Types of safes your new business may need

You know you ought to have a safe. But what kind?

Not sure what types of safes would work best for your business? There are a number of different options, with differing capabilities. The best safe for you will depend on the what you specifically need to protect – whether it’s cash, sensitive documents, or other valuables.

Here are some of the different safe types you might consider.

Depository safe

Hayman Depository SafeMost business will buy a depository safe – designed to hold deposits of cash or important documents for a limited amount of time. These safes are built to safeguard against theft, rather than fire. Businesses (more…)

Hollon Safes Security Education

Let’s take a couple of minutes and allow me to educate  you on the different types of Hollon Safes and security levels. Then let’s start with a line up of 4 types of safes starting with a TL-15, than a fire & burglary, followed our B-rated cash safe and an office safe last. The first one I want to introduce is the TL-15 category.

Hollon TL-15 Safes

The letters TL stand for tool. Have you ever been into a bank and seen that vault over there in the corner? That is an insurable UL rated vault and the TL-15 is also an insurable (more…)

Are burglar & fire safes replacing the safe deposit box?

Many banks are discontinuing the long-standing service of renting safe deposit boxes to their customers. Bank of America has done away with boxes at a number of locations. The majority of large banks are opening new branches in which they don’t offer them at all. Banks are now focusing on other products and the safe deposit box is no longer considered to be a profit generator. In the UK, the two major High Street banks – HSBC and Barclays – have closed their vaults to deposit boxes, and it is expected that many other banks will follow suit.  

Consumers do so (more…)

Live Robbery – Eurovault Safe holds up in live robbery

Check out this video of a live robbery attempt on a Eurovault / International Fortress Safe line. This safe was bolted down using the standard SIP (Security Installation Platform) that comes with the SC and TL15 series safes. As you can see in the video, they were unsuccessful at trying to pry the safe from the floor as well as take a sledgehammer to the door. If this safe wasn’t bolted down or just bolted down without the SIP platform, they may have been successful at removing it from the premises.

After giving it everything they had, they left exhausted and the (more…)

Featured Safe of the Week: Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe

Mesa MBF3820E Burglar & Fire Safe

There’s nothing more important than protecting your valuables and there’s no better way to do that than to install the Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe in your home. Designed to offer burglar and fire protection for your most precious belongings, this Mesa safe is perfect for ultra-secure or everyday use.

Here’s what you need to know about this safe:

Unparalleled Fire Protection

There are many things that pose a threat to your valuables and fire is one of them. During a house fire, it’s easy to lose irreplaceable documents, cash or precious jewelry. Fortunately, the Mesa MBF3820E Burglary & Fire Safe mitigates these risks.

The (more…)

What You Should Know About Concrete Composite Material

Hi, Dye the Safe Guy here, manager of Safe & Vault Store.com to talk today about why is composite concrete material better overall for burglar and fire protection then drywall material. Right here you will see a display showing two different safe constructions out there today. I’m talking about burglar fire safes, I’m talking about gun safes. All kinds of safes. Many gun safes and burglar fire safes use two layers of steel, the inner and outer layers. And for the fire protection inside they use drywall. Regular drywall that goes up in a home or a commercial building. Other manufactures, (more…)

Five Reasons Every Homeowner Should Invest in a Safe

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 (more…)

The Safety Dance [Infographic]

A Guide to Finding the Perfect Safe

When shopping for a safe it is often difficult to decide which has the best value for your money, and provides the best protection for your valuables. There are a lot of options out there, and while a High Security Burglar Fire Safe will undoubtedly protect anything you put in it, perhaps it is a little overboard if you are simply protecting documents. Fortunately, Safe & Vault Store has you covered. With Safe & Vault Store’s The Safety Dance Infographic below, find the ideal safe for your valuables. Just answer the simple questions and be (more…)

Vault Doors

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. Same as with safes, however, a lot of the security for a vault comes from the door. So, what makes a good vault door? Here we’ll look at some of the basic details that set apart the great vault doors from the mediocre.

Thickness and Security

While this is one important factor for choosing the right vault (more…)

Locking Bolts, are they secure?

You might think that a safe containing locking bolts is a safe that is secure enough to handle your priceless possessions. You might also think that locking bolts will protect in the event of a burglary. Due to the many different types of locking bolts and bolt formations the answers might surprise you.Locking Bolt

It is a common fact that most safes contain locking bolts. When you are looking to buy a safe with secure locking bolts you will want to consider some key components. Housing, material, re-locking devices and diameters are all considerable factors when it comes to understanding how well the (more…)