About Ohio Basement Authority

Ohio Basement Authority is your local waterproofing and foundation repair dealer in the Greater Columbus area.

We are a fully licensed and insured contractor. Our team has decades of repair and remodeling experience. Whether you need to repair your leaky basement or crawl space or your foundation is in need of structural repair, no job is too big or too small. Our focus is to find a permanent solution that will repair your problem and fit within your budget.

Our experts provide complete solutions for basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space encapsulation, and more. No matter what needs you have, you can count on us for a quality solution and outstanding customer service.

Service You Can Trust

We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau and HomeAdvisor.
2012 Super Service Award from Angie's List for outstanding customer service
Member of the National Association of Home Inspectors

We serve Columbus, Springfield, Mansfield as well as Westerville, Newark, Lancaster, Zanesville, Chillicothe, Marion, Dublin and nearby. Check out our full service area in Ohio.

About the Owner

Owner Doug Secrest

Doug Secrest

As a proud owner of Ohio Basement Authority, Doug is a 15-year veteran of the basement waterproofing and foundation repair industry. Doug is also a fourth-generation foundation specialist who perfected his trade while working for reputable companies as Installation Manager and Vice President/Co-Owner. Doug oversaw many duties including installation, production, quality control, and developmental growth.

In 2005, Doug received national recognition by becoming a Certified Waterproofing Specialist through the NAWSRC (National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors) and is currently involved in certification training for the waterproofing industry. He holds a City of Columbus General Contracting License, Home Improvement License as well as a Sewer and Water License. Doug has completed extensive training and certification in various aspects of waterproofing and foundation repair by well-known organizations.

Meet Our Team

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Ben O'Bryant Foreman
Colin Sotlar Foreman
Dan Longfellow Utilities Foreman
Jeremiah Taylor Electrical Foreman

Our Vision

Our mission is to establish Ohio Basement Authority as Ohio's most reliable and respected company. We strive to provide a high level of WOW customer service to each other and our customers by conducting our business in an honest manner with the highest level of integrity.

Affiliations & Accreditations

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Angie's List
Angie's List
Home Advisor
Home Advisor
BBB Accredited Business
BBB Accredited Business
Building Industry Association of Central Ohio
Building Industry Association of Central Ohio

What Makes Us Different?

Do you have a wet basement or damp crawl space? Are your foundation walls cracked or bowing from foundation settlement? We can meet all of your needs and have the professional experience and training to handle a variety of below-grade problems!

As an authorized Basement Systems dealer and member of the Supportworks network, we use proven, industry-leading products to get the job done right the first time. Our team receives on-going professional training on the best practices in the basement, crawl space and foundation repair industries.

Ohio Basement Authority provides a 25-year transferable warranty on most of our work. Even if you sell your home, the warranty will be passed on to the new owner!

Before we make any repairs, our experts will inspect your home and provide free, no-obligation estimates on all suggested work.

Recent Testimonials

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“The inspector we met with was excellent. He was very informative, courteous and professional.”

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Megan and Conrad B. of Marietta, OH

“The representative’s presentation was well done, and he answered any questions we had.”

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Joshua D. of Marietta, OH

“I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the price and the sales presentation. Andy was very good.”

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Jerry M. of Marietta, OH

“I have felt very confident that I chose the best company, from the first person I talked to on the phone to the men who completed the work.”

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Beth S. of Caldwell, OH

“Danny was very helpful, and the crew members are exceptional. I'm very happy with my experience, from the first contact to the last.”

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Jim H. of Cambridge, OH

“Entering into a project like this with a contractor that I had little knowledge of beforehand was a little scary. At the end of the day, Ohio Basement...”

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Timothy M. of Cambridge, OH

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We Make Home Repairs & Improvements Simple

a certified basement waterproofing estimate in progress

During your Free Estimate, our waterproofing and foundation specialists can answer any questions you may have about your wet basement or crawl space or foundation damage.

Our free quotes include:

A personal, on-site inspection: Our experts will inspect your home to identify sources of flooding, moisture or foundation settlement, and explain the problem in depth.

Customized solutions: We understand that no two problems are the same and every home is different. That's why we work with you to create a plan for repairs and products that meet your specific needs and budget.

our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Ava
  • Barlow
  • Bartlett
  • Belle Valley
  • Belpre
  • Beverly
  • Buffalo
  • Byesville
  • Caldwell
  • Cambridge
  • Coal Run
  • Coolville
  • Cumberland
  • Cutler
  • Derwent
  • Dexter City
  • Fairview
  • Fleming
  • Graysville
  • Hockingport
  • Kimbolton
  • Kipling
  • Little Hocking
  • Long Bottom
  • Lore City
  • Lowell
  • Lower Salem
  • Macksburg
  • Marietta
  • Mcconnelsville
  • New Concord
  • New Matamoras
  • Newport
  • Old Washington
  • Pleasant City
  • Portland
  • Quaker City
  • Reedsville
  • Reno
  • Salesville
  • Sarahsville
  • Senecaville
  • Stockport
  • Summerfield
  • Tuppers Plains
  • Vincent
  • Waterford
  • Watertown
  • Whipple
  • Wingett Run
Our Locations:

Ohio Basement Authority
911 Stelzer Road
Columbus, OH 43219
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