Dave Thompson

Marketing Director

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

[email protected]

Woods Basement Systems Receives 2019 BBB TORCH Award

Woods Basement Systems is a 2019 Better Business Bureau (BBB) TORCH Award winner serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois.

Collinsville, IL - October 24, 2019

St. Louis, MO – Woods Basement Systems is a 2019 Better Business Bureau (BBB) TORCH Award winner for BBB Serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois.

Woods Basement Systems - 2019 BBB TORCH AwardThe TORCH Awards recognize businesses and charities exemplifying high ethics in their treatment of customers, employees and suppliers. Ten businesses and two charities are being recognized in 2019.

“BBB TORCH Awards recognize companies and charities committed to exceptional standards and high ethics,” said Michelle Corey, BBB St. Louis President and CEO. “These organizations have truly joined BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust in an exemplary way and are role models for other businesses and nonprofits in the community.”

Woods Basement Systems has specialized in basement waterproofing and finishing and foundation repair since 1986. A family-owned and -operated business, they pride themselves on superior customer service and their patented and proven products and services.

Dave Thompson, director of marketing, says he admires the community of integrity-driven businesses that BBB Accreditation creates, adding: “Tapping into that resource only makes sound business sense.”

Woods Basement Systems and other TORCH Award winners -- along with two Student of Ethics award winners -- were recognized at the BBB TORCH Awards reception and luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis. Jason Hall, CEO/co-founder of Arch to Park LLC and creator of the #STLMade movement, was the keynote speaker. Rene Knott, KSDK morning news co-anchor, emceed the event.

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About the author
Dave Thompson waterproofed his first basement at the age of 15 and the old scrape and black tar method worked on his Grandfather's home for 6 years. For the last 14 years he has been actively involved with doing it better, keeping basements dry all the time, repairing foundations and dirt crawl spaces too, with Woods Basement Systems.

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