6x8 Slope Front Storm Shelter
Keep your family safe from severe weather in our 6×8 slope front storm shelter. This storm shelter can be installed in your yard, as long as access is available, and looks great installed into a slope. You can comfortably fit 10-12 people in this style storm shelter, so there is plenty of elbow room.
This storm shelter comes with a single handrail. A double handrail is an additional $100.
The slope front storm shelter is for you if you are looking for a budget-friendly way to protect your family from severe weather.
This is our most popular storm shelter.
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6x8 Slope Front Storm Shelter Features
Our manufacturer takes pride in their work and it shows in the craftsmanship of the storm shelters we install. Below ground storm shelters installed by Sprague’s Backhoe are built to withstand an F5 tornado. Each 6×8 slope front storm shelter has the following features:
These storm shelters include a brushed concrete design and a steel primered door and steps. The door on this storm shelter will need to be painted to prevent rusting.
This model has 4 steps with a single handrail.
To maximize air flow in each storm shelter, there is an 8″ turbine and a 3″ vent on each unit.
Our 6×8 slope front storm shelters are 6,000 PSI reinforced pre-cast concrete with 1/2″ rebar on 10″ centers.
The doors are vertically reinforced steel with a triple latch system and has been tested at Texas Tech University.
All storm shelters installed by Sprague’s Backhoe meet or exceed FEMA 320 & ICC 500 guidelines.
Storm shelters with a sloped front come with a 10 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
Each below ground storm shelter is delivered as a one-piece unit and made in Oklahoma.
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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.
They are the exact same shelter, designed by the same engineer. The only differences between the two are strictly cosmetic. The decorative model has stamped concrete and a powder-coated door and steps, this model has brushed concrete and a primered door and steps.
Yes, storm shelters installed by Sprague’s Backhoe meet and exceed FEMA guidelines for tornado protection.
Our most popular and cost-effective tornado shelter option is the 6×8 slope front storm shelter. It is budget-friendly while still meeting and exceeding FEMA guidelines for tornado safety, ensuring its effectiveness and reliability during a storm.