Meet the Team

Greg Owens

DBS

Title: Co-Foreman

Hometown: Proctor, MN

Greg Owens from DBS

Greg joined the DBS team in 2021 as an Installer on our Basement Repair team, and now holds the role of Co-Foreman. He collaborates with his teammates in installing products to customer satisfaction and delivering on the DBS promise of "WOW" service with every project.

Greg prides himself on having great leadership and problem-solving skills on the job. What excites him most about a career at DBS is continuing to deepen his knowledge in residential construction.

In his spare time, Greg's hobbies include working on cars, fishing, and hunting. If he won the lottery, he would pay off his mother's home, then buy his own home, and invest the rest.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Bouncing Floors in Hayward, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® Systems
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    Bouncing Floors in Hayward, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® Systems
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    Bouncing Floors in Hayward, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® Systems

    This homeowner in Hayward, WI was experienced stability issues in their crawl space. They explained that when walking or running on the floors, the floor was extremely bouncy. This problem had become unnerving for the homeowner, so they trusted DBS to help.

    Design Specialist Henry Jungbauer assisted the homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate to find the perfect solution for the home. After a careful inspection, Henry provided and quote and recommended our SmartJack® Support System. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, the team installed 14 SmartJack® Systems in the crawl space of the home. These jacks are extremely supportive and evenly distribute the weight of the structure to stabilize the home once again. They are adjusted in order to raise the floors back to their original placement and diminish the bouncing floors. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their home is happy and healthy. 

  • CarbonArmor® Secures Cracked Block Wall in Stone Lake, WI Cabin
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    CarbonArmor® Secures Cracked Block Wall in Stone Lake, WI Cabin
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    CarbonArmor® Secures Cracked Block Wall in Stone Lake, WI Cabin

    This Stone Lake, WI homeowner was experiencing stairstep and horizontal cracks in their block wall foundation. Pressure from outside forces, such as soil, can cause these cracks and instability. The owner wanted to fix this problem so they turned to DBS for a solution.

    Design Specialist Henry Jungbauer assisted this owner with a free no-obligation estimate to help find the perfect solution. Henry suggested a CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System for this client's home. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led this project with the assistance of a team. CarbonArmor® wall straps are made with material that is 10x stronger than steel. This material is woven into a fabric-like material and molded to the walls to prevent further movement and instability. These straps tighten even more when tension is applied, making them more secure as time goes on. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their home is secure with DBS solutions. 

  • Large Foundational  Cracks in Ashland, WI Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Large Foundational  Cracks in Ashland, WI Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Large Foundational Cracks in Ashland, WI Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System

    This homeowner in Ashland, WI was experiencing instability in their cold, dark basement. Water was leaking into the basement due to large cracks in the basement foundation. Wanting a permanent fix, this homeowner turned to DBS for help. 

    Design specialist James Miller assisted this homeowner is a free no-obligation estimate. James suggested that a GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System be installed in order to stabilize the walls and create a healthier home.

    Foreman Osia Williams led a crew in the installation of this project. Together the team installed 7 GeoLock™ Wall Anchors. To do this the team connected steel rods to wall plates located inside the basement walls and to earth anchors located underground outside of the home. This rod connection is adjusted to stabilize the wall, prevent movement in the future, and help replace it to its original position.

    This homeowner can now relax knowing her home is stable and supported.

  • Structurally Unsound Ashland, WI Home Stabilized with SmartJack® Support System
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    Structurally Unsound Ashland, WI Home Stabilized with SmartJack® Support System
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    Structurally Unsound Ashland, WI Home Stabilized with SmartJack® Support System

    These homeowners in Ashland, WI reached out to DBS with stabilization issues. The back wall and the area below the house's bathroom became unstable from the house settling. The homeowner relied on DBS to make the house structurally sound once again. 

    Design Specialist James Miller assisted these homeowners in a free no-obligation estimate to find the right solutions for their homes. James recommended the owners install a SmartJack® System in order to stabilize the structure.

    Foreman Osia Williams led his crew in the installation of this support system. The team installed the SmartJack® System using 3 steel support beams that distribute the weight of the structure evenly. This allows the home to have a more reliable support system that lasts. 

    The owners will no longer have to worry about the stability of their homes thanks to DBS solutions. 

  • Sinking and Slopped Home in Bayfield, WI Supported Using SmartJack® System
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    Sinking and Slopped Home in Bayfield, WI Supported Using SmartJack® System
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    Sinking and Slopped Home in Bayfield, WI Supported Using SmartJack® System

    This home in Bayfield, WI was suffering from major settlement issues. The homeowner was not happy with the dip that had formed in the middle of the dining room, caused by the sinking of the home. Wanting to fix the slopping and bouncing floors, and level the home, they turned to DBS for a permanent solution.

    Design Specialist James Miller provided this homeowner with a free no-obligation estimate in order to find the perfect solution for the needs of their home. After careful inspection, James recommended the installation of a SmartJack® System.

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project, along with a team. Together, the team installed 3 SmartJack® Systems. Each jack is able to evenly distribute the weight of the structure and stabilize as needed. They are also able to be adjusted in order to reposition the home and minimize the sagging and unlevel floors the owner experienced beforehand. 

    Now that this homeowner's house is stable and level, they can relax knowing it will be safe and sound. 

  • Cracked, Unstable Wall Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor in Maple, WI
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    Cracked, Unstable Wall Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor in Maple, WI
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    Cracked, Unstable Wall Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor in Maple, WI

    This homeowner in Maple, WI was facing problems with wall stabilization and cracks in their basement. The wall had shifted from previous repair over a decade ago; unable to repair this problem on their own, the owner turned to DBS for a solution. 

    Design Specialist James Miller assisted this homeowner in a free no-obligation estimate to find the right solution for this home. James suggested the installation of a GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation along with a team. Together the team installed 3 Geolock™ Wall Anchors allowing for stabilization for the whole wall. This is done by connecting a steel rod to plates that are connected and located inside the home to an earth anchor that is installed in the soil outside of the home. This connection will allow for the system to be adjusted to stabilize and straighten out the wall. 

    With this newly stable wall, this homeowner can live comfortably in their healthy home.

  • Improper Door Alignment in Superior, WI Fixed with SmartJack® System
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    Improper Door Alignment in Superior, WI Fixed with SmartJack® System
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    Improper Door Alignment in Superior, WI Fixed with SmartJack® System

    This homeowner in Superior, WI needed help with their sinking floors. The support beams in the basement had shifted, making the doors and windows fit improperly. They wanted the floors raised and the home functioning properly once again. 

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo conducted a free, no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After doing so, he provided a quote and recommended our SmartJack® Support System. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project along with a partner. Together, the duo installed multiple SmartJacks® in order to evenly distribute the weight of the structure. These steel jacks are able to be adjusted, allowing the floors to be raised back to their original positioning. This movement allows the doors and windows to function properly again.

    This homeowner can now relax in their happy, healthy, and functioning home. 

  • Fixer-Upper Home with Wall Instability in Rush City, MN Stabilized with CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System
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    Fixer-Upper Home with Wall Instability in Rush City, MN Stabilized with CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System
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    Fixer-Upper Home with Wall Instability in Rush City, MN Stabilized with CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System

    This homeowner in Rush City, MN had bought a fixer-upper hoping to update the basement of the home. However, the renovations could not progress any further without addressing the problems with the foundational wall support. Needing expert advice and peace of mind, the homeowner turned to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Mike Anderson provided a free no-obligation estimate for the owner in order to find the best solution for the home. After careful inspection, Mike recommended that the owner install a CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System.

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this solution with help from a team. Carbon Armor was needed because of limited space availability. The solution needed to remain inside the home but still be able to fully support the wall. Suffering from 1" sheering, multiple wall straps were needed to ensure the walls would be completely and permanently supported. This solution is made out of materials that are 10-times stronger than steel and will prevent the wall from any further movement. 

    This new homeowner can now continue with his basement renovation knowing this DBS solution is secure and discreet. 

  • Wood Rot Combatted with SmartJack® System in Duluth, MN Home
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    Wood Rot Combatted with SmartJack® System in Duluth, MN Home
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    Wood Rot Combatted with SmartJack® System in Duluth, MN Home

    This local Duluth, MN homeowner needed extra stability in her home. Due to a flood in 2012, the support beams in the house were experiencing wood rot, causing the beams to be unstable and in need of assistance.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo assisted this homeowner with a free no-obligation estimate to help find the perfect solution for their home. After inspecting the area, Henrik decided that installing a SmartJack® System would be the perfect permanent solution for this home. 

    Foreman Osia Williams, along with his team, installed this solution. The SmartJack® System uses steel tube beams and footing to stabilize and support the structure. These beams evenly distribute the weight and can reposition the home back to its original position, making it a secure and lasting solution. 

    This homeowner no longer needs to worry about instability and can relax peacefully in their home 

  • 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.

  • Instability and Improper Wall Support in Duluth, MN Crawlspace Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Instability and Improper Wall Support in Duluth, MN Crawlspace Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Instability and Improper Wall Support in Duluth, MN Crawlspace Stabilized with SmartJack® System

    This homeowner in Duluth, MN was experiencing problems with the stabilization in their crawlspace. Failing, rotting wood supplemental beams and bad wall support were the main concerns. DBS worked with this homeowner to help them find a permanent solution.

    Design Specialist Rich Johnsen provided this homeowner with a free no-obligation estimate to find this perfect solution. After careful inspection, Rich suggested that the homeowner install a SmartJack® System in order to stabilize the home. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, this team installed 8 SmartJack® Systems that work together to evenly distribute the weight of the structure for maximum support. These steel jack systems are able to stabilize and reposition the home in order to reverse and prevent further damage. 

    This homeowner will not have to worry about instability in their crawl space any longer thanks to this DBS solution.

  • Wall Instability That Stops Home Renovation is Fixed with CarbonArmor® in Duluth, MN
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    Wall Instability That Stops Home Renovation is Fixed with CarbonArmor® in Duluth, MN
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    Wall Instability That Stops Home Renovation is Fixed with CarbonArmor® in Duluth, MN

    These homeowners in Duluth, MN were hoping to finish a guest bedroom but needed to address the wall stabilization issues first. They trusted DBS with the project.

    Design Specialist James Miller assisted these homeowners in a free, no-obligation estimate in order to find the best solution for the home. After a careful inspection, it was decided that our CarbonArmor® Defense Straps would be the perfect solution for this home's needs.

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project, along with a team. Together, the team used the CarbonArmor® defense material to stabilize the wall and prevent any further movement. These straps are made out of materials that are 10-times stronger than steel. These materials are woven together into a fabric-like material and applied to walls to hold them in place. 

    These homeowners can now finish their home renovations knowing their home is stable. 

  • Sinking, Sagging Crawl Space in Esko, MN Lifted with SmartJack® Support System
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    Sinking, Sagging Crawl Space in Esko, MN Lifted with SmartJack® Support System
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    Sinking, Sagging Crawl Space in Esko, MN Lifted with SmartJack® Support System

    These homeowners in Esko, MN were planning on selling their homes. However, first, they needed to address the instability issues the home was facing. 

    A DBS Design Specialist visited the home and conducted a free, no-obligation estimate for the owners. After a careful inspection, a quote was provided for our SmartJack® Support System.

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project with help from a partner. Together, the duo installed multiple jack systems to evenly distribute the weight of the structure. After the jacks are installed completely and are stable, they can be adjusted in order to raise the floor above back to its original position.

    These homeowners can now move forward with the sale of their homes. 

  • SmartJack® Support System Stabilizes Home with Failing Support Beam in Moose Lake, MN
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    SmartJack® Support System Stabilizes Home with Failing Support Beam in Moose Lake, MN
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    SmartJack® Support System Stabilizes Home with Failing Support Beam in Moose Lake, MN

    These homeowners in Moose Lake, MN had an unstable support beam in their basement. They wanted to correct this issue to make their home safer and they wanted it done right, so they turned to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Jake Gilmer assisted these homeowners in a free no-obligation estimate. It was decided that a SmartJack® Support System would be these best option for this home in order to stabilize the home effectively. 

    Foreman Greg Owens led the crew in the installation of this project. The SmartJack® System is made up of a large steel tube that is connected to steel brackets. This system is extremely sturdy and evenly distributes the weight of the structure. This system can also be adjusted in order to level out the supported area to its original position. 

    These homeowners can now relax in their healthy, stabilized home. 

  • Shifting Wall in Virginia, MN Home Stabilized and Repositioned with Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Shifting Wall in Virginia, MN Home Stabilized and Repositioned with Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Shifting Wall in Virginia, MN Home Stabilized and Repositioned with Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchor System

    This homeowner in Virginia, MN was experiencing wall instability in the home's basement. The foundation walls had completely shifted in the back of the house. The homeowner was hoping to sell the home in the future, so they trusted DBS to help find and install solutions for their home.

    Design Specialist James Gilmer visited the home and conducted a free, no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough inspection, Jake provided a quote and recommended the installation of Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchors to stabilize the home and reposition the wall back into place. 

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project along with a crew. Together, the team installed multiple Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchor Systems in order to ensure the support would be evenly distributed. The indoor wall plates are connected to outdoor earth anchors that are installed underground. These two components are adjusted and are able to pull the wall back to it's original position while offering stability. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their home is stable and supported. 

  • Sagging Floors in International Falls, MN Home Supported with SmartJack® Systems
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    Sagging Floors in International Falls, MN Home Supported with SmartJack® Systems
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    Sagging Floors in International Falls, MN Home Supported with SmartJack® Systems

    These homeowners in International Falls, MN was experienced sinking, sagging floors over the years. This instability from their crawl space started to make the walls crack and doors and windows did not fit correctly. They trusted DBS to help them with this issue. 

    Design Specialist James Miller provided these homeowners with a free, no-obligation estimate in order to find the right solution for their home. After careful inspection, it was decided that SmartJack® Systems would be the most effective solution.

    Foreman Osia Williams led the installation of this project, along with a team. Together, the team installed 9 SmartJack® Systems in order to support the home. These support systems evenly distribute the weight of the structure to stabilize the home. They are also able to be adjusted in order to raise the structure and floors back to their original positions. 

    These homeowners can now live comfortably knowing their home is stable and secure. 

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