3 Design Parameters That Affect the Cost of a Community Safe Room
The only thing common across safety rooms is their intended purpose: to provide safety. Beyond that, you’ll seldom find two safety rooms alike. They differ according to dimensions, number of uses, resistance, and more. These factors affect how much they cost and how well they fit your needs. Here’s more about them in detail.
Above-Ground Rowlett Safe Room Checklist for Homeowners
A safe room serves to protect you from the force of a disaster. For example, a safe room will protect you from the powerful winds of a tornado. However, when spending time in a safe room during a disaster, other things can harm you. Hunger and boredom, for example, are two negative feelings that people […]
Will Climate Change Affect Tornadoes In Texas?
It’s a devastating condition that took years in the making. But considering present circumstances, it’s clear that the world must become serious about combating climate change now when we still have time! According to NASA, in addition to the increase of greenhouse gases, mismanagement of waste, pollution (all kinds), and more, the earth’s climate has […]
The Ultimate Checklist For Storm Shelter Essentials
As Hurricane Hanna harkens the arrival of the U.S. monsoon season, homeowners in vulnerable areas are rushing to the stores and stocking their storm shelters with all the necessities they need. But par the kitchen sink, how do you decide what the essentials are?
Crucial Storm Safety Tips For Families With Children
Tropical storm Isaias, Hurricane Hanna, Potential Storm Nine—safe to say, the following months in the United States are going to be eventful. With the weather system in the U.S. gearing up to be an extra tumultuous stormy season, homeowners are rushing to get the necessities, so they can hunker down, safe and sound. But for […]
Tornado Preparedness With Special Needs Family Members
For anyone who has a family member with special needs, the sirens that ring in light of a tornado warning are the most horrifying sounds they can hear. While tornadoes don’t typically strike without warning, it doesn’t take long for them to quickly become more devastating and move toward surrounding areas that weren’t originally in […]
What Even Are Tornado Watches And Warnings?
If you’ve never had the misfortune to be in or near the path of a tornado, you may be a little confused as to what a tornado watch or tornado warning is and how it can help you get to safety. A standard warning system in susceptible regions such as Texas, Oklahoma, and other states […]
Preparing Your Tornado Safety Kit: Essentials to Have
Tornadoes are weather events that tend to be incredibly violent and unpredictable. These forceful columns of air tend to exert so much force they wreak havoc and damage things that are in their path, from cars to concrete structures.
4 Tornado Safety Tips to Live by in Dallas
Dallas, TX sees several tornadoes each year, some being deadly, with multiple fatalities and damage, while others are less intense. However, there’s never any certainty about the potential outcomes of a weather event as unpredictable and as violent as these, which is why it’s crucial that you remain alert.