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…)

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…)

Are your guns stored properly and legally?

Firing a gun on the rangeThere’s more to storing guns than buying a safe and cramming them in. Prudence and the law dictate that you follow certain procedures when locking away your guns and ammo. This ensures that your firearms are safe, your family is protected, and your weapons stay in the best condition.

Solutions for gun storage

When storing a gun, you are trying to prevent three things:

  • Accidental firing
  • Physical damage
  • Theft

There are a number of ways you can protect your gun, and each fulfills these requirements to a different degree. Some options include:

  • Trigger locks: A trigger lock prevents a gun from firing by locking (more…)