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Top 10 Wall Safes of 2020

Top 10 Wall Safes of 2020

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

This is Safe & Vault Store.com’s Top 10 Best Wall Safes of 2020. A wall safe is designed to be hidden in the wall (behind a picture or mirror) and will protect your important valuables. If a burglar can’t find the safe, they can’t break into it. 

How to Safely Hide Cash in Your Home

How to Safely Hide Cash in Your Home

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Do you have enough cash on hand to pay for the essentials? This scenario is prompting many to withdraw substantial amounts of cash and hiding it at home.    

Although this may be a reasonable choice to make, the dangers associated with taking your money out of the protective walls of the bank include the threat of it being lost or stolen. 

How to Safely Store Your Firearms During Quarantine

How to Safely Store Your Firearms During Quarantine

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Do you own a firearm? Any parent might love the idea of seeing their children more frequently. But without the structure of school in place, that leaves the potential for boredom or even risk-taking. Although you hope your kids won't get themselves into trouble, you'll need to prepare for every possibility. That's especially true if you own firearms.

The 3 Safest Gun Storage Options

The 3 Safest Gun Storage Options

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Proper gun safety is programmed into the majority of gun owners' DNA. It comes with the territory. There are numerous ways to operate and travel with your weapon to ensure that there are no accidental discharges or mishaps, and you may already have gun safes in your home or vehicle for exactly that reason. 

Choosing the Best Location for Your Home Safe

Choosing the Best Location for Your Home Safe

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Safes are essential, but you can take another step to ensure your possessions are protected from damage and loss. The right location can make sure you get the most out of your safe.

Handgun Safes: Designed To Prevent Gun Accidents in Your Home

Handgun Safes: Designed To Prevent Gun Accidents in Your Home

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

You can't plan for a gun-related accident, but you can prevent one. Handgun safes protect your firearms from unauthorized users and prevent accidents.

Gun Safety: Protecting What Protects You

Gun Safety: Protecting What Protects You

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

If you own a firearm or are considering purchasing one, it’s critical that you know proper gun safety practices to avoid injuries and ensure that your weapons function safely. 

High Security Safes TL-15, TL-30 with Dye the Safe Guy

High Security Safes TL-15, TL-30 with Dye the Safe Guy

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Hi, Dye Hawley here, Dye the Safe Guy to talk about high security safes. But first a little background. Before modern day safes, all they had was steel plate safes with a 1" steel door here and 1" of steel in the body, they were rated by Underwriters Laboratory TL-15. Higher rated safes, TL-30, have a 1 1/2" steel plate in the door and 1" in the body. 

What Is A UL RSC I Rating For Long Gun Safes?

What Is A UL RSC I Rating For Long Gun Safes?

Posted by Andy Jennings on

As a gun owner, keeping your weapon safe is extremely important. In order to prevent curious children and burglars alike from handling your long gun, gun safes are a must. Although there are many different types to choose from (including biometric gun safes), the important thing you should look for...

4 Tips For Safe Gun Storage

4 Tips For Safe Gun Storage

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

While many people keep guns in their home for protection, hunting, and many other reasons, not everyone stores them safely. This can be particularly dangerous in homes with children.

Handgun Security - Protect Your Gun, Protect Yourself, Protect Your Community

Handgun Security - Protect Your Gun, Protect Yourself, Protect Your Community

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

A big part of being a responsible gun owner is keeping your weapons safe. Handguns, in particular, can be very deadly in the wrong hands. In this article, we’ll cover some tips for handgun security. 

Important Documents & Your Safe

Important Documents & Your Safe

Posted by Dye Hawley on

One of the best uses for safes is the safekeeping of important family and life documents such as marriage certificates, birth and death certificates, home deeds, stock or bond certificates, and other important financial documents. Even with the increased digitization of…well, everything it is still important to keep hard copies within easy reach. 

Who Needs a Vault?

Who Needs a Vault?

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Having a vault in your home or business can be a very worthwhile investment. Besides the aesthetic perks of feeling like you’re in a Bond movie, having a vault can offer an incredible amount of storage as well as additional security for residential or commercial purposes. Installing a vault is...

Benefits of a Floor Safe

Benefits of a Floor Safe

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

We’ve already looked a myriad of different kinds of safes but one option that we haven’t touched on yet that remains a practical solution is the floor safe. In theory it’s quite similar to the wall safe but has some additional perks that may make it even more lucrative. The basic idea is to install a safe in your floor where it can be hidden from view but also easily accessible. Unlike the wall safe, however, there are a lot more options for a floor safe and additional perks that you may not know about. We’ll look at just how and why a floor safe can make a great addition to your home or business.

What Are The Benefits of an Electronic Safe?

What Are The Benefits of an Electronic Safe?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Many people are familiar with an electronic safe that protects their valuables when left in a hotel room, in a stateroom on a cruise line. or even in the locker room at some high-end health clubs. But often people do not consider purchasing a safe for use in their home. 

New Seattle Law Requires Gun Owners To Lock Up Firearms Or Face Major Fine

New Seattle Law Requires Gun Owners To Lock Up Firearms Or Face Major Fine

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Gun owners in Seattle, Washington will face fines of up to $10,000 for not securing their firearms. The Seattle City Council unanimously voted on a new law, which is now in effect, in 2018 that makes it a civil infraction for gun owners to store a firearm without a locked container. 

Portable Safes for Frequent Travelers

Portable Safes for Frequent Travelers

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

With a rapidly globalizing world and fewer borders than ever, many people may find themselves frequently traveling for both business and pleasure. An altogether too common complaint and a frequent downer for travelers is theft of personal belongings. Whether for business or pleasure and depending on where you’re traveling you may exude an attractive level of wealth that might make you a target to potential thieves. At times it can be quite difficult to keep your valuables safe in another country without burdening yourself with the heavy equipment you’d like to have. Fortunately, there are some unique portable ‘safes’ available that can give you some additional security and help to protect your belongings while abroad.

Responsible Gun Ownership and Children

Responsible Gun Ownership and Children

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Guns and children are certainly not the most savory of combinations. This is one of the reasons we buy gun safes. In fact, many states will require guns to be stored in locked containers when children (under 18) are present in the household. 

Home Invasions - What To Do

Home Invasions - What To Do

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Roughly 20% of American households suffer a home property crime each year. Unfortunately for the unlucky few, some of these home invasions occur while the home is occupied. If this happened to you would you know what to do? Are you prepared to defend your home and family if someone discovers you are home and becomes violent? Don’t live your life in panic, and if guns aren’t your thing there are several options available to you.

Does a Stay at Home Mom Need a Safe?

Does a Stay at Home Mom Need a Safe?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

With the high price of childcare today, many men and woman are opting to stay home and take care of their children instead of going to work. This means that there is an increased number of part-time, small business owners as these moms and dads struggle to support their families. So, the question is, does a Stay at Home Mom or Dad need a home safe? Yes! An astounding yes!



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