A bomb shelter for every home?
A bomb shelter for every home?
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A bomb shelter for every home?

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I'm pretty confident that if a nuclear bomb blasted in New York City I'd have an extremely slim chance of surviving. Unless I went underground and I'm not talking about the subway. [MUSIC] This all might seem like a relic from the Cold War era, but nuclear bunkers are seeing a boom in business. People are digging up their backyards and basements and installing personal disaster shelters. The one I'm in right now is Atlas Survival Shelter's BombNado. This bare bones fallout shelter will run you $19,000 installed. You've got a bench that feels like the backseat in a minivan, a bunk bed and a filter system that makes sure the air you're breathing doesn't have any toxicity or radiation in in it. While this Bomb Nato is pretty basic, there are many shelters and makers out there. Rising S Company makes several models. A few are bigger and better than some homes and come with multi-million dollar prices tags. The one we saw being built at Atlas is heading out to Calabasas, California. The mega rich suburb where superstars like Kanye West and Kim Kardashian lived. When it's done, the shelter is supposed to double as a wine cellar. These shelters can be beautfiul inside and the people repurpose them as a wine cellar or a gun room, a play room, a movie theater. Hubbard. Shelter factor in California was originally for making iron doors, which we saw a bunch of during our visit. Because business was so successful, Atlas Survival Shelters had to expand to a much larger factory in Texas that was completely focused on making shelters. After getting an order the shelter usually arrives in parts to an agreed upon pickup location. The crew installs the shelters in a hole in the ground for a good reason. No shelter on the planet has walls thick enough to withstand a nuclear blast. But it turns out the earth is pretty good at protecting you as long as you're three to four feet below the surface. While these can get pretty expensive, Hubbard wants to make so many that there's one in every suburban home. They can come in many shapes and forms like this bunker that hovered in Arizona. who knows, the next beautiful garden you find might actually be hiding a secret entrace to a family [UKNOWN] shelter. [MUSIC]

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