Tips For Safely Storing Your Firearms In An Apartment

One of the most important factors of owning a firearm is keeping it safe and secure for the protection of the people around you. This can seem challenging when you live in an apartment building rather than a house where you may otherwise be able to store your firearm in a gun safe in your garage.

Fortunately, there are ways you can store your firearm in an apartment without risking the safety of your kids or loved ones. Here are a few security tips for storing a firearm in your own apartment.

Use a gun safe

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Keep your family safe during the holidays

‘Tis the season, and you know what that means: An increased threat from ski mask-wearing grinches bent on ruining your holidays. No really, it’s a time for mirth and good cheer. But the fact is that December is the peak month for house robberies. Here’s how to keep your family safe during the holidays.

The Deal with December

Holiday Home with snowNow we don’t want to alarm anyone. The uptick in crime during December is regional, and on average the likelihood of being victimized is not very much greater than in other months. However, people do leave their homes during the holidays. Packages are left (more…)

New Gun for Christmas? Here’s How to stay safe

Merry Christmas! You’ve just gotten a new gun – perhaps your first gun ever. But with great power comes great responsibility. We’ll teach you how to care for your gun – preserving the weapon’s value and keeping yourself safe.

Loading and unloading safely

Gun for ChristmasThe first and most important order of business is to become familiar with safe loading and reloading. Carefully read all instructions that come with your firearm. Always assume that your weapon is loaded. Always check and recheck the chamber to make sure it is clear.

Firearms veterans will know this, but newcomers may not: Just because you remove the magazine from (more…)

Hollon Gun Safe Security Rating Comparisons Video

Do you know gun safe security? Let’s take a couple minutes and allow me to educate you a little on the different types of gun safes and security levels. Then, let’s start with a lineup of four types of safes. Starting with the high security TL-15, then a RSC or Residential Security Container, followed by a thinner steel RSC and then a 12 gauge gun safe.

The first I want to introduce is the TL-15 category. The letters TL stand for tool. Have you ever been to a bank and seen that vault in the corner. That is an insurable UL rated (more…)

Hayman Everglades RSC Gun Safes Video

Hayman EvergladeHi, Dye the Safe Guy, Dye Hawley manager of Safe & Vault Store here to talk today about the Hayman Safe Company Everglades gun safe line. This is their economical gun safe line, but even though it’s priced very competitively, it has features of a higher priced safe. The Everglades has safes all the way from 6 cubic feet on up to 33 cubic feet. There are 5 safes in this line. It has a nice attractive black coating of paint – 5 layers. It also comes with your choice of either the digital lock by Securam which is a UL (more…)

Hollon Black Hawk Series Gun Safes Video

Hollon Black Hawk Gun SafeThe Hollon Black Hawk Series Gun Safe offers strength in design and strength in quality that puts a stop to theft and fire. Designed with 10 gauge steel makes this safe 30% thicker steel than most competing brands in our industry. Plus an added steel plate on the interior of the door. Our door is an overall 5″ thick barrier that withstands crowbar attacks and prybar attacks. Reinforced with multiple solid steel chrome plated 1-1/2″ thick massive bolts that are thicker and longer than the industry standard for high security gun safes. Our bolts are placed at a full circumference all (more…)

Hayman MVGS MagnaVault Gun Safe Video

Hi, Dye Hawley, Dye the Safe Guy here with Safe & Vault to talk about the flagship gun safe line from Hayman Safe company. Man I get excited about this safe. They make it in two sizes right now – 60″ H x 32″ W x 21″ D and they make a 66″ H x 36″ W x 26″ D. Here is why I am excited about this safe. It comes standard with a UL High Security Type 1 digital lock with a light that lights it up.

Hayman MagnaVault MVGSLet’s take a look on the inside here. These safes have almost a (more…)

Carry your key with you at all times with a biometric safe

Liberty HDX-250Biometric safes are the only type of safe where there is no key or combination to lose. Certainly there are pros and cons to using this type of safe, but those two benefits by themselves are extremely powerful.

  • You never have to worry about being unable to open your gun safe in an extremely high pressure situation (like a home invasion).
  • You never have to worry that a child will find the key or learn the combination, gaining access to your dangerous weapons.
  • You never have to worry that the key will become lost, meaning you will have to call upon (more…)

The perfect gift for your family this Christmas is a Gun Safe

In only a month or so it will be time for Christmas shopping, and you’ll have to start thinking about the best way to show affection for those you love the most. What better way to do that than by protecting them? A gun safe will safeguard your family against threats, internal and external.

Gun Safe with BowGun safes for sale – why you need one

If you’re a gun owner chances are the value of gun safety has been drilled into your head. Don’t point your weapon at anything you don’t intend to shoot, keep your finger off the trigger, always keep your gun unloaded (more…)

Hayman MVGS Gun Safe Comparison

When looking for a Gun Safe, there are 4 brands that are usually brought up as the top gun safe manufacturers today. Hayman, AMSEC, Fort Knox and Liberty. We did a comparison of the Hayman MVGS6032, AMSEC BF6032, Liberty Presidential 25 and the Fort Knox Executive 6031. All of these gun safes have similar specs. We highlighted the areas where each gun safe was strongest in. In our opinion, the Hayman MVGS6032 was the winner because it has the best price and even some better specs. Take a look below at our comparison.

Hayman Safe Company is family owned and operated right (more…)