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Wafflemat PTI Convention Video

Wafflemat PTI Convention Video

Wafflemat is the leading foundation system for single family, multi-family, and light commercial structures. Used in over 25,000,000 sf. of foundations across the USA, since its introduction in 1993. Wafflemat...

How to Pour Concrete in your Wafflemat Foundation

How to Pour Concrete in your Wafflemat Foundation

How to pour concrete in your Wafflemat Foundation. A Wafflemat slab is an on-grade post-tensioned mat slab. There are no in-ground beams or deepened footings needed. After arranging Waffleboxes and...

How to Install Post Tension Cables in your Wafflemat Slab Foundation

How to Install Post Tension Cables in your Wafflemat Slab Foundation

Installing Post Tension Cables in your Wafflemat Foundation couldn’t be easier! Our specially designed Wafflebox clips make it feel like second nature to align the reinforcing steel in your foundation....

What Makes Wafflemat Different?

What Makes Wafflemat Different?

This video outlines four simple steps to install a Wafflemat foundation and provides a great overview for all groups, as they look at using the System in areas of expansive,...

Saving Thousands of Gallons of Water Per Home During Construction

Saving Thousands of Gallons of Water Per Home During Construction

In the construction industry, the tasks of over-excavating, re-compacting, and presoaking foundation pads in preparation for building utilize more water than any other part of the building cycle. However, with...

Wafflemat Light Commercial

Wafflemat Light Commercial

Wafflemat foundations can also be used in light commercial projects. Wafflemat is the best foundation for expansive soil. Marriott is so pleased with its waffle slab foundation that they even...

Wafflemat - Interview with Barry

Wafflemat - Interview with Barry

After extensive research, Barry found that the Wafflemat would both reduce concrete foundation costs per linear foot, and save him time while offering a superior solution to the traditional pier...

Wafflemat Developer

Wafflemat Developer

The Wafflemat system uses less concrete, rebar, and water while requiring minimal reworking of soil with little to no trenching! Less construction materials, minimal needs for soil reworking, and lack...

Wafflemat Contractor

Wafflemat Contractor

Waffleboxes are easy to set up, so on average, a construction worker will lay 75 per hour. After the addition of reinforcement steel, the contractor achieves a monolithic system that...

Wafflemat Engineer

Wafflemat Engineer

Waffleboxes meet all code requirements and have a great track record of millions of square feet in single and multi-family residential projects as well as light commercial structures. Wafflemat is...

Wafflemat Multi Family

Wafflemat Multi Family

Are you looking for the strongest foundation for a house? Multi-Family residential construction accounts for almost half of all building foundations laid with the Wafflemat. Because of ease of use...

Home Building in North Texas after CVD-19

Home Building in North Texas after CVD-19

Ryland Reed discusses with Tom Richards and Barry Hensley the benefits of Wafflemat in Texas homebuilder's concrete foundations.

The Homebuilder's Experience Building a Wafflemat Home

The Homebuilder's Experience Building a Wafflemat Home

Ryland Reed discusses with Tom Richards and Barry Hensley the benefits of Wafflemat in Texas homebuilder's concrete foundations. 

Tom Richards and John Cook discuss the Wafflemat Slab Foundation

Tom Richards and John Cook discuss the Wafflemat Slab Foundation

In this episode from Wafflemat.com which sells the patented waffle slab foundation, Tom Richards discusses Texas expansive soil with MKM structural engineer John Cook.  Here the solution to your foundation system and mat slab foundation is with the Wafflemat foundation.

Save Water with the Wafflemat Foundation

Save Water with the Wafflemat Foundation

This quick overview gives you the water saving method in any new Texas home construction project built where soils expand and contract.

The Homebuilder’s view of Wafflemat Benefits

The Homebuilder’s view of Wafflemat Benefits

Ryland Reed discusses with Tom Richards and Barry Hensley the benefits of Wafflemat in Texas homebuilder's concrete foundations.

What is a Waffle Slab Foundation?

A Waffle Slab Foundation, also known as a ribbed slab foundation, is an above-ground concrete foundation that is designed to withhold incredible load-bearing capacity for single family, multifamily, and light...

A Developers View of Wafflemat

Century 22 Communities is based on the belief that a home should be designed & constructed to last 100 years. They've improve the reliability & reduce life-cycle cost.

Wafflemat Slabs Provide Superior Performance

This paper provides a discussion and summary of the performance of Wafflemat ® slabs on grade. The discussion contained herein is based upon studies performed by the geotechnical firm of Purcell, Rhoades...

Lowering the Carbon Footprint When Using Wafflemat

A Climate Change Gas Emissions Analysis on the Production, Transportation, and Use of Concrete in Slab Foundations. “Use of the Wafflemat foundation-forming system in residential home construction can reduce the level...

Site Development and Wafflemat

If a project is planned from the beginning to use a Wafflemat foundation, site development is no more complicated than with any other type of foundation. In fact, because a...

Why Using a Soil Cap On Expansive Soil Is Not Always the Solution

A non-expansive soil cap on top of expansive soil may not always stop expansion of the underlying expansive soil, or the resulting damaging effects of on the foundations and structures...

Four Steps to Estimate the Volume of Concrete Used in a Wafflemat Foundation

Step 1: Determine the number of 8.5 inch or 12 inch Waffleboxes in the foundation.This can be estimated by taking the total sf of the foundation footprint and dividing by...

Wafflemat Earns Clean Air Award in Green Building

A recent whitepaper, “Lowering the Carbon Footprint When Using the Wafflemat System for Concrete Slab Foundations,” provided analysis on the production, transportation, and use of concrete in residential slab foundations,...

Saving Thousands of Gallons of Water During Construction with Wafflemat

As the Western USA struggles with one of the most severe droughts on record, new use practices must be put into action by individuals, governments, and businesses. In the construction...

Carbon Footprint Analysis for Foundation at Laie Marriott

The production, transportation, and use of concrete is one of the largest contributors of CO2 emissions during the construction of a building. The following summarizes the carbon footprint of the...

Lowering the Carbon Footprint with Wafflemat for Concrete Slab Foundations

Use of the Wafflemat foundation-forming system in residential home construction can reduce the level of climate change emissions by 20% [the equivalent of 4 to 9 tons less CO2 released...

Site Development and Wafflemat: Implementing the Foundation Forming System with Minimal Changes to G

Thomas Bragg | Ph.D.| Special Projects, Pacific Housing Systems Executive Summary If a project is planned from the beginning to use a Wafflemat foundation, site development is no more complicated...

Saving Thousands of Gallons of Water Per Home During Construction by Using the Wafflemat Foundation

In the construction industry, the tasks of over-excavating, re-compacting, and presoaking foundation pads in preparation for building utilize more water than any other part of the building cycle. However, with...

Why Using A Soil Cap On Expansive Soil Is Not Always The Solution

The potential problem A non-expansive soil cap on top of expansive soil may not always stop expansion of the underlying expansive soil, or the resulting damaging effects of on the...

A Developer’s View of the Wafflemat Ⓡ Foundation System

By Jack Gafford, CEO, Century 22 Communities The development strategy created by Century 22 Communities is based on the belief that a home, and its surrounding community, should be designed...