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Top 5 Essential Items to Keep in Your Tornado Shelter

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Aug 3, 2018 10:07:26 AM

A tornado shelter won't do you any good if it's not stocked with the right supplies.

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Above Ground vs In-Ground: What Storm Shelter Is the Better Option?

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Jul 27, 2018 9:37:00 AM

rare nighttime tornado recently rocked Pennsylvania. The tornado seriously injured 6 people as it created a destructive path nearly a mile long. It was so powerful that it sheared off structures at the foundation level and carried large debris for miles.

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Topics: storm shelters, above ground shelter, below ground shelter

Will I get Trapped in my Storm Shelter

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Jul 13, 2017 3:15:01 PM

Have you ever asked yourself, "Will I get trapped in my storm shelter?" When it comes to storm shelter doors the most common perception is that an inward swinging door is safest. People believe this misconception for a couple reasons: 

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Topics: Outward swinging doors, inward swinging doors, will I get trapped in my storm shelter

ATLAS FAQ: IS MY BASEMENT SAFE?

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Nov 18, 2016 11:28:12 AM

Isn't your basement safe enough? John Hunter is back to talk about the differences between sheltering in your basement or in an Atlas storm shelter.

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Topics: tornado preparedness, storm shelters faqs, storm shelters faq videos, tornado safety

Atlas FAQ I Don't Live in the Midwest

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Nov 8, 2016 11:00:00 AM

John Hunter, Vice President of Atlas Safe Rooms, explains that you don't have to live in the Midwest to have a need for a storm shelter.

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Topics: storm shelters faqs, storm shelters faq videos, storm shelter safety, storm shelters outside the midwest, storm shelter uses

Physics 101: Atlas shelters push back

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Nov 1, 2016 5:19:58 PM

So we dropped a car on one of our tornado shelters. So what? Do cars even fall on shelters?

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Topics: storm shelters, storm physics, tornado science, storm shelters science

Our Shelters Will Keep You Safe, Because Science

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Oct 25, 2016 11:42:58 AM

Remember when your science teacher dropped a feather and a bowling ball in a vacuum?  Admit it, your mind was blown when you discovered they fell at the same rate.

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Topics: storm shelter safety, car drop storm shelter, modular storm shelters, storm shelter science

Car Drop Safety Test

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Oct 18, 2016 1:06:35 PM

We take safety very seriously. That's our mission. While it is extremely unlikely that you will ever experience a tornado picking up a vehicle and dropping it on your storm shelter we wanted to demonstrate just how resilient our safe rooms are.

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Topics: storm shelter safety, car drop storm shelter

Do I Need a Storm Shelter - Atlas Safe Rooms FAQ Video

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Oct 12, 2016 5:55:07 PM

John Hunter, Vice President of Atlas Safe Rooms, details the reasons you should consider getting a storm shelter in this second in the FAQ Video Series. 

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Topics: why do you need a storm shelter

Introduction Video of Atlas Safe Rooms FAQ's

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Oct 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM
Welcome to Atlas Safe Rooms Introduction FAQ. This video will start the conversation of all things Storm Shelters. We will be following up with weekly blogs tackling some of the most frequently asked questions we get from our customers.
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Topics: storm shelters faqs, storm shelters faq videos

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