Model # SASAS0404

Internet #204984475

Survive-a-Storm Shelters ShelterCube Hovel 4 ft. x 4 ft. Tornado Shelter
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Survive-a-Storm Shelters

ShelterCube Hovel 4 ft. x 4 ft. Tornado Shelter

$400000 /each
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Product Overview

The ShelterCube Hovel by Survive-a-Storm Shelters is a panelized steel above ground tornado safe room designed to protect up to 5 occupants from EF5 tornado winds. This small form factor tornado shelter can be assembled inside of an existing residence and provides near absolute protection from tornadoes and other violent windstorms. Measuring 4 ft. wide by 4 ft. deep, the ShelterCube Hovel is ideal for small families or those living alone. Install it in a garage, closet, or the corner of a room, and it will protect you and your loved ones from tornado winds and flying debris.

  • 10-gauge steel bolt-together, panelized construction for use in existing structures
  • Heavy duty galvanized hardware for longer life
  • Baked-on powder coated finish resists rust and corrosion
  • 7 ft. ceiling height ensures comfort for even the tallest occupants
  • Carpeting doubles as template for easy installation
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Specifications

Dimensions

Approximate Depth (ft.)
4
Approximate Width (ft.)
4
Assembled Depth (in.)
48 in
Assembled Height (in.)
88 in
Assembled Width (in.)
48 in
Door Opening Height (In.)
80
Door Opening Width (In.)
24
Door Opening Width (ft.)
2
Exact Width x Depth
4 ft x 4 ft
Sidewall Height (in.)
88

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Color Family
Whites
Floor Options
With Floor
Maximum Roof Load (lb./ sq. ft.)
100
Maximum Wind Resistance (mph)
250
Number of Doors
1
Number of Windows
0
Product Weight (lb.)
1180.000lb
Returnable
90-Day
Roof Color Family
White
Roof Material
Metal
Roof Pitch
0:0
Roof Shape
Flat
Shed Door Type
Single
Shed Features
Door Latch,Lockable Door,Shelving,Vents
Siding Color Family
White
Storage Capacity (cu. ft.)
112

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited lifetime warranty on manufacturer's defects in materials and workmanship.

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Customer Questions & Answers

Whats in side, bench ect?

Since there are no interior photos on-line, is there bench seating and or any internal storage?
Asked by: bill
It's just a big box, no bench in this one. The larger one has a bench.
Answered by: jayleigh
Date published: 2017-07-04

Does this item deliver assembled?

If came unassembled , how hard is it to assemble and install?
Asked by: CuriousG
No, it comes in a big box in panels. It expects you will install it...or pay someone else too.
Answered by: jayleigh
Date published: 2017-07-04

How does this unit anchor? From the inside or outside of the unit? Looking for a unit to go int...

How does this unit anchor? From the inside or outside of the unit? Looking for a unit to go into an existing corner of the house but need to anchor from the inside.
Asked by: PM
It anchors from the inside.
Answered by: jayleigh
Date published: 2017-07-04

Is there an option to have this delivered and installed by a company the way other storm shelters...

Is there an option to have this delivered and installed by a company the way other storm shelters do? I don't believe I could set this up by myself and wouldn't have the first clue how to anchor it.
Asked by: LindaTN
Linda, thank you for your interest! And of course we deliver and install! You may call 888-360-1492 and speak with a sales representative that will get you taken care of!
Answered by: surviveastorm
Date published: 2017-03-29
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Customer Reviews

ShelterCube Hovel 4 ft. x 4 ft. Tornado Shelter is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The product is exactly like described. It seems high quality. I installed it alone, with very l... The product is exactly like described. It seems high quality. I installed it alone, with very little help collecting fasteners from my young children. The door is the heaviest and hardest piece to handle. I would not single installation for most people. It took about 5 hours (with a short lunch in the middle). The one thing I will complain about is that there were NO instructions. It came with a short checklist that mainly concerned itself with anchoring. A big box of varying fasteners and all the panels. Most of the fasteners were for between the panels, but they had some odd captive fasteners for the roof. Good instructions would have told me what was packed in, and things like to install the door first. I waited til the end, and it needed to be installed within the other panels, so I had to deconstruct a little. Also, install the captive fasteners before putting the roof on, I worked around it, but it would have been annoying if one would not have installed. There really is no reason to not have a 1-2 sheet basic installation instruction. I figured it out, but it would have made me feel more comfortable during installation.
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hope to never use this shelter, but tornados do hit central Texas occasionally. The shelter I received is a new model of the 4x4 Hovel. I was surprised by the difference, but appreciate the new features, especially the vent/egress hatch. Assembly was very simple and took a couple of hours with just a little help moving the panels into position. All of the required hardware was in the crate. Rapid delivery, and excellent delivery service to my home. They placed it in my garage, close to the installation point. A couple of installation questions to the factory were quickly handled and allowed for minimal delay in the installation. Hard to say what the "value"(cost) should be. $4000 seems high, but definately worth having when needed.
Date published: 2015-12-29
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