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DIY Medium Modular Safe Room Storm Shelter ($188/month)

DIY Medium Modular Safe Room Storm Shelter ($188/month)

$5,400.00 plus MS Only tax

$4,900 Cash Price*

This is one of our most popular sizes. It is wheelchair accessible with plenty of room for everyone in the family.

SKU: medmod Category:

Description

$5,900 Cash Price: Installation* included.
Cash price: when paid with: cash, check or certified check, debit or credit card. All items in stock, custom sizes available by special order. MS Residents add 7%.

$6,500 Retail Price: Installation* included.

$4,900 Cash Price Shelter Only.
Cash price when paid with cash, check or certified check, debit or credit card/ All items in stock Custom orders available, custom sizes available by special order. MS Residents add 7%.

$5,400 Retail Price Shelter Only
Shipping Available to USA and Canada. Prices start at $350, depending on your location and the size of the shelter. Contact us for a quote!

*Installation included anywhere in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky, and Georgia. For sites located with 200 miles of the Jackson, MS, area there are no additional charges. This radius covers Memphis, TN; Shreveport LA; New Orleans, LA; Hattiesburg, MS; Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, AL. If you live farther away, Torshel will deliver and install your shelter along the installation of other units within your area.

In addition, Torshel sends its teams to Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, and Northeast Florida. If you live adjacent to these cities, Torshel can bring your shelter during its next trip. A low delivery fee ($200 to $500) may apply. Ask your family, neighbors, and friends, in case they would like to acquire a safe room also. There are no trip fees for two shelter units that are to be installed within a 100 miles radius of each other.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Size: 4’W x 6’L x 6’4” H
  • Capacity for 6 to 8 people
  • Exceeds FEMA 320, 361, and ICC 500 protocols
  • Tested internally and by Texas Tech University
  • Rated for EF5 tornadoes
  • 3/16″ Exterior Skin Steel Plate
  • Four heavy-duty corner columns, 2” x 3/8” rib frame every 12” and over 300 bolts
  • 8” custom designed air vent
  • 3/16″ Precision laser cut ADA compliant door with 2″ x 3.25″ x 3/16″ channel reinforcement and 4 heavy-duty hinges
  • Cast iron door handle
  • 33” door, can open from inside or outside and can be placed on any side of the shelter.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bullet resistant walls and window
  • Anchored with ¾” diameter x 4 ¾” – 10” L HILTI bolts, one every 12”, and each one with 5,000 to 10,000 pounds of uplift strength. HILTI Epoxy anchoring is also available
  • Battery powered LED light
  • One-day installation
  • The safe room is portable; you can take it with you when you move

Optional Features

Optional Features

  • Deadbolt or Digital keypad ($200)

Concrete Slab and Anchoring Options 

New Construction

Designate an area of 10’ W x 12’ L x 12” H of concrete with two layers of rebar every 12”. Torshel comes to install the unit, 10 days after the concrete is poured and cured.

Existing Buildings

Standard Anchoring

First of all, we need to make sure that we can maneuver and move the shelter inside the building; pallet jacks and forklifts are used for this task.

Secondly, we need to make sure that the concrete slab is appropriate for the installation. If the concrete slab is not cracked, less than 20 years old and the slab is big enough then, we will use the standard method -one 3/4” by 4, 3/4” anchor every 12”.

Core footings -$999

If your concrete slab is over 20 years old, and or if it has big cracks, we will make, 6 -8” diameter by 32” deep holes, refill them with concrete and use 6  ¾” x 18”  J-shape anchors, the remaining anchors will be ¾” x  4”. Before performing this method, please call 811 or the equivalent to make sure that there are no utilities under the slab. This method cannot be done if the slab has post tension cables.

Outdoor safe rooms (two trips):

Torshel recommends an area of at least 12’ W x 14’ L x 10” H of concrete with two layers of rebar every 12”. We will make 18-footings for the slab; each hole is 8” x 32”. By using this method, we make sure that the concrete slab will be properly anchored to the ground. For these particular units, 6 cubic yards of concrete (24,000 lb. ) are used. A wheelchair ramp can be added at no extra cost. In addition, this installation method will involve two trips to the site:

  • First trip: Construction of a concrete slab – After the curing process has taken place (approximately 7-10 days), a second trip is made.
  • Second trip: Proceed with the actual installation of the unit.