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Denny Meints

DBS

Title: Twin Cities General Manager

Hometown: Pine Island, MN

Denny Meints from DBS

Denny joined the DBS team in 2019 as a Design Specialist in our metro office and his is now the Sales Manager of our Total Basement Finishing™ service. Prior to his time with us, Denny worked in real estate as well as in the construction industry for 5 years. 

His main responsibilities include understanding homeowner's needs in finishing their basement and providing the best possible design solutions. What excites him the most about working at DBS is helping homeowners acquire space in their home and ensuring it is healthy, safe, and comfortable for years to come.

During his free time, Denny likes to spend time with his wife and daughters, as well as hiking, camping, and running.

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  • By Letitia A.
    Rochester, MN

    "Gorgeous, clean work!!"

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    By Letitia A.
    Rochester, MN

    Gorgeous, clean work!!

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    Nikki V. of Saint Paul, MN

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              Denny did a wonderful job. He was courteous, knowledgable, and responsive.
    Nikki V.
    Saint Paul, MN

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  • Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Gain More Space with Basement Finishing
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    Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Gain More Space with Basement Finishing
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    Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Gain More Space with Basement Finishing

    These Saint Paul, MN homeowners wanted to make better use of their basement. Living in an older house in Saint Paul, they were interested in our system because of its insulation and water resistant qualities. 

    DBS Total Basement Finishing Design Specialist Denny Meintz visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the basement finishing project, keeping in mind the family's vision for the space.  It was determined that EverLast Basement Wall Panels would be installed along the perimeter in the basement, along with MillCreek Flooring™, and recessed lighting.

    A DBS Carpenter and crew successfully performed some demolition, and provided additional insulation by using spray foam on the basement rim joists. They then installed the products mentioned above, completing base electrical, and installing outlets, switches, and jacks. The homeowners also opted to go for a SaniDry™ Sedona dehumidifier in the space to keep relative humidity at a comfortable level in the space.

    This family now has a beautiful, custom addition to their home to enjoy!

  • PowerBraces™ Installed to Support Bowing Walls in Saint Paul, MN
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    PowerBraces™ Installed to Support Bowing Walls in Saint Paul, MN
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    PowerBraces™ Installed to Support Bowing Walls in Saint Paul, MN

    A homeowner in Saint Paul, MN contacted DBS in search of a permanent solution for the bowing and cracking walls in their basement. The shifting walls were causing concern and had pushed basement windows out from the walls.

    DBS Design Specialist Denny Meintz visited the home for a free, no-obligation estimate in search of the best path of action. Foreman George Barry and his crew installed 4 PowerBrace­™ Wall Support Braces that will be tightened over time in an attempt to straighten the bowing walls. The crew also replaced windows that were damaged.

    The homeowner can now move-on with their plans at the home rest-assured that the basement is safe and supported. 

  • Basement Finishing Complete in Pelican Rapids, MN
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    Basement Finishing Complete in Pelican Rapids, MN
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    Basement Finishing Complete in Pelican Rapids, MN

    These Pelican Rapids, MN homeowners wanted to make better use of their 900 square-ft. basement. They recently had a waterproofing system installed and were ready to take the final step in finishing their basement space. 

    DBS Total Basement Finishing Design Specialist Denny Meintz visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the basement finishing project, keeping in mind the family's vision for the space.  It was determined that ZenWall™ Paneling would be installed along the perimeter in the basement, along with a finished linen ceiling, and recessed lighting. DBS Carpenter Jason Petrella and crew successfully performed some demolition, built-out an additional wall and room divider, successfully completing all finishes necessary. 

    This family now has a beautiful, custom addition to their home to enjoy!

  • Total Basement Finishing™ in Prior Lake, MN
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    Total Basement Finishing™ in Prior Lake, MN
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    Total Basement Finishing™ in Prior Lake, MN

    DBS is providing basement finishing services in Scott County, MN. Our Total Basement Finishing products are waterproof and resistant to mold growth, allowing us to provide you with a smart and long-standing solution to your home’s lack of space.

    Our Design Specialists are ready to visit your home and provide a free, no-obligation estimate for your basement finishing project. They create custom designs with your basement plan in mind. From there, DBS has a team of expert carpenters who install our products, completing base electrical; installing outlets, switches, jacks, lighting, and other finishes. 

    Our EverLast™ Basement Wall Panels have SilverGlo™ insulation, are 197% stronger than drywall, and were designed to be easily removed and reinstalled, if ever a water leak were to occur in your basement. Organic materials, drywall, and fiberglass-based products, on the other hand, have to be ripped out and replaced if moisture occurs. 

    MillCreek Flooring™ comes in a variety of colors, like the gray seen here. It's also moisture-proof and scratch resistant, making it an optimal choice for a basement environment.

    For a custom solution to basement finishing in Shakopee, MN, Prior Lake, MN, and Belle Plaine, MN and surrounding areas in Scott County, submit a request for a no-obligation estimate HERE

  • Saint Paul, MN Home Gets Waterproofing System to Eliminate Leaking and Odors
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    Saint Paul, MN Home Gets Waterproofing System to Eliminate Leaking and Odors
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    Saint Paul, MN Home Gets Waterproofing System to Eliminate Leaking and Odors

    Owners of this shared home in Saint Paul, MN had issues with water leaking into their basement after heavy rains. As evidenced in the before photo, this basement had incurred water damage, causing them to remove the a good amount of damaged drywall. Looking for a permanent solution for the water issue, they contacted DBS.

    DBS Design Specialist Denny Meints provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the waterproofing system. DBS Foreman Zach Jorenby and crew installed our WaterGuard® System along the perimeter of the basement, that will direct all moisture to a new Sump Pump. This pump system has a battery backup that provides several hours of additional protection against water damage if your primary pump fails for any reason, such as during a power outage.

    Our crew also routed a new discharge line from the sump pump to direct water up and out of the home. 

  • Roseville, MN Finished Basement Repaired After Water Damage
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    Roseville, MN Finished Basement Repaired After Water Damage
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    Roseville, MN Finished Basement Repaired After Water Damage

    The finished basement in this Roseville, MN home was damaged after water instrusion. The homeowner removed several portions of the basement walls as well as pulled back the water-soaked carpeting. In order to learn more about our waterproofing services, they contacted us to schedule an estimate.

    DBS Sales Manager Denny Meints visited the home, performed a thorough inspection, and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the waterproofing project. Denny determined that drain tile would be installed as well as a new sump pump to protect the basement against water intrusion. After that, our crews would also provide wall restoration to fix the damaged basement walls. 

    DBS Foreman Zach Jorenby and his crew worked on the interior waterproofing job. The crew began by breaking out concrete to create a trench around the home's footing. Our WaterGuard® drain system was put into place and will effectively capture wall and floor seepage, directing it to a new TripleSafe sump pump with battery back-up.

    DBS Carpenter Paul Villella completed the project with wall restoration. He patched the lower portion of the wall and replaced the floor trim.

    This homeowner now a dry basement they can rely on!

  • Rochester, MN Homeowners Increase Home Value and Comfort with Finished Basement
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    Rochester, MN Homeowners Increase Home Value and Comfort with Finished Basement
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    Rochester, MN Homeowners Increase Home Value and Comfort with Finished Basement

    Homeowners in Rochester, MN wanted to invest in their home and gain more space by finishing their basement. After learning about DBS and our water and mold resistant basement finishing products, they reached out to us to schedule an estimate for the work. 

    Our Basement Finishing Sales Manager Denny Meints was the Design Specialists for this project. He visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for this basement finishing project. After a close inspection and thorough consultation with the homeowner, Denny created a custom design for a finished basement.

    The DBS team of expert carpenters installed our water resistant products, as well as completed base electrical; installing outlets, switches, jacks, lighting, and other finishes. The homeowners chose MillCreek Flooring™, a scratch resistant and moisture-proof flooring, in our mahogany color. Our team also installed our EverLast™ wall panels and ceiling panels with recessed can lighting. 

    The owners opted to replace a half bathroom as well. We worked with the homeowners to install the design and materials that worked best for their space. 

    The homeowners were thrilled with our work and now have a fully-finished basement to enjoy!

  • White Bear Lake Family Gains More Space and Home Value with Total Basement Finishing
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    White Bear Lake Family Gains More Space and Home Value with Total Basement Finishing
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    White Bear Lake Family Gains More Space and Home Value with Total Basement Finishing

    Homeowners in White Bear Lake, MN wanted to invest in their home and gain more space by finishing their basement. Occasionally, the basement would collect water so after learning about DBS and our water and mold resistant basement finishing products, they reached out to us to schedule an estimate for the work. 

    Our Basement Finishing Sales Manager Denny Meints was the Design Specialist for this project. He visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for this basement finishing project. After a close inspection and thorough consultation with the homeowner, Denny created a custom design for a finished basement, featuring a laundry room and plenty of family space.

    The DBS team of expert carpenters installed our water-resistant products, as well as completed base electrical; installing outlets, switches, jacks, lighting, and other finishes. The homeowners chose MillCreek Flooring™, a scratch-resistant and moisture-proof flooring, in our walnut color. Our team also installed our EverLast™ wall panels and ceiling panels with recessed can lights. 

    The homeowners were thrilled with our work and now have a fully-finished basement to enjoy!

  • Saint Paul, MN Home went from Basement to Beautiful with DBS Basement Finishing
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    Saint Paul, MN Home went from Basement to Beautiful with DBS Basement Finishing
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    Saint Paul, MN Home went from Basement to Beautiful with DBS Basement Finishing

    Homeowners in Saint Paul, MN wanted to capitalize on the square footage in the basement. Their hope was to have living space as well as a family room for larger gatherings. Because they had some issues with water leaking in the past, they reached out to DBS to learn more about our water-resistant basement finishing materials. 

    DBS Sales Manager Denny Meints visited the home for a free, no-obligation estimate and came up with a custom plan that would cover this family's needs.  DBS Carpenter Donny Whiting lead the install on this basement finishing project. They began by removing existing drywall and flooring. They installed our ultra-durable, scratch-resistant EverLast™ flooring throughout the basement. 

    The team also installed EverLast™ wall panels - the insulated version lined the outside walls and uninsulated for the inner walls. These wall panels are hung via a metal framing system, making them incredibly durable and stronger than drywall. 

    These owners now have a healthy, safe, and comfortable basement to use for years to come. 

our service area

We serve the following areas

Wisconsin
  • Abbotsford
  • Augusta
  • Boyd
  • Brantwood
  • Cadott
  • Catawba
  • Chili
  • Colby
  • Curtiss
  • Dorchester
  • Fairchild
  • Fall Creek
  • Fifield
  • Gilman
  • Granton
  • Greenwood
  • Humbird
  • Kennan
  • Loyal
  • Lublin
  • Medford
  • Mercer
  • Neillsville
  • Ogema
  • Osseo
  • Owen
  • Park Falls
  • Phillips
  • Prentice
  • Rib Lake
  • Sheldon
  • Stanley
  • Stetsonville
  • Strum
  • Thorp
  • Westboro
  • Willard
  • Withee
Minnesota
  • Brownsville
  • Caledonia
  • Canton
  • Dakota
  • Eitzen
  • Hokah
  • Houston
  • La Crescent
  • Mabel
  • Rushford
  • Spring Grove
  • Winona
Our Locations:

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


DBS
1584 93rd Ln NE
Blaine, MN 55449
1-763-634-8384
DBS service area