Below Ground Shelters and Vaults


Standard 8 x 20 below ground 8' tall Finished interior lights, electrical.


Click on Images below for a better view of vault layouts and design configurations.

Concrete and Steel Gun Vault

Steel and Concrete Vaults may be installed above Ground or Below Ground. In many cases structures are below a house, or next to it underground, with access to it from the house itself or a secure door located just outside, located in a concrete slab.
The ceiling of the shelter is made of thick reinforced concrete and steel which, in the event of the house collapsing, a severe storm or fire should support the load and be fire resistant enough to avoid being affected. Multiple access is a consideration on larger below ground shelters.


Prepper Special !

If you are in the market for a below ground shelter or bunker, we have an assortment of designs to choose from.

Our special this month is an 8x20x7ft tall interior. Which includes one sliding entry door, 4ft landing at bottom of stairs with swing in fire rated vault door, two vents, wood flooring or carpet. 6 months of freezedried food for 2 adults and 4 children. 30 gals of water - Hot and cold water dispenser.

A portable toilet with partition in the back with exhaust fan.

Lighting and electrical. (generator optional). Fold down beds, Flashlights, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, emergency radio, folding chairs, Cell phone booster and more.


Larger sizes and options available.

Below Ground Bunker with Server Room and Gun Storage Area

There are above-ground, below-ground, dedicated, dual-purpose, and potential vault designs. Dedicated blast shelters are built specifically for the purpose of blast protection.

Dual-purpose blast shelters are existing structures with blast protective properties that have been modified to accommodate people in their seeking protection from a blast or fallout.
Generally, fallout shelters are much deeper than typical storm shelters.

The basic plan is to provide a structure that is very strong in compression and fire resistant. The actual strength specification must be done individually, based on the nature and probability of the threat.

It is safe to say if a shelter has a covering of 14" or more of soil and is built of concrete with reinforced steel with a ceiling thicknessof 12" or so of concrete would be considered 'safe' for most security considerations. Adequate venting is a priority for a below ground structure.

"A below ground vault may be located below a house in new construction homes. Door and stairwell entry would be located so after the house is built entry would be in a closet or a hidden room. A special hidden door may be used, then one may go down stairwell into the shelter via a secure safe room door."

A secret passage, or a secret tunnel may be inside a home or building leading to a secure room located below or just outside underground.


Blast Door with underground passage to protected living area and gun vault

We can install an NBC filter into the below ground shelter as needed.

  A Vault may be located below a house before construction and may have many rooms with  beds,  toilet, water system and backup power supply. 


All doors are built to customers specific opening and locking type. Wood finish available.

Pocket doors with electric actuators available. Frame included with doors

Call for quote: 214-697-5185 or 214-697-5154

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