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Jason Foster

DBS

Title: Co-Foreman

Hometown: Saginaw, MN

Jason Foster from DBS

Jason joined the DBS team in 2019 as an Installer on our Concrete Repair team and is now in the Co-Foreman role. During his time at DBS, he has worked on our Concrete Repair team all across our service area of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Jason comes to DBS with a wealth of knowledge in the construction industry operating machinery and working in mechanics. 

He looks forward to installing products to customer satisfaction and delivering on the DBS promise of "WOW" service with every project. What Jason enjoys most about working at DBS is the opportunity to work with a great team of people who care about putting a smile on homeowner's faces.

In his spare time, you will find Jason spending time outdoors fishing, hunting, and hanging out with family and friends.

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    Solon Springs, WI

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  • By Diana M.
    Duluth, MN

    "Everything went well"

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    By Diana M.
    Duluth, MN

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  • By Colleen B.
    Duluth, MN

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  • By Mike S.
    Cloquet, MN

    "Everything went well"

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    By Mike S.
    Cloquet, MN

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  • By Jeremy G.
    Cloquet, MN

    "We chose DBS because we were excited that they did helical piers and we had a foundation that was down 8 inches."

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    By Jeremy G.
    Cloquet, MN

    We chose DBS because we were excited that they did helical piers and we had a foundation that was down 8 inches.

  • By Gary C.
    Cook, MN

    "Great"

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    Cook, MN

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Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Garage Slab in Ashland, WI Repaired by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service
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    Garage Slab in Ashland, WI Repaired by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service
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    Garage Slab in Ashland, WI Repaired by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service

    The owner of this home in Ashland, WI reached out to DBS looking for help with an unlevel garage slab floor.

    A DBS Design Specialist went out to the property to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, the Design Specialist generated a quote for our Concrete Lifting and Leveling service.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® foam underneath the slab to level the areas that had sunken over time. To finish the project, the crew sealed the cracks with NexusPro® concrete sealant.

    Now that the garage slab has been repaired and leveled, 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.

  • Uneven Concrete in Saint Paul, MN is Lifted and Leveled to Stop Waterflow Towards House
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    Uneven Concrete in Saint Paul, MN is Lifted and Leveled to Stop Waterflow Towards House
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    Uneven Concrete in Saint Paul, MN is Lifted and Leveled to Stop Waterflow Towards House

    This homeowner in Saint Paul, MN wanted to save their cracked, uneven driveway and eliminate the Waterflow traveling to the house. Needing a concrete solution, DBS was ready to help.

    A DBS Design Specialist assisted the homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate to find the best solution for the driveway. After a careful inspection, it was decided that PolyLevel® Foam and NexusPro® Sealant would be the best option.

    A DBS Foreman led the installation of this project with help from a team. The team started by drilling small holes and injecting the PolyLevel® foam under the uneven concrete slabs. This foam expands and hardens in order to lift the slab back to a level position. Once the concrete is level again, the NexusPro® sealant is applied to the cracks to seal and create a smooth finish. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their concrete is smooth and water will not be traveling toward the home.

  • Crawl Space in Superior, WI Encapsulated to Create Large Storage Space For Homeowner
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    Crawl Space in Superior, WI Encapsulated to Create Large Storage Space For Homeowner
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    Crawl Space in Superior, WI Encapsulated to Create Large Storage Space For Homeowner

    This homeowner in Superior, WI wanted to encapsulate their crawl space in order to transform it into a storage area. However, first, they need to address moisture and cold air issues.

    A DBS Design Specialist visited the home and conducted a free, no-obligation estimate in order to find the perfect solutions for this home's needs. After a careful inspection, the Design Specialist provided a quote and recommended encapsulation, just as the owner was wanting!

    Foreman Evan LaFontaine led the installation of this project, along with a team. Together, the team removed the old batting insulation, installed drainage matting to help get rid of water intrusion, and installed the CleanSpace® water vapor barrier. The barrier will keep the space dry and clean, making it the perfect storage area. Finally, the team used SprayFoam to insulate the space and air seal any unwanted cracks and holes. 

    This homeowner can now relax in their comfortable, clutter-free home. 

  • Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service by DBS Repairs Superior, WI Sidewalk
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    Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service by DBS Repairs Superior, WI Sidewalk
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    Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service by DBS Repairs Superior, WI Sidewalk

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

    Design Specialist Rich Johnsen went out to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Rich recommended our Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® beneath the surface of the concrete to level out the sunken slabs.

    Now that the sidewalk has been leveled, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • WaterGuard®, SuperSump®, and CleanSpace® Waterproofing Systems Installed in Minneapolis, MN Home to Solve Water Issues
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    WaterGuard®, SuperSump®, and CleanSpace® Waterproofing Systems Installed in Minneapolis, MN Home to Solve Water Issues
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    WaterGuard®, SuperSump®, and CleanSpace® Waterproofing Systems Installed in Minneapolis, MN Home to Solve Water Issues

    The owners of this home in Minneapolis, MN were concerned with water in their basement underneath the garage. After discovering leaks from groundwater seepage, they decided to reach out to DBS.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home in order to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowners. After a thorough inspection, Henrik recommended our waterproofing system to the homeowners.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed a WaterGuard® french drain system, CleanSpace®, and a new sump pump. The WaterGuard® system was installed by placing drains into trenches that were jackhammered around the interior perimeter of the basement. The drains collect water and dump it into the SuperSump® pump so water can be expelled out and away from the home. To finish the project, CleanSpace®, a thick white poly vapor barrier, was placed over the walls to seal the space. 

    Now that the home has been properly waterproofed, the homeowners can relax peacefully in their happy, healthy home.

  • Homeowners in Harris, MN Hire DBS to Encapsulate Crawl Space for Warmer Living Areas
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    Homeowners in Harris, MN Hire DBS to Encapsulate Crawl Space for Warmer Living Areas
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    Homeowners in Harris, MN Hire DBS to Encapsulate Crawl Space for Warmer Living Areas

    The owner of this home in Harris, MN wanted an energy-efficient solution for their place. It was cold in the wintertime and they wanted to be able to use it year-round so they reached out to DBS.

    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 Crawl Space Encapsulation Service.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed drainage matting on the ground in the crawl space and layered panels of TerraBlock™ foam insulation to protect the space against frost. Then they sealed the space using CleanSpace® water vapor barrier. To complete the job, the crew sprayed polyurethane spray foam insulation on the vertical walls in the crawl space.

    Now that the crawl space has been properly waterproofed and insulated, the homeowners will notice that their living spaces are much warmer in the wintertime, allowing them to be able to use the space all year-round.

  • Cracked and Leaky Foundation Walls Stabilized in Duluth, MN
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    Cracked and Leaky Foundation Walls Stabilized in Duluth, MN
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    Cracked and Leaky Foundation Walls Stabilized in Duluth, MN

    This homeowner in Duluth, MN was experiencing stairstep and horizontal cracks, as well as a shearing wall in their basement. The owner was worried the wall would cave in if it was not fixed soon, so they turned to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo assisted this owner in a free no-obligation estimate for their home's needs. After inspection, he recommended the installation of PowerBrace™ Wall Bracing System in order to stabilize their foundation as well as a WaterGuard® system to waterproof their basement.

    Foreman Osia Williams led this team in the installation process. After excavating around the outside of the caving wall, the team installed 2 PowerBrace™ steel I-beams by securing steel brackets to the rim joists on the flooring. These PowerBrace™ beams have a 75-year warranty against movement and can be tightened over time to restore your wall back to its original position. To accompany this installation, the team also installed a WaterGuard® drain system to collect water through wall and floor seepage and avoid future leakage into the basement.

    This home is now stable and dry, allowing the owner to live comfortably without the worry of leaks or cracks intruding in their home.

  • Tripping Hazards on Sidewalk in Cloquet, MN Leveled with DBS PolyLevel®
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    Tripping Hazards on Sidewalk in Cloquet, MN Leveled with DBS PolyLevel®
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    Tripping Hazards on Sidewalk in Cloquet, MN Leveled with DBS PolyLevel®

    The owner of this home in Cloquet, MN reached out to DBS in hopes of finding a solution to their concrete sidewalk issue. Their sidewalk was very uneven and one slab at the bottom of the staircase had a gaping hole.

    A DBS Design Specialist went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, they recommended our concrete lifting and leveling services.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® underneath the slabs in order to lift and level them.

    Now that the tripping hazard has been eliminated the homeowners feel much more trustworthy about their sidewalks.

     

  • Home in Cloquet, MN with Sinking Foundation Supports Issue Resolved with Helical Pier Installation by DBS
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    Home in Cloquet, MN with Sinking Foundation Supports Issue Resolved with Helical Pier Installation by DBS
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    Home in Cloquet, MN with Sinking Foundation Supports Issue Resolved with Helical Pier Installation by DBS

    The owner of this home in Cloquet, MN was worried about the support posts underneath the deck on the backside of their home as there are frequent washouts that occur in the area. They reached out to DBS looking for a solution.

    A DBS Design Specialist went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, the Design Specialist recommended our piering system.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. They installed 4 helical piers to replace the failing old foundation supports in order to permanently stabilize the home.

    Now that the foundation issues have been fixed, the homeowner can relax more comfortably in their home with peace of mind.

  • Failing Wall in Kettle River, MN Stabilized with DBS Geo-Lock® Wall Anchors
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    Failing Wall in Kettle River, MN Stabilized with DBS Geo-Lock® Wall Anchors
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    Failing Wall in Kettle River, MN Stabilized with DBS Geo-Lock® Wall Anchors

    The owner of this home in Kettle River, MN noticed that the wall in their garage was bowing, looking for a solution they reached out to DBS.

    A DBS Design Specialist went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, they generated a quote for our Geo-Lock® Wall Anchor System for the homeowner.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed 4 Geo-Lock® Anchors along the wall to permanently stabilize it. The Geo-Lock® Anchors use the soil on the outside of a foundation to brace the wall as another plate sits outside the home beneath the ground to lock the one on the other side of the wall in place.

    Now that the home has been permanently stabilized, the homeowner can relax more comfortably and feel much safer in their home.

  • Free Estimate on Concrete Repair
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    Free Estimate on Concrete Repair
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    Free Estimate on Concrete Repair

    The owner of this home in Brookston, MN reached out to us looking for a solution to their settled concrete sidewalk.

    One of our Design Specialists went out to the home to run a free estimate appointment. After collecting several measurements and taking photos, our Design Specialist created a quote for our Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® foam to fill the voids underneath the concrete slabs.  After leveling each section, the crew sealed all of the joints and cracks with our NexusPro® concrete sealant.

    If you want peace of mind from your tripping hazards and eyesores like this homeowner, give us a call to set up your free no-obligation estimate today!

  • DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services in Aurora, MN to Fix Cracked Driveway
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    DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services in Aurora, MN to Fix Cracked Driveway
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    DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services in Aurora, MN to Fix Cracked Driveway

    The owner of this home in Aurora, MN reached out to DBS for help with their uneven and cracked concrete driveway.

    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 services. 

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® beneath the concrete driveway in order to lift and level the sunken areas. The crew also sealed all of the cracks with NexusPro®.

    Now that the driveway has been leveled and corrected, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

     

  • SmartJack® System Installed Under Ely, MN Home for Permanent Stabilization
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    SmartJack® System Installed Under Ely, MN Home for Permanent Stabilization
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    SmartJack® System Installed Under Ely, MN Home for Permanent Stabilization

    The owner of this home in Ely, MN reached out to DBS looking for a solution to their sinking crawlspace.

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

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed SmartJack® supports underneath the crawl space in order to permanently stabilize the foundation.

    Now that the SmartJack® System has been installed, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Sinking Concrete Sidewalk in Saint Cloud, MN Leveled by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services
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    Sinking Concrete Sidewalk in Saint Cloud, MN Leveled by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services
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    Sinking Concrete Sidewalk in Saint Cloud, MN Leveled by DBS Concrete Lifting and Leveling Services

    The owner of this home in Saint Cloud, MN reached out to DBS with help on their sinking and unlevel concrete sidewalk.

    A DBS Design Specialist went out to the property to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, the Design Specialist recommended our concrete lifting and leveling services.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® beneath the surface of the concrete sidewalk to lift and level the sunken sections by filling voids in the soil below.

    Now that the sidewalk has been leveled, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

  • Older Home in Duluth, MN Needs Foundation Repair Before Sale
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    Older Home in Duluth, MN Needs Foundation Repair Before Sale
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    Older Home in Duluth, MN Needs Foundation Repair Before Sale

    This Duluth, MN home had issues with a cracked and bowing foundation. The homeowners were in the process of selling the home but they knew they needed to repair the foundation first. After receiving a referral on how to best protect their basement, they contacted DBS.

    DBS Design Specialist James Miller went to the home and provided a free, no-obligation inspection and estimate for the work. After visiting the home, James reviewed the inspection with the homeowner and recommended the installation of our PowerBrace™ system. This unique foundation repair system permanently stabilizes walls and has a tightening system that can be adjusted over time to restore the wall to its original position.

    DBS Foreman Joe Harris and his crew installed 5 PowerBrace™ wall support beams to stabilize the walls and prevent any further movement. These galvanized steel I-beams come with a 25-year nationally-backed warranty.

    The homeowners can now confidently put this home on the market!

  • Hermantown, MN Garage Slab Lifted and Leveled with PolyLevel
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    Hermantown, MN Garage Slab Lifted and Leveled with PolyLevel
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    Hermantown, MN Garage Slab Lifted and Leveled with PolyLevel

    This garage slab in Hermantown, MN had settled over time. Cracks in the concrete were leading water into the garage making it difficult to work on projects and safely store tools. Looking for a solution to their concrete issues they contacted DBS for a free, no-obligation estimate for our concrete lifting and leveling service. 

    DBS Concrete Repair Production Manager Steve Lafontaine visited the home and provided a thorough estimate for the concrete repair work. DBS Concrete Repair Foreman Dustin Behning and his crew installed PolyLevel® to fill the voids beneath the slab and raise it back to level. This 2-part expanding foam expands upon contact with the soil and hardens as it cures. 

    After the slab was leveled, the cracks were repaired with NexusPro®. This silicone solution is designed to adhere to cracks and gaps in the concrete throughout all types of weather.

  • Void Filled with PolyLevel to Raise Sidewalk in Hermantown, MN
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    Void Filled with PolyLevel to Raise Sidewalk in Hermantown, MN
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    Void Filled with PolyLevel to Raise Sidewalk in Hermantown, MN

    A family in Hermantown, MN was concerned over the sidewalk leading to the front door. A void beneath the slab was causing it to sink during warm months and lift during winter months. The family reached out to DBS for some expert advice on the best course of action for their concrete. 

    DBS Concrete Repair Production Manager Steve Lafontaine visited the home and took measurements of each section of concrete. He proposed a solution to raise the slab using PolyLevel®. PolyLevel® is made with a specially engineered 2-part compound foam that expands when applied and hardens when dry. Concrete Repair Foreman Dustin Behning and his crew drilled small pea-sized holes into the concrete to inject the foam beneath the slab.  Once the concrete was level, they used NexusPro® to seal the joints.

    This 20-year old concrete slab is back to safe and level - ready to use for years to come.

  • Sidewalk Entrance to Church in Esko, MN Lifted and Leveled by DBS
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    Sidewalk Entrance to Church in Esko, MN Lifted and Leveled by DBS
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    Sidewalk Entrance to Church in Esko, MN Lifted and Leveled by DBS

    The biggest priority for this church community in Esko, MN was to tackle their concrete. Settling sidewalks near their entrances were created tripping hazards and were difficult for some congregation members to navigate. They learned about DBS via a referral and contacted us for a free, no-obligation estimate for our concrete repair service.

    DBS Design Specialist Justin Mundahl is an expert in Concrete Repair and visited the church to provide an inspection. After taking thorough measurements, he designed a solution that would fill the voids beneath the concrete and raise the slabs back to a level position.

    DBS Concrete Repair Foreman Dustin Behning led a crew that completed this church project. They began by drilling pea-sized holes into the target areas of the concrete. From there, they used a pressurized hose to inject our 2-part solution called PolyLevel® beneath the slabs. This expanding foam's lightweight formula is designed to lift concrete without adding extra weight to the soil beneath and causing more settling. The foam hardens and it cures to provide a durable, sustainable fix that won't wash away over time. 

    This sidewalk entrance is now ready to safely welcome members once again!

  • Aurora, MN Garage Permanently Stabilized with Helical Piers and PolyLevel®
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    Aurora, MN Garage Permanently Stabilized with Helical Piers and PolyLevel®
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    Aurora, MN Garage Permanently Stabilized with Helical Piers and PolyLevel®

    Aurora, MN homeowner noticed their garage floor cracking and sloping, and we're looking for a permanent solution to this issue. They contacted DBS and trusted us to get the job done well and right. 

    DBS Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo, came out to the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate. He then suggested the use of helical piers to lift the corner of the garage floor and PolyLevel® to level the concrete floor in the garage. DBS Foreman, Jason Foster, and his crew then came out to the home and permanently leveled the garage by installing two helical piers on the corner of the garage and PolyLevel® to level the concrete floor. 

    The homeowner can now use the garage space knowing the garage is permanently stabilized.

  • Cracked and Unlevel Garage Slab Leveled and Sealed with Help from DBS
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    Cracked and Unlevel Garage Slab Leveled and Sealed with Help from DBS
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    Cracked and Unlevel Garage Slab Leveled and Sealed with Help from DBS

    Ashland, WI homeowner was having issues with his unlevel, cracked garage slab not directing water to the drain. Wanting the issue to be permanently fixed, the homeowner reached out to DBS to get the job done right.

    A DBS Design Specialist then visited the home and assessed the issue and provided a free, no obligation estimate. They suggested lifting and leveling the concrete slab with PolyLevel® and sealing the cracks and joints in the concrete with NexusPro®.

    DBS foreman, Jason Foster, and his crew then injected the PolyLevel® foam under the slab and brought the concrete back to level, and sealed all cracks and joints with NexusPro®. The homeowner can now enjoy working in his garage with no worries of water pooling in the garage.

  • Concrete Driveway Cracks Sealed with NexusPro®
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    Concrete Driveway Cracks Sealed with NexusPro®
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    Concrete Driveway Cracks Sealed with NexusPro®

    The owner of this home Blackduck, MN reached out to DBS looking for help with their cracked and sinking driveway. 

    A DBS Design Specialist went to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate. After a thorough inspection, the Design Specialist recommended our concrete lifting and leveling service to solve their issues.

    Foreman Jason Foster led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they injected PolyLevel® beneath the driveway's sunken slabs in order to raise and level them to their original position. The crew finished the project by sealing the cracks with NexusPro® concrete sealant.

    Now that the driveway issues have been resolved, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.

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