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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. 

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! 

Sinking Minneapolis, MN Home Lifted with DBS Push Piers

Sinking Minneapolis, MN Home Lifted with DBS Push Piers

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Sinking Minneapolis, MN Home Lifted with DBS Push Piers Sinking Minneapolis, MN Home Lifted with DBS Push Piers

This South Minneapolis home had been in the family for a couple generations. Wanting to restore the cracking and shifting foundation, the owner contacted DBS. 

DBS Sales Manager Royce Bunn visited the home to provide a free, no-obligation estimate for the foundation project. Royce thoroughly measured the foundation settlement and discovered that one side of the house in particular was sinking, cause the rest of the foundation to crack and shift as well. 

Zach Jorenby and his crew excavated the exterior of the home in order to perform a lift procedure. Our team installed 20 push piers total at the base of the home on the exterior of the home. These galvanized steel piers were then hydraulicaly driven into the ground to weight-bearing soils. The weight of the home was then transferred to the competent soil.

On the home's interior, our production crew used PowerBrace™ steel I-beams to support the buckling wall on the inside.

The homeowners were happy with the work done and can now depend on a safe and comfortable home for years to come. 

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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
Vicinity of Queen Ave N in Minneapolis
Crack in front porch concrete looking to possibly repair, Also have an unfinished basement that leaks when it rains I was looking to have sealed
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
The parging or skimcoat layer on the outside of my homes foundation is flaking off. City inspection is requiring me to have it fixed per my escrow agreement with the city.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
Unfinished basement, would like to turn it into a man cave/ office with possible half bathroom.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
Our block foundation is doing the steps crack and buckling
Vicinity of Penn Ave N in Minneapolis
Leaking basement walls
Vicinity of Almond Ave North in Minneapolis
Concrete front stairs and landing are sunken in need to be lifted and filled in
Vicinity of Colfax Ave N. in Minneapolis
Bowing foundation.
Vicinity of Washburn Ave N in Minneapolis
Two basement support posts need to be replaced and one basement wall reinforced with steel wall supports.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
We are looking to finish our basement. It's approx 800 sq feet that we are looking to finish (total is 1200). We have architectural plans drawn up. Thanks and hopefully we will hear back from you soon!
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
I am interested in renovating existing laundry and 3/4 bath, including taking out an unused bar space and adding a dog bath and efficient storage/shelving. I would also be open to hearing about additional ideas for an existing finished 'guest' room and utility room.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
We've noticed some signs of settling around our house (cracking of foundation outside of house, new cracks inside the house, jammed doors, etc.) and want to gauge the severity of it and discuss potential solutions to address.
Vicinity of Morgan Ave So in Minneapolis
Cracked wall in basement
Vicinity of Grand Avenue S in Minneapolis
I've noticed some water in my basement following the recent snow melt and rain (seeping through where floor meets wall in my storage room). I'm hoping to get a consult to understand the root of the issue and to discuss potential solutions. My basement is finished with carpet and has a storage room with a concrete floor. I have only noticed water coming in via the storage room and have not noticed any moisture in the carpeted portion of the basement.
Vicinity of Sheridan Ave S in Minneapolis
1910 home, severely leaning to one side
Vicinity of Nicollet Ave in Minneapolis
I also have a crawl space under a sun room that the previous owner blew insulation into that I would like removed and then have a proper encapsulation done. interior wall space is 11'x7.5'
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
We would like to finish our basement and add a bathroom and make a nice laundry area. Would like to have a tv couch area and a workout area with a bike and treadmill.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
My home was built in 1928. It is semi finished but nothing is actually completely done. I would like it finished.
Vicinity of Howell St N in Minneapolis
Hello! I have an old home in St. Paul that is currently a rental. It has a partial basement, partial crawlspace with a limestone foundation. The foundation in the basement part is in pretty decent shape but the floor of that basement is pretty bad (lots of busted concrete/dirt). The crawlspace is in need of some love. In 2012 when I bought the property the crawlspace was completely closed off. We opened it up and found that one foundation wall was in really bad shape and did a quick fix of tearing it out and replacing it with a wood foundation wall on a footing. I'm looking to sell the property at some point and want to fix up the crawl space to make it less scary, and potentially look at replacing that section of wood foundation wall with block. Looking forward to hearing your suggestions! - Cory
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
There is a slope in the main level of my 1 story home.
Vicinity of in Minneapolis
Looking to encapsulate, insulate and stabilize a 150-200 sq.ft. crawlspace area in Minneapolis. Overall no major moisture concerns, more insulation and stability. Existing 6 mil sheeting has holes and is not adequately sealed.
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