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Atlas Safe Rooms Blog

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

A Guide to Storm Shelters

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Sep 1, 2016 7:34:19 PM

Tornadoes are still one of the most unpredictable and dangerous weather events on the planet. Warnings, at best, arrive minutes early giving you precious little time to react. It is therefore imperative that you understand exactly what to do and where to go.

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Topics: tornadoes, storm shelters okc

Severe Weather is beautiful but dangerous

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Aug 16, 2016 12:55:11 PM

The weather is one of the things that can be incredibly beautiful and incredibly deadly at the same time. Sometimes it is the snow or ice,  sometimes it is the heat, and sometimes it is the beastly supercell tornado producing thunderstorms. Tornadoes are one of the most violent storms.

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Topics: capturing severe weather images, tornado documented, documenting sever weather, tornado images

Don't Wait for the Next Storm

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Aug 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Being prepared now will help you to avoid panic and confusion should a disaster strike later.

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Topics: Storm Shelter Resources, don't wait fopr the next storm, tornado preparedness

Is your family prepared if a tornado hits? Here's what to do to prepare

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Aug 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Different parts of the country experience different weather related turbulence. Tornados and cyclones are most common in the central United States, but they can occur almost anywhere.

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Topics: Storm Shelter Resources, tornado preparedness, are you prepared for a tornado

Advantages of a Modular Storm Shelter

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Jul 26, 2016 3:31:50 PM

Once you have made a decision to invest in a storm shelter, you have choices: building the shelter into the home during construction; an underground shelter in the yard or under a garage; and a modular storm shelter. Many homeowners from Oklahoma through Texas and into Missouri opt for modular storm shelters for six reasons. 

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Topics: Storm Shelter Resources, modular storm shelters

The Best Place for Your Tornado Shelter

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Jul 7, 2016 8:24:23 AM

You’ve made the decision. You want to keep your family safe with an above ground storm shelter. But do you know where you’re going to put it? Chances are you haven’t thought about it, or you just assume that it will fit on the patio in the backyard.

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