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Royce has been a System Design Specialist for DBS since the beginning of 2014. Since joining the DBS team with five prior years of construction experience, Royce has completed training in foundation repair and basement waterproofing. His day-to-day activities include meeting with customers to help solve their home problems.
What Royce likes most about working for DBS is seeing how the whole staff works together as a team.
In Royce’s spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and playing hockey.
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Using our PolyLevel foam injection system we were able to successfully lift and level this customer's concrete slabs.
This is a great example of how we can use our NexusPro joint sealant product to seal cracked joints in a concrete slab.
This Almena, WI customer called DBS upon noticing their basement foundation wall had some cracks in it. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, stopped out to inspect their basement. He found the best quality solution of installing PowerBraces to stabilize this basement wall. Our expert installation team, headed by Foreman Casey Healy was able to stabilize this customer's foundation wall.
DBS received a call that the concrete surrounding an outdoor pool area was having trouble with concrete sinking. DBS was able to use our Polylevel® lift and level service to bring the pool deck and concrete surrounding the pool back to its original height. It required that we lift the whole perimeter of the pool and raise.
DBS received a call that our client needed retaining wall stabilization in Inver Grove Heights, MN. The wall also required that some asphalt be removed from the driveway because this project required earth anchors. The earth anchors work through the soil and make sure the anchors will create a stable wall. DBS also recommended we use GeoLock® Wall Anchor System to ensure wall support.
When adding living space to a home it is the safety conscious and often legal decision to create an egress basement window which allows for a quick escape in event of an emergency. In addition to providing insulation, doors, and windows, DBS Residential Solutions also offers basement finishing services. The combination of our energy efficient windows and basement finishing egress window wells helped make this project become a reality that has a pleasant visual appeal to it. This home can now increase its value by creating an additional bedroom or other living space. We always recommend our customers review our basement finishing options when looking to finish a basement. We offer inorganic products that will not mold or rot when they become wet.
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This White Bear Lake, MN homeowner had noticed his foundation walls were beginning to bow in. Upon this realization, he decided he needed to call an expert to inspect the foundation wall. DBS was able to find a quality solution to fix the bowing walls. The use of our PowerBrace wall straightening and stabilization system was proposed as the solution.
This is a great example of how the use of PowerBraces™ can help straighten and strengthen a wall over time. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn visited this home and proposed the use of six PowerBraces™ to fix the bowing wall. The homeowner had tried various other solutions over the years to fix the bowing wall, but nothing had helped. They even had another foundation wall installed to help fix the bowing exterior wall. The homeowner now rests easy as the experts at DBS have found a permanent solution to fix this problem.
This homeowner called DBS with some concerns about their basement wall. Over time the wall had cracked and had started to bow in. The homeowner realized that they should not wait any longer to fix this issue. Design Specialist, Royce Bunn visited the home and found a quality solution to the problem. Foreman, Casey Healy and his team installed Powerbraces to help stabilize the wall. The crew also installed a WaterGuard system to help remove excess seeping water.
This Duluth, MN customer called DBS wanting an estimate on stabilizing their foundation walls. Our specialist, Royce Bunn, visited this home and was able to provide a quailty solution to permanently stabilize the basement foundation walls. The use of our PowerBrace system would ensure these foundation walls would straighten over time.
This homeowner in Duluth, MN was dissatisfied with her basement which had a few notable problems. Stair-step cracking had found its way along the stone block foundation and water had damaged sections of the basement. Wanting to take care of this problem and prevent it from getting even worse, the homeowner reached out to DBS, the local experts in All Things Basementy™. Office Manager, Kelsey Anderson picked up the call and was happy to help the homeowner out. An appointment was set to have System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn go out to the home for a free inspection and no obligation estimate. At the appointment, the homeowner explained her concerns to Royce. Following a thorough inspection, Royce described the best possible solution to solve her problems. The installation of a PowerBrace™ system would help with the stair-step cracks that had occurred. To prevent any further water problems, an interior waterproofing system along with a SaniDry™ dehumidifier would solve the issue. After coming to a comfortable price agreement, a date was set to have the production crew come out to perform the installation. Throughout the installation, the foreman gave updates to the homeowner on how the job was going, as well as a final walk through once the job was complete. Now finished, the homeowner was able to enjoy her basement, which was now sturdy and free of water problems.
This Duluth, MN homeowner was in the process of selling his home. The inspection found that one of the home's foundation walls had become unstable. The homeowner called the experts at DBS to come out and assess the foundation problems the inspector had found. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, made the visit to this customer's home and was able to find a quality solution. Shortly after, Foreman, Casey Healey, and his crew began work on installing Powerbraces to help stabilize and straighten the foundation wall. This homeowner was so relieved to have the wall stabilized and have the sale of his home go through.
This customer called DBS because he noticed that his main floor was sagging. Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, made a visit to this home and upon inspection suggested that the customer installed our patented SmartJack XL to help stabilize the sagging main support beam. Excited and relieved about the solution presented, the customer was eager to get the work started. Foreman Casey Healy and his crew were sent out to complete this task. First, they poured new footings for the jacks to securely rest on. Next, the SmartJacks were installed. This resulted in one happy customer, as he felt that his home was now safe and secure.
This home had an existing, non-working sump in their basement. They noticed water seeping into their basement through the foundation on the floor. They called DBS to come out and give them a free, no-obligation estimate to fix the problem. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, was able to diagnose the problem and give solutions to fix it. Part of the solution was to install a new, TripleSafe sump system. This would replace the old, broken sump. DBS is able to install new sumps into existing sump pits. Don't hesitate to call us if you are in need of a new sump!
This homeowner noticed water seeping into their basement through the foundation on the floor. They called DBS to come out and give them a free, no-obligation estimate to fix the problem. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, was able to diagnose the problem and give solutions to fix it. Part of the solution was to install a WaterGuard system around the perimeter of the basement. This system allowed the water to drain properly into the new TripleSafe sump pump system. Foreman, Kevin Steffey, and his crew installed the WaterGuard system around the basement's perimeter walls.
This Duluth, MN homeowner noticed water seeping into their basement through the foundation on the floor. They called DBS to come out and give them a free, no-obligation estimate to fix the problem. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn, was able to diagnose the problem and give solutions to fix it. Part of the solution was to install PowerBraces to help strengthen and straighten one of the foundation walls. The installation of PowerBraces along with the use of the WaterGuard and TripleSafe sump systems would be sure to keep this customers basement dry.
The owner of this Braham, MN noticed the floor had sunk in places causing damage. Wanting this taken care of, he called DBS to schedule a free, no-obligation estimate. System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn made a trip out to the home to do a thorough inspection. Royce was able to explain to the homeowner the best possible solution and give the homeowner an estimate that same day. The best solution would be to inject a polymer solution beneath the concrete through small drilled holes to lift and level the slab back to its original position. After a signed proposal, a date was set to have a production crew come out to perform the installation. With this solution in place, the homeowner no longer had to worry about the uneven flooring.
This homeowner in Braham, MN noticed that the concrete outside of her home had shifted. Wanting to get the problem fixed, she called up DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate. Royce Bunn came out to the home and after a thorough inspection gave the homeowner an estimate that same day. Royce explained that the best way to lift and level the concrete would be to inject a polymer solution through drilled holes in the slab. Polylevel would leave the slab even and has a short install time. After a signed proposal, a date was set to have the production crew come out to do the installation. Once the job was professionally installed, the homeowner no longer had to be concerned about the shifting concrete.
The foundation walls in this Eveleth, MN home had bowed over time. The owner was getting ready to sell the house and knew he needed to get this fixed prior to a home inspection. He called DBS and Royce Bunn, design specialist, came out to provide the homeowner with an estimate to permanently fix the bowing wall. The DBS installation crew was able to install 10 PowerBraces to permanently stabilize this home's foundation wall.
DBS received a call that required foundation and crawl space repair. The household required several services. First, excavate the home. Then, put a layer of our waterproofing materials, and then put exterior drainage around the entire home. The drainage would ultimately lead away from the home after this long process of hard work, but DBS is always up for the job. We’ve included a photo of the home before we began the production process, followed by the excavation of the home to get a better idea of the work that DBS did for our clients.
A Virginia, MN homeowner reached out to DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate for his foundation wall. An appointment was set to have System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn make a visit to evaluate the home's foundation. Upon inspection, Royce proposed the solution of using a combination of PowerBraces and GeoLocks. The first step of this project was to install the PowerBraces and stabilize the foundation wall. These were installed by Foreman, Casey Healy, and his crew. The crew finished the first step of the project and will return in the Sprint to install the GeoLocks. The homeowner was happy that his wall was now stable.
This boathouse in Cook, MN needed to be permanently stabilized. The foundation had slowly shifted causing damage to the walls of the building. After the homeowner called DBS, Design Specialist, Royce Bunn made a trip out to the building and did a thorough inspection. He explained to the owner that the best solution would be to install helical piers to permanently stabilize the foundation. Royce came with a written proposal that day and after it was signed, a date was set to have the production crew perform the installation. Foreman, Kevin Steffey and his crew came out to the building and installed the helical piers. Once the installation was complete, the owner was able to safely spend time in his boathouse.
This retaining wall located near a boathouse in Cook, MN needed to be permanently stabilized. The soil had shifted over time and the pressure against the wall had caused it to lean. After the homeowner called DBS, Design Specialist, Royce Bunn made a trip out to the property and did a thorough inspection. He explained to the owner that the best solution would be to install helical piers to permanently stabilize the retaining wall. Royce came with a written proposal that day and after it was signed, a date was set to have the production crew perform the installation. Foreman, Kevin Steffey, and his crew came out to the property, straightened the wall and installed the helical piers. Once the installation was complete, the owner no longer had to worry about a shifting retaining wall.
The owner of this home in Bovey, MN was concerned about the retaining wall that held up the outdoor patio. The wall had moved due to soil movement over time and needed to be stabilized. Wanting the wall professionally stabilized, she called DBS and set an appointment for a free, no-obligation estimate. Design Specialist Royce Bunn made a trip out to the home and did a thorough inspection. He then gave the homeowner a written estimate that same day and explained what the best solution would be. Excavating a section out of the patio and filling the space with Stablefill would be the best option. After a signed proposal, a date was set to have the production crew come out to stabilize the wall. Once the product was professionally installed, the homeowner no longer had to worry about the unstable retaining wall.
This homeowner in Baxter, MN noticed the concrete sidewalk outside his home had noticeably shifted over time causing a potential tripping hazard. Not wanting the risk of someone getting injured, the homeowner called DBS to have System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn come out to do a thorough inspection. Royce came out to the home and spoke with the homeowner about his concerns and then explained the best solution after he did the inspection. To properly lift and level the concrete, DBS could inject a polymer solution beneath the concrete to securely fix the problem. After a signed contract, the production crew came out to professionally install the product. With this solution in place the homeowner no longer had to worry about the sidewalk outside the home.
This home in Bigfork, Minnesota was experiencing foundation problems. One side of the home had shifted and settled causing the home to be unsteady. Wanting the problem fixed, he called DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate. System Design Specialist Royce Bunn made a trip out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. After a thorough inspection of the home, Royce explained that the best possible solution would be to install helical piers to lift the foundation back to its original position. This would stabilize the home and and leave the homeowner without worry. After a signed proposal, a date was set to have Foreman Kevin Steffey complete the installation. Once the product was professionally installed, the owner now had a stabilized home that he did not have to worry about.
DBS received a call that a home in Deer River, MN looking to reduce the mold and mold odors in their home. The home had trouble with water and humidity, prior to calling us. The moisture created unwanted mold and mildew smells. DBS went to the home and quickly created a solution, our Design specialist, Royce Bunn, created a proposal to install a dehumidifying system and a CleanSpace® high-performance moisture barrier. We added some insulation and a drainage system to make sure the basement maintains a waterproof atmosphere, preventing mold in the future.
Driving into his garage in Blackduck, MN, this homeowner noticed the garage floor was not as level as it once was and some cracks had run through. Looking to the walls of the garage, there was a noticeable height difference. The height from the cement to the start of the drywall differed in areas throughout the garage. The makeshift wooden steps he had created for the door to the home no longer sat level. He quickly did a brief internet search and found DBS. With a short, friendly phone call with Kelsey Anderson, the office manager, an appointment was set to have System Design Specialist, Royce Bunn make a trip out to his home in Blackduck to do a thorough inspection and leave him with a free no obligation estimate. After an introduction, the homeowner took Royce through his garage and showed him the problem he had been noticing. Royce did a thorough inspection and gave the homeowner a detailed description of the best possible solution. The installation of PolyLevel® would lift and level the garage slab that had sunken. To properly cure the cracks, NexusPro™ sealant would be the high quality solution that the homeowner was looking for. Following the in-depth explanation, both Royce and the homeowner came to a comfortable price agreement. Royce called back to the shop that same day to find the best time to have the production crew come out to perform the installation. Less than a week later, a crew came out and installed the PolyLevel®. The garage floor was lifted and the steps once again sat correctly on the cement. After the installation, the homeowner no longer had to worry about the unlevel garage or cracks in the floor.