Weather the Storms of Life with SAS Products

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Weather:  one of the most popular subjects on the planet.  And something we use to gauge our mood, to plan our daily events and activities around, and to even help us dress appropriately. It’s amazing how...

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Storm Shelter Prices: What’s a Fair Price?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 With so many factors to consider when purchasing an above ground safe room or even underground storm shelters, one of the first questions that a potential customer asks is: "What are your storm shelter prices?" And then, depending on...

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Above Ground Tornado Shelters: Finding Safety

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 With all of the new research and technological advances, above ground tornado shelters are now being built to keep everyone safe during a violent tornado. Many of the elderly and disabled find it nearly impossible to climb...

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Shelters Available at The Home Depot

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and Illinois, along with the usual spring spate of tornado watches and warnings, have prompted an uptick in inquiries about Survive-a-Storm Shelters. That's not surprising, since experts say the best place to be in...

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Memories of Tornadoes: Past & Present

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Memories make stories, and people love to share those. With tornado season getting a dramatic start as storms blew through Oklahoma and Illinois, people are sharing their tornado memories from long ago and from the recent past. Memories...

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Tornado Victims: Hearts Open to Illinois

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Heartwarming stories are popping up in the aftermath of the EF4 tornado that hit two northern Illinois communities 80 miles west of Chicago on April 9 -- and hit with such force that it blew debris...

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Interest in Storm Shelters Spikes

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 The rush is on. Thanks to the March 25 storms in Oklahoma that left four dead and more than a thousand homes and businesses damaged, Survive-a-Storms is seeing an uptick in inquiries about our storm shelters....

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Herald of Spring: The Good & The Bad

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 One herald of spring: No matter which of the MLB's 30 teams you support, one herald of spring is opening day, which is playing out on ball fields across the country, beginning this week. Many of...

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Above Ground Storm Shelters-EF5 Strong

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Yes, our above ground storm shelters are built tough. Tough enough to survive an EF5 tornado. In fact, just last week, one of our satisfied customers compared our Shelter-Cube Extreme Tornado Safe Room to a...

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Now is the Time to be Tornado Ready

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Yesterday is gone and tomorrow hasn't come.  But why wait?  Now is the Time to prepare.  You can't prepare for tornado season too early or too much. That's what Oklahoma residents learned last week when...

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Create Your Own Good Luck: Install a Survive-a-Storm Shelter

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 One weather expert says bad luck, not geography, is responsible for the frequency of tornadoes in Moore, OK. At Survive-a-Storm Shelters we advise folks to be proactive about creating their own good luck by having the foresight to install...

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Safe Inside Survive-a-Storm Shelter

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 When a tornado touched down in Moore, Okla,. around 6:30 last night, ending this year's unusually slow start to tornado season, one Moore resident and her beloved pets were safe inside their Survive-a-Storm shelter installed just hours...

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Spring Weather Takes Us From Lull to Storms

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Spring Weather is so Unpredictable~Last week we wondered if we were experiencing the lull before the storm. This week, we are seeing tornado predictions in the news. Ironic, isn't it?Just yesterday, news outlets were touting...

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The lull before the storm?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 We've all heard of the lull before the storm, right? Well, right now weather experts are busy talking about the tornado lull we are experiencing nationwide.  Experts everywhere are asking, is this the lull before...

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Storm Stories From Oklahoma: Don’t Let Fear Rule

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 For Sarah, the moments before the tornado hit were some of the scariest of her life. For Marie and Neal, their fear persisted long after the tornado ended. The difference? Sarah and her family installed a...

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Get the Facts When It Comes to Safety

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 When it comes to ensuring your family's safety in severe weather, you want the facts. And you can get the facts about storm shelter safety from the experts at the National Storm Shelter Association (NSSA) and Survive-a-Storm Shelters,...

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Tornado Season: Are You Ready?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 If there's still snow on the ground, it's too early to start preparing for tornado season, right? Wrong!When does tornado season begin and end? Depending upon where you live, tornado season can begin as early as March,...

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Aftermath of a Tornado: Stepping Into the Gap

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It's been four years since a EF-5 tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo., on May 22, 2011, leaving destruction in its wake, and the devastation of the aftermath of a tornado. The storm, ranked the seventh deadliest in...

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Bolt Together Safe Room-More Flexible

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Flexibility.  Everyone likes flexibility in some things, right?  Well, knowing that fact, we found a way to make tornado safe rooms more easily accessible and available to fit all of our customers' needs.  Our bolt...

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Stealing: It’s an Ugly Look on You!

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Here we go again.  This is the third or fourth time in the past year or so that a "competitor" has stolen our product illustrations and misappropriated them for their own purposes.  One company even...

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Above Ground Safe Rooms: Granger Plastics Playing Fast and Loose with the Truth

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 I was appalled this evening to receive a Google Alert pointing to an article on the website http://www.dailynewsbrussels.com that referenced a press release purportedly issued by Granger Plastics.  The press release made the claim, "An...

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Be Prepared, Not Complacent

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It's true that we all talk about the weather, although none of us can do anything to control it. But as the spring tornado season approaches, we can at least be prepared, rather than complacent.Complacency...

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Underground Residential Shelters – Easy Access?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 For years, the only thing consumers knew about tornado shelters was the basement or some kind of underground cellar.  However, with many developments in the industry, underground residential shelters have evolved from wood, fiberglass, and cement,...

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Consider the Facts: Preparing for Tornadoes

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 In some states -- like Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wyoming --  this week, the first week in March, is designated as a time to prepare for severe weather. And with the...

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Is a Residential Storm Shelter Your Best Port in a Storm?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Should you install your own safe room or residential storm shelter, plan to share your neighbor's,  or head for a nearby community shelter when severe weather kicks up?At Survive-a-Storm Shelters, we advise you to choose the first option for...

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Weather Is Unpredictable, Be Prepared

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Flooding in Texas. A surge of May tornadoes in Oklahoma. What's going on with the weather? Well, it's weather. And by definition, that means weather is unpredictable! The cost of flooding in Texas That also means it can...

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Choosing the Right Storm Shelter

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 There are lots of storm shelters and safe rooms on the market and lots of companies selling them. So how can you be sure you are purchasing a shelter that will keep your family safe in a...

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March, well hello there!

     Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Well, hello March.  Winter can make its way to the exit door now.  The snow can melt, the sun can shine, and the March winds can do her thing by ushering in...

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Tornado Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Tornado safety tips for Memorial Day weekend Below are some safety tips for Memorial Day weekend so ensure you have a worry-free holiday:Listen to local news or a weather radio to stay up to date. Watch for tornado danger signs: a...

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Above Ground Storm Shelters Are Safe

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Did you know that above ground storm shelters are a safe and cost-effective storm shelter solution?  Thta's right: you can survive an EF5 tornado in above ground safe rooms.That's what FEMA says. As long as the shelters are constructed according...

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Tornado Season Ahead: Prepare to Take Action

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 With spring on its way, speculation about the upcoming tornado season can't be far behind. In fact, it's already begun. And that gives people an important reminder to prepare to take action.Meteorologists are considering weather...

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Community Storm Shelters Now Sold in The Home Depot

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Survive-a-Storm Shelters Community Storm Shelters Now Sold in The Home Depot! Want near absolute safety in a tornado or hurricane? Want the convenience of being able to check shelters out locally or online? Consider a Survive-a-Storm safe...

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Tornado Safe Room: Above or Below?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Whether you are looking for an above ground tornado safe room or a below ground tornado safe room, Survive-a-Storm Shelters has a storm shelter that can fit your needs.  We have supplied tornado safe rooms...

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We Do More Than Install Your Storm Shelter: We Care About You

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 When you have a Survive-a-Storm shelter installed, that's just the beginning.  We dust off our hands and head for home that day, but our relationship with you doesn't end there.  We stay in touch with...

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Protect Your Loved Ones and Valuables

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 At Survive-a-Storm Shelters, we are excited about the purchase of your tornado safe room, so we have put together several tips to help you be more prepared in the event of a tornado. Most people do...

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National Tornado Summit: Get Serious

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Helping you prepare for severe weather is what we do. It's our business and our passion. That means we are always interested in learning how to do it better. And that's why Survive-a-Storm Shelters is in...

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Date Night Trying Out Storm Shelters

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 People are busy. And there's lots to do on the weekend. So sometimes folks may have to combine weekend business with pleasure.  In this case, how about a date night trying out storm shelters!That's what this...

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When Mother Nature Isn’t Nice, You Can Count on Survive-a-Storm

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 On Mother's Day, Mother Nature wasn't nice. She brought a gift no one wanted  -- tornadoes. But some folks were ready for her with a Survive-a-Storm shelter.Two dozen Mother's Day tornadoes left five dead, eight...

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Easy, Low-cost Financing Available

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 With our easy, low-cost financing, it couldn't be any easier -- or more cost-effective -- to get financing for your family's storm shelter. In fact, our new easy, low-cost financing through Oklahoma Central Credit Union is...

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No love lost on February tornadoes

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It's February, the month for love, right? Well, that doesn't mean that deadly tornadoes take a break. According to the Weather Channel, the second month of the year is no stranger to tornadoes.  So what...

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Near Absolute Safety: Install a Safe Room

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Want near absolute safety in a tornado or hurricane? Install a safe room or community storm shelter.That's the advice from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), which has established guidelines to make sure community members...

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Keep Your Tornado Warning Toolbox Stocked — And Head for Your Storm Shelter

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 How many tools do you have in your tornado warning toolbox? And once you're warned, how prepared are you to keep your family safe from the coming storm? Sirens are a start Hopefully, your community has a siren...

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Making New Memories and Giving Them Up to Help Storm Survivors

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Last weekend, a shop owner in Sycamore, Ill., helped make new memories for some young survivors of the April 9 Fairdale tornado. And a 78-year-old Missouri resident gave up the chance to relive some of...

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Severe Weather Preparations Nationwide

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 The time for Severe Weather Week has arrived.  It's time to get ready for the 2015 tornado season. And states in "Tornado Alley" and beyond are doing just that.Across the nation, there are severe weather...

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Underground Storm Shelters -A History

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 What is the history of underground storm shelters...If one was to research the history of underground storm shelters, it wouldn't be surprising to find that they have been around since the uncertainty of the nuclear weapons...

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Be prepared: Plan your storm shelter

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Take a tip from Benjamin Franklin. Be prepared to fail by failing to prepare for the 2015 tornado season. If you're like most folks, you want to be prepared ahead of time for any unexpected storm, and...

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Tornado Shelter Signs: Send us Yours!

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It's invisible until we need it. We can walk right past the tornado shelter sign directing us to safety when the weather is fine. But when the wind kicks up and the alarms sound, we're...

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Tips about Tornadoes-Lucky 5?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Is five the lucky number when it comes to tornadoes? Maybe so.  Just this week, two stories have popped up online that share five tips about tornadoes-staying safe and even spotting one early.One comes from Parade...

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Social Media: Fact vs. Fiction

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Sifting Social Media's Tornado Fact from FictionWith so many ways of sending and receiving communication these days through social media, it's no wonder the question "Is that tornado tweet for real?" is being examined.  That's...

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Alabama Storm Shelters-SAS Popular

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Who reigns supreme in Alabama Storm Shelters? As far as protection goes, Survive-a-Storm Shelters ranks high as a choice in Alabama Storm Shelters.  This is important since Alabama ranks first in the nation in violent tornadoes. Eight of the...

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