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Zavza Seal is an experienced general contracting firm with a passion for delivering excellence. Serving Long Island communities including Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens. We are a one-stop shop construction company that specializes in waterproofing, and insulation along with foundation waterproofing services.

Our Expertise Include:

Waterproofing Services

  • Waterproofing parking structures
  • Concrete commercial roofs

Insulation Services

  • Batt insulation
  • Rolled or reflective insulation
  • Blown in insulation
  • Spray foam insulation

If you are considering any type of solution for foundation waterproofing or insulation services, we are here to help and can provide valuable, time-saving advice.

Get to know Homecrest

Homecrest is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City, that is sometimes part of Sheepshead Bay. Homecrest is located in Brooklyn Community District 15 and has a 11229 ZIP code.

Homecrest is a neighborhood in southeast Brooklyn between Gravesend and Madison, slightly north of Sheepshead Bay. Homecrest is bordered to the north by Midwood (at Kings Highway), to the east by Madison (at Ocean Avenue), to the south by Sheepshead Bay (at Avenue U), and to the west by Gravesend (at Coney Island Avenue). Homecrest’s housing stock consists primarily of mid-rise (6–8-story) brick apartment buildings along Nostrand and Ocean avenues, detached Victorian residences, and connected brick rowhouses on side streets.

The public transit system in Homecrest is excellent. The Q/B subway line goes through the heart of the neighborhood, along East 16th Street. The B68 local and the X29 Manhattan Express buses run along Coney Island Avenue, along the western boundary. The neighborhood, which spanned 688.43 acres (278.60 hectares), had a population density of 64.4 people per acre. Homecrest is a primarily White neighborhood with a sizable immigrant population. Kings Highway is a prominent retail thoroughfare to the north, while Coney Island Avenue and Avenue U also have commercial sectors.

A properly maintained property is appropriate for a neighborhood like Homecrest. For any kind of repairs or construction work, call Zavza, or visit our website for additional information to better your living situation. We will be more than happy to assist you!

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Homecrest History & Culture

The neighborhood has long had a substantial Italian population. Still, it has also seen an inflow of immigrants from Latin America, China, Israel, Syria, Russia, other former Soviet republics, and South Asia. A tiny but developing Chinese community near the Avenue U metro station may be found.

The region is limited to the north and south by the streets of Kings Highway and Avenue X, respectively; it is also bounded to the east and west by Ocean Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. Avenue U is located inside this region and is the location of growing Asian immigration and settlement, indicating that it is on its way to becoming a central Chinatown. This Chinatown was around 10 blocks in size as of 2011, comparable to the size of Manhattan’s Chinatown in the early 1800s. The “most recent” influxes of immigrants to this area (the 1990s and 2000s) are not exclusively Chinese since numerous Asian ethnicities appear to be migrating to this area. From the street, it’s pretty easy to tell where Avenue U Chinatown is; the abundance of Chinese food shops, restaurants, and nail salons, for example, is clear proof that Chinese people reside there.

Homecrest has grown to become Brooklyn’s second-biggest Chinatown, and given that it was founded less than two decades ago, we may reasonably assume that it still has a lot of room for growth. When compared to Manhattan’s Chinatown, this enormous geographical area will undoubtedly allow this Chinatown to develop itself as well as the Chinatown that we know.

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