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Key items to stock in your storm shelter

Key items to stock in your storm shelter When a severe storm erupts and spawns tornadoes, proper shelter is key to staying alive. Whether riding out a storm in a basement, bathroom or designed storm shelter, it is crucial to keep that space equipped with the right materials to stay safe. “People should take every

2018 Tornado Shelter Cost Guide

The placement of the storm shelter is one of the most notable cost factors, especially for custom-built structures. Building an above-ground shelter that is approximately 8 ft. by 8 ft. by 8 ft. costs between $6,500 and $10,600 , on average . Installing a custom in-ground shelter that is up to 8 ft. by 14

How to Build a Root Cellar and Storm Shelter

Mike used a 1,500-gallon plastic ag liquids tank to build this root cellar/storm shelter. Photo courtesy FARM SHOW Magazine Mike Toppen used a 1,500-gallon plastic ag liquids tank to accomplish his goal of constructing his own root cellar and storm shelter. Photo courtesy FARM SHOW Magazine When Mike Toppen built an earth-sheltered root cellar out