The TEKSILL Vented Sill Plate (VSP), an integral component of the Flood Shield System, is an innovative sill plate that guard homes against floods. A revolution in helping safeguarding homes against the ever-increasing threat of floods.
Produced in Canada, the TEKSILL Flood Shield System is the epitome of protection, sustainability, and cutting-edge design. Equip your home with the TEKSILL advantage and stand strong against the unpredictable force of floods. Avoid water damage, choose TEKSILL and increase your peace of mind.
Teksill Flood Shield System lifts the wood structure and allows air and water to circulate freely under the structure. Teksill Flood Shield System is available in 48-inch length and attaches directly to the wood piece (2’ x 4’ or 1’ x 4’) with one CLICK.
The vented sill plate contains 10% recycled plastic and is recyclable. It can be used for LEED projects.
Teksill Flood Shield System is impervious to water and most chemicals. It is not affected by temperature changes. Teksill Flood Shield System will not rot and will not support mold growth.
Laying the foundation of a new home? Don’t overlook the significance of flood protection. Incorporating TEKSILL during the initial construction phase provides integral protection from the get-go, shielding your property from unforeseen water-related events.
Dividing spaces internally can affect the flow and drainage within a property. TEKSILL seamlessly integrates into these projects, safeguarding newly created areas from water intrusion.
After experiencing the havoc of a flood, you’ll want to take all measures to prevent repeat damage. As you restore and repair, integrating TEKSILL can drastically minimize future flood destruction, giving you peace of mind.
In basement development and renovation, it’s crucial to incorporate flood mitigation strategies like the TEKSILL Flood Shield system to reduce water damage risk in below-ground areas. This integration enhances the basement’s value and efficiency when installed during renovations, capitalizing on easier access to the foundation and internal structure. TEKSILL provides enhanced protection for high-quality basement finishes, ensuring the space’s integrity and durability.
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.
Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)