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Are you worried about the structural integrity of your home’s foundation? Do you frequently have to remove water from your home without knowing where it comes from?When it comes to...

Are you worried about the structural integrity of your home’s foundation? Do you frequently have to remove water from your home without knowing where it comes from?When it comes to

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020


The Ohio Basement Authority team participates in quarterly give-backs in order to return the gifts we’ve been given. Recently, a group of us volunteered at Deer Creek State Park. At...

The Ohio Basement Authority team participates in quarterly give-backs in order to return the gifts we’ve been given. Recently, a group of us volunteered at Deer Creek State Park. At

Friday, June 30th, 2017


Yesterday, we threw a party to launch our new Fix It to List It program! This program is designed to show realtors how Ohio Basement Authority can help their real...

Yesterday, we threw a party to launch our new Fix It to List It program! This program is designed to show realtors how Ohio Basement Authority can help their real

Friday, June 23rd, 2017





 	Repairs for Settlement:

 	Total Foundation Replacement: This is when the soil is removed from around a home’s foundation walls. Then, the house is jacked up and the slab floor...

Repairs for Settlement: Total Foundation Replacement: This is when the soil is removed from around a home’s foundation walls. Then, the house is jacked up and the slab floor

Friday, June 16th, 2017


Ohio Basement Authority is proud to be named the 12th Top Small Workplace by Columbus CEO magazine! This is an award based solely on feedback from surveys taken by employees....

Ohio Basement Authority is proud to be named the 12th Top Small Workplace by Columbus CEO magazine! This is an award based solely on feedback from surveys taken by employees.

Friday, May 26th, 2017



“If your house is cracking and falling apart, the doors and windows are sticking, or the cat’s sliding across the uneven floor,” Inspector Victor Golowin said jokingly, “Those are all...

 “If your house is cracking and falling apart, the doors and windows are sticking, or the cat’s sliding across the uneven floor,” Inspector Victor Golowin said jokingly, “Those are all

Friday, May 19th, 2017

We just wanted to give a shout-out to all the mothers out there, including our employees, customers, and potential customers! 
Give your mom what she really wants for Mother's Day - a...

We just wanted to give a shout-out to all the mothers out there, including our employees, customers, and potential customers! Give your mom what she really wants for Mother's Day - a

Friday, May 12th, 2017

 

 

 	CrawlSeal Crawl Space Encapsulation System: 20-millimeter-thick material similar to pool liner. It has seven layers to ensure complete isolation from the outside environment, including water, mold and pests. The...

    CrawlSeal Crawl Space Encapsulation System: 20-millimeter-thick material similar to pool liner. It has seven layers to ensure complete isolation from the outside environment, including water, mold and pests. The

Friday, May 5th, 2017


Joie of Pittsburgh, PA, reached out to me regarding a basement waterproofing project gone wrong that she wanted to share with others so they don't make the same mistake. She...

Joie of Pittsburgh, PA, reached out to me regarding a basement waterproofing project gone wrong that she wanted to share with others so they don't make the same mistake. She

Friday, April 28th, 2017



 

People have been trying to come up with an efficient way to waterproof basements or cellars since the 1800s. A big player in this field was Henry French, who invented...

  People have been trying to come up with an efficient way to waterproof basements or cellars since the 1800s. A big player in this field was Henry French, who invented

Friday, April 14th, 2017



 



At Ohio Basement Authority, we like to return the blessings we’ve been given by volunteering to help others. For our most recent give-back, we volunteered at the Furniture Bank of...

  At Ohio Basement Authority, we like to return the blessings we’ve been given by volunteering to help others. For our most recent give-back, we volunteered at the Furniture Bank of

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

One of our inspectors visited his sister's home and noticed that her neighbor's yard was torn up. He knocked on the door to see what was going on, and discovered...

One of our inspectors visited his sister's home and noticed that her neighbor's yard was torn up. He knocked on the door to see what was going on, and discovered

Friday, March 24th, 2017


It can be easy to jump to sign a contract because you want the problem fixed right away, but it's important to do the research and make sure you're choosing...

It can be easy to jump to sign a contract because you want the problem fixed right away, but it's important to do the research and make sure you're choosing

Friday, March 17th, 2017



 
It can be tempting to try to fix something on your own. Especially if it doesn't seem like that bad of an issue, or DIY seems like the cheaper option....

  It can be tempting to try to fix something on your own. Especially if it doesn't seem like that bad of an issue, or DIY seems like the cheaper option.

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

 



 

The Dispatch Home and Garden Show is one of our largest shows of the year. During the two-week run, we are able to meet many homeowners who are experiencing issues...

    The Dispatch Home and Garden Show is one of our largest shows of the year. During the two-week run, we are able to meet many homeowners who are experiencing issues

Friday, February 24th, 2017


We sat down with one of our inspectors to ask him a few questions about how the soil around your home can affect its foundation.

Question: What types of soil are...

We sat down with one of our inspectors to ask him a few questions about how the soil around your home can affect its foundation. Question: What types of soil are

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Did you know you can get rewarded for helping your friends and family create healthier living environments?

Referrals are great for us because they get the word out about our company...

Did you know you can get rewarded for helping your friends and family create healthier living environments? Referrals are great for us because they get the word out about our company

Friday, February 10th, 2017



The right repairs do cost money, but doing it correctly is important when your family's health and safety is at risk. Here are five DIY projects and cover-ups that didn't...

The right repairs do cost money, but doing it correctly is important when your family's health and safety is at risk. Here are five DIY projects and cover-ups that didn't

Thursday, January 19th, 2017



 

The right repairs do cost money, but doing it correctly is important when your family's health and safety is at risk. Here are five DIY projects and cover-ups that didn't...

  The right repairs do cost money, but doing it correctly is important when your family's health and safety is at risk. Here are five DIY projects and cover-ups that didn't

Thursday, January 19th, 2017


Along with helping homeowners create healthier living environments, competition in other arenas is another passion of Ohio Basement Authority's owner, Doug Secrest.
Doug has been involved in horse shows and competitions...

Along with helping homeowners create healthier living environments, competition in other arenas is another passion of Ohio Basement Authority's owner, Doug Secrest. Doug has been involved in horse shows and competitions

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017


Too often, customers are afraid to ask our inspectors questions, or they just don’t know what to ask! The inspectors try their best to cover all important areas of our...

Too often, customers are afraid to ask our inspectors questions, or they just don’t know what to ask! The inspectors try their best to cover all important areas of our

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

 




 

1. This is a photo I took at the first job site I visited. I always wondered how IntelliBraces were tightened because the mechanism isn’t visible in pans of the...

    1. This is a photo I took at the first job site I visited. I always wondered how IntelliBraces were tightened because the mechanism isn’t visible in pans of the

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

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