What Is the Safest Room in a House During a Tornado?

Home after a tornado hits

When you live in southern Missouri, it is important to be educated and prepared in case of a sudden tornado. Everyone should know the most secure place in their home or apartment, so they can stay safe during dangerous storms. Today, the Stronghold Safe Rooms team will discuss some of the factors you should consider when you decide on your … Read More

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

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

Stronghold: What Is A Debris Impact Test?

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Tornadoes can cause serious damage. This means that when you’re buying a storm shelter to protect your family, you want to make sure that it will actually do its job. The Debris Impact Test was created to make sure that storm shelters could withstand the power of a tornado. This Stronghold blog explores what exactly a Debris Impact Test is … Read More

What You Should Keep in Your Storm Shelter First Aid Kit

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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

Look for These Tornado Warning Signs

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Is it a thunderstorm or a tornado? Identifying the signs of a forming tornado isn’t always as simple as it would seem. Spotting the signs too late could result in serious risk to you and your loved ones. In today’s blog, Stronghold shares some examples of tornado warning signs that could help you and your family protect yourselves from an … Read More

How To Calm Your Child During A Storm

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If you are aware that your child is afraid of storms and you want to help them feel less intimidated, there are a few steps that you can take in order to help them feel more comfortable. In this blog, Stronghold Safe Rooms provides you with a few techniques. Related Post: Tornado Safety Tips for Students What You Can Do … Read More

Stronghold: What Should You Have In Your Safe Room?

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If you have a safe room in your home that is currently unstocked, you should make sure that you stock it in preparation for a disaster or intruder situation. In this blog, Stronghold ensures that you are stocking your safe room with the appropriate supplies. Related Post: What Valuables Should I Store in My Safe? Why Should I Stock My … Read More