Are you thinking about buying a home security safe for the valuables you have. Home safes can protect your most precious valuables both from thieves and disasters as well. When you buy a fireproof home safe what you are doing is buying time, because what a thief wants is to get in and out quickly and a floor home safe is a deterrent in that regard.
Most homes that are robbed are done with a quick get away, that way according to them they won’t get caught and most homes are burglarized between the hours of 10 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. The objective is to get in and out quickly, before the police arrive because of the activation of the home security device, or before a neighbor can get to the police.
Purchasing a wall safe will complement your home security alarm and protects your most valuable items. A home safe is a deterrent for these thieves. When thieves see a floor safe, they usually leave and don’t take anything. Why? Well, its probably psychological, a thief thinks that anything worth taking is in the safe and they don’t have the time or the tools to deal with it.
Protection from the Elements
There is another very important reason why getting a fireproof safe may be an excellent option for you. A fireproof depository safe can protect your important valuables, like cash, jewelry and important documents from fire. If you buy a fire lined safe you may be able to save all of those important things to you need to keep.
When buying a safe you need to know that different safes have different fire ratings. The basic home safe has a rating of 1200 degrees which will protect it for about 20 minutes, but there are other safes with other fire linings that can give you higher protection, some of even up to two hours.
The type of fire protection you get really depends on how much you need. It is important to note that most items will be protected in a fireproof safe under a normal house fire, if the safe is located in the main living area or even in the basement. This is because heat rises, so in the event of a fire, there will be more damage to upstairs areas than downstairs.
How fireproof a safe should be will also depend on the type of document you need to keep safe. Some items burn easier or are more fragile when exposed to fire, especially computer disks, or photographs. When thinking of buying a home safe you should consider carefully what options you need that safe to have.