Everything to Know about TEKSILL Flood Shield System


TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate comes in 4-foot lengths and attaches directly to the sill plate (2˝x4˝ or 1˝x4˝) with one CLICK. Easy to handle, cut and assemble, TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate can be installed by one person.

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Click the TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate on to the sill plate
Cut the sill plate/Teksill assembly to the desired length with the appropriate tool
Position with the plastic side to the concrete floor
Drill and attach the assembly to the floor with the appropriate tool
Build your wall or subfloor
Tools required for installation
Safety and security


  • Standard size is 3-5/8’’ X 48’’
  • Lift the structure by 11/16’’
  • Can be used on a wide range of loadings (1-50psi) of non-load bearing walls
  • TEKSILL Flood Shield System comes in 4-foot lengths
  • Each box contains 20 units of TEKSILL Flood Shield System
  • Sold in box, units are not sold separately

CCMC Approved

Receive peace of mind knowing that our product is endorsed by the Canadian Construction Materials Center, making it compliant with all Canadian building codes. (Note: For supporting walls, certification by an engineer is required.)



Up to 2000 litres (500 gallons) of water in a medium-sized basement.

Yes, TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate will make cleaning and any necessary decontamination dramatically easier, and assure draining of the structure is much faster.

Yes! Do not hesitate to ask your contractor, with our retrofit tool.

Even though it can support heavy loads, it is not recommended to install TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate under load-bearing walls without approval from an engineer.

No. Once the wall coverings and baseboards are installed, everything is hidden.

Depending on the size of the construction, TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate adds only 3% to 5% to the cost of finishing a basement.

We present a step-by-step guide here.