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Fred Bozvay

DBS

Title: Foreman

Hometown: Duluth, MN

Fred Bozvay from DBS

Fred joined the DBS team in 2021 as a Co-Foreman and has since moved to a Foreman position on our Basement Repair team in the metro. Fred looks forward to using his background in construction and the trades to install products to customer satisfaction and delivering on the DBS promise of "WOW" service with every project.

Fred prides himself on being a creative thinker with vast knowledge of tools and equipment. What excites him most about a career at DBS is the opportunity to lead teams in helping homeowners in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

In his free time, Fred enjoys fishing, hunting, power sports, and working on motors and machinery. If he won the lottery, the first thing he would do is buy a nicer boat!

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Hidden Mold and Moisture in Eau Claire, WI Home Combatted with WaterGuard® Drain System
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    Hidden Mold and Moisture in Eau Claire, WI Home Combatted with WaterGuard® Drain System
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    Hidden Mold and Moisture in Eau Claire, WI Home Combatted with WaterGuard® Drain System

    This homeowner in Eau Claire, WI discovered a hidden leak behind their basement walls. Having found water and mold, they decided they wanted a permanent fix before continuing with their basement renovations. 

    Design Specialist Jesse Williams assisted this homeowner in a free no-obligation estimate to find the best solution for their home. After close inspection, Jesse recommended the installation of a WaterGuard® drain system.

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, the team installed the French drainage system in the home. This system collects water from the walls and floors before it has the chance to enter the living space. It is then carried through the drains to a sump pump and discharged from the home. The WaterGuard® system is an efficient way to keep your home dry and mold-free.

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their home is free of mold and moisture. 

  • GeoLock® Wall Anchors Installed to Bowing Wall in Ashland, WI
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    GeoLock® Wall Anchors Installed to Bowing Wall in Ashland, WI
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    GeoLock® Wall Anchors Installed to Bowing Wall in Ashland, WI

    This homeowner in Ashland, WI wanted to restore their piece of mind and fix their bowing wall. Needing a professional and permanent solution, they trusted DBS to help.

    Design Specialist Jake Gilmer visited the home to conduct a free, no-obligation estimate. After a careful inspection, Jake recommended our GeoLock® Wall Anchoring System. 

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. The team began by excavation an area outside of the home to install the earth anchor. This anchor is attached to a steel plate that is installed to the bowing wall. Once connected, the system can be adjusted to pull the cracked wall back into the original position and prevent movement.

    This homeowner can now relax with piece of mind that their home is safe and secure. 

  • Failing Support Beam Threatening to Ruin Crawlspace in Superior, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Failing Support Beam Threatening to Ruin Crawlspace in Superior, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® System
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    Failing Support Beam Threatening to Ruin Crawlspace in Superior, WI Stabilized with SmartJack® System

    These homeowners in Superior, WI were informed that their crawlspace was in need of assistance if it were to pass inspection. The support beam by the entryway was failing, causing the home to become unstable and unhealthy. Needing a permanent solution, these homeowners trusted DBS to help them with this project. 

    Design Specialist Rich Johnsen assisted these homeowners in a free no-obligation estimate in order to find the perfect solution for their home. After careful inspection, Rich informed the homeowners that a SmartJack® Support System would be the best solution for their home. 

    Foreman Tyler Nacey, along with a team, led the installation of this project. Together, the team installed 2 SmartJack® Systems to replace the failing support. This support system uses steel brackets, footing, and tubes. This evenly distributes the weight of the structure, therefore, stabilizing and repositioning the home as needed. 

    These homeowners can now relax without worrying about a failing support system under their feet, but instead with the piece of mind that their home is safe and healthy.

  • Mold and Soggy Basement in Duluth, MN Fixed with DBS Waterproofing Solutions
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    Mold and Soggy Basement in Duluth, MN Fixed with DBS Waterproofing Solutions
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    Mold and Soggy Basement in Duluth, MN Fixed with DBS Waterproofing Solutions

    This homeowner in Duluth, MN had plans to finish their basement. However, they needed to address the water intrusion issues first to ensure their new renovations would not be ruined. They also needed to focus on waterproofing to stop the mold growth in the basement. 

    Design Specialist Zach Guilliams assisted these homeowners in a free, no-obligation estimate. After a careful and thorough inspection, it was decided that our WaterGuard® French Drain System would be the best option. 

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. The team began by creating trenches in the basement, where the drain lines were placed. These drain lines collect the unwanted water and transport it to the newly installed TripleSafe™ Sump Pump. The water is then discharged from the home, leaving it dry and healthy.

    This homeowner can now relax and finish their home renovation projects with piece of mind.

  • Mold and Leakage in Forever Duluth, MN Home Fixed with WaterGuard® System
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    Mold and Leakage in Forever Duluth, MN Home Fixed with WaterGuard® System
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    Mold and Leakage in Forever Duluth, MN Home Fixed with WaterGuard® System

    This homeowner needed help with their forever home in Duluth, MN. Water damage and mold had become a problem in the basement and the homeowner wanted it to be resolved quickly and permanently. 

    Design Specialist Quentin Roth assisted the homeowner in a free no-obligation estimate to find the right solution for their forever home. Once the inspection was complete, Quentin recommended the installation of a WaterGuard® Drain System.

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led a team in the installation of this project. Together, the team removed concrete in the basement and installed the drainage pipes and sump pump. This French drainage system collects water before it enters your basement. The pipes lead to the sump pump that effectively discharges the water from the system, leaving the basement dry and mold-free. 

    This homeowner will no longer have to worry about water intrusion or mold ruining theirs forever home. 

  • Structural Integrity of Sagging Duluth, MN Home Preserved with SmartJack® Support System
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    Structural Integrity of Sagging Duluth, MN Home Preserved with SmartJack® Support System
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    Structural Integrity of Sagging Duluth, MN Home Preserved with SmartJack® Support System

    These homeowners in Duluth, MN noticed that their foundation was giving away into the crawl space. They wanted to preserve the structural integrity with a professional solution.

    Design Specialist James Miller assisted the homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate. After a careful inspection, James provided a quote for our SmartJack® Support System.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a partner. Together, the duo used these jack systems to evenly support and distribute the weight of the structure. Once stabilized, the jacks can be adjusted to lift the floor above back to their original, level position.

    These homeowners have now preserved the structural integrity of their home. 

  • Piering System Installed in Duluth, MN Addresses Settlement Issues
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    Piering System Installed in Duluth, MN Addresses Settlement Issues
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    Piering System Installed in Duluth, MN Addresses Settlement Issues

    This home in Duluth, MN was suffering from foundation settlement. The homeowner needed a solution that could support and lift the structure. 

    Design Specialist Zach Guilliams assisted the homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate. After a thorough inspection, Zach recommended our Piering Solution.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. The piers are driven into the ground until they reach native soil. This soil is more solid and stable, which allows the pressure to travel upwards and lift the structure.

    Once the excavation is covered with new concrete, this project will be complete. 

  • Sagging Floors Above Proctor, MN Basement Supported with SmartJack® System
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    Sagging Floors Above Proctor, MN Basement Supported with SmartJack® System
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    Sagging Floors Above Proctor, MN Basement Supported with SmartJack® System

    This homeowner in Proctor, MN wanted to address the sinking and sagging floors in their home. They were worried the floor might collapse, so they reached out to DBS for a professional, permanent solution. 

    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, Henrik recommended our SmartJack® Support System.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, the team used these jack systems to evenly support and distribute the weight of the structure. Once stabilized, the jacks can be adjusted to lift the floor above back to a level, even position.

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

  • Block Wall Instability in Esko, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ and PowerBrace™ Systems
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    Block Wall Instability in Esko, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ and PowerBrace™ Systems
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    Block Wall Instability in Esko, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ and PowerBrace™ Systems

    This homeowner in Esko, MN reached out to DBS for help with wall stabilization. The block foundation in the basement was experiencing horizontal and stair-step cracks, causing instability to the structure. The homeowner wanted to reinforce the stability and straighten the wall. 

    Design Specialist Jacob Nustad assisted this homeowner with a free no-obligation estimate to help find the best solution for the home. After careful inspection, Jacob recommended the homeowner install a GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System, as well as, a PowerBrace™ Wall Bracing System.

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led the installation of this project, along with a team. The team worked together to install 5 GeoLock™ Wall Anchors and 2 PowerBrace™ I-beams. The GeoLock™ systems connect steel plates inside the home to earth anchors outside of the home. By adjusting the connection, the wall can be moved and repositioned back into place. The PowerBrace™ beams are connected to the rim joists and also allow for stabilization. These beams are adjusted overtime to keep the wall from settling any further and to move the walls back to their original positions. 

    Having both of these systems supporting the home, this homeowner will have nothing to worry about when it comes to stabilization. 

  • Water Intrusion in Carlton, MN Home is Stopped with WaterGuard® Drain System
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    Water Intrusion in Carlton, MN Home is Stopped with WaterGuard® Drain System
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    Water Intrusion in Carlton, MN Home is Stopped with WaterGuard® Drain System

    In Carlton, MN, this homeowner was experiencing water leakage in their basement. To avoid further water damage, and the hassle of cleaning up, they turned to DBS to help find the best solution for their home. 

    Design Specialist Jacob Nustad assisted this homeowner in a free no-obligation estimate. After close inspection, it was decided that a WaterGuard® drainage system would be the most effective solution for this problem. 

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led the installation of this project with help from a partner. Together, the pair installed a WaterGuard® french drain system. This waterproofing system is installed by placing a drain system under the concrete; this drain collects water seepage from the walls and floor joists and moves it to a sump pump in order to get rid of the unwanted water intrusion quickly and effectively.

    This homeowner will not have to worry about flooding in their basement and can now relax in their healthy home. 

  • WaterGuard®  Fixes Leaky Basement that is Ruining Home Renovation in Cloquet, MN
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    WaterGuard®  Fixes Leaky Basement that is Ruining Home Renovation in Cloquet, MN
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    WaterGuard® Fixes Leaky Basement that is Ruining Home Renovation in Cloquet, MN

    These homeowners in Cloquet, MN were in the process of finishing their basement when they decided they needed to find a solution for the water leakage they were experiencing. Looking for a permanent solution, they turned to DBS for help.

    Design Specialist Rich Johnsen assisted these homeowners in a free no-obligation estimate in order to find the right solution for their homes. After a carefully conducted inspection, Rich recommended a WaterGuard® Drain System.

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led a team in the installation of this project. Together, the team removed concrete from the basement and placed drainage pipes that connect to a sump pump. This WaterGuard® drain collects water through the walls and at the floor joists in order to catch any intrusion before it enters your basement. The water is then transported to a sump pump and discarded from the home. After installing the drain system, the concrete is replaced in a smooth and flush manner. 

    With their new DBS solution, these homeowners can relax knowing they have a dry, safe basement. 

  • Geo-Lock™ Anchors Bowing Basement Wall in  Aurora, MN
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    Geo-Lock™ Anchors Bowing Basement Wall in  Aurora, MN
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    Geo-Lock™ Anchors Bowing Basement Wall in Aurora, MN

    These homeowners in Aurora, MN wanted to find a permanent support solution for their bowing basement walls. They reached out to DBS as trusted professionals in this area. 

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo assisted these homeowners with a free, no-obligation estimate in order to find the best solution for their home's needs. After a careful and thorough inspection, Henrik provided a quote for our Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchoring System.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led a team in the installation of this project. Together, the team began by excavating an area outside to place the earth anchors. These earth anchors are attached by a steel pole to a steel plate located inside of the home. Once attached, the system can be adjusted to pull the wall back to its original position.

    These homeowners can now relax knowing their home is secure and safe. 

  • Failing Foundation in Aitkin, MN Stabilized and Secured with PowerBrace® Wall Bracing System
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    Failing Foundation in Aitkin, MN Stabilized and Secured with PowerBrace® Wall Bracing System
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    Failing Foundation in Aitkin, MN Stabilized and Secured with PowerBrace® Wall Bracing System

    This homeowner in Aitkin, MN was concerned with how far the foundation wall has moved. They wanted a permanent and professional solution, so they reached out to DBS for help.

    James Miller assisted this homeowner with a free, no-obligation estimate. After a careful and thorough inspection, James recommended our PowerBrace® Wall Bracing System.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. Together, the team attached a bracket to the ceiling joist and attached the bottom of the beam to the concrete footing. This beam will provide support so the wall will not move any further and it can also be adjusted over time to straighten the wall back to its original position. 

    This homeowner can now relax knowing their home is safe, secure, and stable. 

  • Sheering Wall with Horizontal Crack in Cook, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Sheering Wall with Horizontal Crack in Cook, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System
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    Sheering Wall with Horizontal Crack in Cook, MN Basement Stabilized with GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System

    These homeowners in Cook, MN were hoping to finish their basement; however, they first had to fix the structural issues the home was facing. One of the foundational basement walls was experiencing a large horizontal crack with about 1 inch sheering, making the home unstable. In need of a permanent solution, they trusted DBS to help them fix this foundational issue. 

    DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo assisted these homeowners with a free no-obligation estimate to help find the perfect solution for their homes. After careful inspection, it was decided that a GeoLock™ Wall Anchor System would be the best solution.

    Foreman Tyler Nacey led the installation of this project with help from a crew. together, the team successfully installed 8 GeoLock™ systems. These support systems are made up of a steel rod that is connected outside in the ground to an Earth Anchor and inside to steel plates attached to the unstable wall. This system offers a permanent solution and can be adjusted in order to restore the wall as close to its original position as possible. 

    These homeowners can now complete their basement project with their happy, healthy home. 

  • SmartJack® System Installed in Cushing, MN Crawl Space to Correct Sagging Floors
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    SmartJack® System Installed in Cushing, MN Crawl Space to Correct Sagging Floors
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    SmartJack® System Installed in Cushing, MN Crawl Space to Correct Sagging Floors

    These homeowners in Cushing, MN wanted to start home renovation projects. However, first, they needed to address structural repairs. They contacted DBS for help with their sagging crawl space.

    Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo visited the home and conducted a free, no-obligation estimate. After a careful inspection, Henrik recommended our SmartJack® support solution.

    Foreman Fred Bozvay led the installation of this project with help from a team. These SmartJack® systems evenly distribute the weight of the structure to prevent further movement. After installation, they can be adjusted to raise the floor above and relevel the floor inside of the home. 

    These homeowners can now move forward with their home renovation projects. 

  • Geo-Lock Wall Anchors and WaterGuard® Stabilize and Waterproof Aurora, MN Cabin
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    Geo-Lock Wall Anchors and WaterGuard® Stabilize and Waterproof Aurora, MN Cabin
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    Geo-Lock Wall Anchors and WaterGuard® Stabilize and Waterproof Aurora, MN Cabin

    This customer in Aurora, MN is looking to turn this house into a cabin and wants to start a long-lasting remodel. The customer had noticed cracks in the foundation walls, as well as water in the basement. They contacted DBS to find a long-lasting solution for the basement.

    DBS Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo, visited the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the foundation support and a waterproofing system. Henrik then suggested using our Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to repair and straighten the walls, and our WaterGuard® Floor Drain system with the CleanSpace® Wall Vapor System.

    Our DBS Foreman, Fred Bozvay, and his production team then came out to the house and installed all three services for a permanent dry and safe basement.

    The customer can now have a peace of mind knowing the basement of his cabin is permanently stabilized and will stay dry for the years to come.

  • Boat House Repair in Minnesota
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    Boat House Repair in Minnesota
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    Boat House Repair in Minnesota

    The owner of this boathouse in Backus, MN reached out to us looking for a solution to solve the unstable wall.

    Design Specialist James Miller went out to run a free estimate appointment for the homeowner. After taking several measurements and photos, he created a quote for our Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchor System.

    Foreman Fred Bozay led the installation of this project with assistance from a crew. Together they installed Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchors along the wall to permanently stabilize the foundation.

    The owner can now relax with peace of mind!

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