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Ohio Basement Authority and Ohio Basement Systems Earn 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Groundworks is proud to announce that both its Ohio Basement Authority™ (OBA) and Ohio Basement Systems™ (OBS) brands have earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2019.

“Service pros that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best in our network, who are consistently making great customer service their mission,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros have provided exceptional service to our members and absolutely deserve recognition for the exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2019 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include maintaining an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade and review period grade. The SSA winners must be in good standing with Angie’s List and undergo additional screening. 

“It’s an honor for our Ohio teams to earn this recognition from Angie’s List,” said Byron Crews, Midwest Regional Manager, Groundworks®, the parent company of OBA and OBS. “The Groundworks core principals are clear, working until the job is done right is first. We are most proud of the trust we have earned with homeowners across the state of Ohio every day and with every job we do.” 

Ohio Basement Authority has been listed on Angie’s List since 2011. This is the seventh consecutive year that Ohio Basement Authority has received this honor. Ohio Basement Systems has been listed on Angie’s List since 2018 making 2019 their first year receiving this recognition. 

For over two decades Angie’s List has been a trusted name for connecting consumers to top-rated service professionals. “Ohio Basement Authority and Ohio Basement Systems are honored to be considered among the very best by those who matter most: our customers.” said Mike Irby, President, Groundworks.   

About the Ohio Basement Authority 

Ohio Basement Authority™ was founded by Doug Secrest in 2010. The company provides basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, and foundation repair in Southeast Ohio. As a BBB A+ accredited company and Angie’s List Super Service Award winner, OBA focuses on providing the highest quality solutions backed by long-term warranties. 

For more information about Ohio Basement Authority, please visit:

About Ohio Basement Systems 

Ohio Basement Systems ™ is a licensed contractor providing basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space repair, concrete lifting, and basement finishing services. They have been performing basement waterproofing and crawl space repair in Northern Ohio since 1999. Ohio Basement Systems is a member of the Better Business Bureau and Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland. For more information please visit:

About Groundworks
Groundworks®, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., is the nation’s leading and fastest-growing foundation and water management solutions company. Groundworks Companies provide residential foundation and water management solutions, including foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and encapsulation, plumbing, gutters installation, and concrete lifting services. Since inception, our combined brands have helped nearly 1.5 million homeowners protect and repair their most valuable asset, their home. Groundworks operates more than 50 offices across the country and has been named numerous times to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Qualified Remodeler Top 500, BBB integrity award, and Best Places to Work.  For more information, please visit, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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