Carry on Kahr P380 Micro Compact Pistol

Carry on Kahr P380 Micro Compact Pistol

Before, big guns were all the rage. People carried big guns with lots of bullets. Later on, they realized doing so can be a real hassle. There are restrictions when it comes to lugging around bigger guns. You need sturdy belts instead of fashionable ones and you need to be conscious of your clothing. Enter the Kahr P380. The perks of a smaller gun can’t be taken away by the sneer comments about its size. Pocket guns are the driving force for sales in the handgun market recently, especially now that more states are granting

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Heavy Winds Increase Fire Risk – Fireproof Your Home

Heavy Winds Increase Fire Risk – Fireproof Your Home

With recent Santa Ana winds raging, fire risk is higher than normal, which bodes the question: Is your home fireproof? Consider doing a fire safety survey of your home and check out the tips from the NFPA on how to fireproof your home on our infographic below. If you don’t have a fire safe already, don’t delay! Some valuables are irreplaceable and can only truly be protected in a fire resistant safe. Check out our inventory of fire safes here and leave us your questions in the comment section below.

A Behind the Scenes Look at Safe Cracking

A Behind the Scenes Look at Safe Cracking

Can safes really be cracked, or is it all a Hollywood illusion? In the recently released blockbuster film, Now You See Me, a team of magicians known as the Four Horsemen, are masters of every trick in the book, including safe cracking. One of the Four Horsemen, Jack Wilder, claims that, “Nothing is ever really locked.” So is it true? And is it as easy as these grand thief actors make it seem? Well, the most popular method of safe cracking is simply stealing the entire safe and hauling it to another location where the

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Fall Season = Rise in Natural Disasters

Fall Season = Rise in Natural Disasters

It’s officially September and fall is just around the corner (September 22nd to be exact), but did you know that with the season change, also comes a spike in natural disasters – specifically tornados and fires?

Fires Prove Time and Again…No Match for AMSEC Fire Safe

Fires Prove Time and Again…No Match for AMSEC Fire Safe

When the only thing left standing after a rampaging fire is your fire safe with precious valuables inside, unaffected by the disaster, that’s the moment of confirmation when you think: “Yes. This is exactly why I invested in a high quality safe.”

3 Important Considerations for Safeguarding your Valuables

3 Important Considerations for Safeguarding your Valuables

Success in life has many great benefits, including the ability to invest in objects of value. After working hard to acquire these items, you want to make sure that your valuables are protected, as certain items are easy to carry off and frequently the target of would-be thieves. Enjoy the things that matter without fear or worry by taking the following precautions: 1.  Keep an Updated Inventory Creating a catalogue of valuables will help ensure that everything is where it should be, and to more easily target an absence if something goes missing. In addition,

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The Home Safe and 11 More Steps to Prepare for Fire Season

The Home Safe and 11 More Steps to Prepare for Fire Season

Fall is known as fire season in Southern California. The vegetation is dry from the hot days of summer and the Santa Ana winds begin to blow. As a SoCal native I remember well as a child looking out our back window and seeing flames moving our way. While Southern California is known for wildfires, they can happen just about anywhere. It is time to take steps to protect your home and valuables against wildfire. At Maximum Security Safes we can help you in this effort with a safe for the home, but there are

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Jewelry Safes and 8 Other Tips to Protect Your Jewelry

Jewelry Safes and 8 Other Tips to Protect Your Jewelry

Jewelry safes protect personal jewelry from damage, theft and fire. The key characteristics of a home jewelry safe include an interior that provides well designed, velvet lined organization for your jewelry and a safe itself that provides verified burglar and fire protection. Third party verification by a reputable testing agency ensures that the protection that you expect is indeed the protection that you are getting with the jewelry safe that you purchase. In addition to jewelry safes there are several other tips to consider to protect your jewelry. Damage to jewelry is very common, but

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How to be SAFE During an Earthquake

How to be SAFE During an Earthquake

As we finished our Easter meal a few of us around the table began to feel a bit woozy, soon we realized it was an earthquake.  Southern California had a little extra excitement this Easter. The 7.2 quake centered in Mexicali shook the ground, long and hard.  Initially we took it in stride, but it continued and then grew stronger.  It got our attention.  While the earth was shaking we had enough time for a brief discussion around the table about what we should do and where we should go to stay safe.  None of

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Financial Market Got You Worried?

Financial Market Got You Worried?

The news is buzzing about failing banks and financial institutions and many of us are worried about how all of this will affect us.At Maximum Security Safes we have had a sharp rise in the number of people calling and coming in to our “safe” showroom to purchase burglar and fire resistant safes.If you are like these people then you may be considering reducing your exposure at the bank by taking your security into your own hands. Good quality home safes are very affordable.If you are looking for a high security safe to secure cash

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Men Arrested with Safe in Trunk

Men Arrested with Safe in Trunk

What were they thinking?  Two men steal a security safe and are stopped by police as they drive away in the wee hours of the night with the safe hanging out  the trunk of their compact sedan.  It begins with a familiar story, recently fired employee decides to get back at his employer.  With his inside knowledge he is able to get into the building and knows where to find the safe.  The business owner has purchased a quality security safe and the ex-employee and his partner are unable to break into the safe on-site. 

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