About Us

About Ohio Basement Systems

Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, Concrete Leveling, Crawl Space Repair and Basement Finishing Services

As a family owned and operated basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair, drainage, and basement wall crack repair company, they are committed to providing innovative solutions for water and structural problems... and they care!

About the Owners

Gayle and Mike Rusk, Owners

As founder and president, Mike literally built Ohio Basement Systems from the ground up, starting with the basement.

Ohio Basement Systems represents the very best in product innovation, quality, and value for every level of the home. Customer service and sales integrity are core factors in the company's culture and are major considerations when selecting partnering businesses and new products or vendors.

With over 20 years experience, Mike and his wife Gayle know from experience that there is a right way and a wrong way to making these improvements. They want to help others make the right decisions and avoid costly mistakes.

Meet Our Team

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Mike Roberts Director of Production
Michael Rusk President/Owner
Rick Edmiston Production Manager
Daniel Ringer Director of Sales
Gayle Rusk Co Owner
Joe Tenney Production Manager
Adam Apinis Sales Manager
Adam Kozelka Production Manager
Adrienne Robenstine Marketing Director

Northern Ohio's premiere waterproofing and foundation expert

Ohio Basement Systems has consulted with hundreds of homeowners, designing and installing effective solutions to dry wet basements, fix dirt crawl spaces and level settling foundations.

As Northern Ohio's exclusive installer of Basement Systems, Inc. products and solutions, Ohio Basement Systems has been performing basement waterproofing and crawl space repair in Northern Ohio since 1999. They are also certified to provide Supportworks and Total Basement Finishing solutions for homeowners in their region.

Customer Testimonials

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Kenneth M. of North Lima, OH

“GeoLock Wall Anchors”

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Chad T. of Diamond, OH

“Joe and crew had a very good work ethic stayed very busy and were very polite to my family. Seeing improvement already with the work. Happy withthe work that...”

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Chad T of Diamond , OH

“The crew had a very good work ethics”

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Julia H. of Boardman, OH

“I've used Ohio Basement Systems in the past for interior drains and the work was done to my satisfaction. I will be using them for future jobs.”

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Ryan L. of Boardman, OH

“Great job!”

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Edwin R. of Youngstown , OH

Company Awards

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2015 Service Award
2015 Service Award
Wounded Warriers Project 2015 Certificate of Recognition
Wounded Warriers Project 2015 Certificate of Recognition
Celebrating 10 years of accredited business with the BBB
Celebrating 10 years of accredited business with the BBB
2014 EnerBank Rising Star Performer Award
2014 EnerBank Rising Star Performer Award

History of Basement Systems

Basement Systems is an international network of basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and basement finishing contractors, led by Company Founder and President, Larry Janesky. The international headquarters, based in Seymour, CT has been helping homeowners increase their usable living space for over 20 years across the United States, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. The company has more than 27 patented basement and crawl space products, designed to help homeowners get more out of their basements and increase their home's value.

Total Basement Finishing is a division of Basement Systems providing finishing solutions for the entire basement, including floors, walls, ceilings, basement windows and more. Their award-winning products are designed specifically for the damp, wet basement environment. They offer energy efficient, durable, waterproof solutions that can be customized to create a dry, useful space. Contact us today to learn more about our award-winning products and training services in the basement finishing industry.

Supportworks is an international network of foundation and structural repair contractors based in Omaha, Nebraska. Supportworks employs highly qualified geotechnical and structural engineers for product design and quality assurance of their foundation products to deliver effective structural solutions.

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Alliance
  • Berlin Center
  • Brookfield
  • Burghill
  • Campbell
  • Canfield
  • Columbiana
  • Cortland
  • Deerfield
  • Diamond
  • East Canton
  • East Palestine
  • East Sparta
  • Farmdale
  • Fowler
  • Girard
  • Hubbard
  • Kinsman
  • Lake Milton
  • Leavittsburg
  • Leetonia
  • Limaville
  • Louisville
  • Lowellville
  • Magnolia
  • Masury
  • Maximo
  • Mc Donald
  • Mineral Ridge
  • Minerva
  • Negley
  • New Middletown
  • New Springfield
  • New Waterford
  • Newton Falls
  • Niles
  • North Benton
  • North Jackson
  • North Lima
  • Paris
  • Petersburg
  • Robertsville
  • Rogers
  • Salem
  • Struthers
  • Vienna
  • Warren
  • Washingtonville
  • Waynesburg
  • Youngstown
Our Locations:

Ohio Basement Systems
8295 Darrow Rd.
Twinsburg, OH 44087