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Why Every Homeowner Should Invest in a Safe


Safes have changed significantly. Nowadays, home safes can easily be added to most households. Safes are not only a great way to hold any valuables a homeowner may want to store securely, however they are a great way to store important documents, keepsakes, and personal items. There is a home safe to fit virtually any budget since they are now available in a variety of sizes and styles.

Below are some of the best reasons every homeowner should invest in a personal safe:

Home Break-Ins are on the Rise

There are an estimated 2,000,000 homes broken into annually and a whopping 66% of those break-ins take place on residential property. While appliances, furniture, and televisions can easily be replaced after a break-in, homeowners are unable to replace cash, treasured valuables, or personal possessions.

Although nobody wants to think about the possibility of theft, it is undeniable that the threat is real and home break-ins numbers will only continue to rise. Fortunately, home safes provide unparalleled burglary protection. In the event of a home break-in, a personal safe will keep a homeowner’s cash and most treasured valuables safe and secure.

Fireproof Safes Can Protect Valuables During a House Fire

Nearly half a million households lose their homes to fire every year. Valuables such as cash, jewelry, photos, wills, deeds, and birth certificates are easily lost, when a fire strikes. Fortunately, by investing in a fireproof safe, homeowners can now protect their valuables from fire by investing in a fireproof safe. These safes come in a variety of sizes and styles to accommodate every home and budget. Fireproof safes typically come in 30 minutes, 1-hour, or 2-hour ratings. If you live in the city, a 1-hour fireproof safe will work just fine. If you live out in the country, you might want to invest in a 2-hour fire rating. Look for anything that has at least a 1200 degree F test or greater and has a UL rating.

Many Safes Will Protect Valuables Against Water Damage

There is a wide selection of waterproof safes that will protect valuable documents and photos from water damage in the event of flooding or natural disaster. Available in dozens of sizes and styles, waterproof safes and chests are generally ranked for at least a full 48 hours of submersion.

Safes are Easily Concealable for Increased Security

Safes now come in a variety of small, easily concealable options. From traditional wall-safes to cylindrical, in-floor safes, today’s safes are small, easy to conceal, and ultra-secure.

Safes Keep Valuables Close to Home

Homeowners who want to guard their valuables have the option of leaving them at a bank safe deposit box, however, this puts the control and security of priceless valuables in the hands of strangers. Now, homeowners can maintain control of their valuables without sacrificing bank-quality security. Home safes can be installed into a wall or under a floor for maximum protection and comforting closeness or they can even slip under a bed.

Contact The Flying Locksmiths Today

Home safes nowadays are budget-friendly, secure, portable, and easy to install. Thanks to their incredible security and easy accessibility, no home is complete without a home safe. Contact The Flying Locksmiths to find a home safe system that works for you. Call us today so that we can help you narrow down a safe that fits your needs and budget.