How Does a Stronghold Storm Shelter Protect Against Tornados?

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Tornados are an unfortunate reality for those of us living in the Midwest. Those with a basement or storm shelter built into their home are likely aware that these are often the safest places to go if a tornado strikes. However, another unfortunate reality in the Midwest is we have very rocky soil that can prohibit the building of basements. … Read More

How Much Should You Pay For A Storm Shelter?

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When you buy a storm shelter, there are several different aspects of the buying process that may increase your potential price. If you want your storm shelter to fit your home or business’s needs, Stronghold Safe Rooms lists a few things you should think about before purchasing a safe room. Type There are actually two main types of storm shelters … Read More

Above Ground Vs Below Ground Storm Shelters

Tornado shelter door

If you’re considering purchasing a storm shelter for your home or business, did you know that there are two different types? Above ground shelters and below ground shelters are the two most popular types of storm shelters, and each has its own unique benefits. If you’re interested in purchasing a storm shelter and not sure which one will fit your … Read More

Stronghold: What Are Essential Items For Your Storm Shelter?

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If a serious storm hits, you want to make sure your storm shelter is fully stocked with all of the necessary things to keep you all safe. This Stronghold blog offers tips for how to keep your storm shelter equipped with all of the essentials for you and your family! Related Post: What Are Essential Items for Your Safe Room? … Read More

What You Should Keep in Your Storm Shelter First Aid Kit

First aid kit

Having a durable storm shelter is a genuine life-saver in a number of situations. Whether it’s a flood, tornado, hurricane, or any other emergency situation, your storm shelter can keep you and your family safe. But it’s not just the shelter itself. Stronghold Safe Rooms has covered the basics of an emergency kit in a past blog. In this entry, … Read More

Why Your Business Could Benefit from a Commercial Storm Shelter

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Commercial storm shelters do more than just protect people from a storm — they let your staff know that you care for their wellbeing. Read on below for the benefits a commercial storm shelter brings to your business. Related Post: What You Need to Know About Tornado Safety Eases Fears Anyone who lives in a tornado-prone area knows how scary … Read More

Here’s Why You Need a Storm Safe Door

Metal Storm Safe Door for Home

Storm Safe Doors – Strong and Tested As the frequency of large-scale tornado outbreaks increases in the U.S., more and more families seek protection. Consequently, residential safe rooms are growing in popularity. Similar to any other room, safe rooms must be accessed through an opening or door. Just as the walls of a safe room are built to protect against … Read More

Use These Safety Tips to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Storm Ahead warning sign for tornado safety

How to Prepare for a Bad Storm or Natural Disaster We’ve talked in our blog before about tornado safety, but tornadoes are not the only type of severe weather you may encounter. Extreme conditions can include a range of storm types, from flash floods to hail storms to blizzards. While these storms can vary in severity, it’s important to be … Read More

Common Natural Disasters a Storm Shelter Can Withstand

drawing of a home acting as a storm shelter from natural disasters

Which Natural Disasters Should Your Storm Shelter Protect Against? If you’re considering purchasing a storm shelter to protect you and your family from natural disasters, you may be wondering if it’s really worth it. After all, you do want to make sure it does what it’s supposed to do–save lives. Related Post: Best Locations for Your Storm Shelter Before you … Read More

Best Locations for Your Storm Shelter

severe weather storm shelter sign

Tips for Placing Your Storm Shelter Deciding to purchase a storm shelter is one of the best investments you can make to ensure the safety and security of you and your family during both a natural disaster or intrusion of your home. Once you own your new storm shelter, the only question left to be answered is, where do you … Read More