Custom Residential Tornado Shelters
We offer concrete and steel storm and tornado residential tornado shelters in various sizes and can custom build group shelters to accommodate any number of people. Our above ground concrete residential shelter allows you to walk in from ground level. There is no pad or additional anchoring required—just flat, level ground. This shelter is made with concrete and built to FEMA 320 specifications, which is the standard for the building of residential shelters. The steel door has been tested at Texas Tech Wind Science and Debris Impact Testing Center and is rated for 250 mph winds or EF5 tornado.
Concrete Tornado Shelters
This residential tornado shelter is made with concrete and built to ICC 500 specifications. The steel out-swing door has 3 locking bolts (all keyed together) with 3 grease-able hinges and has been painted with a metal primer. The door has been tested at Texas Tech Wind Science and Debris Impact Testing Center and is rated for 250 mph winds or EF5 tornado, meeting FEMA criteria. This shelter is constructed from concrete that tests at 6,000 PSI and has reinforced steel bar and fiber mesh for additional strength with 4” walls. Our concrete shelter can be attached to your existing pad/patio or a pad can be provided and installed with your shelter. Pictured below are our 4’8″X8’8″, 6’8″X6’8″ and Decorative (available in 6’8″X6’8″only) models (all sizes listed are approximate exterior measurements). All shelters have 2 top-mounted vents.
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Custom Garage Tornado Shelters
Our steel garage tornado shelter can be custom made in various sizes. Tell us how many people you need to protect or give us the measurements and we’ll build it for you! This shelter is bolted and anchored to the existing concrete in your garage. Our garage shelter has been tested and passed at Texas Tech Wind Science and Debris Impact Testing Center, the same center that does FEMA testing. Each shelter bears a certificate with a serial number from the National Storm Shelter Association stating that the design, construction and installation meet the FEMA P 361 and NSSA ICC 500 2014, which are the highest standards for building tornado shelters. It is structurally built to bear wind loads in excess of 250 mph or an EF5 tornado.