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Dial Combination Safe Lock vs Digital Electronic Lock with Dye the Safe Guy

Dial Combination Safe Lock vs Digital Electronic Lock with Dye the Safe Guy

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Every day we get calls from people asking us which one should I choose, either a dial combination lock as you see here or a digital electronic lock with a keypad. The purpose of this video is to explain the pros and cons of each lock and let you make up your own mind.  

 

Hayman FS2300B Polyethylene Floor Safe Video

Hayman FS2300B Polyethylene Floor Safe Video

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Hi, Dye the Safe Guy here, Dye Hawley, to talk about the Hayman Polyethylene floor safe model FS2300B. This is the mid-range floor safe in the Hayman Polyethylene line. This safe is 15" high by 18 1/2" wide and 15" deep. The Hayman FS2300B has 1.35 cubic feet of interior shelf space. 

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.

Does an IT Consultant need a safe?

Does an IT Consultant need a safe?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Maybe you work in an office where you help maintain the computer systems? Maybe you work at a company that specializes in computers and IT? Maybe you are an independent consultant who is called in by multi-nationals to set up computer technology?

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. 

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...

Buying a Gun? Don't Forget About These 3 Important Aspects

Buying a Gun? Don't Forget About These 3 Important Aspects

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Whether you're a police officer, member of the military, hunter, or just a civilian who keeps a gun in your home for protection, it's essential that you understand how big a responsibility owning a gun is. They are not for everybody and you should be extremely safe in regards to your gun both when it's on your person and when it's inside your home.

What do you do with your valuables when you travel?

What do you do with your valuables when you travel?

Posted by Dye Hawley on

One of the toughest things about travel is knowing what to do with your valuables in a hotel room? Sure there are small safes in most hotel rooms but these are usually not large enough to hold very much.

Hotel Safety Tips

Hotel Safety Tips

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Detective Kevin Coffey is the founder of Corporate Travel Safety, has some great information to share on travel and how to assess and safety use hotel safes. I found this very valuable and now make sure to check the type of safe I use and always store larger valuables in the front desk safe at the hotel. 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storing Electronics

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storing Electronics

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

Modern electronics are quickly becoming smaller, more efficient, and more expensive. There may come a time soon when pound for pound your gadgets out value your gold and jewelry. While already a commonplace item for home and commercial safes, electronic equipment and gadgets require a few special considerations when being stored...

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. 

Shipping a Safe to YOU

Shipping a Safe to YOU

Posted by Dye Hawley on

As you’ve been perusing our site looking at all our fancy products I’m sure you’ve been wondering how it is that a safe business (where being heavy duty is one of the tenants of a good safe) can operate as an online business. It means that good, fast, and cheap...

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 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.  

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!

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. 

Refurbishing an Old Safe

Refurbishing an Old Safe

Posted by Alexis Baldwin on

Old safes can be truly beautiful, and even practical, pieces of history that are sought after by both antique collectors and safe collectors alike. Should you come across an old safe at a yard sale or flea market you can make an awesome project out of restoring it and even...

Keeping Your Medicine Safe

Keeping Your Medicine Safe

Posted by Dominic Schwebs on

In an age when drug enforcement laws are tougher than ever, people with a bad habit turn more and more to prescription medication to achieve their high. Hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and other high-strength pain relievers are consistently one of the most abused substances in the world today. Not only do they deliver a powerful release from the woes the abuser thinks they have, but they are also completely legal. This means that anybody with a doctor’s note can gain access to them at a pharmacy.

Collecting Antique Safes

Collecting Antique Safes

Posted by Dye Hawley on

Even if these safes aren’t necessarily what we would recommend if want to keep your belongings safe from burglary or fire, we still think they are pretty cool. Take a look at this website – it’s the home of THE antique safe collector, Guy Zani Jr who has spent tons...




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