Every prepper dreams of having their very own underground survival bunker. It’s a safe haven where we can escape in an emergency – an underground shelter where you can take refuge. Whether you call it a survival bunker, an apocalyptic bunker, a bomb shelter, a nuclear shelter, or a fallout shelter, it doesn’t matter. What […]
Underground bunkers were super popular during the Cold War because the thought was that nuclear war was near at hand. The instability of the world has led to below-ground shelters making a comeback, but it’s a bit trickier to build one than back in the 1960s. Let’s dig into how to apply for a permit to build […]
Weather-related myths and misconceptions are commonplace, but this isn’t one of them. The safest room in your house is always going to be the bathroom. Let’s learn how to protect yourself from a tornado and why the bathroom is the safest place in a tornado to take shelter (especially in an apartment).
Just because you take the time to learn something doesn’t mean you will ever have to use it. But, it’s better to know that not to know.
You live in Tornado Alley. While spring brings warmer weather, March through June brings the threat of storm systems that can spawn deadly tornadoes. The 2021 tornado season was one of the worst ever, with the season extending through December for an unusual late-autumn outbreak across the south and Midwest.
A Storm shelter is a pretty broad term for a safe structure that protects people from bad weather, such as: Tornadoes Hurricanes Wind Storms Flying Debris Earthquakes But, for any safe room or tornado shelter to be an actual storm shelter, it must meet FEMA’s criteria. Let’s explore the types and considerations that go into buying a storm […]
Disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Weather, unrest, and even war are things that can happen in an instant. One look at the newspaper, and we all know it. Most of us force ourselves to deny it because brains are funny things, but should we?
Before you throw down your cash for a below-ground refuge, let’s dig into everything you need to know about below ground tornado shelters. The weather is unpredictable, and catastrophic storms sometimes hit out of nowhere. The weather doesn’t care where you live, either. Tornadoes seem to be getting stronger and more frequent. And, the only […]
Extreme weather is now a regular occurrence in the United States. Record-setting hurricanes and more-than-one-mile wide tornadoes can hit nearly anywhere. Storm shelters are certainly not something everyone owns or even has access to. But, many families don’t know that there are various types of sanctuary structures (beyond your bathroom!).