From humble beginnings in the summer of 1982, Rusty Johnson, at the age of sixteen, started gleaning his years of construction knowledge as he worked his summer breaks with a long-established construction company. This continued throughout college as he obtained his B.S. degree in Education from Kent State University as well as his M.Ed. In 1997 Rusty started LOREN Construction Inc. contracting work throughout his summer breaks as a one man waterproofing operation from start to finish providing detailed workmanship. Twenty years later at the closure of the 2016 summer, Rusty started looking for a talented individual who shared his commitment to honesty, craftsmanship, and expertise in the field. He found that partner in his brother, Jay D. Johnson, who is a 1994 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with degrees in architecture and architectural engineering. Jay is uniquely talented as he applies his architectural/engineering background and twenty plus years of construction site management in the fields of excavation, foundations and concrete work. Why now? As co-owners, Rusty and Jay together bring over fifty years of experience and wisdom to J.D. JOHNSON Basement Waterproofing, Inc.
After building excellent customer relationships since 1997, we are proud to call ourselves a trusted and professional waterproofing contractor. As you explore our website you will learn more about the services we provide at the highest caliber and most affordable prices possible. Please contact us for a free written estimate and to learn about our transferable warranties. Our main goal is to get the job done right the first time! We want every customer of ours to feel confident that when the job is done, they no longer need to worry about the serious problem that water intrusion can be. We know that if given the opportunity to identify the problem and explain in person our solution that you will feel confident that your water problem is over. We take our cleanup process just as serious. We want to repair the water problem that you have in and around your home and leave as if it never happened.
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Meet The Team
Jay Johnson is the co-owner and President of J.D. Johnson Basement Waterproofing. He is a graduate of Penn State University with degrees in architecture and architectural engineering. Jay has extensive hands-on and project management experience working in the areas of land development, excavation, poured foundations, concrete flatwork, and waterproofing and drainage mitigation. His combined field experience with his technical architectural engineering experience working with various architectural and trade-association firms, lends Jay to help solve the most complex basement foundation and water intrusion issues. Jay is responsible for the general management and day-to-day operations of the company. Jay and his wife Brenda have 2 children and reside in Sagamore Hills, Ohio.
Rusty Johnson is the co-owner and CEO of J.D. Johnson Basement Waterproofing. He is a graduate of Kent State University with a B.S. degree in Education as well as a Masters of Education. His previous work experience includes over 30 years of commercial and residential general contracting specializing in concrete and masonry construction and is an experienced machine operator. Rusty is responsible for technical expertise in structural repair guarantying the most reliable and economical solution for foundation problems. He works hard to design the right foundation repair solution for your home's needs. Rusty and his wife Elizabeth have 3 children and reside in Hudson, Ohio.
Kenny joined the J.D. Johnson Basement Waterproofing foundation repair team as one of our foremen in 2017. Prior to his employment with the company he worked for Advance Oil Field Services as a crew leader responsible for OSHA safety codes and high-pressure piping in the fracking industry. Kenny is a very talented artist specializing in oil painting, sketching, and primitive home decorations. He is meticulous and makes sure that he has all the tools and resources necessary to make every job successful. He wants to be the best he can be!