Safe Rooms Blog
Our Safe Rooms meet and exceed FEMA guidelines. Our design is rated to withstand the force of a F5 Tornado.
They are installed above ground and comes with a 36″ foot door. That size makes it wheelchair accessible. The Safe Rooms can be put installed inside or outside. Most of these are installed in the garage and each is custom built. When you place your order we will ask you where you want the door. Where you want the hinges and how you want the door to open. Basically which side you want the handle and hinges. We will also makes cut outs if you would like to put in an extension code so you can have power in it. We still recommend that you have battery operated lights for the Safe Room.
Above ground safe rooms are easy to get into. If someone has trouble walking down stairs this is a good Storm Shelter for them.
When you call us we will help you with your decision. On what size Safe Room will be a good fit for your family. When you place an order for a Safe Room. It typically takes about 7 to 10 days to build and install it. When the Safe Room is delivered it is completely assembled and completely encased in steel. They also come with a Steel Floor. With a Steel Floor when it is mounted to the slap it will give it a better hold. Each bolt is anchored every 12 inches. Each bolt has a sheer strength of 10,000 pounds. A 4×6 Safe Room will have 18 bolts that secure it to the slab. The bolts are anchored into the slab from the steel floor. Our Safe Rooms have passed the Texas Tech Impact test
At Safe Rooms US our design has passed the Texas Tech Impact Test. They meet or exceeds FEMA guidelines. When we install your Steel Safe Room we use anchor bolts every 12″. Our Safe Rooms also have a steel floor. When we attach it to the slab it makes it a more secure hold. Each anchor bolt has 10,000 pounds of sheer strength.
From Panic to Protection: Transforming Your Garage into a Storm-Ready Tornado Shelter
Living in tornado-prone areas can be both thrilling and challenging. Tornadoes can quickly turn into a nightmare if you find yourself unprepared during a severe
Why Is It Important To Have a Safe Room That Complies With FEMA Guidelines?
provides comprehensive guidelines for constructing and designing safe rooms to ensure maximum protection against severe weather events. They specify the use of robust construction materials and
4 Things Texas Residents Should Have In A Disaster Kit
Disaster kits are crucial for survival during natural disasters. With a well-stocked disaster kit, people can mitigate risks, respond effectively to emergencies, and increase their chances
Here’s What you Should Know About The Wind Speed Zones In The United States
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
What Features Should You Look For In A Tornado Storm Shelter?
Tornadoes are some of the most destructive natural disasters that can wreak havoc on a property in a very short amount of time. It’s important
Maintaining Your Safe Room: A Guide
A safe room is a place where you can go to in the event of an emergency or threat, such as a natural disaster or a
Interview with a Safe Room Expert: Insights and Advice for Homeowners
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
Above-Ground or Basement Safe Room: Which is a Better Option for Families?
When it comes to choosing a safe room for your family, you have two main options: an above-ground safe room or a basement safe room. Both
6 Advantages of Getting a Custom-Built Tornado Shelter Room
When it comes to natural disasters, tornadoes are one of the most dangerous and destructive events that can occur. In recent years, we have seen
How to Customize Your Safe Room to Fit Your Needs
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
5 Reasons Why Every Home Needs a Safe Room
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,