Residential Articles

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 […]

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, to a more durable safe room made of steel.  And even though studies have proved the […]

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 two important reasons: you’ll know you have a shelter to keep you safe and you won’t […]

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 storm? Who knows how to choose a storm shelter?  And how do you know whether you are […]

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 for individuals, couples, small families, large families, small companies, large companies, many public schools and even […]

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 not think about ‘stuff’ when those sirens go off, and so in order to be ahead […]

How A Storm Shelter Can Save Your Life: Two Stories

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 It’s tornado season. You know a tornado storm shelter can make the difference between life and death if a tornado touches down in your neck of the woods. But you just haven’t gotten around to purchasing one. Well, the recent experiences of these Oklahoma folks just might give you the motivation you need.Safe in […]

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 era and the overlapping of the fallout shelters that families in America used for protection.  In […]

Above Ground Storm Shelter-Safe or Not

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 There has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding the idea of an above ground storm shelter and whether or not it is safer than going below ground.  However, research has revealed that an above ground storm shelter can be just as effective.  In some cases, our older customers prefer the […]

Fall Planning for Tornado Safety

Fall Planning…People want to know that they are safe.  They don’t want to hope for the best, especially in the throes of a disaster or dangerous situation.  Instead, most people want to be prepared ahead of time for any unexpected storm, no matter what kind is headed their direction.  Although some storms of life are […]

Powder Coating vs. Painting…No Contest

Is the suspense killing you?  Okay.  A powder coated safe room or storm shelter wins hands-down every time!  That’s why all Survive-a-Storm safe rooms and storm shelters are powder coated to ensure that our customers receive the highest quality product on the market.  Here’s how it works.  Powder coating is a process of covering an […]

GeoLocator Service: An Added Security

What is a GeoLocator Service?It’s a nightmare scenario.  Your home has just been destroyed in a tornado and you are trapped inside your storm shelter or safe room.  The good news is this possibility is extremely remote.  Want even better news?  Survive-a-Storm safe rooms and storm shelters come equipped with a very unique feature unlike […]