Safe Buying 101: Dial Lock or Digital Lock?

When securing valuables, it’s important to maximize your safe’s security with a lock accommodating for your lifestyle. While combination locks are included as base safe features, digital lock installments typically cost between $100 and $175. Price matters, but it’s normally reflective of equal qualities. For this reason, it’s best to select a lock based upon your lifestyle needs. Examine the guide below:

The Dial lock

Dial Combination Lock

Dial locks are incredibly classic, but they’re still widely used today. Carrying a very low failure rate, successful dial locks are indispensable security resources.

The Pros

Dial locks don’t require batteries to change. Due to their mechanical design, they’re also (more…)

What to look for in a biometric handgun safe

One of the biggest considerations gun owners face is where to safely store the weapon when it’s not in use. The majority of states and many municipalities have laws regulating how guns are stored. Failure to comply often exposes gun owners to legal penalties, especially if an accident happens.

Many handgun owners elect to store their weapons in a small handgun safe, as a way of keeping their pistol out of the wrong hands – whether a child or a thief.

Pistol safes have traditionally featured a combination or digital lock. But in a stressful situation, such as a home invasion, punching in (more…)

Installing a Wall Safe in Five Easy Steps

If you’re looking for a way to protect your valuables, you’re in luck. Installing a wall safe at your home or business is a task anyone can accomplish. Afterward, you can rest at ease knowing that your important items, like legal documents, passports, bank statements, jewelry and other valuables, will be secure and hidden from prowling hands.

Where to start

On This Old House blog, Joseph Truini estimates it takes less than an hour and $180 to $200 for the project. Required tools, he writes, include a tape measure, hammer, level, drywall saw and drill or driver.

The preparation process also involves selecting the correct (more…)

Wall Safes Video with Dye the Safe Guy

Hi, Dye the Safe Guy here today to talk about wall safes. First we are going to talk about the types of locks and then we are going to talk about the different types of wall safes that are available on the market today.

First Alert 2070AF Expandable Anti-Theft Wall Safe

Wall safes come in two different types. Usually a burglar safe like this wall safe here which is steel only. Typically 3/16″ metal in the door and fits in between 16″ studs and will go about 6″ or 7″ deep on a 2 x 6 wall. Then there is a burglar fire wall safe that gives you an (more…)

Featured Safe of the Week: Fort Knox PB4 Personal Pistol Safe

If you own handguns or pistols, you know that there is nothing more important than protecting them from falling into the wrong hands. In addition to keeping your family safe and secure, storing pistols and handguns properly ensures that they won’t be stolen or damaged. Before now, however, gun owners who wanted to secure their pistols had to make due with clunky, sub-par pistol safes that were difficult to use and ugly to look at. Fortunately, this is no longer true.

The Fort Knox PB4 Personal Pistol Safe is a slim, secure, strong pistol safe that’s small enough to be mounted virtually (more…)

Live Robbery – Eurovault Safe holds up in live robbery

Check out this video of a live robbery attempt on a Eurovault / International Fortress Safe line. This safe was bolted down using the standard SIP (Security Installation Platform) that comes with the SC and TL15 series safes. As you can see in the video, they were unsuccessful at trying to pry the safe from the floor as well as take a sledgehammer to the door. If this safe wasn’t bolted down or just bolted down without the SIP platform, they may have been successful at removing it from the premises.

After giving it everything they had, they left exhausted and the (more…)

Advantages of the AMSEC BF6030 Gun and Rifle Safe

Every gun owner understands how important it is to keep firearms safe and secure. From preventing unwanted entry and stopping theft in its tracks to ensuring that rare, expensive, or cherished guns remain intact and in impeccable condition, there’s nothing more important than security.

Because of this, purchasing a gun safe is a priority for many dedicated gun owners. While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of gun safes on the market, none does its job quite so well as the AMSEC BF6030 Gun and Rifle Safe. Designed to offer stunning good looks and truly unparalleled security for your handguns and rifles, (more…)

Featured Safe of the Week: Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe

When it comes to security, there’s nothing more formidable than an in-floor safe. Discrete, easy to conceal, sturdy, and nearly impossible to move once it’s in the concrete, an in-floor safe is a fantastic way to keep your most precious valuables safe for years to come. This week, our featured safe is the Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe, a sturdy in-floor safe that promises bulk, security, and outstanding performance.

Hayman FS4000B Floor SafeThe Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe

The Hayman FS4000B is every safe owner’s dream: large, built from quality materials, and easy to install, this simple yet secure safe offers uncompromising performance and dozens of (more…)

Featured Safe of the Week: Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe

Mesa MBF3820E Burglar & Fire Safe

There’s nothing more important than protecting your valuables and there’s no better way to do that than to install the Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe in your home. Designed to offer burglar and fire protection for your most precious belongings, this Mesa safe is perfect for ultra-secure or everyday use.

Here’s what you need to know about this safe:

Unparalleled Fire Protection

There are many things that pose a threat to your valuables and fire is one of them. During a house fire, it’s easy to lose irreplaceable documents, cash or precious jewelry. Fortunately, the Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe mitigates these risks.

The (more…)

Overview – Browning SP23 Core Collection Sporter Gun Safe

Hi, Dye the Safe Guy here, Dye Hawley manager of Safe & Vault Store.com. Here to talk today about the Browning SP23 Sporter Gun Safe. This gun safe is their economy gun safe that they’ve brought into their line a few years back. It’s very popular because it’s priced for people who are tight on a budget. The overall dimensions are 60″ high, 30″ wide and 23″ deep. It has a really nice powder coat finish and it also sports a high security Group II Sergeant & Greenleaf dial combination lock. You can also upgrade this lock to a digital electronic (more…)