North Carolina Tornado Shelters

When it comes to climate and fluctuating weather patterns, North Carolina is a diverse state. While snowstorms rage in the mountains to the west, stifling heat and humidity can engross the Piedmont and coastal plains. North Carolina will even experience the occasional hurricane as the tropics heat up in July. There’s an old prevailing saying…

Mississippi Tornado Kills One, Injures 18

Humidity in the Deep South creeps in like the intrusive kudzu vine. At first, the twisting and winding vine is little more than just a minor annoyance. Over time, the resilient undergrowth envelops your property like a plaque. Humidity is like kudzu in that it smothers and slowly suffocates the besieged Deep South. It’s ubiquitous…

Alabama Storm Shelter Tax Credit

New Tax Credit Could Cover 50 Percent of Total Costs for Tornado Safe Room Construction Meteorologists rarely agree on much. From conflicting long-term models on how much snow a new low-pressure system will bring next week to even trivial matters on relative humidity on the day-to-day forecast, forecasters rarely find common ground when it comes…

How Much Value Does a Tornado Shelter Add to Your Home?

Did you know a tornado shelter can increase the value of your home by $1,000 to $2,500? Factoring in the total cost of investment, just by having a safe room on your property instantly recovers about a quarter of your initial investment. Cheaper than basements and property additions, safe rooms are also untaxable floor space…

Tornado Shelters For Sale

With storm season blowing across the nation at a record pace, many storm prone residents will seek out trusted relief. And what does the average American do when in doubt? They turn to the Internet to soothe their nerves and relieve anxiety. We live in a time of digital diagnostics. Got a headache or sore…

April Tornado Tosses Cars Around Like Toys in Florida

April is typically a busy month for tornadoes. On average, more than 150 twisters touchdown in the United States every year. Known as a seasonal transition month, lingering cooler air masses and warm fronts invading from the south produce ideal conditions for tornadoes. These colliding air masses create atmospheric disturbances ripe for tornadic activity, especially…

Why Steel is The Best Building Material For a Safe Room

Since the Industrial Revolution, steel has preserved its spot as one of the best building materials worldwide. From bridges and skyscrapers to cars and electrical equipment, nothing can beat the intrinsic strength of steel. But this wasn’t always the case. Just a few short decades ago, wood was the go-to building component of a growing…

Mass Shooting Protection Saves Lives

Mass shootings have returned to America. Following the lull in violence that came with the pandemic, an uptick in mass shootings has taken hold. Last month, a a former student at the The Covenant School in Nashville shot and killed three children. Schools have become a favorite target for shooters. Whether it’s because of the…

Create a Safe Room or Tiny Home With an Aboveground Shelter

While engineered for superior steel protection against all conceivable threats, an aboveground shelter could also double as a safe room or tiny home. Designed with your safety and convenience in mind, an aboveground shelter is like a second home or spare bedroom. Comprised and fortified with solid steel welds, our safe rooms give you additional…