Advantages of floor safes: They Can’t Take What They Can’t Move

So a thief can’t pick the lock on your safe, and they can’t penetrate the steel. What do they do? They take the entire safe home and work on it there. Even very heavy safes can be vulnerable to this tactic when a prepared thief comes by. But floor safes are completely immune. They can’t take what they can’t move.

Advantages of floor safes

AMSEC Floor SafesBecause floor safes are immobile, they are inherently more secure against burglary than other safe types. Beyond that, they have a number of useful advantages that make floor safes an option worth considering for any home or business owner.

4 Tips to Protect Your Home From Theft

There are approximately 2 million reported home burglaries each year in the United States. There is no telling how many additional burglaries go unreported, as well. If you’re a homeowner, one of your main responsibilities is to keep your family, your home, and all the valuable items inside safe from harm or theft. Here are a few tips for protecting your property that will keep your home, family, and items safe and secure.

  1. Tracker Biometric SafeUse biometric safes for smaller valuable itemsBiometric safes are great for keeping your items safe and locked away. Criminals are crafty and know what to look (more…)

3 Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglars

Every year in the U.S., there are approximately 2 million reported home burglaries. These criminals have no remorse for the items they steal, not 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 breaking into your home, stealing your valuable items, and causing serious emotional stress.

Here are a few ways to protect your home and prevent these unfortunate burglaries from happening.

Laptop Safes and Floor Safes

Keeping your valuable items stored in an impenetrable safe should be required for every homeowner in the country. (more…)

Looking for the best floor safe for your home? Pros and cons of floor safes.

If you are looking for a safe that can be hidden easily, consider a floor safe. The safe you choose should also be resilient – it should have a thick door, a UL-approved lock,  dust cover and at least 1 re-locker. We’ll discuss these characteristics in this article.

These safes are so secure that they sometimes end up hidden for decades. When it’s time to remodel a house you just bought, you never know what you’ll find when you pull up old carpeting and other floor coverings. You could find anything from thousands of dollars in cash or even an unopened bottle of (more…)

Featured Safe of the Week: Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe

When it comes to security, there’s nothing more formidable than an in-floor safe. Discrete, easy to conceal, sturdy, and nearly impossible to move once it’s in the concrete, an in-floor safe is a fantastic way to keep your most precious valuables safe for years to come. This week, our featured safe is the Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe, a sturdy in-floor safe that promises bulk, security, and outstanding performance.

Hayman FS4000B Floor SafeThe Hayman FS4000B Polyethylene In-Floor Safe

The Hayman FS4000B is every safe owner’s dream: large, built from quality materials, and easy to install, this simple yet secure safe offers uncompromising performance and dozens of (more…)

Overview – Gardall G700-G-C In-Floor Safe

Hi, Dye the Safe Guy here, Dye Hawley, manager of Safe & Vault I am here today to talk about the Gardall G700-G-C In-Floor Safe. This is a very economical In-Floor Safe made by Gardall here in America.  It has measurements of 15.5″ high and it’s a perfect 8″ square. The Gardall G700-G-C has a 1/2″ steel door as you can see here. It also has on the hinge side, a heavy 1/4″ piece of angle iron that will actually link it here so that nobody can pry this door open.

The lock is a Sargent & Greenleaf Group 2 certified (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…)

Home Safe Cash Ratings

One often overlooked bonus of owning a home safe is the insurance perks that can come with it. It’s common for many home insurance policies to cover small amounts of cash stashed at home but this number increases greatly when you keep your assets in an insured safe. One important factor when considering a safe is its cash rating. In short this is the amount of cash that can be safely stored in a safe but perhaps more importantly it’s also the maximum amount that insurance companies are typically willing to cover. Interestingly, the cash rating can be used as a (more…)

Polyethylene Floor Safes

Recent developments by Hayman Safes have put an interesting polyethylene (plastic) floor safe on the market that seems to be shaking up the status quo. The big question is: how secure are these safes? Here we’ll look into how viable polyethylene is as a construction material for home and commercial safes and why you might see this trend catching on for the future.

Is polyethylene a viable replacement for steel? No way! However, it might just be okay for floor safes. The basic idea and the reason why a floor safe can get away with a plastic exterior is because in theory(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…)