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What are the different types of safes available for your home?

Last time we talked about all the different types of safes that are available to protect valuables in your business. While most people think that safes are required for businesses, I would have to argue that safes are equally important in the home. If you think about it, we all have a lot of important documents that need to be protected against fire, flood, and other disasters. Even if you don’t expect to have a robbery in your home, there are obviously many other ways that these important and precious documents might perish. For this reason, we always recommend that a family have a fire-proof safein their home.

While many of these sort of objects are not necessarily valuable to any one but your family – could you imagine losing your daughters first lock of hair? Or the video of her trip home from the hospital. In addition, if you keep expensive jewelry, a supply of cash, or other small valuables around the house (often in sock drawers?), you should consider buying a burglar safe as well. These sort of safes comes with complex locks that even the best burglar couldn’t pick. I would not suggest keeping valuables that are not fire-safe in a plain burglar safe. Instead we have combination safes available that protect both against the high heat of a fire and against the tricky lock-picking skills of a burglar. These combo safes are the best bet if you want to keep all your things in a single place.

While few people are robbed, it seems like the best decision is to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. You’ll never regret having a safe but you might regret not having one. I hope this has helped you to understand the nuances and complexities of buying a safe. We have tried to break things down for you so help make your decision more manageable. If you have additional questions, we are available to help answer them and guide you towards the right decision. Don’t hesitate to contact us by telephone at 1-800-207-2259 or check out website for our live chat function. 

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