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Burglar & Fire Safes Video with "Dye the Safe Guy"

Burglar & Fire Safes Video with "Dye the Safe Guy"

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Dye the Safe Guy here, Dye Hawley manager of SafeandVaultStore.com. Today we are going to be talking about Burglar Fire Safes. First the construction, the fire rating, the burglar ratings and finally the locks.

Buying Your First Fireproof Safe

Buying Your First Fireproof Safe

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Buying your first fireproof safe can be a fun and enlightening endeavor. There is a multitude of options to choose from and countless ways to customize your safe to perfectly suit your needs. 

The Most Flammable Time Of The Year: Holiday Fire Safety Tips

The Most Flammable Time Of The Year: Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Posted by Andy Jennings on

The risk of a house fire may be the last thing on your mind while you get ready to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family. But the truth is that house fires during the holiday season are not only more frequent but also more deadly than house fires at any other time of the year.

Fire Safe Rating

Fire Safe Rating

Posted by Dye Hawley on

So you’ve decided that you need to buy a fire proof safe for your home but you don’t know where to start? Today safes are more complex (and sophisticated and protected) than ever but we’re here to help you understand the buying process when it comes to fire proof safes

What To Look For When Buying A Wall Safe For Your Home

What To Look For When Buying A Wall Safe For Your Home

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Everyone is security-conscious nowadays, and this includes keeping your valuables secure. You could rent a safe deposit box at your local bank, but that's expensive and inconvenient.  

Safe Overview: Protex HD-34

Safe Overview: Protex HD-34

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

The Protex HD-34 is a nice middle of the road burglar fire safe with a myriad of different potential purposes. It has a perfect balance of price, security, fire resistance, and size that makes it a nice catch-all for someone seeking a basic but reliable safe. This safe could be used effectively for either home or the workplace and though it’s not ‘top of the line’ safe it is still formidable and nothing to be trifled with. Here we’ll look at some of the specifics and what exactly this safe has to offer. 

Harsh Weather - Stronger Safes

Harsh Weather - Stronger Safes

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Safes aren’t just for burglaries anymore. In fact, their biggest utility may lie in protecting against Mother Nature herself. Fireproof and waterproof safes and chests can safeguard your most valuable items when everything else goes up in flames. In this article, we’ll share some details about how fireproof safes and waterproof chests operate.

Understanding Gun Safe Fire Ratings

Understanding Gun Safe Fire Ratings

Posted by Andy Jennings on

It's crucial to get the right kind of safe to house your firearms to keep them from falling into the wrong hands. In some cases, your firearms could fall into the hands of a criminal but they could also fall into the hands of your own kids. In fact, up...

Types of safes your new business may need

Types of safes your new business may need

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Should it be theft-proof? Fire-resistant? How large should it be? Almost any type of safe can protect your important documents and other valuable items from most threats, but there are real differences between different types of safes when it comes to security. 

What are the different types of safes available for a business?

What are the different types of safes available for a business?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

There are many different kinds of safes available - it can be quite confusing to those of you who aren’t familiar with the ins and outs of home and valuable protection like we are. So let’s start with the basics. While I’m sure most of you who have made it onto...

Where Should You Install Your Safe?

Where Should You Install Your Safe?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

So you’ve made the big decision to buy a safe and ensure that your valuable and sentimental belongings are well protected from potential burglars. Good job! We think that was a great decision. But now you’ve got an even bigger decision to make—where do you install your safe? The location...

Bank Deposit Boxes

Bank Deposit Boxes

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Bank deposit boxes have been used for centuries as a method for keeping personal valuables safe. It makes perfect sense because banks offer incredible security that is hard to match at home; but, there are some downsides to deposit boxes and there are many items that are better kept in a home safe. 

Home Security for Grandma

Home Security for Grandma

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

The older we get, the more items we acquire such as important documents, valuables, and family heirlooms. Many times, these items are just put under a bed, in a closet, or on a shelf somewhere. A fire can be a real threat to these items if they are not protected. Just recently my grandmother had a fire-safe installed in her home. Most of the very important documents that she was going to store in the safe were being stored in a cardboard box!

Do I need a safe when I work from home?

Do I need a safe when I work from home?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

With the current state of the failing economy, more and more people are electing to find non-traditional modes of employment. This means that there are more people working from home, in small business or freelance positions than ever before. This means that there are more home offices in operation now than there have been ever before. 

Do I need different safe types for different items? Gun safes and cash boxes

Do I need different safe types for different items? Gun safes and cash boxes

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

This is another common question we hear at Safe & Vault Store. The short answer is that there are gun safes, and cash boxes, built for storing guns and cash respectively. There are also vaults for storing large items. Beyond that, safes are versatile and can be used to protect any valuables you care to mention. 

Burglar & Fire Safes Video

Burglar & Fire Safes Video

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Here is a great video by Dye the Safe Guy (our main man around here at SafeandVaultStore.com) talking about burglar and fire safes. It’s a great primer if you are thinking about taking the leap into purchasing a new safe for your home or office.  



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