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PotlatchDeltic Land & Lumber — Warren, Arkansas

PotlatchDeltic Land and Lumber recently purchased three of our 10X24 deliverable group shelters for their facility in Warren, Arkansas.  We think the brick color they selected looks GREAT!  

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“Comfy” Garage Shelter

Recently a customer purchased a 6X8 above ground steel garage shelter from us. After installation they sent us a note about how pleased they were with it, along with a photo of how they had “customized” the space! “

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ARE YOU READY FOR SEVERE WEATHER?

For severe weather season everyone should have a disaster kit ready to go.  You can keep this kit in your safe room/tornado shelter or in an easy to carry container or bag that you can take with you if necessary.  SOME of the items your kit should have include: Water Food – non-perishable, easy to prepare (hand operated can opener) Flashlight Battery powered or hand crank radio (NOAA Weather radio if possible) Extra batteries First Aid Kit Medications Multi-purpose tool Sanitation/personal hygiene items Cell phone Family & emergency contact info Blankets If you have children you might want things […]

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BIRD CITY AND ST. FRANCIS KANSAS IN CHEYENNE COUNTY

Citizens of Bird City and St. Francis Kansas welcomed the installation of 10’X24′ tornado shelters May 23rd, 2017.   

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CITY OF WICHITA BROOKS LANDFILL

The City of Wichita, Kansas installed a 10X16 Above Ground FEMA P 361 Rated shelter at the Brooks Landfill to provide for the safety of their employees at that location.  When minutes count, having a safe place to go when the inevitable Kansas severe weather strikes is vitally important.  With this installation the City of Wichita can rest assured that those at Brooks Landfill can ride out the storms in safety.

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Department of Energy Group Shelter

Recently, we were asked by the Department of Energy to build a group shelter for their employees. Once built, we delivered it to their Paducah, KY location.  

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Staying safe during severe weather

Do you have a safe place to go during severe weather? Protection Shelters build tornado shelters for homes, families, businesses, to schools.

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Tornado shelters on the minds of Kansans

Courtesy of KAKE News 10 El Dorado, Kan. — When there was threat of severe weather, Rhonda Lassley says she used to start calling around to find the nearest available storm shelter. Lassley and her husband Jerry are residents of the Country Side Mobile Home Park in El Dorado. It’s an old park and the former tornado shelter collapsed a few years ago. Country Side Park co-owner Gabe Paine says as part of an overall park renovation, two new tornado shelters were put in two weeks ago. “You’ve got to keep people safe,” Payne said. “They’re renting the property […]

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Is your business ready for severe weather?

Courtesy of KWCH 12 News. You need protection not only at home, but also at work. Protection Shelters builds storm shelters for the masses from apartment complexes to businesses to boy scouts camps. Protection Shelters builds shelters with multi-purposes. The shelters are not only functional, but they’re also tested up against top wind speeds to keep you safe during severe weather. Dale Zogleman was recently featured on Brett and Sierra Show to discuss how you can protect your business with a multi-purpose storm shelter. http://www.kwch.com/brettandsierrashow/content/news/Is-your-business-ready-for-severe-weather–376435411.html

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Protection Shelters featured again on the Brett and Sierra Show

Dale Zogleman with Protection Shelters was recently featured on KWCH 12’s the Brett and Sierra Show to show you how to keep your family safe with shelters that become a safe room for your family during severe weather and have been tested to survive wind gusts with an excess of 250 mph. They are also handicap accessible and pet-friendly.

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Protection Shelters featured on the Brett and Sierra Show

Dale Zogleman with Protection Shelters was recently featured on KWCH 12’s the Brett and Sierra Show to show you how to keep your family safe with different types of storm shelters.

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Weir Southeast Elementary School Shelter

Because of their proximity to Joplin, Missouri; USD 247 was all too aware of the devastation a tornado can bring. Determined to have a safe place for their elementary students, there will be a new addition to the Southeast Elementary school campus when students return to school beginning in the Fall of 2015, a recently completed 1,886 square foot tornado shelter/saferoom. This shelter will also be open to the public during tornado emergencies and is the only public tornado shelter in the city of Weir. Built to FEMA 361 and NSSA ICC 500 standards this structure will be utilized […]

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Protection Shelters did a great job

Thank you so much for the attention to detail and the hard work your team did when leveling the ground for my shelter, and then getting it into place. Your guys asked my opinion and preference on the finer details and then they set about making it happen. They did a great job and I really appreciate the extra work spreading the gumbo around the base of the shelter, too. Before your men were out of the park, a couple stopped and asked if they could look at my shelter. They had the ground tour and were given some […]

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Erie Elementary School Shelter

In late August of 2013 Protection Shelters LLC completed construction on a 2080 square foot safe room for Erie Elementary School in Erie, Kansas. The shelter will also serve as 2 auxiliary classrooms, as well as providing restrooms with handicapped accessibility. HVAC, electricity and water fountains are also included. Entrances are located on the NW corner as well as the S side of the shelter providing easy access for not only those in the elementary building, but students and staff from the Pre-School building as well. Battery back-up has also been installed allowing for an additional 2 hours of […]

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Oklahoma tornadoes: Aboveground shelters stood up in face of EF5 Moore tornado

BY BRYAN DEAN bdean@opubco.com • Modified: May 31, 2013 at 10:06 pm • Published: May 31, 2013 Part of the terror of an EF5 tornado like the one that hit Moore on May 20 is the notion that nothing aboveground can survive a direct hit and the 200 mph winds that rip homes off foundations. But that’s not exactly true. Aboveground storm shelters held up exceptionally well in the tornado and could be a better choice than a traditional underground storm cellar, said Larry Tanner, a research associate at the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University. Tanner was […]

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Environmental Health and Safety Dept of Tamko Building Products

“We value our employees and we want the very best protection for them and that is why we chose PROTECTION SHELTERS LLC to build our tornado shelter.” Logan Robinson EH&S Tamko Building Products Inc.

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Tornadoes Strike Quivira Wildlife Refuge

Written By Michael Pearce The Wichita Eagle Published  April 18, 2012, at 7:49 p.m. Updated  April 19, 2012, at 3:27 p.m. View the entire article here: http://www.kansas.com/2012/04/18/2302095/tornadoes-carve-out-wild-week.html QUIVIRA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Tiffany Vincent came to Kansas to burn prairie grass. But much of this week shes been taking a chain saw to huge trees. Sometimes tornadoes happen, said Vincent, an Iowa Conservation Corps member working at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Her six-person crew spent much of Saturday night in a cramped, above-ground shelter as two tornadoes cut paths up to a half-mile wide through the refuge. It kind of […]

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Protection Shelters Builds Tornado Shelter for Shell Oil Company

This is an article from the Harper Advocate detailing our delivery of a mobile above ground tornado shelter to the Shell Oil Company in Harper.

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Protection Shelters Builds Storm Shelter for Sargent, Nebraska Housing Authority

These 2 shelters were placed in Sargent, NE for a small housing authority. The customer ordered in 8×8 and 8×10, two different sizes to accommodate their shelter needs. Shelters were painted to match other buildings and required a crane to set in place. We build shelters 4’ x 4’ to 100’ x 100’, for occupancy of one person to several hundred people. All components used in our shelters have been tested at Texas Tech Wind Science and Debris testing and have passed impact testing for F5 or winds in excess of 250 mph. Shelters are designed using stamped engineered drawings that […]

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Protection Shelters Builds 25 x 25 Tornado Shelter for Almond Tree Group

Protection Shelters is a design and build Company based on your needs and wants and also complies to meet all the specifications of FEMA 361 2nd edition and comply with National Storm Shelters ICC (International Code Council) 500 2008. This shelter had requirements that allowed occupants handicap accessibility from the apartment complex (host building) without going outside. Building was insulated, HVAC, battery backup lighting, 2 Doors meeting FEMA standards. Both doors handicap accessible painted to match existing building. New 5’ concrete walk poured around shelter for ease of access. Interior was insulated , sheet rocked and painted to make […]

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