About A-1 Concrete Leveling Services

OUR STORY

Living in Western New York, winter takes a heavy toll on concrete. The last thing any of us want to deal with is our concrete sinking, pitching, or failing, especially when it creates an unsafe walking environment or a situation where water is directed in a way that accelerates the problem. At A-1 Concrete Leveling it is our goal to offer accurate estimates, fair pricing, professional workers, high-quality results, guaranteed work, environmentally-friendly processes, and minimal disruption when correcting your concrete problems. If your concrete is sunken but the slabs are in good condition we will do our best to take the hassle out of protecting your home or business.

 

A-1 Concrete Leveling was started in Buffalo in 2007 by Pete and Nicole Easton. Prior to A-1’s arrival in Western New York, concrete leveling was not widely available in the area even though it was desperately needed due to the harsh freeze and thaw conditions which occur every Winter resulting in sinking, uneven concrete.

 

Although Pete was born in Buffalo his family relocated to Marquette, Michigan, when Pete was a toddler. Growing up on Lake Superior, Pete was always very comfortable with inclement weather, so choosing to serve Western New York residents and businesses with concrete leveling services was an easy climate choice for him. Nicole, on the other hand, grew up in Arizona and the ongoing joke (still, over a decade later) is that Pete tricked her into moving to Buffalo by telling her that it barely ever snowed here. Of course she knew better!

 

Prior to starting A-1, Pete and Nicole worked in the global consumer goods industry for fifteen and thirteen years respectfully. Pete was based in Youngstown, Ohio, and then Cleveland, Ohio, and Nicole was in Portland, Oregon, and then Phoenix, Arizona. Their career paths were mirrored until they were both brought into the corporate office in Atlanta, Georgia, where their two-year long-distance relationship finally allowed them to be together. While they enjoyed many aspects of the various sales and marketing positions they held throughout the years, Pete couldn't help wondering if he was working so diligently for somebody else, how hard would he work for himself.

 

In 2006 Pete began considering leaving the consumer goods industry to start a business. But the question was what business and where? Familiar with concrete leveling because of friends who had been operating A-1 Concrete Leveling businesses in Ohio and Pennsylvania for over a decade, Pete had the fortunate opportunity to meet Grover Miller, inventor of the patented pumping equipment system used on the A-1 pumping trucks. He began to consider markets to start an A-1 franchise, and, after careful consideration, it came down to Milwaukee or Buffalo.

 

Pete went to college outside of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and felt comfortable choosing Milwaukee, but he was born in Buffalo and that tie felt like going back to his beginning, returning to his roots. Milwaukee already had a moderately developed concrete leveling offering but WNY residents didn't have a consistent concrete leveling option.

 

Buffalo was sealed by a few things: the adjacency to friends in Ohio and Pennsylvania as a resource, excitement at the thought of developing a whole new market for concrete leveling in a community that was re-energizing, and the thing that everyone said would never happen...Grover Miller, the quiet-spoken inventor of A-1’s equipment, told Pete: "Buffalo."

 

OUR TEAM

Pete assesses potential projects and completes estimates with his focus on our corporate partners. He is integral in the strategic direction of the company with a focus on managing growth, investigating new equipment options, and managing adjacent vendor partner alignment and opportunities.

President & CEO

Peter Easton

Michele manages all office-related concerns including scheduling estimates and tracking our crews daily project completion status in real time. Michele is always working on improving our customer software program and researching how to make A-1 more effective and efficient.

Office Manager

Michele Hendricks

Mike assesses potential projects and completes estimates with his focus on our residential and commercial customers. Mike is routinely providing feedback on customer perspectives and alternative avenues to better serve A-1’s clients.

Project Manager

Michael Steer

Eduardo Nieves (Foreman) and Samuel Negron

Luis Mantilla (Foreman) and Alfonso Santos

Crew Members

Lead Crews

Nicole works to develop and strengthen corporate relationships, provides the back-end financial analysis and investment strategy, and manages the core marketing focus.

Vice-President & Business Development

Nicole Easton

Alexis brings a creative approach to help A-1 keep moving forward with our technologies. Alexis also schedules estimates and projects.

Project Coordinator

Alexis Carovillano

Dustin's 12 years of experience in retail and construction lend to his project expertise being diverse. Always ready to try new and innovative products, Dustin determines the best quality materials for a number of uses. Originally from South Carolina, Dustin has lived in Buffalo since 2001. 

Project Specialist

Dustin Crowe

Echo, at only one year old, is quite adept at managing customer interactions. She is generally happy to be involved in any office activities.

Customer Relations Specialist

Echo

A-1 Concrete Leveling Crew in Buffalo, NY
A-1 Concrete Leveling Crew in Buffalo, NY

A-1 Concrete Leveling's 2018 Holiday Party

A-1 Holiday Party 2018
 
Our Customers Include:

Amherst Baptist Church
Applebee’s

Aspire of WNY
Baker Victory Services
Barker Central School District

Basil Ford
BDR Construction

Big Ditch Brewing Co.
Briody Healthcare
Buffalo Medical Group
Buffalo Dental Group
Buffalo Museum of Science
Buffalo Yacht Club
Capitol Cleaners
Ciminelli Development

Cintas
City of North Tonawanda Connecticut Street Armory
Delaware Towers Condos
Delphi
Duff’s
Elderwood
First Niagara
FMC Peroxygens
Foxberry Village

Goodyear-Dunlop

Grand Island Memorial Library

Great Lakes Plastics

Greif

Hartland Fire Department

Honeywell

Iskalo Development

Kenmore Development

Kloc Blossom Chapel

Liberty Square Apartments

LMM Properties

London Towne  Apartments

Marriott Hotels

MJ Peterson

National Air Cargo
New York State Thruway Authority

Niagara Yacht Club

Olde Towne Village Apartments

People Inc.

Raintree Island Condos

Realty USA

Sealing Devices

Sharp General Contracting

Shea’s Performing Arts Center

Somerset Power Plant

St. Stephan’s Church of Christ

St. John Paul II Catholic Church

SUNY Brockport

The Chapel at Crosspointe

The Church of the Advent

Thermo Fischer Scientific

Timon Towers

Tonawanda Church of Christ

Tony Walker Center

Town of Amherst

Town of Lockport

Town of Newfane

Town of Tonawanda

Town of Wales

Town of Wheatfield

U.S. Border Patrol

U.S. Coast Guard

U.S.P.S.

Uniland

Union Commons

University of Buffalo

VA Western NY Healthcare System

Village of Akron

Village of Kenmore

Villas at Chestnut Ridge

Wagner Precision

Walden Commons

Wedgewood Condos

Weinburg Campus

Wilson Boat Yard

Zaepfel

and many others…..

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