5x7 Above Ground Safe Room
Keep your family safe from severe weather in our 5×7 concrete above ground storm shelter. This safe room can be installed anywhere access allows. The safe room is poured in as one piece, so we are able to anchor it straight into the ground. Based on FEMA guidelines, this safe room holds up to 9 people, so there is plenty of room for chairs or anything else you may need.
This safe room is for you if you are looking for a handicap accessible way to protect yourself from severe weather and want to protect your family from severe weather without having to go underground.
FINANCE YOUR 5x7 Concrete Above Ground Storm Shelter
Financing is easy and can be done online. Once you've filled out your application, let us know so we can send you the paperwork your loan officer will ask for.
5x7 Concrete Above Ground Storm Shelter Features
Our manufacturer takes pride in their work and it shows in the craftsmanship of the safe rooms we install. Above ground storm shelters installed by Sprague’s Backhoe are built to withstand an F5 tornado. Each 5×7 above ground safe room has the following features:
Each 5×7 above ground storm shelter installed by Sprague’s Backhoe includes a stamped rock pattern and a steel powder coated door, which will help minimize rusting.
To maximize air flow in each safe room, there is an 8″ turbine, a 3″ vent and a vent in the door on each unit.
Our 5×7 above ground storm shelters are 6,000 PSI reinforced pre-cast concrete with 1/2″ rebar on 10″ centers and anchored down with (6) 3′ metal anchors.
This safe room weighs approximately 16,000 pounds and per the engineer, once anchored, the downward force of the anchors increase the weight to approximately 150,000 pounds.
The doors are vertically reinforced steel with a triple latch system and has been tested at Texas Tech University.
All 5×7 safe rooms installed by Sprague’s Backhoe meet or exceed FEMA 320 & ICC 500 guidelines.
The 5×7 above ground safe rooms come with a 5 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
Each safe room is poured and delivered as a one piece unit (floor included) and made in Oklahoma.
If you need a space leveled for your safe room, we offer that service at no additional charge.
CHOOSING A STORM SHELTER COMPANY: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
We’ve compiled a list of the most important things you should know and look for when choosing a storm shelter company.
It is the homeowner’s responsibility to obtain a storm shelter permit from their city office, if required, but each city has different requirements and pricing. Visit our storm shelter permits blog post or call your city office for more information.
Our above ground storm shelters are specifically designed for outdoor installation and secure anchoring into the ground, ensuring maximum protection and accessibility during severe weather events.
Currently, they aren’t. The stamped design seen above is the only available design for the 5×7 above ground storm shelter. This is something we are looking into offering in the future.