|FEMA Safe Room|
A properly designed safe room is built to provide near-absolute protection from injury or death in extreme-wind situations such as tornadoes or hurricanes. Safe rooms can be built either inside your home, or in a free-standing structure outside your house.
Best practices on how to build a safe room can be found on FEMA's website - which I suggest you look into if you live in tornado/hurricane country. Building your own safe room can be expensive, especially if you are not handy with a hammer yourself - but FEMA funding is available.
Residential safe rooms are often built to hold 16 people and are recommended to be placed in your basement, on a concrete slab-on grade foundation or garage floor, or in an interior room on the first floor.
While standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a room full of 200 people doesn't sound fun, it sure beats the fear that I am sure Kansas City Chief's CB Javier Arenas felt waiting out the recent Tuscaloosa tornado in his bathtub.
Do you have a safe room? What's it look like? We'd love to see your pictures! You can email them to info (at) readysetgokits.com or post them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ReadySetGoKits.
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