Above Ground Articles

Getting a Community Safe Room for Your Organization

Survive-a-Storm Shelters believes in the value of community safe rooms, especially the models manufactured in our facility.Let us count the ways:Survive-A-Storm – Manufacturing SuperiorityMore steel and concrete in our tornado sheltersSurvive-a-Storm Shelters have approximately 10% more steel, 15% more concrete and 385% more rebar than the competition.Welded construction means safetySome companies might use only anchor […]

Does a Root Cellar Offer Tornado Protection?

Have you ever climbed down into a root cellar?Complete with a shaky, unstable ladder and a dusty dirt floor? Most have just a flat piece of wood over the opening. It will keep fruits, and veggies cool all year long.As for safety–when it’s time to hunker down from a raging EF-5 tornado, is this where […]