Choosing the Best Design for Your Safe Room: Tips and Considerations

Buying a safe room is a wise decision to protect yourself and your loved ones from unseen natural disasters like storms and tornados. Part of investing in a below-ground or above-ground steel storm shelter in Texas is selecting the right safe room design based on your home space and budget. According to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), […]

How Tornadoes Are Rated: The EF Scale Explained

EF-1 tornado

Confused by the naming scheme of tornadoes? How does EF-0 differ from EF-1? Tornadoes are ranked by the EF scale, named after Ted Fujita, a meteorologist who came up with the scheme in 1971. Since then, the system has seen some changes with the values being adjusted. Here are all of them explained in detail.

Preparing for the Worst—How to Stay Safe During a Tornado

Tornado About to Make Landfall

If you’ve recently moved to a tornado-prone area, it’s important that you understand the ways of keeping yourself and your family members safe. During a tornado warning, your first instinct will definitely be to find lower ground, a space where you can hide in to stay safe from the strong wind and debris. But durable […]