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Safe Room: Adding Security and an Emergency Shelter to your Family Home

Guest Blogger #311, Entry #861, December 26, 2011

 

If your home is truly your castle, then isn’t it important that it’s properly protected? Beyond your run-of-the-mill burglar alarm, many homeowners today are choosing to build safe rooms to bring added security and peace of mind. These spaces, which can often be housed in already-existing rooms of most homes, serve as safe shelters against intruders and extreme conditions such as tornadoes or hurricanes.

 

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How safe is your family from a disaster or burglary?

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What is a safe room?

Safe rooms, sometimes called “panic rooms,” run the gamut from simple shelters with basic supplies needed for survival to more elaborate sanctuaries equipped with high-tech amenities and all the luxuries of home. Here, we discuss important factors one should consider in implementing a safe room in their home, including location, key construction elements, upgrades, and stocking guidelines. Plus, we outline when and how you will know to head to safety in the room.

 

Read on to find out how you and your family can create a safe room – and sleep a little bit better at night.

 

To see the full safe room graphic from Allstate Insurance, click here.

 

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What is a safe room?

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Decide which location is best in your home

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Constructing your safe room

 

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