Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

4.81 | 30 Verified Ratings
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Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

4.81 | 30 Verified Ratings
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161 Dunbar Way
Mahtomedi, MN 55115
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Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

Home/Building Evaluations & Retaining Wall Design

Services Offered: Home inspections & building inspections performed by a licensed Professional Engineer, structural evaluations (such as bowed floors, plaster cracks, sagging roof, determining load-bearing walls), foundation evaluations (such as cracked, bowed, or wet basement or garage walls), retaining wall designs & evaluations (concrete block, boulders, timbers). Services Not Offered: Building contractor services. We don't do the structural or foundation repair work, but we can help you figure out what needs to be done and then help you review contractor bids to find the best solution for the best price. Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers is a Minnesota engineering consulting firm that specializes in all aspects of building evaluation services for residential, commercial and industrial properties. We have established a professional reputation of integrity, honesty, thoroughness and a commitment to successful project completion that is unmatched.


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Service Area

  • Minneapolis
  • Saint Paul
  • Monticello
  • Maple Plain
  • Loretto
  • Eden Prairie
  • Hopkins
  • Rockford
  • Osseo
  • Burnsville
  • Prior Lake
  • Stillwater
  • Young America
  • Shakopee
  • Andover
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • Elko New Market
  • Stacy
  • Anoka
  • Lakeland
  • Lindstrom
  • Princeton
  • Cottage Grove
  • Mound
  • Taylors Falls
  • Isanti
  • Lake Elmo
  • Mendota
  • Champlin
  • Nerstrand
  • Saint Paul Park
  • Chanhassen
  • Navarre
  • Scandia
  • Long Lake
  • Cannon Falls
  • Warsaw
  • Albertville
  • Wayzata
  • Hanover
  • Belle Plaine
  • Shafer
  • Saint Michael
  • Victoria
  • Newport
  • Stanchfield
  • Faribault
  • Jordan
  • Lonsdale
  • Rosemount
  • Forest Lake
  • Montgomery
  • Bayport
  • Dayton
  • Circle Pines
  • Hampton
  • Saint Francis
  • North Branch
  • Rogers
  • Afton
  • Dennison
  • Minnetonka Beach
  • Harris
  • Webster
  • Lakeville
  • Vermillion
  • Grandy
  • Mazeppa
  • Chaska
  • Elk River
  • Carver
  • Almelund
  • Cedar
  • Savage
  • Chisago City
  • Spring Park
  • Wanamingo
  • Kilkenny
  • Goodhue
  • Braham
  • Dundas
  • Zumbrota
  • Zumbro Falls
  • New Prague
  • Marine on Saint Croix
  • Bethel
  • Hastings
  • Cologne
  • Cambridge
  • Randolph
  • Willernie
  • Big Lake
  • Crystal Bay
  • Le Center
  • Red Wing
  • Castle Rock
  • Hugo
  • Saint Bonifacius
  • Waconia
  • Farmington
  • See All >

Services Offered

Architects & Engineers
  • Structural Engineer

Areas of Expertise

  • Structural Engineering Evaluations
  • Retaining Wall Engineer
  • Foundation Wall Evaluations
  • Hardscape Design
  • Site Grading Design and Basic Drafting Services

Product Brands Used

  • Versa-Lok Retaining Wall Systems, Envirolok, Anchor, Keystone, Rockwood, Allan Block, natural stone & boulders

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
(Please call to confirm)
  • Trip Charge
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 2002
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA)
State Licensing
Trade: Engineer
License #: 40126
Expiration: 06-30-2016
Trade: Engineer
License #: 34707-6
Expiration: 07-31-2016
Green Certifications
  • I recommend "Green" products and reuse of on-site materials whenever appropriate.
  • Numerous projects featured in engineering and landscaping magazines.
  • Member of the award-winning Minneapolis Mill Ruins Park renovation project.
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Knights of Columbus

Mahtomedi Public Schools

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I like to help people solve difficult, technical problems.

I love working in the Midwest because of the great people and the opportunity to enjoy all 4 seasons.

We started in this industry in 1992.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

My Work
3 Projects
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Very good experience.
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Great service. I would hire them again without question.
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Review by in St. Louis Park, MN
Cost: $249.00
simple and quick footing review
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5.0   |  
Paul was excellent.
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Prompt, professional and honest. Willing to listen and then made suggestions when possible. I would highly recommend him!!
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Review by in Bloomington, MN
Cost: $375.00
Provided an excellent evaluation and turnaround time for plans was as promised.
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Review by in Shoreview, MN
Cost: $200.00
I hired them to assess the potential for a structural issue at our home. I reviewed all the pertinent history of the specifics within a particular room, he questioned me and we also reviewed the potential exterior issues. He reviewed his conclusions and explained everything in detail. Both my wife and I were very pleased with his final report which repeated everything he had explained to us. Money well spent!

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Review by in Saint Bonifacius, MN
Cost: $375.00
Very quick and professional
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5.0   |  
An excellent evaluation of mild concrete apron sinkage in front of garage doors, deteriorating columns in front of house, driveway cracking, attic structure and insulation, and suggestions regarding chimney. Quick to respond to phone & email. I give Paul a 5-Star high recommendation.

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Prfesonal and easy to talk to and understand. What he says
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