Guard-All Building Solutions

Guard-All Building Solutions engineers, designs and manufactures steel framed, tension fabric buildings for a multitude of applications. The company has offices in the USA and Canada with the primary manufacturing facility located in Dallas, Texas.

Guard-All’s dynamic team possesses over 125 years of experience in the fabric and manufacturing industry. We set the world-wide standard for design, innovation, service and commitment with our in-house experts in engineering, fabrication, project management, installation and maintenance services.

Guard-All’s culture is built on the principle that relationships and people are the most critical elements of a business’ success. This strong conviction has led to the fostering of a vast dealer network across North America.


Dot Haymann

dot-haymannIn 2009, after many years of success in the fabric structure business, Dot Haymann founded Guard-All Building Solutions. Dot is a graduate from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, where she started her career.

In 1968, Dot and her husband Basil founded Euro-Africa Diamonds.  In 1978 they moved to the United States where they founded Transversal Diamonds and Verilyte Gold.  In 1986, both companies were sold to a publicly traded company, Town & Country.  In 1991 she founded Sun Ports International.  Sun Ports International created a new industry providing Shade and UV protection for schools, childcare facilities, water parks, the recreation areas, and hail protection for the automotive industry.  In 2004, Sun Ports merged with Shade Structures;  now both are divisions of USA Shade and Fabric Structures who, today, is the largest  manufacturer of Shade Canopies and Fabric Structures in the country.  USA Shade and Fabric Structures has over 250,000 structures installed from coast to coast with a value of close to $1 billion.

Dot brings her many industry connections and energetic approach to bear each day at Guard-All Building Solutions.


Peter Bielefeld

peter bielefeld guard-all building solutionsPeter Bielefeld has been involved in international business for more than 35 years, the past 18 years in the fabric building industry. During this time, Peter has been instrumental in developing business opportunities around the world, having established Distribution networks in over 24 countries.

From 1996 to 2010, Peter worked with a Multi-National Company that was recognized as a Fabric Building industry leader. As Vice President of Sales, he was responsible for new dealer acquisitions, distributor, consumer product, military, and design build sales.

In 2010, Peter joined with Guard-All Building Solutions and is currently, President of Guard-All Building Solutions Canada Ltd.