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Henrik Makitalo

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Title: Design Specialist

Hometown: Tampere, Finland

Henrik Makitalo from DBS

Henrik began working as a Design Specialist for DBS in October 2016. Born and raised in Tampere, Finland, he now resides in Duluth, MN with his wife Briana. They have four children; Emmi, Mila, William, and Aapo. Henrik’s experience includes a vocational degree in home construction and 15 years in the industry, working in both new construction and repair. He spent 3 years at Finland’s largest home renovation company, Tähtiremontit, where he held a management position.

Since joining DBS, Henrik has completed training in Foundation Repair, Basement Waterproofing, and Basement Finishing. He enjoys continuously learning about the products DBS offers and how to better serve his customers. 

The mission of DBS is to create lasting “WOW” relationships with employees and customers while providing permanent home performance solutions. Henrik takes personal responsibility to “WOW” each and every customer. Henrik says what he likes about his job is, “the dedicated ‘one team spirit’ to provide our customers with the highest level of service by understanding their concerns, informing them of the best options, and installing a permanent solution to reach their desired outcome.” Henrik’s experience in the construction industry brings a great deal of knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion to the DBS team. He believes that DBS delivers on the promise of great quality and service by providing a personal touch to effectively solve unique problems.

In his free time, Henrik enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, and fixing up his own house. 

 

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  • By Bob W.
    Eau Claire, WI

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    Eau Claire, WI

  • By John And Sue S.
    Hayward, WI

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    Hayward, WI

  • By David K.
    Stone Lake, WI

    "Outstanding"

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    By David K.
    Stone Lake, WI

    Outstanding

  • By Dennis K.
    Ashland, MN

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    By Dennis K.
    Ashland, MN

  • By Mike D.
    Drummond, WI

    "I found you on the internet. Well the other competition never came to give me a price. But no matter. I'm glad they didn't..."

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    By Mike D.
    Drummond, WI

    I found you on the internet. Well the other competition never came to give me a price. But no matter. I'm glad they didn't because that led me to DBS and it was the best choice I could have ever made. Very good sales people, the crew did a very good job on the insulation I could not be happier. Thank you all very very much. And on a scale of 1-10 how the whole service was from start to finish. I have to give your company and all involved a 100. There is no scale 1-10 its 1-100 and your whole team gets 100. I'm 65 years old I've owned homes for about 40 years. I've had all kinds of people do things for me from plumbing to siding to insulation to electrical. And after 40 years of enduring with all types of people and companies, yours is by far the most professional and efficient and cost effective of any company I've dealt with in the past 40 years. Thanks you all very very much.

  • By Norbert R.
    Solon Springs, WI

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    By Norbert R.
    Solon Springs, WI

  • By Gary J.
    Danbury, WI

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    By Gary J.
    Danbury, WI

  • By Gayle H.
    Saint Paul, MN

    "Everything went well"

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    By Gayle H.
    Saint Paul, MN

    Everything went well

  • By Joel V.
    Arden Hills, MN

    "I was really impressed with the professionalism of the whole staff I worked with."

    Customer Review

    By Joel V.
    Arden Hills, MN

    I was really impressed with the professionalism of the whole staff I worked with.

  • By Doug & Tammy P.
    Superior, WI

    "You provided and excellent job of the work that was completed an on a timely manner. "

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    By Doug & Tammy P.
    Superior, WI

    You provided and excellent job of the work that was completed an on a timely manner. 

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  • ""He was so knowledgable."" Read Full Testimonial

    Sandra M. of Eau Claire, WI

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              Henrik educated me and I really learned a lot. Very knowledgable.
    Sandra M.
    Eau Claire, WI
  • ""Loved all of the work."" Read Full Testimonial

    Gretchen M. of South Range, WI

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              "Loved all of the work that Henrik did. I really trusted his opinions with all the products."
    Gretchen M.
    South Range, WI

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  • French Doors installed in an Eau Claire, WI  basement
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    French Doors installed in an Eau Claire, WI  basement
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    French Doors installed in an Eau Claire, WI basement

    In this Eau Claire, WI basement DBS installed French doors among many other basement finishing parts. The new doors allowed for the homeowner to easily access their backyard. Additionally, it added some much needed natural light to a normally dim basement. The expert crew lead by Foreman, Drew Sundberg, had the pleasure of working on this project. 

  • Eau Claire, WI concrete slab lifted and leveled
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    Eau Claire, WI concrete slab lifted and leveled
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    Eau Claire, WI concrete slab lifted and leveled

    This customer was excited to find out more about our PolyLevel lifting and leveling solution for concrete slabs. They had tried mudjacking in the past and hadn't had much luck with the slab staying level. 

  • Cracked Crawl Space Foundation Repaired Using Supportworks® PowerBrace® System In Winter, Wisconsin
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    Cracked Crawl Space Foundation Repaired Using Supportworks® PowerBrace® System In Winter, Wisconsin
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    Cracked Crawl Space Foundation Repaired Using Supportworks® PowerBrace® System In Winter, Wisconsin

    Homeowners from Winter, Wisconsin reached out to DBS for help stabilizing their cracked and bowing crawl space walls. Increasing soil pressure was causing structural damage that was getting worse each year. DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the work. 

    Henrik found that soil pressure increasing over time caused cracking and bowing on the foundation walls. This was allowing water and cold air to enter the crawl space and circulate throughout the entire home. The solution was to install Supportworks® PowerBrace™ wall support I beams to permanently stabilize and prevent future wall damage.

    This home was repaired by DBS Foreman Nick Burley and his production crew. DBS installs PowerBrace™ support beams with a 75-year nationally-backed warranty! Fix it right with DBS the first time and never worry again. 

     

     

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Hayward, WI to Transform Cold Crawl Space
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Hayward, WI to Transform Cold Crawl Space
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Hayward, WI to Transform Cold Crawl Space

    The owner of this home in Hayward, WI reached out to DBS looking for help with their sinking, cold crawlspace.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended out SmartJack® System and Crawl Space Encapsulation Service.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed the SmartJack® System beneath the crawlspace to support the flooring above. The crew also encapsulated the crawlspace with our 3-layer system to provide warmth and promote a clean, dry environment.

    Now that the crawlspace has been encapsulated and permanently stabilized, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Ashland, WI crawlspace encapsulated.
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    Ashland, WI crawlspace encapsulated.
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    Ashland, WI crawlspace encapsulated.

    The homeowner from Ashland, WI called DBS for an estimate on encapsulating his crawlspace. Upon inspection, there was some mold developing and the customer complained about a cold pantry above the crawlspace. System Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo, was able to provide the homeowner with a detailed plan on how to solve the problems they were experiencing with the crawl space. 

     

     

  • Crawlspace Insulation and Waterproofing in Ashland, WI
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    Crawlspace Insulation and Waterproofing in Ashland, WI
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    Crawlspace Insulation and Waterproofing in Ashland, WI

    These homeowners in Ashland, WI reached out to DBS for information on crawlspace waterproofing and insulation after seeing us online.


    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo provided a free, no-obligation estimate which resulted in a plan of action for waterproofing and odor reduction for the home.

    DBS Foreman Kevin Steffey and his production crew cleaned and prepped the space before installing CleanSpace® waterproofing material in the crawlspace. Spray foam was installed along the rest of the area for proper insulation.
    The house now has a safe, dry and clean crawlspace.

  • Complete Basement Waterproofing System Install in Ashland, WI
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    Complete Basement Waterproofing System Install in Ashland, WI
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    Complete Basement Waterproofing System Install in Ashland, WI

    These Ashland, WI homeowners reached out to DBS after meeting us at the Ashland Home Show. 

    They had been having issues with mold and rotting wood in their basement and wanted a permanent solution to the problem. Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the work. Foreman, Casey Healy, and his production team installed our WaterGuard® System along the perimeter of the basement flooring, CleanSpace® Wall Poly was installed on the walls and everything now flows to a TripleSafe™ Sump Pump to keep water out of the basement for good.


    This home now has a safe and dry basement to enjoy with a clean new look!

     

     

  • Boathouse in Sarona, WI Stabilized Using Piering System
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    Boathouse in Sarona, WI Stabilized Using Piering System
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    Boathouse in Sarona, WI Stabilized Using Piering System

    This homeowner in Sarona, WI wanted to save their boathouse. Instability was taking over, so the homeowner reached out to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo visited the home in order to conduct a free, no-obligation estimate to find the best solution. After a careful inspection, Henrik recommended our Piering Services.

    Foreman Trevor Ingle led the installation of this project with help from a team. These piers are driven into the ground using hydraulic pressure. Once the pier reaches solid, stable soil, the pressure pushes against the ground and causes the piers to raise the structure. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their boathouse is safe and sound. 

  • Concrete slab lifted and leveled in Washburn, WI
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    Concrete slab lifted and leveled in Washburn, WI
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    Concrete slab lifted and leveled in Washburn, WI

    This Washburn, WI customer called DBS looking for a solution to their sinking slab between their house and garage. Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo visited this customer's home and proposed the use of our PolyLevel injection system. The customer was happy to know there was a simple fix to this worrisome problem. Foreman, Robby Kramer and his crew were able to successfully lift and level the concrete slab between the garage and home. 

  • Crawl Space Support in Washburn, WI to Save Home's Foundation
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    Crawl Space Support in Washburn, WI to Save Home's Foundation
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    Crawl Space Support in Washburn, WI to Save Home's Foundation

    This newly purchased home in Washburn, WI had some major foundation issues. The crawl space support beams were failing and the homeowner was in need of a permanent solution so they contacted DBS.

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the foundation support work. Henrik saw failure of the existing support system and recommended installing SmartJack® stabilization beams to offer a permanent solution. This home was repaired by DBS Foreman Joe Harris and his production crew.

    They installed 25 feet of steel supplement beam, running parallel to the crawl space dirt floor. From there, they installed 8 SmartJack® support beams. 

    This home can now be enjoyed without worry of further structural damage!

  • Sidewalk Leveling and Lifting in Washburn, WI by DBS Concrete Repair Service
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    Sidewalk Leveling and Lifting in Washburn, WI by DBS Concrete Repair Service
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    Sidewalk Leveling and Lifting in Washburn, WI by DBS Concrete Repair Service

    The owner of this home in Washburn, WI reached out to DBS looking for help with their unlevel sidewalk.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our concrete lifting and leveling service.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® beneath the surface of the sidewalk until the slabs were level with one another.

    Now that the tripping hazards have been eliminated, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Crawl Space Insulation and Support System Installed in Washburn, WI
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    Crawl Space Insulation and Support System Installed in Washburn, WI
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    Crawl Space Insulation and Support System Installed in Washburn, WI

    The owner of this home in Washburn, WI reached out to DBS looking for a solution to their cold, unsupported crawl space. 
    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went out to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our polyurethane spray foam and SmartJack® System.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they first sprayed the vertical walls of the crawl space with our waterproof polyurethane spray foam insulation. Then they installed the SmartJack® with a new main steel beam in order to permanently stabilize the home.

    Now that the crawl space has been insulated and permanently stabilized, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Helical Piers Installed to Stabilize Sinking Cabin in Hovland, MN
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    Helical Piers Installed to Stabilize Sinking Cabin in Hovland, MN
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    Helical Piers Installed to Stabilize Sinking Cabin in Hovland, MN

    This cabin in Hovland, MN had issues with sinking and settling. The owners had purchased this cabin with hopes of finishing the inside. Looking for a permanent solution to their uneven flooring, they called DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate for foundation repair. 

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo has diagnosed structural issues in hundreds of homes and cabins in Minnesota and Wisconsin. After giving a thorough inspection, he suggested our helical piering system for the perimeter of the cabin as a solution to foundation failure.

    Foreman Trevor Ingle and his crew led this project, and together they drove 12 helical piers beneath the cabin. This solution allowed the perimeter of the cabin to level and also stabilized the structure to prevent further sinking into the ground. 

    This cabin is now permanently stabilized and the owners will be able to complete the interior of their new retreat. 

  • Basement In Iron River, WI Saved From Water Damage Caused By Cracked Foundation Walls
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    Basement In Iron River, WI Saved From Water Damage Caused By Cracked Foundation Walls
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    Basement In Iron River, WI Saved From Water Damage Caused By Cracked Foundation Walls

    The owner of this structure noticed cracking in the walls of the foundation along with water leaking through the walls. They have recently been thinking about reselling the property, and in hopes of finding a solution to increase the resale value of her property, they contacted DBS solutions.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went out to the property to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the owner. After completing a thorough inspection, Henrik suggested that this property would greatly benefit from DBS's PowerBrace™ Wall Bracing System.

    Foreman Osia Williams completed this project along with his team, and they successfully installed 2 PowerBrace™ I-beams that will correct bowing and prevent further cracking over time. DBS consulted with the owner upon completion of the first project to come back a second time in order to install waterproofing materials.

    The owner of this property can now think clearly about potentially reselling the property now that they are assured the foundation is sound, sturdy, and stabilized.

  • Herbster, WI cabin has SmartJacks installed
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    Herbster, WI cabin has SmartJacks installed
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    Herbster, WI cabin has SmartJacks installed

    The owners of this Herbster, WI cabin had a settling foundation. The experts at DBS came out and poured new concrete footings for the SmartJacks that were used to hold up the main support beam. 

  • Failing Wood Supports Replaced With SmartJack® System in Herbster, WI
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    Failing Wood Supports Replaced With SmartJack® System in Herbster, WI
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    Failing Wood Supports Replaced With SmartJack® System in Herbster, WI

    These homeowners in St. Paul reached out to DBS for help with their cabin located in Herbster, WI when the wooden support beams began to fail.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo provided a free, no-obligation estimate and created a plan to replace the existing supports with our SmartJack® System. DBS Foreman Kevin Steffey and his production crew installed the SmartJacks® and restored stability to the cabin floors. 

    This family now enjoys a safe, and stable cabin year-round!

  • DBS Installs Crawl Space SmartJack® System Under Herbster, WI Home
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    DBS Installs Crawl Space SmartJack® System Under Herbster, WI Home
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    DBS Installs Crawl Space SmartJack® System Under Herbster, WI Home

    The owner of this home in Herbster, WI reached out to DBS for help with their sinking crawl space.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik generated a quote for our SmartJack® System.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed SmartJack® supports in the crawl space in order to permanently stabilize the flooring above. 

    Now that the home has been permanently stabilized, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • 3-Layer Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Minong, WI to Warm Living Spaces
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    3-Layer Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Minong, WI to Warm Living Spaces
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    3-Layer Crawl Space Encapsulation Service in Minong, WI to Warm Living Spaces

    The owners of this home in Minong, WI reached out to DBS looking for a solution to their nasty crawl space problem.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our Crawl Space Encapsulation service.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed drainage matting on the ground of the crawl space to help with water flow beneath the other layers. Next, the crew installed TerraBlock® insulation panels to protect the space against frost and also installed a layer of CleanSpace® water vapor barrier to finish the project. Polyurethane spray foam was also installed on the vertical walls of the crawl space to provide more insulation.

    Now that the crawl space has been encapsulated with our 3-layer process, the homeowner can relax much more comfortably in their home.

  • SprayFoam Insulation Installed in Solon Springs, MN Home Before Refinancing
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    SprayFoam Insulation Installed in Solon Springs, MN Home Before Refinancing
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    SprayFoam Insulation Installed in Solon Springs, MN Home Before Refinancing

    This homeowner in Solon Springs, MN wanted to address the home's insulation issues before refinancing. Wanting a professional, permanent solution they reached out to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo assisted the homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate in order to find the best solution for the home's needs. After a careful inspection, SprayFoam insulation was recommended. 

    Foreman Nicholas Woods II led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, the team began by removing the old, ineffective insulation. This exposes any cracks or holes in the home that are allowing unwanted airflow in and out of the house. Then the team air seals these areas to begin the insulation process. Finally, they apply a full-coverage layer of SprayFoam to fully insulate the space and create a moisture barrier. 

    This homeowner can now refinance their home with the new DBS solution. 

  • Foundation Repair for Sinking Slab at Cabin in Lake Nebagamon, WI
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    Foundation Repair for Sinking Slab at Cabin in Lake Nebagamon, WI
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    Foundation Repair for Sinking Slab at Cabin in Lake Nebagamon, WI

    Cabin owners in Lake Nebagamon, WI had considerable sinking on one end of the home. This caused settling in the foundation, creating cracks in the basement floor and allowing water to reach the home. Worried about the issue getting worse, they reached out to DBS for a permanent solution. 

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo is an expert foundation repair. After visiting the home and providing a free, no-obligation estimate for the work done, Henrik determined that the home needed assistance from our structural, waterproofing, and concrete repair teams. 

    Our Basement Repair Foreman Zach Royer and his production crew removed concrete on the interior of the home in order to install 4 push piers. From there, they performed a lift procedure. These galvanized steel piers were hydraulically driven into the ground to weight-bearing soils. The weight of the home was then transferred to the competent soil. One that was completed, our concrete repair team took over to lift and level the area where the poured slad has sunken. 

    The cabin owners were happy with the work done and can now depend on a safe and comfortable home for years to come. 

  • Cold and Damp Crawlspace Insulated and Encapsulated in Lake Nebagamon, WI
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    Cold and Damp Crawlspace Insulated and Encapsulated in Lake Nebagamon, WI
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    Cold and Damp Crawlspace Insulated and Encapsulated in Lake Nebagamon, WI

    These homeowners in Lake Nabagamon, WI wanted a 4 season home to enjoy, but their cold, damp crawl space was limiting them to a 3 season space. 

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo helped these homeowners with a free no-obligation estimate in order to offer them the best solution for their home. After inspection, Henrik suggested the homeowners encapsulate their crawlspace using SprayFoam, Drainage Matting, TerraBlock™, and CleanSpace® in order to keep the space dry and warm.

    Foreman Nick Woods led this installation along with a team. The team started by placing using SprayFoam to insulate the walls of the crawl space. They then placed down Drainage Matting in order to avoid future moisture in the space. To follow, TerraBlock™ insulation was placed to avoid cool air entering the space from beneath the home. Finally, CleanSpace® is placed on top to cover the walls and floor of the crawl space. 

    This crawl space encapsulation will keep this home dry and warm during all 4 seasons. 

  • Boathouse Stabilization Service in Brule, WI Stabilizes Boathouse and Water Bridge
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    Boathouse Stabilization Service in Brule, WI Stabilizes Boathouse and Water Bridge
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    Boathouse Stabilization Service in Brule, WI Stabilizes Boathouse and Water Bridge

    The owner of this boathouse in Brule, WI reached out to DBS looking for help with their sinking boathouse and unlevel bridge.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the owner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our cabin pier system.

    Foreman Trevor Ingle led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed piers below the boathouse and bridge in order to level both structures.

    Now that both structures have been leveled, the owner can relax with peace of mind knowing that the boathouse has been permanently stabilized and can be passed down to future generations.

  • Lake Elmo, MN  interior waterproofing system
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    Lake Elmo, MN  interior waterproofing system
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    Lake Elmo, MN interior waterproofing system

    This Lake Elmo, MN homeowner reached out to DBS because they had been experiencing dampness in their basement, as well as some concern of small cracks in the foundation. Our System Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo, made a visit to their home and discussed the best quality solution for their basement. The homeowner decided to move forward with DBS and Henrik's solution. Installation of PowerBaces and an Interior Waterproofing System were installed by Foreman, Kevin Steffey, and his crew. Once the products were installed, the customer was relieved to have a quality solution in place. 

     

  • Wet Basement Caused by Cracked Walls Solved by DBS Waterproofing Solution
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    Wet Basement Caused by Cracked Walls Solved by DBS Waterproofing Solution
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    Wet Basement Caused by Cracked Walls Solved by DBS Waterproofing Solution

    The owner of this home in Lake Elmo, MN noticed that cracks had formed in their basement walls and was letting water in. Water in your basement creates the perfect environment for mold growth, a big health concern. The homeowner reached out to DBS after becoming frustrated with the issue. 

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik generated a quote for them for our waterproofing system.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with help from a crew. Together they installed our WaterGuard® french drain system to help direct water into their sump pump so it can be pumped out and away from the foundation.

    Now that the basement has been properly waterproofed, the homeowner can relax more comfortably in their healthy home. The homeowner also hired DBS to install wall repair solutions at a later date in an attempt to correct the cracks in the walls.

  • Danbury, WI Cabin is Stabilized with Push Pier System
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    Danbury, WI Cabin is Stabilized with Push Pier System
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    Danbury, WI Cabin is Stabilized with Push Pier System

    This 1960's home in Danbury, WI is positioned beautifully on a hill, sloping towards a lake. The homeowners were worried about some structural issues and reached out to DBS in search of a permanent solution. 

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate to permanently stabilize the home. Foreman, Zach Royer, and his crew were tasked with installation on this project and successfully installed 8 Push Piers into the ground at key points to support the home's structure. The home is now supported by competent soil far beneath the ground's surface.

    The homeowners were happy with the work performed and now have a comfortable and safe space for family gatherings and grandchildren to play. 

     

  • Sinking Cabin Foundation in Grand Marais, MN Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Sinking Cabin Foundation in Grand Marais, MN Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Sinking Cabin Foundation in Grand Marais, MN Stabilized with SmartJack® System

    The owner of this cabin in Grand Marais, MN reached out to DBS with help on the sinking foundation underneath their cabin.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our SmartJack® System.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed the SmartJack® System underneath the cabin to replace the old failing and sunken concrete blocks. 

    The homeowner can now relax with peace of mind knowing that the cabin has been permanently stabilized.

  • PolyLevel® Installed under Garage Concrete Slab in Taylors Falls, MN
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    PolyLevel® Installed under Garage Concrete Slab in Taylors Falls, MN
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    PolyLevel® Installed under Garage Concrete Slab in Taylors Falls, MN

    The owner of this home in Taylors Falls, MN reached out to DBS in hopes of finding a solution to their cracked and unlevel concrete slab in their flooring.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home in order to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our concrete lifting and leveling services.

    Foreman Dustin Behning led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® underneath the slabs in the garage in order to lift and level the sunken pieces. To finish the job they sealed the cracks with NexusPro® concrete sealant. 

    Now that the garage flooring has been repaired, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services for Sunken Concrete in Lindstrom, MN Garage
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    Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services for Sunken Concrete in Lindstrom, MN Garage
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    Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services for Sunken Concrete in Lindstrom, MN Garage

    The owner of this home in Lindstrom, MN reached out to DBS looking for a solution to their cracked and unlevel driveway slab.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Henrik mentioned our piering system and concrete leveling services.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed piers along a corner of the garage that had sunken into the soil. They also injected PolyLevel® underneath the concrete slab in order to lift and level it. To finish the project, the crew sealed the cracks with NexusPro® concrete sealant.

    The customer can relax with peace of mind not having to worry about the issues anymore.

  • Total basement finishing in Woodbury, MN
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    Total basement finishing in Woodbury, MN
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    Total basement finishing in Woodbury, MN

    These homeowners in Woodbury wanted to make spending time in their basement a little more enjoyable. After doing a little bit of research, the homeowner reached out to DBS to find the best quality solution. Following a brief friendly phone call with the DBS office staff, an appointment was set to have System Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo make a trip out to the home for a thorough inspection and free no obligation estimate. After Henrik made the inspection, he was able to explain to the homeowner the best quality solution for their home. The best solution would be an Everlast wall system, the addition of outlets and switches, electric baseboard heat, and mahogany wood flooring. The combination would make the basement a more comfortable place to spend some time. After coming to a comfortable price agreement that same day, a date was set to have a crew come out to get the job done. The homeowner now enjoys a comfortable basement, where valuable family time can be spent!

  • Trench Drain and PolyLevel® Restores St. Paul Patio
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    Trench Drain and PolyLevel® Restores St. Paul Patio
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    Trench Drain and PolyLevel® Restores St. Paul Patio

    This St. Paul homeowner reached out to DBS for help leveling concrete and a solution for water on their patio. Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo went to the property and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the work. PolyLevel® restored the driveway and the garage flooring. Foreman Zach Jorenby and his production team installed a Trench Drain along the perimeter of the patio to allow proper water drainage. The new system keeps water out of the garage even during heavy rain. 

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5116 Jean Duluth Road Suite 300
Duluth, MN 55803
1-218-955-7945


DBS
6900 Shady Oak Rd Suite #120
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
1-763-634-8384
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