Safe Room Articles

National Storm Shelter Association Provides Tornado Shelter Oversight

This post was created in November 2013, but has been updated in 2023 for accuracy and to reflect current details. The National Storm Shelter Association (NSSA) was formed in 2001 with the idea of protecting people from tornadoes and other disasters by ensuring that their members produce and sell the highest quality storm shelters possible. The […]

Near Absolute Safety: Install a Safe Room

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 are safe during extreme-wind events. Those FEMA guidelines for the design and construction of community safe rooms are based […]

Your Underground Safe Room Search is Over

Last Updated: August 3, 2016 In the survivalist community, prepping is as natural as breathing.  As one website states, “If you’re awake, you’re prepping.”  For the rest of us, a cute logo might catch our attention, but often times it takes something like a world catastrophic event or disaster to begin to get us in the […]

Garage Tornado Shelter: Double Protection

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 The other day, some of my friends and I had an open discussion about which residential storm shelter we each preferred for our own homes.  There were several opinions, and the consensus was that a garage tornado shelter was the favorite.  But then, which one?  Is a tornado shelter in garage […]

Looking for the Best Survival Bunkers?

Last Updated: July 28, 2016  Survival Bunkers – everyone has a different opinion about them. But in the prepper community, having your very own survival bunker is as natural as breathing. Who doesn’t want to be prepared for anything? One look around the world in which we live, finding a safe haven in the chaos is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community Storm Shelter: Of Lifesaving Importance

Last Updated: May 17, 2023 In your own city or town, or in your state, what is the importance of having a community storm shelter within reach?In Madison, Ga., it was important enough for officials to open FEMA-compliant community tornado safe rooms built and installed by Survive-A-Storm Shelters just in time for the impending storm season […]

Stay Safe in Storm Shelters

It’s no secret that nature can be a very violent, scary force that can wreak havoc on lives and property. Remember watching the coverage of the EF-5 killer tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma in May of 2013?  Being safe and protected is the number one priority when it comes to dangerous weather. Tornadoes in particular can […]

Survival Bunker. Who Needs 'Em?

Prepping–No Longer a Question of “Should I?” But “How Should I?”Preppers–the people who stockpile food, water, and all kinds of survival supplies–their numbers seem to be growing, and they’re not just fringe groups and hermits in the mountains anymore. Real Americans, with real families, jobs, homes, and lives in general, are opening their eyes to […]