Storm Shelter Articles

Spring Weather Takes Us From Lull to Storms

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Spring Weather is so Unpredictable~Last week we wondered if we were experiencing the lull before the storm. This week, we are seeing tornado predictions in the news. Ironic, isn’t it? Just yesterday, news outlets were touting the fact that no tornadoes or tornado watches had been recorded across the U.S. so far […]

Weather Is Unpredictable, Be Prepared

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 Flooding in Texas. A surge of May tornadoes in Oklahoma. What’s going on with the weather? Well, it’s weather. And by definition, that means weather is unpredictable!The cost of flooding in TexasThat also means it can cause some strange situations. In Texas, northeast of Houston, authorities were trying to rescue about 500 stranded […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Invest in Safety: Choosing the Right Shelter

Understanding real consequences of natural disasters that have occurred throughout the world in the last decade or so should make you realize how important preparation is. If you have witnessed or read about the utter devastation from tornadoes or hurricanes such as Katrina or Sandy, then you hopefully agree that having a safety plan in […]

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 […]

We're proud members of the NSSA

Survive-a-Storm Shelters is happy to announce that we are an official producer member of the NSSA, or National Storm Shelter Association. Each of our shelters will now carry the official seal of the NSSA. Our customers will also receive a certificate stamped with the NSSA’s raised seal, which verifies our commitment to the highest standards […]

Commercial Storm Shelters: Industry Led by SAS

Survive-A-Storm Shelters is one of only several commercial storm shelter companies in the United States, and it is the only one that has completed in excess of $70 million in government contracting with FEMA over the past decade.  Add this to the fact that the company has earned a $153 million contract with the Department […]

Community Shelters: Which Shelters are Best?

Government officials in Tornado Alley and Dixie Alley have more than just road construction and school lunch programs to factor into their budgets: they have to consider the mortal safety of residents in their community. Most of these states have taken up initiatives to build storm shelters, knowing that they’re pretty much necessary to survival […]

Stocking Your Shelter for Emergencies

Being prepared for a storm doesn’t just mean keeping our bodies safe from harm during the actual storm. We must also consider the subsequent effects, after the storm has blown by, those effects which could last for days or even weeks. Often after tornadoes, hurricanes, and even just bad storms, our everyday resources such as […]