Above Ground Articles

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 the ladder or stairs into an underground storm shelter.  This can leave many vulnerable to taking […]

Survive-A-Storm Shelters Save Lives

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Ask anyone who has seen the devastating effects of a tornado and they can tell you how traumatizing it can be to see bits and pieces of your home and community on the ground. Many individuals living in states that experience high rates of tornadoes such as Oklahoma, Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi, […]

Tornado Safe Rooms: An Insider's Guide

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Throughout tornado alley there are thousands of storm shelter companies claiming that their product is superior to all other competitors on the market.    Their statements say something like “can deliver more protection for less than other companies that have come and gone over the years” and “the most innovative storm shelter systems […]

Above Ground Community Safe Room: Survive-A-Storm Testimonial

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 We have all kinds of customers.  Small families, large corporations, large families, small businesses, schools, hospitals, our great military, and even state and local communities who want to protect their people.  We are very humbled by the variety and amount of folks that we have had the opportunity to provide protection […]

Choose the Right Tornado Shelter for Your Family

There is no doubt that tornadoes are one of the most destructive natural disasters. They can strike with little warning, and the damage they can cause is devastating. As a result, it’s essential for families to have a safe place to go in the event of a tornado.Choosing the right tornado shelter for your family […]

Above Ground Shelters: Tested and Approved

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It seems as though for some people, the thought of trusting above ground shelters is ludicrous and unheard of.  Some people even prefer to ‘chance the storm’ versus finding protection in a tornado safe room, especially if that place of safety comes in the form of an above ground room.  So […]

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 a tornado is inside a storm shelter.  But what you may not know is that Survive-a-Storm […]

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 “tank.”@surviveastorm thanks for the tank!#f5aintshit pic.twitter.com/2Syuk8nvrt— Freddy Gonzales (@Fredgon) June 2, 2015We thank you for that, […]

Above Ground Storm Shelters: To Bolt or Not to Bolt, That is the Question

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Many people are uncertain about whether or not above ground storm shelters are a good choice for their home.  And if they do decide on an above ground tornado safe room, should they get one that bolts together, or one that is welded?  That seems to be the biggest debate, and […]

Safe Inside Survive-a-Storm Shelter

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 before the tornado hit. While sitting there, Safe Inside Survive-A-Storm Shelter Extreme, she couldn’t help but be thankful the install team […]

Tornado Shelters Above Ground

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 We love innovative ideas.  Especially when it places an emphasis on helping people.  And when we were able to design FEMA complaint tornado shelters above ground, we were able to cast a wider net for the people whose needs we were able to meet.  If you think about it, for years, […]

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 together safe room comes in a variety of sizes and is easy to install for the […]