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On March 17, 2021, AccuWeather's Bill Wadell was in Chilton County, Alabama, looking out over the terrible damage a tornado caused in the town. The power was knocked out, and the damage in the communities throughout Alabama after the tornadoes was extensive. These storms destroyed several homes near Fairfield, Alabama, and even as storms and lightning were rolling in, families are still trying to salvage what they could.
If you live in a tornado season, you’re well aware that tornadoes can strike at any moment. However, typically they occur most often in the spring and summer months. Tornadoes can cause extensive damage to structures and destroy anything in their direct path. Spring is almost here, which means tornado season is approaching. Now is a great time to be sure you’re prepared for the season so that you can keep yourself and your family safe.
Storm shelters are a must when you live in an area that is at high risk for tornadoes. If you live in tornado valley, the possibility of getting hit by a storm is real. Maybe you’re one of the many confused by which kind of storm shelter is best for you and your family. Valley Storm Shelters is here to help. We’ll break down some of the misconceptions and help you find the best shelter to give you peace of mind.
Tornado Shelters. Safe Rooms. Storm Shelters. Panic Room. Storm Cellars. You’ve heard a thousand names but aren’t sure the difference between them, or if there even is a difference. Let’s dive into everything you need to know about safe room vs. storm shelter and what to expect when you need to keep your family safe.
uppose you live in an area prone to tornadoes and other natural calamities. In that case, you probably know that a storm can hit when you least expect it and that anything can happen during the unfortunate event. The only thing you can do is make sure your family is well-prepared for it.
Do you live in a state that is prone to extreme weather and specifically prone to massive tornadoes? While many tornadoes are often only strong enough to slightly damage trees, soil, and houses, EF5 tornadoes are known as absolute monsters of destruction. They're considered the most powerful tornadoes on the Enhanced Fujita (EF) scale, with over 200 mph wind speeds. They are the worst kind of tornados we can experience and almost
If you’ve answered “yes” to the questions above, you’ve come to the right place. No one can blame you for not being an expert on all the shelter options in the market- it’s hardly something you buy every day. That’s precisely why you need to get it right the first time by choosing the right fit and sourcing it from a trusted supplier.
A severe weather safety kit consists of all the basic and necessary items your family will need to survive in case of an emergency. When disaster strikes, you want to make sure you’re prepared for anything.
When severe weather strikes, you don’t want to be caught unprepared. The worst thing you can do is panic, which is why we’ve compiled a short of list of easy to implement tips when you are stuck in a storm - be it a tornado, a hurricane, or a flood. Read on for tips to help you and your family survive any storm.
A lot of people ask us what goes into the cost of panic rooms and storm shelters. The truth is that there are a lot of factors that go into the cost, so if you want a true quote, you’ll have to contact us and let us go over everything that you need. There are things that make Valley Storm Shelters stand out from the crowd, and here we go over everything that goes into the cost of building and installing a top-quality shelter.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, but Valley Storm Shelters™ has developed some of the leading technology when it comes to custom storm shelters, and we’ve redefined the word “safe.” Our engineers work hard to make sure that our storm shelters are the safest on the market. We’ve gone above and beyond when it comes to testing, and we know the ins and outs when it comes to staying protected during extreme weather.
At Valley Storm Shelters, we take pride in being the #1 home tornado shelter on the market. Part of it has to do with our commitment to offering only the best quality materials and constantly improving our engineering so that we remain the safest and most reliable. We also work closely with you, our valued customers, to make sure that every single detail of your home tornado shelter suits your needs and makes you feel safe.
You already know that Valley Storm Shelters is a leading designer and manufacturer in producing the most secure aboveground safe rooms and flush mount shelters. When it comes to your family, you don’t want to compromise your safety - especially if you live in an area with frequent storms and extreme weather. You never know when a storm is about to hit and you want to have a plan in place for when the worst happens. That’s why we think having a garage storm shelter certified by Valley Storm Shelters is the solution you need.
When it comes to tornados and other extreme weather, it’s better to hope for the best while you prepare for the worst. That’s where a custom tornado shelter comes into play. Though you hope you never have to use it, having a tornado shelter built by Valley Storm Shelters in the case of an emergency will give you that peace of mind you need.
When you decide to install a storm shelter at your home, you have the confidence to weather any storm. Safety tested storm shelters and even survival rooms provide an extra level of protection that you might not even think you need. But do you really need a storm shelter underground?
In light of recent events in Nashville, we thought it would be important to discuss exactly how to be prepared for a tornado in Nashville, Tennessee and other areas that are considered high risk for extreme weather. It can be scary when a tornado strikes, because it can happen with little to no warning...
Most of us have seen the movie Panic Room, and hope that our families never have to go through something like that. Maybe you’re wondering though if a panic room can really help keep your family safe...
Do you live in the Alabama area? If you live in Birmingham, Mobile, Lake Martin, Dothan, Huntsville, Florence, or anywhere in between, then you’re probably used to the sometimes extreme weather changes...
Extreme weather can be really scary for you and your family - if you don’t have a safety plan in place. Chances are, even if you do live in the heart of a tornado area...
Do you live in an area like Alabama or Florida and are at risk of severe weather every once in a while? We’re betting that you’ll want to be prepared.