Tornado Tech Above Ground Storm Shelters in Miami
FlatSafe’s premier above ground storm shelter (Tornado Tech) has been impact tested for E-5 conditions by independent engineering companies. This above ground storm shelter can be set up in the house, garage, or basement. The Tornado Tech storm shelter doubles as a secure room for houses and community structures in Miami.
In the last ten years we’ve seen powerful enough storms rip through the Midwest to justify the need for one in every Miami home. The major tornadoes back in 2010 were a real life example of how successful these storm shelters could be at saving the lives of families across Oklahoma.
When compared to the effectiveness of underground storm shelters, the above ground models have stood tall in the face of the storm. Below are some of the additional benefits to consider when buying an above ground storm shelter.
Advantages Of Above Ground Storm Shelters
- Accessing Your Shelter
The above ground storm shelters allow for quick access in the event of a last minute emergency. If installed in the home, they can also be utilized as a safe room for keeping personal items, and a secure room in the event of a home invasion. Installing the shelter in the garage is also an option, and also more easily accessible. Frequently time underground storm shelters are installed beneath the parking area of their residence vehicle. This is sometimes a problem accessing the lid if you are limited in time.
- Installing Your Shelter
The Tornado Tech above ground storm shelter can be installed just about anywhere in your Miami property, indoors and outside. Installing your above ground shelter outdoors and away from the foundation of the residence will take an expert to pour a concrete slab for the construction to be mounted on. If properly poured and procured, the above ground storm shelters are analyzed and capable of resisting F-5 conditions. The above ground shelters can also be relocated, where as the underground shelters are permanent (or should be).
- Safety and Connivence
The Tornado Tech above ground storm shelter can double as a secure and storage unit while not in use. Having the ability to get into the shelter for alternate use is a connivence not found in the underground storm shelters. The above ground shelters also provide a kind of safety not found in the underground shelters. The above ground units can seal nearly air tight around the floor level, preventing unwanted guests from slithering or crawling in. The underground units feature ventilation panels that allow easy access at ground level for unwanted guests. Depending on where you live, these guests can be as dangerous as the storms.
Storm Shelter Features
The FlatSafe Tornado Tech above ground storm shelters are sold and installed in Miami. They feature layered elastic steel walls, concurrent anchoring methods, evenly distributed ventilation, and double swing (in or out) doors with top to bottom ‘continuous’ hinges make the Tornado Tech Storm Shelter the new standard in above ground storm shelters.
Utilizing proven manufacturing procedures, the Tornado Tech Shelter employs the identical engineering methodology found in the aircraft market. It’s commonly called redundant technology, and it ensures a backup system is standing by in case the primary system fails. Some of the essential elements include in-home accessibility, good ventilation, impact strength, secure anchoring, safe entry, and emergency egress.
Below are some extra features of the Tornado Tech Storm Shelter.
- Two Steel Walls
More flexible than concrete and more than strong enough to protect an occupant. With both impact layer and safe zone security, we set the standard in above ground safe rooms.
- Evenly Distributed Ventilation
Shielded ventilation vents dispersed throughout the Tornado Tech Shelter provides significant oxygen and pressure exchange capacity.
- 640lb dual swing (in or out) doorways
Emergency egress is made especially simpler when a shelters doors swing in or out. Also, Tornado Tech’s doors are considerably stronger than many safe rooms. Tornado Tech’s Saferoom doors weigh 320lbs each, they have rounded edges, and hinges which extend the length of the door to stop jamming following a significant impact.
- Redundant Anchoring
Considering the substantial value of anchoring an above ground tornado shelter, Tornado Tech uses more than one method to secure our shelters. An epoxy adhesive coupled with large diameter tapcons provides a backup approach to your security.
Depending on where you reside in Miami, the installed price of a Tornado Tech shelter varies. We respect your privacy and only need an email address and an installment zip code to provide a no obligation quote for a normal installation in an existing residential garage. Please contact us so we can begin.
Contact our dedicated specialists today at (866) 520-FLAT to learn more about the installation of our storm shelters.