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How To Build An Above Ground Storm Shelter
Part 2

 

Bill of Materials

Concrete

Foundation & Floor

Roof

Grout (all cores filled)

Mortar

10.5 cu. yd.

2 cu. yd.

6 cu. yd.

9 cu. yd.

Concrete Block

Stretcher

Corner

Double Corner

Half Corner

Reinforced Concrete Lintel (4' 8" length)

296.

56

11

22

2

Reinforcing Steel (rebar)

No. 5 - 5/8" diameter

No. 4 - 1/2" diameter

Joint Reinforcement

820 ft.

700 ft.

500 ft.

Air Vents

10" diameter

Air vent caps

8 ft.

2

Doors

Steel Door & Frame - 3' 0" x 6' 8"

1

storm shelter isometric

Figure 3 - Storm shelter cut-away isometric of sidewall & roof

storm shelter section A-A

Figure 4 - Storm shelter section A-A

storm shelter section B-B

Figure 5 - Storm shelter section B-B

storm shelter foundation reinforcing detail

Figure 5 - Storm shelter foundation reinforcing detail