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5 Benefits Of Underground Garage Shelters

Many experts think of underground garage shelters when discussing below-ground protection for vehicles.

It seems that people assume that underground garage shelters are safer for a variety of reasons, such as the fact that they may be erected in a variety of locations. One of these is that the layer of the soil gives an additional layer of protection and reduces its visibility.

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Below-ground garage shelters can be constructed from a variety of materials. A few examples of these materials are steel, pipes, and concrete.

Here are some benefits of underground garage shelters:

1. Added Safety

A secured area with sturdy walls protects flying items, radioactive fallout, and even potential marauders if erected and sealed correctly. This way, underground garage shelters provide added safety to the parked vehicles.

Regardless of what happens to the other structures on the land, the thick walls and layers of the earth will protect the residents from the devastation caused by wind, rain, and flying debris.

The combination of dirt and steel, concrete, or pipes, which are generally flame resistant and often fire-proof, can provide a safe area for your vehicles.

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Unlike a squared-off shelter, an underground vehicle shelter with rounded corners is safer. Having a circular form will help keep the surrounding dirt in place, making it more stable. This will allow more earth to surround the shelter without crushing it, allowing it to be better protected.

Due to the earth’s insulative characteristics, additional dirt around the shelter will assist in maintaining a more stable temperature for storing your vehicle. Higher, unstable temperatures may trigger dangerous chemical reactions in vehicle batteries, leading to a fire.

2. Accessible

Having a below-ground garage shelter makes it unnecessary to travel across town in search of safety, making your vehicles more accessible to a sheltered area during unsafe times.

An underground shelter can be built in your garage or the basement of your home, depending on your needs.

3. Isolation

A private underground garage shelter, unlike a public shelter, is usually used by the family that owns it rather than strangers. Friends and neighbors who are welcome to join the family are most likely to keep their vehicles safe in below-ground garage shelters.

4. Peace of Mind

The peace of mind that comes from knowing that the underground shelter and the vehicles it contains are ready to be used in an emergency is priceless. Preparedness can help calm one’s nerves, even if a threat appears near.

5. Property Value

If you don’t have a considerable yard or land area, in-ground garage shelters might save you a lot of room and money. The value of a home with an underground garage shelter built on it may increase significantly.

Are you searching for underground garage shelters for sale near you? Oklahoma Shelters provides high-strength above-ground and underground storm shelters to its customers. We take pride in building concrete storm shelters for our clients.

Contact us to secure the services of one of the finest storm shelter experts in Oklahoma City.


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