Say No to Fiberglass Storm Shelters
There is only one reason that we can think of that anyone would ever consider purchasing an underground storm shelter OKC. That reason is SAFETY, (Share this article if you agree) so why then would you considering purchasing an inferior storm shelter product that is prone to failure for your underground storm shelter OKC needs? We are speaking about using a fiberglass storm shelter as your underground storm shelter OKC to protect your family. While fiberglass products may be good solutions for creating amazing lightweight cars, boats …etc, fiberglass below ground storm shelters are risky ideas with a proven rate of failure that is not in par with industry best practice. Yes they may be FEMA approved but that because the meet the bare minimum of the FEMA safety measures. However, FEMA doesnt test for longevity in term of deterioration of any underground storm shelter or any tornado stomr shelter for that matter.
When we speack of cost and flexibility you will have to know that, fiberglass underground storm shelters are built from pre-designed molds that are often costly to the manufacture. So if you are wanting to have a some custom design or to make changes to your fiberglass underground storm shelter it can cost upwards of tens of thousands of dollars to have a custom mold built to meet the needs of your family.
The worst part and most damaging problem for using a fiberglass storm shelter as your storm shelter is that, these fiberglass underground storm shelters interiors are built using wood products, yes thats right wood. We have know clue how these things pass the FEMA regulations, to which we would caution you to do your research to see if the fiberglass below ground storm shelter you are trying to purchase is FEMA approved. Having wood as part of your underground storm shelter can and will lead to molding and roting. We are not to scare you, but to press upon you some good research. One other downfall of a fiberglass underground storm shelter is that wood in your underground shelter is risky due to the nature of fire and with the fiberglass itself being highly flammable making it the last place you would want to be when you want to use your fiberglass storm shelter as a saferoom for home.