Sheds, Inc. ONLY SELLS DIRECT, resulting in savings to you of 15-25% by eliminating the middleman mark-up.
Pricing - (Prices include
installation other than delivery)
Base price of the
8' x 10' unit - $4,785.00 That's less than 20 cents
per pound of protection.
Base price of the
6' x 6' unit - $3,450.00
Escape Opening (18" x 24") - $200.00
Anchor systems - required on either unit to prevent the unit from sliding from
it's original position - price includes installation by our staff
Poured concrete/rebar (set of 4) $230.00
Pre-fab anchors for use with existing concrete pad (set of 4 ) $75.00
Delivery charge -$2.00/ loaded mile from Salem, IL (one-way)
your unit call us at 1-888-556-1531 or visit our order form to request a price quote.
We would be
happy to complete a price quote for your specific location. Simply call us at 1-888-556-1531 or
to let us know what size shelter you desire, your location and any optional items you want to include.
To obtain an
accurate delivery cost we will need a physical address to calculate the mileage. Please provide a street number, street name,
city, state and zip code in your email to allow us to map out the delivery route. Please also include a mailing address if
different so we can forward a written contract to you for your signature to complete the process. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
ground storm shelters can be relocated to your new home if you move. Something you can't do with a below ground shelter.
Sheds offer lasting value, versatility for storage of all kinds of things, easy and quick access in the event of a storm and
are priced below the competition.
For more information on our shelter from the storm check out our video.
Grant and financial assistance info-
have some form of financial assistance available for home-owners to obtain storm shelters. Check with your state's Emergency
Management Department or FEMA office to see if your purchase of a Safe Shed can qualify for any grant or low interest loan
funds. The Rural Development Department of USDA has also offered a Rural Storm Shelter program in some areas with high incidences
of tornado activity. Some programs require a pre-approval prior to your purchase. We have worked with many state and municipal
offices to demonstrate that our product meets the FEMA publication 320 guidelines for a safe and stable storm shelter. Go
to our links page for additional information.
Safe Sheds meet or exceed FEMA 320 specs, NSSA requirements and ICC/500
SAFE SHED SPECIFICATIONS:
CONCRETE: Minimum 5000 psi (pounds per square inch), 28 day compressive
strength. Walls and roof using seamless monolithic pour.
WALLS and ROOF: 4 inches thick concrete reinforced with
a cage of 1/2" rebar 12 inches on center, both vertical and horizontal.
FLOOR: 6 inch thick concrete with 1/2"
and 3/4" rebar with rewire mesh.
8x10 UNIT: 3/16 steel door with eight (8) 3/16 steel stiffners on back side - 36"
x 74", with 3 commerical grade hinges.
6x6 UNIT: Same as above 69" high. All doors
have three (3) heavy steel latches opposite hinges.
DOOR OPENING: 37 inches x 73 inches. Wheelchair accessible
STEEL: Mild steel reinforcing bars with minimum 60,000 psi yield strength used in reinforcing cage on walls, roof and floor.
SAFE SHED walls and ceilings: Designed and constructed to meet or exceed FEMA 320 Publication specifications for safe
FEMA Design Basis: Live loads used in design:
Wind pressure developed from 250 mph 3 second peak gust in
accordance with ASCE-7-95.
EXTERIOR: Walls- Stucco applied directly to the concrete, then painted in customer's
choice of color.
ROOF: 4" thick concrete, 3/12 pitch, painted.
PASSIVE VENTILATION per FEMA specifications.
Two 5" diameter vents in each end wall on 8'x10' unit; one 5" diameter vent in each side wall of 6'x6' unit.
All vents protected from debris by 3/16" steel cover with air filter fiber mesh.
SIZE: 8x10 unit - 8' W x 10' L
x 8.5' H
WEIGHT: Approximately 24,000 Pounds
SIZE: 6x6 unit - 6' W x 6' L x 7' 6" H
Both units are of MONOLITHIC construction having no seams or joints permitting the internal rebar to be
continuous through all corners. NOTE:FEMA pub 320 for safe rooms specifies that the walls and ceiling be a minimum of 4"
thick for poured concrete with 1/2" grade 60 rebar 12" on centers in both directions. CAUTION: Some of our
COMPETITORS products DO NOT meet FEMA 320 specifications.