Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

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Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

4.8 | 32 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
  • Maple Grove
  • Minnetonka
  • South Saint Paul
  • Hopkins
  • Rockford
  • Burnsville
  • Shakopee
  • Anoka
  • Stillwater
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • Prior Lake
  • Stacy
  • Elko New Market
  • Andover
  • Osseo
  • 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
  • Young America
  • Braham
  • Dundas
  • Zumbrota
  • Zumbro Falls
  • New Prague
  • Marine on Saint Croix
  • Bethel
  • Hastings
  • Cologne
  • Cambridge
  • Randolph
  • Willernie
  • Big Lake
  • Crystal Bay
  • Le Center
  • Morristown
  • Red Wing
  • Castle Rock
  • 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; Simpson Strong-Tie, USP Structural Hangers; Trus Joist®, Microllam® LVL

Quick Facts

Business Hours
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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  • 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: 06-30-2020
Trade: Engineer
License #: 34707
Expiration: 07-31-2020
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

East Metro Symphony Orchestra

Century College Band

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I like to help people find reasonable, common-sense solutions for their homes and buildings..

We started in this industry in 1992.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

Where else are you licensed to do work?

I am a licensed Professional Engineer in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, the Dakotas, and Nebraska.


Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers

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3 Projects
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willing to go out of town
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Efficient and timely response.
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Very good experience.
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Great service. I would hire them again without question.
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simple and quick footing review
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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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Provided an excellent evaluation and turnaround time for plans was as promised.
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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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Very quick and professional
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