Are gun safes water proof? This question is asked by many of our customers and the truth is, there are NO gun safes to our knowledge that are "water proof". Many people are misled by other companies that a water proof gun safe exists. Most all gun safes use a "Paulsel Seal" around the door named for the inventor. This seal expands to 5 times its size when a fire is burning outside the gun safe. (heat activated) The seal will help make the gun safe SOMEWHAT water and/or smoke "resistant" but not smoke or water proof.
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: