Information about saferooms and the company.
Saferooms America is a network that aims to provide consumers with an easy way to find a qualified ICF contractor in their area, that can provide a custom, reliable saferoom at an affordable price. Saferooms America also strives to educate on the modern needs for a saferoom and or secureroom.
In today's world, there are many obstacles that we may take for granted until something happens close to home. An example of this is a fire at your place of business. Think of all the irreplacable documents, data or equipment that would be lost forever without a secureroom to house all these important items. Perhaps a tornado or hurricane in your area causes you to need a place to quickly hunker down in. An ICF saferoom is the perfect solution.
Saferooms have many purposes. From protection from natural disaster, to protection from intruders and criminals intent on stealing your valuables or doing you harm. Below you will find two FEMA maps that highlight the highest risk areas in the United States for tornadoes, hurricanes and high winds.
Insulating Concrete Forms, known simply as ICF, are a modular building system that uses polystyrene forms with steel reinforced concrete to build durable exterior walls. ICFs have a proven track record of durability and can withstand up to category 5 hurricane force winds and debris impacts. Check out this video of a military blast test with ICF forms.