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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.
The owners of this home in Washburn, WI were having issues keeping their basement warm. They reached out to DBS in hopes of finding an energy-efficient solution.
Design Specialist Rich Johnsen went out to the property to conduct a free no-obligation estimate. Rich informed that the issue was caused by improperly sealed rim joists in their basement. Cold air would continue to leak in through the rim joists if left alone.
Foreman Raeshawn Pelfrey led the installation of this project with help from his crew. Together they sprayed waterproof polyurethane foam into each rim joist of the home. The spray foam air seals the space as it expands when applied. Read this article to learn more about rim joists and how DBS can thoroughly insulate your basement.
Now that the rim joists have been air-sealed, the homeowners will be able to relax comfortably in their homes without paying high heating bills.
This home in Washburn, WI had problems with moisture which was leading to mold growth in two separate areas. Needing a permanent solution, the homeowner trusted DBS with the project.
Design Specialist Henry Jungbauer assisted this homeowner in a free, no-obligation estimate for their home to find the perfect solution. After inspecting the areas in need of help, Henry recommended DES TruSoft™ cellulose insulation.
A DBS foreman led a team in the installation of this project. The team removed any old, ineffective insulation and began air sealing the space. Air sealing stops any unwanted air flow from cracks and holes from affecting the home. After air sealing, TruSoft™ cellulose was blown into the spaces. TruSoft™ is an environmentally friendly option that is resistant to fire with long lasting performance.
This homeowner will no longer need to worry about cold bedrooms or unhealthy air due to mold.
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DBS is your trusted contractor for residential and commercial foundation repair in Bayfield County. From bowing walls to sagging floors to cracked walls we provide the needed repairs installing the right system which may include wall anchors, push piers, and other structural repair solutions.
We help make basements and crawl spaces in Bayfield County, WI dry all the time by protecting against flooding and groundwater seepage with a properly-installed Basement Systems waterproofing system. We install a nearly-invisible interior drainage system and sump pump with the option to install a battery-powered backup pump. We also waterproof and encapsulate crawl spaces preventing mold and rot that can result from moisture problems.
We make homes in Bayfield County more comfortable with our whole-house insulation solutions. From attics to crawl spaces, we'll upgrade your insulation where needed so you can live comfortably. Upgrading your insulation can also lower your heating and cooling costs. With our home energy audit, we can pinpoint energy problems in your home and identify upgrades that can make your home more efficient.
Contact DBS today to schedule your free on-site evaluation and cost estimate for foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, or home insulation services in Bayfield County, WI.
This homeowner in Washburn, WI was concerned about the stability of their foundation and cellar staircase. The stone that had been laid had shifted resulting in a long crack. After a bit of research and a short friendly phone call with the DBS office staff, an appointment was made to have System Design Specialist Royce Bunn make a trip out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. At the appointment, Royce was able to explain to the homeowner the best quality solution for their problems. The installation of Power Braces would help with the shifting concrete and other foundation walls that had also shifted. While Royce was out at the home, he provided the homeowner with an additional solution that would make the space more comfortable. Installing high-performance SilverGlo insulation, an exterior drainage system, and Sentry Seal would help provide the homeowner a warm and dry home.
This homeowner in Washburn, WI had noticed some areas of concern in the basement. There were noticeable stair-stepping cracks along the foundation wall. The stone also had some water damage, which increased the risk of an unstabilized wall. After doing some brief research online, the homeowner decided to reach out to DBS to find the best possible solution. Following a short friendly phone call with the office staff, an appointment was made to have System Design Specialist Royce Bunn make a trip out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. At the appointment, Royce was able to explain to the homeowners that the stair-step cracking in the basement was due to the wall shifting. The best possible solution would be to install Geo-Lock Anchors. These would connect to a wall support and earth anchor plate below grade on the exterior of the home. This would then provide the homeowners a stabilized foundation wall leading to a safer home.
This homeowner in Washburn, WI wanted to have the basement inspected because there were water and foundation wall issues. After doing a bit of research online and a friendly phone call with the office staff, an appointment was made to have a System Design Specialist make a trip out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. At the appointment, the design specialist was able to explain the best possible solution to the problem. The installation of Power Braces would aid in the stabilization of the foundation walls, along with joist reinforcements that would be necessary for supporting the PowerBrace system. A tightening kit would also be provided for any future needs, to maintain a safely straightened wall. The installation of waterproofing including Sentry Seal, high-performance SilverGlo, high-performance CleanSpace Wall Poly moisture barrier, and drain tile at the foot of the excavated walls that would help with any water issues. The installation of a Super Sump system, discharge line and IceGuard, would also ensure the homeowners a warm and dry basement.
The homeowner in Washburn, WI was worried about some water issues and an unstabilized wall in the basement of the home. Since the homeowner had previously worked with DBS, they reached out to the company they liked and trusted. After a brief phone call with the office staff, an appointment was made to have a System Design Specialist make a trip out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. At the appointment, the specialist was able to explain to the homeowner what the best solution to the problem would be. Over time the wall had shifted and had become water damaged. The best solution would be the installation of power braces and waterproofing along with a sump pump to help with any water issues. The quality of this solution would ensure that the homeowner no longer had to worry about any instability in the foundation wall.
This homeowner in Washburn, WI was concerned about the insulation and water issues in the basement. After learning about DBS at the Ashland Home Show, this homeowner reached out to find the best quality solution for their problem. Following a brief phone call with the DBS office staff, an appointment was made to have a System Design Specialist go out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. The specialist was able to explain to the homeowners why the home had water issues and what the best solution would be. The installation of an interior waterproofing system and Super Sump system along with a LawnScape outlet and Ice Guard discharge line would ensure the basement would no longer experience any water issues. Installing three inches of Spray Foam to the exterior walls would help with any insulation issues. With this quality solution, the homeowner would no longer have to worry about any water or heating issues in the basement.
The owner of this house and guest cabin was concerned about the crawl space below the home and the condition of the guest cabin. The homeowner did a bit of research and then reached out to DBS to find the best possible solution. After a brief friendly phone call with the office staff, an appointment was made to have a System Design Specialist come out to the home for a free no obligation estimate. The specialist performed a thorough inspection and was able to explain to the homeowner the best possible solution. To support the floor joist system, the installation of Smart Jacks was recommended. Installing CleanSpace® high-performance moisture barrier, a drainage mat, along with a Smartdrain would ensure that the water issues would no longer occur. To help with any insulation issues, Terra Foam and Spray foam would be a great quality solution. The installation of a SaniDry CX high performance and air purification system under the guest cabin would aid the waterproofing system. This great combination would be a quality solution for the owner. With the installations, the homeowner would no longer have to worry about the quality of the buildings and would be able to enjoy a safe and warm place.
The owner of this cabin in Iron River, WI was concerned about the foundation stability. After doing a bit of research, the owner reached out to DBS for a free no obligation estimate. Following a friendly phone call with the office staff, an appointment was set to have a System Design Specialist make a trip out to the cabin for a free no obligation estimate. At the appointment, the specialist was able to explain to the homeowners the best possible solution to their problem. Since the foundation was not of high quality, the specialist explained that the installation of supplemental beams along with Helical Piers would adequately support the cabin. Clip angle brackets would be used to secure the beams. With this quality solution, the owner of the cabin would be able to enjoy a safe and sturdy place to spend time.
A homeowner in Washburn, WI was in need of an upgrade to their basement waterproofing system to assist in ceasing any future basement flooding. Adding a solid basement waterproofing system is something that any homeowner should consider, whether they have experienced issues or not. This particular homeowner was looking for the right products, they reached out to DBS for help. A Design Specialist went out to the property and provided a thorough inspection of the basement. It was determined that a few different products would need to be installed in order to ensure a quality waterproofing system. First, WaterGuard® would be installed around the perimeter of the basement. This product acts as a drain that catches any unwanted wall or floor seepage. It is an ideal option for basement waterproofing. Along with that, our crew also installed a TripleSafe™ sump pump in the existing basement sump pit. This sump pump will work to extract leaking water through a discharge line to a more appropriate exterior location. The results of the project turned out great, and the homeowner can now be more comfortable with an upgraded basement system.
This home in Herbster, WI was built on a block foundation. The new homeowner noticed stability issues immediately in the home's crawlspace as shown. They reached out to DBS, looking for a resource that would tackle this issue head-on.
DBS Design Specialist Cole Lekander visited the home for a free, no-obligation estimate. It was determined that substantial foundation support was needed. DBS Foreman Kevin Steffey and his crew first performed a lifting procedure to the structure. From there, they installed 64 feet of the supplemental support beam, and 8 SmartJack® beams beneath the home in the crawlspace. The crew also drove 16 HelixPro® piers into the ground to support the structure.
The customer was happy with the work done and can now enjoy a supported home for years to come!
A homeowner in Cornucopia, WI reached out to DBS regarding an issue they were having with their crawl space. The area was built with little support, and the space was starting to cave in quite a bit. This was alarming for the homeowner, so they were in desperate need of a solution. DBS sent out a Design Specialist to inspect the crawl space and provide a free, no-obligation estimate for the service. Since the craw space needed extra support, it was determined that the installation of the SmartJack® System would solve the problem. The jacks are specially designed to fit in even the smallest of crawl spaces and are very adjustable. Even though they are small, they are able to support loads exceeding 60,000 pounds. They can even lift the floor above the crawl space back to its original positioning. This makes them an ideal product for any crawl space support issues. With the help of DBS, this crawl space service proposal can provide a more stable and comfortable home.
The homeowner of this attic in Cornucopia reached out to us looking for an energy-efficient solution to their lack of insulation. One of our crews went out to Cornucopia, WI to install our blown-in cellulose insulation in this attic. Now that the attic has been thoroughly insulated, the homeowner can relax with peace of mind.
The owner of this home in Bayfield, WI reached out to us looking for an insulation solution.
Design Specialist Henril Makitalo went out to the home to conduct a free no-obligation estimate for the homeowner. After a thorough energy audit, Henrik recommended our air sealing service.
A DBS Foreman led the installation of the project with assistance from a crew. Together they cleared out the old batting insulation in the pictures and installed our polyurethane spray foam along the walls and cracks of the basement to properly air seal the home.
The homeowners can relax peacefully as they enjoy seeing lower energy bills.
If you look at the pictures, near the top of the walls you will see cracks that have formed in the basement. One of our Design Specialists went out to the home to run a free estimate appointment for the homeowner. After taking measurements and photos, the Design Specialist created a quote for our Geo-Lock® Wall Achor System. The system would help prevent the wall from further movement and could move the wall back to its original position over time.
If your basement walls look like the ones pictured, it is time to give us a call for your free estimate because it will only get worse over time.
The owner of this home in Grand View, WI reached out to us looking for help with their concrete repair needs. The owner was debating if they should invest in concrete lifting and leveling services, or if they should just pour all new concrete. Here at DBS, we believe in repairing concrete rather than replacing it. It is better for the environment, and we use an eco-friendly mudjacking solution called PolyLevel®.
One of our Design Specialists went out to the home to conduct an inspection for a free, no-obligation estimate. During the inspection, measurements were taken around the sunken slabs to determine how much of our PolyLevel® product would need to be used to lift and level the concrete.
PolyLevel® is a lifting and leveling foam. It is injected underneath the sunken concrete where it expands and hardens to lift and level the area.
Call today for a free, no-obligation estimate for your concrete repair needs!
This Port Wing, WI homeowner reached out to DBS for a professional and permanent waterproofing solution for their home. The basement was experiencing water intrusion that needed to be fixed. The owner wanted to address this situation before more damage was created.
Design Specialist Rich Johnsen visited the home in order to conduct a free, no-obligation estimate for the owner. After the inspection, a quote was provided for our WaterGuard® Drain System.
These drain lines are installed around the perimeter of the basement, underneath the flooring. Water is collected from the walls and floor joists and transported to a sump pump where they are removed from the home. Finally, new concrete is installed on top of the drain line trenches in order to create a smooth, flush finish.
This Port Wing, WI homeowner reached out to DBS for a professional and permanent waterproofing solution for their home. The owner wanted an estimate in order to find the best solution for their home. DBS happily offered one.
Design Specialist Rich Johnsen visited the home in order to conduct a free, no-obligation estimate for the owner. After a careful and thorough inspection, Rich provided a quote for our WaterGuard® Drain System.
The WaterGuard® drain lines are installed around the perimeter of the basement, underneath the flooring. Water is collected from the walls and floor joists and transported to a sump pump where they are removed from the home. Finally, new concrete is installed on top of the drain line trenches in order to create a smooth, flush finish.
Reach out today for a free, no-obligation estimate for your home repair needs!