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Swisher ESP Metal Tornado Safety Shelter SR84X084G - 14-Person Residential Capacity

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    Returns are FREE within 30 days of purchase (no restocking or processing fees), as long as the product is in "As new" condition, and can be returned in it's original packaging as it was sent to you.  Customer is responsible for the cost of return shipping.

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      Product Details

      Ultimate Protection for Your Loved Ones 

      Ensure the safety of your family and friends with the Swisher ESP Safety Shelter SR84X084G. Built to provide near-absolute protection against the devastating forces of an EF5 tornado, this state-of-the-art above-ground safe room offers unmatched security and peace of mind. Ideal for preppers, this shelter is designed to withstand extreme weather events, making it a must-have addition to your preparedness plan.

      Key Features and Benefits 

      • Superior Safety Standards: Meets and exceeds FEMA P-320 and ICC-500 guidelines for near-absolute protection, tested at Texas Tech’s National Wind Institute to withstand 250 mph winds.
      • Spacious Capacity: Accommodates up to 14 people, ensuring ample room for family, friends, and essential supplies.
      • Robust Construction: Made from 3/16” thick hot-rolled A36 steel with powder-coated surfaces for enhanced durability and rust resistance.
      • Easy Installation: Can be installed with minimal ground preparation, reducing costs and complexity compared to underground shelters.
      • Accessibility: Designed for easy entry, making it accessible for the elderly and disabled, with no steep stairs to navigate.
      • Flood Resistant: Less susceptible to flooding compared to underground shelters, offering safer conditions during storms.
      • Lifetime Warranty: Comes with a lifetime storm damage replacement benefit and a 5-year limited warranty for peace of mind.

      How the ESP Storm Shelter Works to Protect You

      The ESP Safety Shelter SR84X084G is engineered to provide near-absolute protection from the most severe tornadoes. It features a robust door latching system, heavy-duty anchor bolts, and a solid steel construction that ensures safety and security during extreme weather events. The shelter also includes ventilation to maintain airflow and can be equipped with essential supplies to keep occupants comfortable and safe until the danger passes.

      Please note: The shelter is not waterproof and if installed outdoors, it must be within 150 feet of the residence and protected from external weather conditions.

      Owner's Manual      FAQ's Document     Anchoring Requirements


      Technical Specifications 

      Specification Details
      Internal Dimensions 80”L x 80”W x 76”H
      External Dimensions 87”L x 87”W x 78”H
      Capacity Up to 14 persons
      Steel Thickness 3/16” hot-rolled A36 steel
      Wind Resistance Tested for 250 mph winds
      Compliance FEMA P-320, ICC-500, NSSA verified
      Foundation Requirements 5” thick concrete slab, 2500 psi

      Verified by the National Storm Shelter Association

      The Swisher ESP Metal Tornado Safety Shelter SR84X084G has been verified and approved by the National Storm Shelter Association. This prestigious certification ensures that the shelter has undergone and passed rigorous testing at the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University, guaranteeing its ability to provide near-absolute protection from EF5 tornadoes.

      Delivery and Installation 

      These shelters are intended for DIY installation. Once you've finished installing the shelter as a do-it-yourself project, it's important to have it inspected by a qualified professional. You can contact your local building inspector or find an engineer or architect nearby. If you need a list of pre-approved installation companies, you can visit After completing and sending both the installation and final inspection checklists to us, the NSSA type 4 seal will ensure your warranty. We'll send you the NSSA type 4 seal and a Certificate of Installation once we receive both checklists. Keep in mind, to be eligible for the Limited Lifetime Storm Damage Replacement Benefit, it's crucial to follow all installation procedures and provide documented proof to us.