Here’s What you Should Know About The Wind Speed Zones In The United States

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It is important to discuss wind speed zones because they can determine the tornado intensities experienced in an area. For example, most of the US Tornado Alley lies in Zone IV  ̶  the zone associated with the most extreme weather events. The intensity and duration of a tornado’s winds determine the scale and extent of the destruction. […]

Interview with a Safe Room Expert: Insights and Advice for Homeowners

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Safe rooms are ideal for protecting yourself and your family from possible intruder attacks, natural disasters, and even nuclear attacks. However, as a homeowner, you likely have a thousand concerns and queries regarding the worth of safe rooms. We sat down with Safe Rooms US’s security and safe room expert, Chris R. Joey, to address your queries […]

How to Customize Your Safe Room to Fit Your Needs

A Tornado hitting Dallas

Springtime in Tornado Alley means watching out for warning calls, strong winds, harsh weather, and high-speed tornadoes that may hit your home anytime. Tornado shelter rooms have become an important aspect of architectural designs since the 2011 tornado in Joplin. It’s easier to install a safe room shelter than to build one yourself. If you are having […]

5 Reasons Why Every Home Needs a Safe Room

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If you are a resident of Tornado Alley or any disaster-prone state, your anxiety must skyrocket every time you hear a tornado warning call. After all, tornadoes and hurricanes damage property and valuable assets. Put your concerns to rest and invest in a safe room. If you are not sure about getting one, here are five […]

Keeping your Safe Room Safe: The Essentials of Storm Shelter Maintenance

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Safe rooms are an essential feature for any home or business in Tornado Alley. Fort Worth and Dallas are two hard-hit areas in Texas where residents need to have a checklist of SOPs ready to go in case of a tornado emergency. However, tornado preparedness doesn’t end with installing a safe room. You also need […]

What The Tornado That Struck Houston In January Teaches Us About Tornado Safety In Texas

The wreckage of a building destroyed by a tornado

The 2023 Houston tornado caused great destruction in its wake. There were collapsed buildings, blocked roads, stranded motorists, and about 88000 people lost power. Tornadoes are natural disasters that will always leave us a little bit helpless in predicting them or escaping damage, even with the best-built tornado shelters. However, there are still ways to minimize damage […]

How Does Dallas Being In The Tornado Alley Impact Its Residents’ Lives

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Tornado Alley is characterized by a unique combination of geography, weather patterns, and atmospheric conditions that make it particularly prone to tornadoes. Many people live safe, happy lives in Tornado Alley, but with the life-threatening possibility of tornadoes eminent at every minute, there are some precautions and lifestyles that become second nature for the residents […]