The Nassau County 1-800 WATER DAMAGE Team

24/7 Emergency Service
(800) 928-3732

Restoring What Matters Most™

We provide damage restoration services for both residential and commercial properties. Our qualified and professional technicians are thoroughly trained in the latest restoration techniques. We restore residential and commercial properties to their pre-loss condition while minimizing the cost and disruption to the property owner.

1-800 WATER DAMAGE uses specialized drying methods and equipment to dry out all types of flooring, walls, ceilings, furniture, and personal belongings located throughout a building including attics, crawl spaces, garages, and basements. We restore residential and commercial properties to their pre-loss condition generally within 3-5 days while minimizing the cost and disruption to the property owner.

  • John McQuaid


    John is the founder and franchisee of 1-800 Water Damage of Nassau County and is driven to provide world-class restoration services to the Long Island and NYC community. With help from the entire team, John developed the following creeds which the whole team is committed to;
    Honesty – We have integrity and are committed to complete transparency.

    Hyper-sensitive to the needs of the customer. We understand and empathize with the stress and cost associated with a water or fire loss and we will take the time to ensure the customer is happy with the outcome AND the cost and process complies with insurance company and industry guidelines.

    Prompt and accurate communications. We take the time required to clearly communicate options to ensure there are no surprises for anyone and all of our constituents are in-the-loop through the entire process.

    Reliable. We will be there when you need us; 24/7 and always on time.

    We guarantee our work. We are experts in water, mold and fire mitigation. We have many years of experience and we are fully certified. If there are ever issues with our workmanship we will remedy those issues at no cost.

    John is IICRC certified in Applied Structural Drying and Water Damage Remediation and is a licensed Mold Remediation Contractor in New York State.

    John is originally from Brooklyn but grew up in Nassau County. When John is not working, he enjoys backpacking, running, reading and spending time with his family. He is married to Janice, a middle school teacher and has two boys, Matthew and Brian.

  • Pete Kolaitis


    Pete is passionate about the business of property restoration. In addition to his many years of experience as a property restoration contractor, Pete has completed hundreds of hours of training over and above his IICRC Certifications in Fire & Smoke Restoration and Water Damage Restoration. Pete is also a certified NYS Mold Remediation contractor. Pete hails from upstate New York and spend many years in Florida but is now happy to be back north in a colder climate. Pete enjoys spending time with his family and loves the outdoors.

  • Joe Fazzino


    Joe is an experienced contractor and crew chief. He grew up on Long Island but left after high school for an opportunity in Virginia. He is excited to be back home and is even more excited about his recent engagement. Joe is a serious animal lover and his “happy place” is virtually anywhere outdoors.

If you believe your Hicksville property has sustained water damage, schedule a service with 1-800 WATER DAMAGE of Nassau County or call (800) 928-3732 right away.

What Our Customers Say

    Outstanding work, stunning results! My family has two older dogs, our carpets took all the abuse. The carpets were in such bad shape I didn’t think we had any other option but to replace all of them. Vince, and his team were extremely professional and helpful. They diligently cleaned all of our carpets and saved us the cost of having to replace them. They are the only team we will use in the future.

    – Amber F

    A+++++ HONEST! Highly recommend. We had a raw sewage backup in our home late Sunday evening. They came within 2 hours and removed the raw sewage and took care of our home for the next 3-4 days. They were so kind and understanding of our situation. They kept us informed on the steps that needed to be done to make our home safe again. I highly recommend this company.

    – Paul E

    Extremely professional, efficient and helpful. Your technician was caring and considerate of our needs and concerns. Each time he came out to our house he called first and came on time. He helped to make a very stressful situation manageable

    – Elain S

    I had the guys come in for a second opinion and to perform an air quality test. Let’s just say I’d still be standing on water with mold issues if it weren’t for them. They were one of the most professional crews I’ve ever had at our house. Very meticulous which is rare to find these days. I highly recommend calling them for your restoration needs.

    – Nick

    Thank you very much for a job well done. You are truly a life saver. I appreciate all you have done with your company to solve my mold problem. Thanks for your patience and your kindness to work around my schedule. Your professionalism was excellent. You went above and beyond for the completion of that job. I will always recommend your company to family and friends.

    – Lunise P

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