Model # SASAS04D

Internet #205312401

Survive-a-Storm Shelters Twister Pod 4 ft. x 6 ft. Tornado Storm Shelter
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Survive-a-Storm Shelters

Twister Pod 4 ft. x 6 ft. Tornado Storm Shelter

  • Comfortably sits up to 4 people
  • Cylindrical shape provides protection against flying debris
  • 3/16 in. heavy-duty steel doors triple lock for added protection
$313700 /each
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Product Overview

This four-person above-ground Twister Pod tornado shelter is constructed with heavy-duty steel in a cylindrical shape engineered to withstand EF5 tornado winds (200+ mph). It is 4 ft. dia. and 6 ft. tall with welded-in bench seating for maximum comfort in a confined setting. Even with the door triple-locked, a large vent supplies ample airflow without impacting the structural integrity of the shelter. The neutral color on this safety pod meshes with any aesthetic and can be situated in a carport, garage or on a backyard patio.

  • Dimensions: 4 ft. dia. x 6 ft. H
  • Door dimensions: 2 ft. W x 5 ft. H
  • Built with 3/16 in. heavy-duty steel for utmost strength and durability
  • Cylindrical construction provides maximum protection and deflection of flying debris
  • Powder-coated baked-on finish is rust and corrosion-resistant
  • Triple-locking, single-lever latching mechanism with keyed door handle for extra safety and security
  • Outfitted with welded-in bench seating
  • Weighs 980 lbs.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Interior Height (in.)
72
Product Depth (in.)
48
Product Height (in.)
72
Product Width (in.)
48

Details

Color Family
Beige / Cream
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor,Outdoor
Installation Location
Above ground
Material
Steel
Maximum Number of Occupants
4
Product Weight (lb.)
980lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

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

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Customer Questions & Answers

How would it not be picked up be the tornado and carried away, knocked over ext. What makes this safer then staying insi

Asked by: Kristina
Its bolted down on a platform
Answered by: Fibrobimmergrl79
Date published: 2017-05-28

Is it FEMA approved for an F5 tornado?

Asked by: Shorty
No shelter on the market is ever ‘approved’ by FEMA. However, all of our storm shelters and tornado safe rooms are FEMA Compliant. FEMA has a strict set of standards by which all companies should build their tornado safe rooms, and Survive-a-Storm Shelters pride ourselves on the fact that we meet and in some cases, exceed their expectations.
Answered by: SurviveaStormTeam
Date published: 2017-05-22

Will my cell phone and radio work inside this steel pod?

Will my cell phone and radio work inside this steel pod?
Asked by: Larry
We have had some people tell us they do get service inside the shelters and others say not so much. It depends on the strength of the signal for both radios and cell phones. When going over your safety plan with your family and loved ones, we request that you 'test' your phone and radios during practice runs to know whether or not your phone and/or radio works for your unit's location.
Answered by: surviveastorm
Date published: 2017-08-15

Does this price include installation, if not what is installation cost? Can I get the veterans discount on this?

Asked by: Bare
The price on The Home Depot website does not include installation; however, if you would like your unit delivered and installed by a trained and certified installer, please give us a call so we can discuss your options. And yes! We are very proud to support Veteran’s and are happy to offer a Veteran’s discount on our shelters on shelters you choose to have delivered and installed.
Answered by: SurviveaStormTeam
Date published: 2017-06-18
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Customer Reviews

Twister Pod 4 ft. x 6 ft. Tornado Storm Shelter is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 37.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Was a very pleasant surprise on how easy it was... Was a very pleasant surprise on how easy it was to install in our garage! After viewing how to install cement anchor bolts on line, it then became clear and all went well. Did the job all by myself. Great Comfort and Peace of mind. No more worries of bad storms heading our way. Great Looking shelter! Very satisfied...
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Survive -a -storm round one. We bought the round one for me and the wife and a couple neighbors or Grandchildren. We could pack in eight if we had to. I've never done it before, but this year we have a very secure place to go in the event of another storm like 1979. My wife just couldn't allow herself to get under the house like me, so we bit the bullit and I poured the slab. It really feels good to have conquered that situation, so bring it on Mother Nature, my wife is ready!!! Me Too. I love the powdercoated white shell, you can see if there are bugs before you get in. Thats another story. Syd Litteken
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well -- we feel the shelter will be effective....but as far as clear installation instructions ... Well -- we feel the shelter will be effective....but as far as clear installation instructions or even someone answering our questions it is lacking. The instructions go on and on about how it has to be bolted down properly but doesn't even tell you what size drill to use. We have asked what to do in case of lightening...Its metal..doesn't that attract lightening which is part of a storm? We assume it definitely needs to be grounded but is that enough?? Should we also enclose it??
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good storage We purchased this a couple of months ago and thankfully have not had to use it yet!! But it is loaded and ready if we do need to take cover! Stuck a sign on the front of the door to not to forget our meds. Just grab and go. Could not have asked for better service. From our Home Depot in Lubbock Texas to delivery and inbetween. They were all great!! Thank you for our safety
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I feel safer We got this installed about a month ago. It fits perfectly in our garage. Fortunately we have not had to use it yet but living in Oklahoma I'm sure it will be put to use. I feel so much safer now knowing that I just have to run into our garage to reach our safe room. I have already recommended it to several friends.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from fiar I think product is great, not to happy with installation, hole not as deep as was advertised, round bottom about 18 inches deep, one foot above ground level, not flat 7/16 in. gap at 3 bolt hold downs, hope will survive as stated.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my shelter I love the reinsurance of my shelter. I am thankful I have not had to use it yet but it is good knowing it is there to keep my family safe if we need it. They installed it quickly and it is very heavy materials and a good shelter.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to work with I purchased this storm shelter and we are very glad we did. Delivery and installation was on time and done in a professional manner. Happy to have it when the sirens go off!!
Date published: 2017-04-26
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