Tornado Guard Storm Shelters
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Storm Shelter Installations

Storm Shelter

› Exterior: 80" x 80" x 48 ½"
› Interior: 69 ½" x 69 ½" x 42"
› Access Opening Approx.: 28" x 28"

Tornado Guard Unit
› 3/16" to 1/4" wall thickness
› Unit manufactured from white
   tinted fiberglass
› Reinforced foam core construction
› Water resistant
› Mold and mildew Resistant

Tornado Guard Door
› 19+ lbs.
› Door handle with 2 locking pins
› Steel angle iron frame and
   fiberglass cover
› Unique door that opens up and
   collapses down

Customer's Tornado Guard Storm Shelter Photos

Fiberglass Storm Shelter

Installed Storm Shelter

Tornado Guard Shelter Door





















Storm Shelter InstallationWorkers shown measuring out the precise area where the Tornado Guard is to be placed within the slab. A hole 7' x 7' x 49" deep (depending on slab height) is dug and the unit is placed inside and leveled on a compacted base.

(The Six Foot Shelters are dug around 72" deep.)





Tornado Guard Storm ShelterThe Tornado Guard is set and back-filled.  Note:  Before concrete is poured, run ventilation pipe and, if you plan to install the Guard Alert System, run electrical conduit for wiring to Guard-Alert. Install rebar or cables.  You are now ready to pour the concrete slab.






Sand and dirt are used to backfill the hole and secure the Tornado Guard.








The Installed Storm ShelterAfter slab is poured, the Tornado Guard is completely secure beneath the concrete, ready to use!

MYTH: Areas near rivers, lakes, and mountains are safe from tornadoes.

FACT: No place is safe from tornadoes. In the late 1980's, a tornado swept through Yellowstone National Park leaving a path of destruction up and down a 10,000 ft. mountain.  Read More @ the Learning Center »

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