Use These Safety Tips to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

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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

Essentials to Keep in Your Stronghold Shelter Safe Room Year Round

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20 Must-Have Items for Your Safe Room Purchasing a safe room is just the first step to ensuring that your family is protected against natural disasters and home invasions. The next step is installation, and the last and final step is making sure that your safe room is stocked with the following essential items year round: Drinking Water: As one … Read More

Common Natural Disasters a Storm Shelter Can Withstand

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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. Before you make the decision to invest in a storm … Read More

What Do You Do If You’ve Been Locked Out of Your Safe Room?

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I’m Locked Out of My Safe Room. What Now? A safe room provides peace of mind that you and your family will be out of harm’s way when faced with a dangerous or life-threatening situation. The last thing you want is to be locked out of your safe room. We understand that it’s pretty scary to think that you won’t … Read More

Best Locations for Your Storm Shelter

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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

Here Are Some Tornado Safety Tips Now That School Is Back In Session

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Tornado Safety Tips Now That School Is Back In Session For some, tornado season brings anxiety. However, if you have lived in Springfield for a while, you have likely come to terms with living in Tornado Alley. While we see the most activity during the spring, the threat of storms still looms through the fall, which can make parents sending … Read More

Some Tips For Preparing Your Tornado Shelter For Winter

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How To Prepare Your Tornado Shelter For Winter If you have lived in Southwest Missouri for any length of time, you know that spring is storm season. This area is especially susceptible to tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, and residents know that come spring you need to be prepared. However, storms don’t stop during the rest of the year, and even … Read More

Reasons Why Home Security Is Important

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Important Reasons for Ensuring Home Security Nobody would claim that home security isn’t important, even though most people don’t think a home invasion will ever happen to them. Because of this, they might not find it necessary to install a home security system. At Stronghold Safe Room, we think that is a mistake. Not only do these security systems protect … Read More

Here Are Four Reasons Why You Need A Gun Safe

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Four Reasons Why You Need A Gun Safe Gun ownership is a hobby for a lot of gun owners, but for many gun owners it is about keeping their family safe. If you encounter a home intruder, you want to make sure you are prepared to defend against them and keep your family out of harm’s way. However, while having … Read More

Here Are A Few Reasons Why A Storm Shelter Is Important

Why Are Storm Shelters Important? For those who live in Missouri, and specifically, the Springfield area, you know that storms are an ever-present threat. Many homes with basements are valued more highly in this area specifically for that reason, even though basements without reinforced concrete walls and ceiling are still susceptible to tornado damage. However, not all homes have basements, … Read More