Learn about the importance of safe rooms as a robust defense strategy against natural disasters, particularly tornadoes and discover the key features and considerations for creating an effective safe room.
Explore the essential building codes that contribute to tornado readiness and understand the structural elements that enhance a building’s resilience in the face of tornadoes.
Thunderstorms can be a powerful force of nature, bringing heavy rain, lightning, strong winds, and even tornadoes. As a responsible family member, it’s important to take proactive measures to ensure the safety of your loved ones during a thunderstorm. Following a few essential steps can keep your family safe and protected. In this article, we will discuss […]
Storms have always held a mysterious, awe-inspiring quality that captivates our imagination. Throughout history, storms have been the subject of various tales and superstitions, reflecting the human fascination with the power of nature. In this blog, we delve into the captivating world of storm myths and superstitions, exploring the intriguing beliefs that have surrounded storms across different […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]