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Used Safe Buying Guide

Used Safe Buying Guide

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Here we’ll look at how to shop for a used safe and what you need to be looking for to make sure that you can get the most out of your deal and have a high quality safe at a discount price.

New Gun for Christmas? Here’s How to stay safe

New Gun for Christmas? Here’s How to stay safe

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Merry Christmas! You’ve just gotten a new gun - perhaps your first gun ever. But with great power comes great responsibility. We’ll teach you how to care for your gun - preserving the weapon’s value and keeping yourself safe.

Vault Doors

Vault Doors

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Let’s be honest here. Everybody wants a vault. Owning a custom home vault is the dream of pretty much everybody interested in home security and safes and for good reason. When it comes to space and security there’s nothing that can beat a well-built vault.  

History of Safes

History of Safes

Posted by Dye Hawley on

As any history buff of the mid-1800s and the turn of the century knows, safes have played an important role in the development of business, commerce, and outlaw gangs in the United States. 

Carry your key with you at all times with a biometric safe

Carry your key with you at all times with a biometric safe

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Biometric safes are the only type of safe where there is no key or combination to lose. Certainly, there are pros and cons to using this type of safe, but those two benefits by themselves are extremely powerful. Y

What is the difference between a safe and a vault?

What is the difference between a safe and a vault?

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

You’ve probably noticed that our website and our company is called Safe and Vault Store, right? Well, we’ve been getting a few questions lately about what exactly the difference between a safe and a vault is. Most of us use these words interchangeably but there are some key differences to be aware of when using these terms.  

Floor Safes and Home Security

Floor Safes and Home Security

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Floor safes don't have options in them that are available in other types of safes. They usually aren't large like vaults and aren't durable like high-security safes which tend to survive through floods, fires, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. 

Proper Storage Techniques for Firearms

Proper Storage Techniques for Firearms

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Storing your firearms in a safe is both a matter of safety as well as security so it is important to stay on point, be informed, and adhere to the proper guidelines. 

Shopping For A Wall Safe Or A Floor Safe?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Home safes are an excellent way to protect important documents, irreplaceable family treasures, and items of value. Nothing can beat feeling safe and secure in your own home, and security includes keeping certain items safe. A in- wall safe and floor safe can give extra peace of mind. There are many...

Breaking Open a Safe Isn't as Easy as You Think

Breaking Open a Safe Isn't as Easy as You Think

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

How to break open a safe is usually a question only thieves and locksmiths think about. Anyone looking at purchasing a safe should be thinking about this question too. No, you won't be breaking into a safe, but you want to keep the burglars from breaking into yours. With just a little knowledge, you can protect yourself and your belongings from even the most sophisticated burglar. Here are some things to keep in mind when purchasing a safe.

Locking Mailboxes

Locking Mailboxes

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Stealing mail is quickly becoming a popular past time for thieves everywhere. It’s a relatively risk free way for them to get access to your personal information that could potentially lead to identity theft. Fortunately locking mailboxes are a widely available and very effective method for combating mail theft. Here we’ll look at some of the basic regulations for locking mailboxes to make sure you won’t be making life more difficult for your mailman. 

4 Tips to Protect Your Home From Theft

4 Tips to Protect Your Home From Theft

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Here are a few tips for protecting your property that will keep your home, family, and items safe and secure. 

3 Tips to Keep Your Valuable Items Safe at All Times

3 Tips to Keep Your Valuable Items Safe at All Times

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

With laptop computers and smart cell phones being more commonplace in society, an emphasis needs to be placed on security in order to protect the most valuable and personal information stored within these devices.  

3 Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglars

3 Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglars

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Every year in the U.S., there are approximately 2 million reported home burglaries. These criminals have no remorse for the items they steal, no matter how hard a homeowner worked to obtain them. As a homeowner, it's your responsibility to do everything in your power to prevent these criminals from...

Keep Your Valuables Safe With A Burglary Fire Safe

Keep Your Valuables Safe With A Burglary Fire Safe

Posted by Dye Hawley on

There are some possessions that are irreplaceable, for that reason we take every precaution to protect these items. To that end many have found it beneficial to purchase a burglar fire safe to preserve their valuables.  

Five Reasons Every Homeowner Should Invest in a Safe

Five Reasons Every Homeowner Should Invest in a Safe

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

There was a time when a home safe was considered a mark of the rich and famous. When people pictured the contents of a safe, they imagined gold, jewelry and glistening rubies all held behind the door of a massive iron box with a heavy handle. Although safes are far from being a thing of the past, they have changed significantly. Nowadays, home safes are an easily accessible addition to most households. In addition to holding any valuables a homeowner may want to store securely, safes are also a great way to store important documents, keepsakes and personal items and, since they are available in a variety of sizes and styles, there is a home safe to fit virtually every budget. These are the five best reasons every homeowner should invest in a personal safe:

Getting the Best Key Lock

Getting the Best Key Lock

Posted by Joe Mckenna on

n the world of safety and security in this modern age regular keys are often forgotten in the clamor over the digital alternatives. While most people think that a key lock is one of the weaker locking options this may not be the case anymore with recent advancements in the security of keys. 

01 - Demystifying Safe & Security Ratings - SafeandVaultStore Podcast

01 - Demystifying Safe & Security Ratings - SafeandVaultStore Podcast

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Demystifying Safe and Security Ratings

 

SafeandVaultStore is hard at work giving you the best information possible when it comes to safes and the safe industry. Dye Hawley, “Dye The Safe Guy” sat down with me to discuss the many possibilities of Safe & Security Ratings. He is an expert in his field with over 20 years of safe information experience. Take a listen and find out all the information you will need on the various rating factors of safes. This is our very first Podcast, and we welcome you. Stay tuned in the future for more podcast's on all things safes and security.  

Fire Safe Buying Tips

Fire Safe Buying Tips

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Fire Safe Buying Tips: How to Ensure You’re Getting the Perfect Fire Safe for Your Lifestyle A house fire is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. It doesn’t take long for a house to be engulfed in flames and, when it happens, many people lose everything. A fireproof safe, however, can help...

Children & Online Security

Children & Online Security

Posted by Dye Hawley on

We are all about home and family security here at Safe and Vault Store and as the world becomes more technologically advanced, these safety concerns are migrating to the web.



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