Spouses Pat and Ricki Edwardson founded Basement Authority of West Virginia in 2003. Ricki has a long history in the industry, beginning her career in her father’s construction business and receiving a bachelor’s degree in engineering. In 2022, BAWV partnered with Groundworks, the nation’s leading and fastest-growing foundation and water management solutions company, to strengthen their business and expand their presence in the community. BAWV is an A+ BBB accredited business with over 35 trained experts to assist the homeowner with any foundation repair, waterproofing, crawlspace, or concrete needs.
Services We Provide
Basement Authority of West Virginia (BAWV), A Groundworks Company, – specializes in helping homeowners with their foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space, and concrete needs. Our top priority is providing high-quality home repair solutions and personalized service across West Virginia. With fully trained technicians, industry-leading products, and nationally backed warranties, BAWV is here to restore your foundation or basement.
Your foundation ultimately controls the health and safety of your home. Once this essential structure becomes damaged, your entire home is put at risk.
Crawl space repair and encapsulation is necessary in areas where the soil easily absorbs water. Once the water begins to spread through the soil, it makes it even more important to protect your West Virginia home against the elements.
Basement waterproofing can ensure your basement remains dry and free of water damage, keeping your basement and any belongings stored there safe.
BAWV service areas
With above-average rain and snow, homes in Beckley are at major risk for foundation damage. Basement Authority of West Virginia has plenty of solutions designed to provide long-term repair for your foundation.
Charleston experiences humid summers and freezing winters. Both can have effects on your home, no matter what kind of foundation you have.
Clarksburg, WV, experiences higher-than-average rainfall that can lead to soil erosion. When this occurs, your foundation, crawl space, and concrete are at risk of water damage, as well as other issues.
Heavy rain and unstable soil in Morgantown contributes to wet basements and crawl spaces, shifting foundations, and damaged concrete. Restore your home’s safety, value, and appearance with reliable solutions only available from Basement Authority of West Virginia.
There is a high risk of water damage in Parkersburg given its history of excessive rainfall. A variety of difficulties such as mold growth and concrete deterioration can plague your home due to the excessively wet climate.
Homeowners across the state of West Virginia can end up experiencing foundation problems, crawl space issues, sinking concrete, or leaking basements due to annual weather patterns. Learn more about how we can help protect your home.
Wheeling's homes are vulnerable to water damage because of the area's track record of heavy rainfall throughout the year. Mold, concrete damage, and a slew of other issues can arise as a result of this.
Ratings & Reviews
Matthew Kosydar was great. He knows what he’s doing. Super nice.View review Read Leanne Hyde's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Matthew Kosydar was great! Very professional, was on time and explained things in a way that made sense.View review Read Melissia Harrah's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Just signed a contract wit Eric Reeder. I wd give him 10 stars. He was very thorough and helpful. We had no clue what we were getting into and BA was the first company we contacted. So happy we chose them.View review Read Jackie Murray's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
The representative Michael Cornecelli was great and very informative than I would have ever imagined definitely opened my eyes to the needs of my craw spaceView review Read Dakota Epling's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Bill was great with presenting our project in a way which made perfect sense. I was very impressed with Patrick and Marlin’s hard work and professionalism. Seems impossible to find today. HIGHLY recommend this company!View review Read Anna Sisler's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Met with Nathan Goddard, he was very friendly and on time for our appointment, unlike some other services I’ve contacted. Made me feel less anxious about our situation and the work that needed to be done. He gave a very fair estimate and was…View review Read Mark Wallberg's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Michael Cornecelli was great and the experience was nice.View review Read Mark Brooks's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Nathan arrived on time. He was very caring during the process. It is hard to find good contractors. He made me feel very comfortable to do work with him. He is a true blessing!View review Read Goddof War's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
We had Eric helping us plan this project to fix our bowing basement walls. He was extremely helpful, explained everything very thoroughly. I’m very impressed and satisfied with the company so far!View review Read Samantha Holcomb's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Michael did a wonderful job and made me feel very comfortable and thoroughly explained the process to me. I would highly recommend this company!!View review Read Kimberly Hill's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Matthew Kosydar was amazing. He explained everything and was very friendly and helpful. Answered all our questions. We had planned to discuss the choice a while and get back to them, but after his presentation we decided right then to go ahead with…View review Read William Perkins's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
William Burgette provide a crawl space evaluation and explained all our options. I feel confident that this will protect and improve our home.View review Read Naomi Dunn's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Situation: Our cement driveway had dropped 3″+ inches over the course of 15years. They had the means to lift it by filling under concrete slab and raised it to the level of the garage floor again. I had to ease my vehicle over the 3″ drop in and out…View review Read Brian Murray's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
William was professional and personable assessed the problem quickly and offered advice on how to go about the repair. Great serviceView review Read Joe Cupelli's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Micheal cornecelli is extremely efficient and thorough. Knows how to explain everything.View review Read Bryan Smallman's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
They were absolutely amazing and we could not be happier with the job they did. We would like to give a personal shout out to Angelo Johnson and Casey Williams for the amazing job. Thank you so much 😁View review Read Jennifer Kreger's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Mike does an excellent job would recommend him for any of your basement \ crawlspace waterproofing or structural needs.View review Read Holstein Family's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Michael Cornecelli was extremely helpful and knowledgeable!View review Read Donald Morrison's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Michael Cornecelli was very knowledgeable and extremely easy to work with. I will definitely recommend Basement Authority to everyone I know needing their services.View review Read Jess W's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
Great Company to work with, upfront, honest, & did great work without cutting any corners. Mike Corncelly was very upfront about all aspects of project & I had a say in / was included in every step.View review Read Thomas C's review for Basement Systems of West Virginia
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