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Ohio Basement Systems Team

About Ohio Basement Systems

Foundation Repair, Basement Waterproofing, Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation and Concrete Lifting Experts

History

In 1999, Gayle and Mike Rusk founded Ohio Basement Systems. They built their company on the value of integrity and supplying quality service to their community in 2019, OBS partnered with Groundworks, the nation’s leading and fastest-growing foundation and water management solutions company and within a year, expanded their service coverage to Cincinnati. Ohio Basement Systems is a 2022 winner of the Columbus Top Workplaces award, and both offices have been awarded the BBB Torch Award for Ethics. Their expertise in the industry has helped them repair thousands of homes in the area.



Services We Provide

Ohio Basement Systems, A Groundworks Company, specializes in helping homeowners with their foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, and concrete needs. Our top priority is providing high-quality home repair solutions and personalized service to the greater Cleveland area. With fully trained technicians, industry-leading products, and nationally backed warranties, Ohio Basement Systems is here to restore your foundation or basement.

OBS service areas

CLEVELAND, OH

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland's wet weather can wreak havoc on your basement and foundation. Damage is common, but permanent repair and protection are achievable with our trusted team and solutions.

YOUNGSTOWN, OH

Youngstown, OH

Wet basements and settling foundations are common because of Youngstown’s consistent rain and problematic soils. Ohio Basement Systems can help you protect your home with trusted basement, foundation, crawl space, and concrete repair solutions.

Akron OH

Akron, OH

Wet basements and settling foundations are common in Akron. High-quality solutions from Ohio Basement Systems combat these forces for permanent repair and protection.

MANSFIELD, OH

Mansfield, OH

Mansfield is home to a diverse number of soils vulnerable to poor drainage. This can cause structural issues to your property down the line—is your home protected?

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Ohio Basement Systems were super professional, courteous, price effective, and friendly. Darin DeRosa not only explained things plainly but …

Ohio Basement Systems were super professional, courteous, price effective, and friendly. Darin DeRosa not only explained things plainly but did not push other services that we did not want. He was also very patient, knowing we were going through a refinance.The crew that came out to do the job actually called when they were running a little late, which was very nice. They did great work, were friendly and cleaned up completely after they were done.A+ to all involved!

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Alex Detloff was very helpful, knowledgeable and personable. He went into great detail on the service he provided and made recommendations…

Alex Detloff was very helpful, knowledgeable and personable. He went into great detail on the service he provided and made recommendations for further service. We were very pleased with the service and would highly recommend Ohio Basement Systems.

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John and mike were awesome. Answered all our questions, and kept us updated on all they were doing(Polylifting).

John and mike were awesome. Answered all our questions, and kept us updated on all they were doing(Polylifting).

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They did a great job. Would recommend them

They did a great job. Would recommend them

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John and Cody were fabulous at walking me through the whole process of lifting my livingroom and gargage. When i heard my walls connect to…

John and Cody were fabulous at walking me through the whole process of lifting my livingroom and gargage. When i heard my walls connect to my roof again i cried happy tears. They gave me a wonderful and educational experience. Thank you so much!! God bless!!

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Wynn, melon & GAVYN came on time knocked the project out in 2 days communication was great all around satisfied recommending and referring…

Wynn, melon & GAVYN came on time knocked the project out in 2 days communication was great all around satisfied recommending and referring to all thanks again OBS!!

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Your technician Chris Shewell did the annal maintenance inspection for our basement waterproofing system installed last year. He was very…

Your technician Chris Shewell did the annal maintenance inspection for our basement waterproofing system installed last year. He was very thorough and set up the air system for a more efficient flow and relocated the control panel to a more convenient location on top. He explained how the air system could be put in an enclosure with ducting if we so desired. He told me the average life span I could expect for the pump backup battery and a replacement during the warranty period needs to be done by OBS to insure proper installation. Very appreciated information. We were quite pleased with the 5 star service he provided. Scott and Joanne Krebs

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Brian Kingsmore from Ohio Basement Systems came out and did an evaluation and estimate for basement waterproofing for my home. He was…

Brian Kingsmore from Ohio Basement Systems came out and did an evaluation and estimate for basement waterproofing for my home. He was extremely thorough in his explanations of the different options for my home. After he left, I felt like I understood why the water problem in basement even exists. Thanks Brian!!

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John Carlson was the electrician & was efficient & very professional

John Carlson was the electrician & was efficient & very professional

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Chris Shewell was our technician for todays annual system inspection, which is now two years old. He thoroughly inspected the system and…

Chris Shewell was our technician for todays annual system inspection, which is now two years old. He thoroughly inspected the system and components, tightened our wall anchors and floor jacks to the appropriate levels and reconfigured several things to offer better operation of the sump pump and commercial grade dehumidifier. His knowledge and professionalism were much appreciated and we will request his service each and every year moving forward. He answered our questions and made sure we were fully satisfied with his service today. Thank you Ohio Basement Systems for providing a technician that clearly knows what he’s doing!

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Wet basement remediation can be handled by digging the outside perimeter of the home 🏡 and installing both drainage and applying sealant;…

Wet basement remediation can be handled by digging the outside perimeter of the home 🏡 and installing both drainage and applying sealant; an expensive and disruptive method. Since our 64 year old home already had moisture damage in the finished portion of the basement, we concluded the Ohio BS method of removing all of the wet interior wall damage and trenching inside for their proprietary drainage panels would prove most effective. During our initial consult with Kevin, the process sounded complicated, but in two working days a crew of six men who each day communicated their arrival time and intentions, completed the entire project. Ken, Owen and Kalen covered our personal basement contents with plastic and Mitchell, Rocco and Antwane removed an excessive amount of the damaged walls and concrete material. They installed their complete drainage system and a modern sump that continues to drain water 💦 from outside the home, the air conditioning condensate, water softener / filter flush, dehumidifiers and utility sink. The peace of mind in not having any one of these water sources Again create floor, wall or furniture damage is worth the expense and temporary inconvenience. OBS transferable, all time warranty is a Plus !

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Service was great. Workers were very professional

Service was great. Workers were very professional

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Larry Richard leeland and marquis

Larry Richard leeland and marquis

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Richard, Ken, KJ, Kalen did a great job waterproofing our basement. That’s lots of hard work! Very friendly and easy to work with. Cleaned…

Richard, Ken, KJ, Kalen did a great job waterproofing our basement. That’s lots of hard work! Very friendly and easy to work with. Cleaned up everything.

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First crew came out did the crawl space. Nick ran a great team of guys. Carter came after to pull bricks and poured cement in our 1860…

First crew came out did the crawl space. Nick ran a great team of guys. Carter came after to pull bricks and poured cement in our 1860 celler . Great job looks great.

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Lloyd was a great salesman! I would hire him in one second! This guy is a true definition of good salesman!

Lloyd was a great salesman! I would hire him in one second! This guy is a true definition of good salesman!

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Great timely profession water proofing of large crack in foundation that was allowing water to seep in.

Great timely profession water proofing of large crack in foundation that was allowing water to seep in.

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Eathon, Darnell and Troy did a awesome job. I would recommend this crew at any time. Worked all day took pictures to show me made the…

Eathon, Darnell and Troy did a awesome job. I would recommend this crew at any time. Worked all day took pictures to show me made the driveway picture perfect. Answered there phones and got back to me every time they deserve 10 stars and a raise. Keep up the good work.

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Can't thank WYNN, MELON, GAVYN enough. They were extremely knowledgeable and professional. Very helpful and courteous. Totally…

Can't thank WYNN, MELON, GAVYN enough. They were extremely knowledgeable and professional. Very helpful and courteous. Totally outstanding, a real asset to Ohio Basement

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Showed up on time. Did what they were supposed to do. Cleaned up their mess. Put appliances back. They were awesome. The job looks…

Showed up on time. Did what they were supposed to do. Cleaned up their mess. Put appliances back. They were awesome. The job looks awesome.👍👍👍

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Ohio Basement Systems Service Map

Our Locations

Mansfield

1 Marion Ave, Suite 309
Mansfield, OH 44903
(567) 275-8588

Twinsburg

7950 Bavaria Rd.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
(330) 235-1229

Westlake

159 Crocker Park Blvd, 4th floor
Westlake, OH 44145
(330) 235-1229

Willowick

35475 Vine St, Suite 216,
Willowick, OH 44095
(440) 332-4339

Youngstown

8531 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512
(330) 400-3783