A Truly Safe Safe Room

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There are some people that would consider a safe room to be an unnecessary addition to their home while others feel like it is an essential investment for their safety. If you are of the second opinion or in between these two opinions, here are a few things that you need to consider when deciding on installing a safe room.

For a safe room, the location is essential. You don’t want your safe room in a place that is difficult to get to quickly, or where you might potentially cross the path of an intruder trying to get to it. Instead, it should be in a central location of your home, and it should have proper support underneath it, since a safe room can be quite heavy. Your safe room should have proper ventilation and a supply of essentials that you might need to survive if you need to stay in there for a longer period of time, as well as, a way to communicate with the outside world.