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Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN

Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN

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A homeowner Minneapolis, MN reached out to DBS looking to give their basement a total makeover. The area was unfinished and the owner had a Design Specialist come out to look and provide them with a free, no-obligation estimate for the Total Basement Finishing™ service. It was concluded that the basement would be finished with new floor tiles and mold-resistant wall panels, as well as a change in ceiling tone. The end results were beautiful, and the homeowner can now enjoy a more healthy and comfortable basement living area. 

Minneapolis, MN Family Finishes Basement for Art Workspace

Minneapolis, MN Family Finishes Basement for Art Workspace

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This typical Minneapolis, MN basement was partially finished. However, it was outdated and had issues with moisture. Wanting to transform their basement with moisture-resistant materials, they contacted DBS.

DBS Design Specialist Jason Swanson visited the home and gave a free estimate for the basement finishing project. This included installing some waterproofing infrastructure to help eliminate water issues. Our team installed mold and moisture-resistant flooring, wall panels, and finishing trim. 

After demolition of the existing basement wall panels and flooring, our team installed wiring, plumbing, lighting, and ductwork infrastructure. From there, our team installed our Total Basement Finishing™ system to transform this space from basement to beautiful!

Sinking Home Stabilized In Barnum, Minnesota Using Supportworks Push Piering Stabilization System

Sinking Home Stabilized In Barnum, Minnesota Using Supportworks Push Piering Stabilization System

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Sinking Home Stabilized In Barnum, Minnesota Using Supportworks Push Piering Stabilization System Sinking Home Stabilized In Barnum, Minnesota Using Supportworks Push Piering Stabilization System

These homeowners in Barnum, MN reached out to DBS for help stabilizing their sinking foundation. 

DBS Design Specialist Henrik Makitalo went to the home and provided a free, no-obligation estimate for the work. After inspecting the home, Henrik found that half of the home was sinking into the earth. This will not get better with time but it will get better with us! Supportworks Push Piers were recommended to stabilize the sinking foundation of this home. This home was repaired by DBS Field Supervisor Kevin Steffey and his production crew.

This home is now healthy, safe, and comfortable! 

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Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards - 2015 Emerging Entrepreneur Award
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Foundation Repair, Concrete Lifting & Leveling in Minneapolis, Minnesota

DBS provides full foundation solutions for wall and floor cracks, bowing walls, uneven floors, and much more. At DBS we provide a track record of performance that is backed up with years of proven experience. We provide service that is not only effective but stands the test of time. We pride ourselves in being able to provide a reliable service that is able to restore your home to it's original state or better. Unlike the competition in the area, we are the local trusted dealer of the Foundation Supportworks network, an international organization of elite foundation repair contractors.

Foundation Solutions for Every Problem

It's absolutely crucial to repair foundation damage in order to preserve your home's long-term stability and value. Just a crack in the floor or wall of your home can indicate a very expensive and serious issue, which is why it is all the more imperative to have your home evaluated right away by a foundation repair expert from DBS. Here are the key warning signs of foundation damage:

  • Cracks in foundation walls or floors
  • Bowing and buckling foundation walls
  • Sticking windows and doors in the living area
  • Walls leaning inwards at the top
  • Sinking or unlevel floors and slabs

With our expansive and fully comprehensive line of patented foundation repair products, DBS can give you a high quality solution that stands the test of times against these serious problems and more, ensuring your home has a stable, durable foundation for years to come.

Cabin Foundation Solutions & Crawl Space Encapsulation

If your cabin has sticking windows and doors, sagging floors, foundation cracks, or other signs of structural damage, then call the experts at DBS. We provide durable cabin foundation repair and cabin crawl space encapsulation, securing your cabins structure, boosting its energy efficiency, and maximizing its comfort!

Our cabin repair services include:

  • Cabin foundation repair
  • Helical piers
  • Skirting creating a crawl space
  • Crawl space encapsulation
  • Crawl space insulation
  • And more!

Call 1-855-259-9625 or contact us online to schedule a free quote on any of our cabin foundation repair or cabin crawl space repair services today!

Concrete Lifting and Leveling with PolyLevel® in Minneapolis

PolyLevel®® is a fast & efficient method to raise sinking concrete. This simple foam injection can stabilize your Minneapolis concrete slab for years to come!

If you have a cracked sidewalk, damaged sidewalk, uneven patio or driveway, PolyLevel® from DBS is the quick, effective and cost effective solution you need right away to successfully take care of this serious issue. At DBS our innovative process lifts and levels sunken and uneven concrete using an incredibly strong foam injection. This process ensures that the troubled area becomes solidified so it forms a stable foundation that makes the surrounding concrete significantly more durable then by using traditional techniques like mudjacking.

Basement Waterproofing in Minneapolis

Basements in Minneapolis, Minnesota commonly have serious and expensive issues involving rot, mold, water and moisture. We aggressively take on these issues to prevent these problems from ever popping up again in the future. To aggressively take on this task, we install a patented interior drainage system so that any form of moisture or water leakage that enters the basement is captured, controlled and safely removed through the basement drain before it ever becomes an expensive issue for you in the future.

Additionally, at DBS we also fix basement leaks with proven foundation leak repair. With our expert service and patented system you will no longer have the fear basement flooding and the corresponding expenses that may occur. Best of all, for your peace of mind, at DBS we throw in a transferable lifetime dry-basement warranty with the installation of our basement waterproofing system. None of our competitors come close to offering the value we offer. Our reviews speak for themselves.

We Provide:
  • Basement seepage repair for wet basements
  • Wall crack & basement leak repair
  • Battery backup sump pump systems
  • Installation of Sump Pump systems

Beautiful basement finishing

Want to make more out of your home? When you decide to finish your basement the possibilities are endless! Whether you're interested in adding more entertaining space, an extra living space, a playroom, or a theater, we can create these beautiful spaces and more!

Our basement finishing services include:

  • Finished basement flooring
  • Basement wall restoration
  • Basement ceiling tiles
  • Replacement windows, window wells, & doors
  • Basement dehumidifiers
  • Basement staircases
  • And more!

Interested in transforming your wet below-grade space into a beautifully finished basement? We offer free estimates on all of our basement finishing services in Minneapolis and nearby.

Long-lasting Garage Finishing Solutions

If your garage looks rundown and damaged, then it may be time to look at garage finishing solutions from DBS. With our durable, cement board EverLast wall panels, your garage will be restored and looking its best.

Call 1-855-259-9625 or click below to schedule a free garage finishing quote to learn more about our EverLast Garage Finishing Systems!

Advantages to EverLast garage finishing:

  • Durable cement board that won't damage or decay
  • Inorganic cement board that won't attract mold
  • A restored garage that looks polished
  • Adding insulation can maximize energy efficiency
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Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN

A homeowner in Minneapolis, MN was looking to completely revamp their basement into a more comfortable living area. The unfinished setting was in need of several products from DBS in order to transform it. First things first, a Design Specialist visited the customer at their home and assessed the needs of the basement in order to have it finished. The main items would new flooring and carpet, wall panels, and a new finish to the ceiling. One unique feature of the wall panels installed by DBS is that they are fully resistant to mold, moisture, and mildew. The EverLast™ Basement Wall Panels are an ideal component when finishing any basement area. Aside from that, the crew also installed ThermalDry® Basement Floor Tiles. This flooring option is highly engineered for any basement setting, and are a healthy alternative to traditional wood flooring as they will not warp, bow, or delaminate. The overall results of the project can be seen in the photo attached. With the help of DBS, this happy homeowner can now enjoy a more healthy, safe and comfortable living area in their basement!

Basement Finishing Service in Minneapolis, MN - Photo 1
Wall Stabilization Project in St. Louis Park, MN.

We received a call from homeowners in St. Louis Park that they had a wall that was cracked and bowing. They were concerned for the support in their home and wanted to stabilize the wall immediately. DBS went to the home to create a proposal for repairing the wall. Our Design Specialist, Rich Johnsen, suggested the best method of repair was to use the PowerBrace™ Wall Bracing System to make sure the wall was stabilized and safe for the homeowners. Here’s a photo of our PowerBrace™ Wall Bracing System showing how it connects deeply into the ceiling of the home for support and stabilization.

Wall Stabilization Project in St. Louis Park, MN. - Photo 1
Water Problems in Saint Louis Park, MN

This home in Saint Louis Park was experiencing some water issues and the homeowner wanted them taken care of. She called DBS and System Design Specialist, Rich Johnsen made a trip out to the home for a FREE, no-obligation estimate.

He inspected the foundation and explained to the homeowner the best possible solution. He explained that installing a waterproofing system would solve her problems. Along with the water problems, came cracks in the foundation wall from the pressure build-up. Letting the water problems go would only let the problem get worse with time. With this installation in place, the homeowner would no longer have to worry about the foundation problems.

Minneapolis, MN Basement Bathroom Finished

This Minneapolis, MN homeowner was looking to update and finish an old basement bathroom. They reached out to DBS and spoke with Receptionist, Kristin Kramer, who helped book an appointment with System Design Specialist, Henrik Makitalo. Henrik was able to give these homeowners a specific estimate to complete the basement bathroom and finish the basement ceiling. The homeowners were excited to get started on this project with DBS. Foreman Drew Sundberg and his crew set out to install the updated bathroom features and basement ceiling. For this project, DBS used the high-quality finishing products EverLast wall panels and Millcreek flooring. These products are perfect for basements, especially the Millcreek flooring, as it is mold and mildew resistant. 

Minneapolis, MN Basement Bathroom Finished - Photo 1
Work Requests From Minneapolis, MN
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Garage floor cracked and settled
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Our home was built in 1939. We have inadequate insulation throughout our small brick home, and some moisture issues as a result. The basement is very cold and also has moisture problems. We are interested in learning about creative options to make our home more comfortable, healthy, and possibly gain more livable space in the basement.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Estimate to raise the floor on part of our garage that has settled 1/4 to 1/2 inch.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Have an area of the basement floor that could use some leveling (lifting) with poly foam
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
We'd like a drop ceiling installed in our basement.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
I have both a basement and crawl space/room added in the 40's or 50's. Need some work done in each area.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
My garage floor needs to be raised.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
We have some cracking in the drywall on our main floor; primarily around windows and doorways. We're concerned it's related to foundation issues. We would love to have an estimate to confirm.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Duplex front porch area has settled a bit and has slightly separated from the rest of the structure. Would also be interested in options for future basement remodel.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Sloping concrete patio towards the house, large crack on basement concrete/foundation floor, stains on concrete ceiling in Tuck under garage, front steps and sidewalks heaving. I am the real estate agent representing the buyer who is in the inspection contingency to purchase this home.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
We currently have drop ceilings in our finished basement. Looking to see if we can replace the drop ceilings. Some had water stains.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
I can see that my two crawl space vents (which are window-sized) aren't well covered, and the house was built in 1902 so there could be other issues with the crawl space that I can't detect visually. I'd like someone to take a look at the crawl space as a whole and run through my options.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
I bought my home a year ago. The inspector recommended I address the foundation of this 1910 home. The floors slope throughout the home and in the supports in the basement seem lacking.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
My house is experiencing some settling, especially my front porch. I'd like to see if my foundation is also experiencing any cracks or areas of concern.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Bowing basement walls with cracks
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Hi, I have a retail sales floor and would like a bid to replace the ceiling grid and acoustic tiles, (including demo and removal of existing). The retail area is about 3,000 GSf.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Mildew/sewer smell in basement. Unfinished furnace room and adjoining paneled bedroom.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
I have a home that I am in the process of gutting. Noticing a little sloping on the floors that is consistent from the basement to the upper two levels. When using the self level we've measured out a 2" play from the high spot. Seems like the stairs in the middle of the home produced a slight heave coupled with a slope into the hill the home sits on in Northeast Minneapolis. Structural engineer said all is safe with the home and would maybe suggest a self leveling compound. But after the demo I think it might be a better approach for actually fixing the exterior wall of the foundation. Is this anything you guys work with? If so, I would love to get you out to understand what I would be taking on.
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
We have two rotten basement support beams at the base. I have seen other basements with cement repair on the post base. Is this something you have experience with?
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Front of house is settling
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