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Atlas Safe Rooms Blog

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

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