About Us

Homes by Shadrach Howie was formed in 2005 as a design build construction company and always strives to be the most efficient, innovative industry leader .  Homes by Shadrach Howie offers land development, design, value engineering/building options from start to turn key finish utilizing the highest quality building materials available. Innovation and quality on every project led to purchasing, using, distributing and ultimately in the future manufacturing V-Rod in the US because V-Rod is the global leader and manufacture of the highest quality best preforming composite bar in the world!

Our History

V-ROD is the manufacturer of V-ROD® GFRP and CFRP reinforcing and global leader in composite fibre reinforced polymer. The company as it currently located in Canada. 

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ADVANTAGES OF V-ROD® GFRP REINFORCING

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CORROSION RESISTANCE
SUPERIOR TENSILE STRENGTH
ELECTROMAGNETIC NEUTRALITY
THERMAL INSULATOR
CORROSION RESISTANCE

Non-corrosive even in the harshest environments and not affected by emissions or carbonation. Impervious to salts, chlorides, chemical products or alkaline present in concrete.

SUPERIOR TENSILE STRENGTH

Pultrusion process of V-ROD® provides tensile strengths 2-3 times that of steel which is utilized by excellent bond strength of sand coating with Kb value of 0.8.

ELECTROMAGNETIC NEUTRALITY

As V-ROD® contains no ions, it does not conduct electromagnetic energy and eliminates stray current/conductivity issues in substations, transit, reactor bases, MRI’s etc.

THERMAL INSULATOR

With significantly lower thermal conductivity than steel, V-ROD® is an
ideal insulator, providing a thermal break for precast insulated wall panels or balcony connections.