Meet the Team

Brandon Whiting

DBS

Title: TBF Project Manager

Hometown: Princeton, MN

Brandon Whiting from DBS

Brandon joined the DBS metro team in June of 2019. He is our Production Manager in our Total Basement Finishing™ service. Brandon comes from an extensive background of leadership and supervisory roles, managing 30+ employees in a warehouse environment. 

His role at DBS involves scheduling and overseeing our basement finishing production teams, ensuring quality work, and an excellent experience for customers. Brandon says his favorite part about working for DBS is the team environment and being able to connect with so many great customers.

In his free time, Brandon enjoys playing with his kids, as well as hunting, fishing, and fourwheeling. 

Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Scott S.
    Minneapolis, MN

    "Just a call-out to Paul and Jason for two very hard days of work, completing the floor and walls. Brandon and Aaron are good,..."

    Customer Review

    By Scott S.
    Minneapolis, MN

    Just a call-out to Paul and Jason for two very hard days of work, completing the floor and walls. Brandon and Aaron are good, too, in their lead roles. This is a good team. Hang on to these guys, Bonnie!

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from customers I've helped!
  • "The whole crew from DBS was fantastic to work with. Anytime I had any questions, they were very timely with a..." Read Full Testimonial

    Mary F. of Minneapolis, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              The whole crew from DBS was fantastic to work with. Anytime I had any questions, they were very timely with a response. Steve, Dave, Alex, and Brandon went above and beyond to make our space perfect. The quote was right on. We could not be more pleased with our experience and the finished project. Thank you, DBS!
    Mary F.
    Minneapolis, MN

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  • Everlast™ Perimeter Wall System Installed in St. Paul, MN
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    Everlast™ Perimeter Wall System Installed in St. Paul, MN
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    Everlast™ Perimeter Wall System Installed in St. Paul, MN

    A homeowner in Duluth, MN reached out to DBS looking for an updated finish to their entire basement area. Our Design Specialist recommended our Total Basement Finishing™ service. Our Production Manager, Brandon Whiting, made sure the entire basement was given a clean touch with the use of EverLast™ Basement Wall Panels and new wood flooring. With the completion of this project, the homeowner can now enjoy a more fresh and comfortable living space. 

  • 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!

  • Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN
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    Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN
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    Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN

    A homeowner Minneapolis, MN reached out to DBS looking to give their basement a total makeover. The area was unfinished and the owner had a Design Specialist come out to look and provide them with a free, no-obligation estimate for the Total Basement Finishing™ service. It was concluded that the basement would be finished with new floor tiles and mold-resistant wall panels, as well as a change in ceiling tone. The end results were beautiful, and the homeowner can now enjoy a more healthy and comfortable basement living area. 

  • Basement Flooring Installed in Minneapolis, MN
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    Basement Flooring Installed in Minneapolis, MN
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    Basement Flooring Installed in Minneapolis, MN

    A homeowner in Minneapolis, MN was looking to revamp their basement area and reached out to DBS regarding our basement finishing service. After discussing with our Design Specialist, it was determined that our crew would install ZenWall™ panels, which contain compressed fiberglass insulation and faced with tan vinyl. For flooring, the crew installed ThermalDry® Basement Floor Tiles which is equipped with a thermal barrier, making the flooring 8-10 degrees warmer than tradition ceramic or vinyl tile. The end results of the project can be viewed here.

  • Basement Wall Restoration in Golden Valley, MN
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    Basement Wall Restoration in Golden Valley, MN
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    Basement Wall Restoration in Golden Valley, MN

    A homeowner in Golden Valley, MN was looking to have their basement walls refinished, and reached out to DBS for suggestions. The basement contained a traditional drywall finish, which is less resistant to mold and other damages than what DBS has to offer. Our Design Specialist suggested we install EverLast™ Wall Restoration. This product is a finished wall addition that is made of up mold, moisture, and mildew-resistant material with a transferable warranty. This is an ideal solution to creating a more healthy, safe and comfortable basement environment. The results of the finishing project can be seen here. 

  • Basement Bedroom Finishing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Bedroom Finishing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Bedroom Finishing in Brooklyn Park, MN

    A family in Brooklyn Park, MN was looking to have their basement completely finished, and they reached out to DBS for some assistance. It was proposed to have all new flooring, walls, and ceiling panels installed, and DBS used several different products to get the job done. Our crew installed the EverLast™ Basement Wall Panels comprised of 100% mold-resistant material, as well as ThermalDry® Insulated Floor Planking. These products come with a 50-year transferrable warranty and are ideal for any type of basement finishing project. They feature characteristics that can not be found in traditional drywall. The results of the bedroom project can be seen here.

  • Basement Finishing Project in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Finishing Project in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Finishing Project in Brooklyn Park, MN

    A home in Brooklyn Park, MN had a basement that was in need of a new appearance. The owner reached out to DBS, and a Design Specialist went to provide them with a free, no-obligation estimate for the basement finishing service. It was determined that DBS would completely update the unfinished area with new flooring, carpet, wall panels, doors, and drop ceiling tiles. Many of the products are provided exclusively through DBS and come with a transferable warranty, making them ideal to have installed in any unfinished basement. The results of the main living area can be seen here. 

  • Basement Flooring, Stairs, and Wall Panels Installed in Maple Lake, MN
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    Basement Flooring, Stairs, and Wall Panels Installed in Maple Lake, MN
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    Basement Flooring, Stairs, and Wall Panels Installed in Maple Lake, MN

    A homeowner in Maple Lake, MN reached out to DBS regarding the unfinished basement of their home. They wanted to transform that space into a more warm, safe, and comfortable living environment. A Design Specialist from DBS went out and provided a free, no-obligation for the basement finishing project. It was determined that this basement would have it all -- new flooring, stairs, wall panels, and an updated bathroom finish. These were just a few of the main components to help create a new and improved space for the homeowners. 

  • 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!

  • Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Finish Basement with Water Resistant Products
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    Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Finish Basement with Water Resistant Products
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    Saint Paul, MN Homeowners Finish Basement with Water Resistant Products

    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 added insulation and water-resistant qualities. 

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo 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, as well as finished the stairway, and ceiling. They then installed the products mentioned above, completing base electrical, and installing outlets, switches, and jacks. 

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

  • 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!

  • Spring Lake Park, MN Family Gains More Space with Finished Basement
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    Spring Lake Park, MN Family Gains More Space with Finished Basement
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    Spring Lake Park, MN Family Gains More Space with Finished Basement

    Homeowners in Spring Lake Park, MN wanted to transform their partially-finished basement. Knowing that basements are prone to water leaks, they were interested in learning more about our moisture and mildew resistant basement finishing materials. After doing research online, they reached out to DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate for their basement project. 

    Our Basement Finishing expert Jason Swanson was the Design Specialist for this project. He visited the home, consulted with the homeowners and created a custom plan for this basement finishing project, including a re-design of the bedroom spaces, as well as a customer wet bar. 

    The DBS team of expert carpenters began this project by removing some of the existing drywall and carpeting. From there, they 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.

    These homeowners were happy with our work and now have more space to dedicate to their active family!

  • Leaky Basement in Minneapolis, MN Protected with Moisture-Resistant Basement Materials
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    Leaky Basement in Minneapolis, MN Protected with Moisture-Resistant Basement Materials
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    Leaky Basement in Minneapolis, MN Protected with Moisture-Resistant Basement Materials

    Homeowners in Minneapolis, MN wanted to transform their finished basement. Because their basement was prone to occasional leaks and mold, they were interested in learning more about our moisture and mildew-resistant basement finishing materials. After doing research online, they reached out to DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate for their basement project. 

    Our Basement Finishing expert Jason Swanson was the Design Specialist for this project. He visited the home, consulted with the homeowners, and created a custom plan for this basement finishing project and drywall restoration for the damaged portions of the basement. 

    The DBS team of expert carpenters began this project by removing some of the existing drywall and carpeting. From there, they 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 natural oak color. Our team also installed our EverLast™ wall panels and ceiling panels with recessed can lights. 

    These homeowners were happy with our work and now have more space to dedicate to their active family!

  • 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. 

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We serve the following areas

Wisconsin
  • Abbotsford
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Minnesota
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5116 Jean Duluth Road Suite 300
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