that is capable of pumping 2,200 gallons of water per hour! Finally, IceGuard was installed outside the home, on top of the discharge line to provide the water with another way out. IceGuard allows the water that is frozen to escape through slotted openings to prevent from any pipes freezing.     

Staten Island Home gets Basement Waterproofed

A Staten Island homeowner was experiencing puddles of rain in their basement every time it rained. Luckily, Quality 1st Basements was able to provide assistance. System Design Specialist, Jeff Nero went to the home and suggested the homeowners install WaterGuard to waterproof their basement. The WaterGuard system is a great product for waterproofing because it is installed underneath the floor slab, so it has a clean and finished appearance instead of an unsightly drain in the basement. Next, TrenchLock was installed by Foreman, Juan Garcia to block unwanted ground air and gasses from entering the basement and the home. A TripleSafe sump pump was installed to pump water out of the basement. The TripleSafe has three different levels of pumps to pump up to 11,500 gallons of water. The homeowners were also experiencing water entering through the basement windows, which were rotting out, so EverLast basement windows were installed. SunHouse Window Wells were installed outside the basement windows to protect the windows from rain, wind and snow, helping to prevent leaks. Lastly, IceGuard was installed to discharge water from the sump pump and away from the home. This basement is fully waterproofed and the homeowners are happy and able to use it for whatever they need!  

Concrete Lifting for a Staten Island Home

A contractor working at a Wendy's in the Staten Island area notice that they were concrete sections that were sinking and settling causing tripping hazards. Searching the web for solutions he came across our website and read about the PolyLevel System. He was impressed with the way the PolyLevel System worked and decided to get in touch with Quality 1st Basement Systems to request a quote.

Specialist Michael Bonfante met with the contractor, provided a written estimate for him, and a few days later Arturo Jacuinde and his crew were out to lift the slabs and bring them back to level. Penny sized holes were drilled into the concrete and the PolyLevel foam was injected under the slabs. The foam will expand, fill in any voids beneath the slab, and will lift it, stabilizing the concrete. PolyLevel is environmental friendly and waterproof so it will not wash out. 

After the installation, all the concrete sections were leveled, the tripping hazards were gone, and this Wendy's restaurant was back to their regular schedule without having to worry about any of their customers tripping and falling.

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10301, 10302, 10303, 10304, 10305, 10306, 10307, 10308, 10309, 10310, 10311, 10312, 10313, 10314

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