Each year, around 1,000 tornados occur in the United States, and each year, those tornados cause an average of 1,500 injuries and 80 deaths.
Hurricane Maria alone caused $90 billion in damage and took over 1,000 lives from Dominica. Above ground storm shelters can keep you safer than you ever thought possible.
A 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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.