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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 […]

Our Above Ground Tornado Shelter Receives Rave Reviews

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Have you ever wondered which above ground tornado shelter is the best value per price on the market?  For many storm shelter companies, their sales tend to rise and fall as the tornado season rises and falls.  When the weather is great, those same companies are wishing for the next big tornado 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 […]

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.  Interest in storm shelters spikes!No surprise there. Experts say the best place to be in a […]

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— 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 […]

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 an F1 tornado hit Moore and Sand Springs and tornadoes were sighted across the state and in […]

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, […]

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 Survive-a-Storm shelter; Marie and Neal did not.  These are just two of the storm stories people across […]

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, so now is the time to get ready to safely ride out any storm that blows […]