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A tornado that destroyed a car in Oklahoma City.

Why Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms Are Important During a Storm

Storm shelters are essential in an area where severe storms and tornadoes occur to protect people and their valuables. Many people prefer to take refuge in their basements, but it often becomes dangerous as deadly tornadoes can uproot houses from the ground. Many homes also don’t have a basement making it quite risky for them to stay inside their house during a storm.

Here’s why storm shelters and safe rooms are important during a storm.

They Provide Protection

A tornado that destroyed a car in Oklahoma City.

Concrete storm shelters are heavy and sturdy, so they can withstand high winds and flying debris. They have ample space to house your family members and belongings. You can also store water and food supplies for around 2 to 3 days to help you survive if the storm continues.

Steel safe rooms are quite safe as well as they don’t allow any moisture to penetrate them. Tornadoes usually bring a thunderstorm with them with heavy rains and flash flooding. So, a safe room keeps your family safe during severe weather conditions.

You can also customize the storm shelter according to your preference to make it convenient for you.

They Increase the Value of Your Property

A storm shelter can be a significant investment. When you live in a tornado-prone area, installing one can increase the value of your house. Potential buyers will be more attracted to your property and would prefer to buy your house over others to prevent the hassle of choosing and installing a shelter.

Reaching Community Shelters Can Be Risky

When a tornado hits your city, it is essential to take cover immediately. When people don’t have a storm shelter attached to their house, they travel to a community shelter.

It is unsafe to travel in your car with strong winds blowing and when there a tornado warning is issued. If you reach a community shelter safely, there’s a high chance that it may already be full and doesn’t have any extra space for you and your family.

Gives You Peace of Mind

If you are off at work and have your children or family at home without supervision and a tornado warning is issued, things can get stressful pretty quickly. Having a storm shelter installed in your house gives you peace of mind, knowing that your loved ones will be safe, even if you’re not with them. You can teach your children to identify the sirens, check the weather, and take shelter as soon as the weather becomes dangerous.

A thunderstorm that is going to turn into a tornado in Oklahoma City.

You can install your choice of underground or above-the-ground shelter to safeguard yourself and your family. Contact us to build a storm shelter in Oklahoma at 405-367-7901. We offer free consultations so that you can avail a hassle-free service. We also offer a 10-year warranty against any leaks or corrosion on the storm shelters.


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