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What is the Best Gun Safe?

What is the Best Gun Safe?

Protect your guns and rifles from the threat of theft with a burglar rated safe  

A burglary rated gun safe is designed, constructed, and rigorously tested to protect your cash and other valuables from theft. You will want to make sure to purchase an appropriately rated safe for the content value that you plan to store in the safe

Fun fact: To determine a safes burglary-resistanceUL (Underwriters Laboratory), testers go aggressively at safes with hand tools, power tools, torches, and even explosives. 

When choosing the best gun safe for your needs, you will first want to consider the following: 

  • The value of the contents you plan to store.
  • How much interior storage space will you need.
  • Will you be adding more valuables to your safe over time?
  • How much space do you need for the safe?  

Burglar safes are divided into categories based on their level of protection and the testing they have endured. Usually, the thicker and heavier the walls and doors are, the higher the rating. You will also notice the higher the rating, the higher the price for the safe.  

Burglar ratings include: B-Rate, UL RSC, B/C Rate, C-Rate, UL TL-15, UL TL-30, and TL-30 X6. 




Keep in mind that safe manufacturers do not guarantee these content value amounts, so you should consider talking to your insurance broker and ask them to contact the UL (Underwriters Laboratory) for additional recommendations regarding content value storage and your coverage needs.

If you want even more detailed information about safe burglar ratings, visit Safe Burglar Ratings Explained.

Need help finding the safe that best fits your needs? Reach out to our safe professionals by chat, phone at 800-207-2259 or email us at [email protected].


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