Introducing the TEKSILL Flood Shield System

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.

Number of boxes

How much should I buy?

Applications

  • Under basement partition walls to protect the wood structure from moisture.
  • Under building partition walls to reduce damage caused by water disaster.
  • Under a subfloor to protect the wood structure.

Specifications

  • 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 on-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

When to Install TEKSILL Flood Shield System

As you rework your space, integrating TEKSILL can offer a layer of protection, ensuring that your refurbished basement remains safe from potential water damage.

Building a New Home

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.

Adding an Extension to Your Home

Expanding your home’s footprint is exciting. As you grow your space, prioritize its longevity. Implementing TEKSILL within your new extension ensures that it’s just as protected from flooding as the rest of your home.

Creating Internal Division

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.

Post-Flooding

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.

During Your Basement Renovation or Development

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.

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How much TEKSILL do I need?

FAQ

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.

A significant proportion of homeowners in flood-prone areas in North America do not have flood insurance.

Many standard homeowners’ insurance policies across North America do not cover flood damage.

Source: Federal Emergency Manage­ment Agency (FEMA) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)

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