Press Release


Gayle Rusk

Ohio Basement Systems

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Ohio Basement Systems Earns Whopping Six Awards at 2013 Convention

Ohio Basement Systems earned an outstanding six awards at the 2013 Team Basement Systems Convention held in Connecticut.

Twinsburg, OH - September 5, 2013

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Ohio Basement Systems was recently honored at the Annual Team Basement Systems Convention, a gathering of dealers from across the United States, Canada and the UK.

The annual convention is held each year at Basement Systems headquarters in Seymour, Conn. and the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn. The three day event brings together dealers in the international network for training, seminars, networking, vendor and team building events, and a celebration of achievements.

This year, Mike & Gayle Rusk’s Ohio Basement Systems was proud to receive six awards at the Team Basement Systems International Convention.  

Out of 221 active dealers, Ohio Basement Systems was awarded:

  • Top 50 Basement Systems Dealers by Purchases 
  • Top 50 Foundation Supportworks Inc Dealers - Total Sales (Ranked 24th)
  • Top 10 Total Basement Finishing Dealers by Purchases
  • Top 5 Foundation Supportworks Inc Dealers - PowerBraces
  • Movin’ On Up Percentage of Increase Award (Total Dollars)
  • Total Basement Finishing Rising Star Award

The high-powered event featured best-selling author and motivational speaker Aron Ralston. His book, Between A Rock And A Hard Place, was turned into the critically-acclaimed movie titled 127 Hours starring James Franco. Ralston moved the crowd with his inspirational story of survival and posed for pictures afterwards with attendees. 

Google also had a presence at this spectacular event. Two Google representatives delivered a behind-the-scenes peek at how to best utilize the search engines tools for successful business results.

Close to eleven hundred people attended the annual Basement Systems Convention this year, which is the highest attendance to date. The flagship event is held each August in Connecticut.

About Ohio Basement Systems

Mike and Gayle Rusk's Ohio Basement Systems is a licensed contractor providing basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space repair and basement finishing services. They have been performing basement waterproofing and crawl space repair in Northern Ohio since 1998. They are Northern Ohio's exclusive installer of Basement Systems, Inc., Foundation Supportworks and Total Basement Finishing solutions. Ohio Basement Systems is a member of the Better Business Bureau and Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland.

About Basement Systems, Inc.

Basement Systems, Inc. is the leader in the development of products used to provide a dry, below-grade space. These waterproofing solutions are delivered through a network of trained, experienced dealers. Basement Systems is a network of more than 300 dealers throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland. Each dealer receives comprehensive, on-going training at company headquarters in Seymour, Connecticut. All Basement Systems dealers have the same goal: to provide a permanent solution for healthier basement environments.

About Foundation Supportworks

Foundation Supportworks is an international network of independently-owned and operated foundation repair dealerships across North America. Each dealer is authorized, trained and certified at one of two Foundation Supportworks headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and Seymour, Connecticut. Foundation Supportworks maintains a staff of both geotechnical and structural engineers to assist in product design, dealer support, and quality assurance of all their state-of-the-art structural repair products. 

About the author
Co-owner of Ohio Basement Systems and Dr Energy Saver of North East Ohio. We do "everything from the basement to the attic".

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