Q&A

DBS Q&A

Do you provide free foundation inspections?

At DBS, our system design specialists visit the home and provide a free thorough inspection along with a free no obligation estimate. The specialists are trained in foundation repair, waterproofing, insulation, and total basement finishing. DBS services areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Do you provide free, no-obligation quotes for waterproofing services?

Yes, DBS offers all quotes on our services with a design specialist coming to your home, creating a proposal, and giving you a free, no-obligation estimate based on your needs for waterproofing, or any other residential service on your home!

Do your waterproofing services offer protection from flooding?

DBS has been working hard to keep the homes in our service area dry and safe throughout the harsh winters and warm summers. The different climates bring a lot of water damage from melting snow, rain, and more, but here's a video of flooding in Duluth showing the waterproofing system that our installation team installed for our homeowners in these tough flooding conditions.

Link to Park Point DBS Flooding System video:

https://bit.ly/2Ogba2p 

 

 

How do you fix a sagging crawl space?

Many crawl spaces are initially built with support from wooden posts, which can often start to wear down over time, and lead to a sagging crawl space. This means that the floor above the crawl space will begin to cave in and cause problems for other areas of the home. Luckily, DBS provides a service that helps support and stabilize failing crawl spaces. The product we would use is the SmartJack® System, which is comprised of galvanized steel jacks that fit in even the tighest of crawl spaces. They support loads exceeding 60,000 pounds, and can help lift sagging floors back to their original position. This is an ideal service we provide for support of poor crawl spaces. 

How do you waterproof a concrete basement floor?

There are several products that may be used to waterproof a concrete basement floor. Installing a perimeter drainage system like the WaterGuard® will help protect your basement floor from water by catching any wall seepage. This system will drain into a sump pit, where a sump pump will then pump the water through a discharge line to an appropriate outdoor area.

How much does basement waterproofing cost?

Every home is unique and each homeowner has different goals for their home. The cost depends on the severity of the problem, the condition of any existing water issues, and the results the customer is looking for. For an exact amount, call DBS today for a thorough inspection and a free no obligation estimate!

How much does foundation repair cost near me?

Every home is unique and each homeowner has different goals for their home. The cost depends on the severity of the problem, the condition of the soil surrounding the home, and the results the customer is looking for. For an exact amount, call DBS today for a thorough inspection and a free no obligation estimate!

How to fix sunken driveway/walkway?

The best quality solution to repair any slab of concrete that has shifted over time is to use our patented PolyLEVEL system. The injection of high-density polymers beneath the slabs lifts and levels the slab. The mixture is inserted through a drilled hole in the cement, only about the size of the penny. PolyLEVEL is the best option because it uses few drilled holes, the material is waterproof and environmentally friendly.

How to raise a dropped concrete slab 1 inch?

Polylevel is used to lift and level concrete. Sometimes soil settles or washes away so the slabs of concrete are no longer stable and begin to shift. Injecting Polylevel through small drilled holes stabilizes the concrete, forming a smooth level surface.

How to repair a cracked foundation wall?

There are a variety of quality solutions to repair a cracked foundation wall. Depending on the severity of the crack and the amount of shifting that has occurred, different solutions would be recommended. CarbonArmor®, PowerBrace™ systems, Helical Piers, and GeoLock® are some examples of products we would use to fix this problem.

What are helical piers?

Helical piers were designed to create a fast, easy foundation for decks, sunrooms, and other small structures. As an alternate to traditional concrete piers, helical piers eliminate all the frustration you can think of. These are steel piers that are attached to the bottom of a post, and driven into the surface with helical blades on the lower section of the pier. They prevent any further settlement issues, and can even lift your home back to level position. With regards to any sort of weather condition, and no excavation needed, helical piers are sure to stabilize your foundation. 

What is the cost to repair a foundation leak in MN?

Every home is unique and each homeowner has different goals for their home. The cost depends on the severity of the problem, the condition of the soil surrounding the home, and the goal the customer has in mind. For an exact amount, call DBS today for a thorough inspection and a free no obligation estimate!

Who does foundation repair in St. Cloud, MN?

DBS repairs foundation problems in areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including St.Cloud, MN. DBS has system design specialists who come out to your home to perform a thorough inspection and give you a free no obligation estimate that same day!

our service area

We serve the following areas

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

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


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