DIY Valentine’s Gifts

DIY Valentine’s Gifts

Sometimes life gets crazy and you don’t realize it’s Valentine’s Day until you look at your phone and see it says February 14th. If that’s you and you still need a gift, we’ve got some easy DIY ideas that’ll have your Valentine’s heart overflowing. DIY Valentine’s Gifts: #1 Handmade Coupons What better gift to give than acts of love? The idea here is to create “coupons” your valentine can use over the next few months. These aren’t coupons to Nordstrom. These are redeemable for services you personally will provide, like a foot massage or a

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Mechanical Meets Electronic in the Redundant Lock

Mechanical Meets Electronic in the Redundant Lock

Best of Both Worlds! What if you didn’t have to choose between the reliability of a mechanical lock and the convenience of a digital lock? What if, you could have both, in one lock system? Now you can! Introducing AMSEC’s Redundant Boltwork. This new locking system by American Security Products, aka AMSEC, incorporates two locks, either of which can open the safe . Either precisely dialing the mechanical tumbler or entering your combination on the electronic keypad, will trigger your lock to open. This lock is not double the security, but double the convenience. So,

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Best Gun Safes On a Budget

Best Gun Safes On a Budget

And these safes are made right here in the USA! If you’re shopping for a quality gun safe, but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend, you’re not alone. However, if you’re thinking you’re going to have to downgrade to buying a cheaply made, big box store safe, think again! Winchester believes in quality, made in the USA gun safes, available to the average Joe at reasonable prices, and so do we! That’s why we love promoting Winchester’s three new, made in America, gun safes on a budget; Bandit, Deputy, and Pony. If you’re looking

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How Many Guns Will My Gun Safe REALLY Hold?

How Many Guns Will My Gun Safe REALLY Hold?

If you’re checking out mid-size gun safes, you’ve probably seen listed on the specifications, something like this: Gun Capacity: 12-19-31 +2 Guns. You’re probably asking yourself two questions. “What exactly do those numbers mean?” and “Wow, that seems like a lot of guns! How can that safe possibly hold that many guns?” Yes, these numbers can sometimes be misleading, but don’t worry, we’ll help break down what each of these numbers mean, and also give you the low down on how to decipher how many guns your safe will REALLY hold (and no, unfortunately there

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Do I Need a Dehumidifier For My Safe?

Do I Need a Dehumidifier For My Safe?

If ever there were a recommended accessory for a home safe, gun safe, or any kind of safe, a dehumidifier would be it! Why a dehumidifier? Well, for starters, think about what is being stored in your safe. Most safe owners will be storing some sort of metal in their safe, such as guns, jewelry, etc. and what happens when moisture and metal meet? Rust and corrosion. That’s why you might need a dehumidifier for your safe. To ensure the longest lifespan for your safe and adequately protect your valuables inside from rust and mold,

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New California Gun Laws For 2014

New California Gun Laws For 2014

With the New Year now in full swing, are you up to date on the new California gun laws for 2014? These days gun laws are constantly changing; in fact, several new gun laws were recently signed into effect that you should know about. We won’t bore you with all the nitty gritty details, just give you a breakdown on the laws that are likely to affect you the most as a California gun owner. First off, gun owners no longer need a “good cause” to obtain a conceal carry permit. This is a major

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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.

What is a Data Safe & Do I Need One?

What is a Data Safe & Do I Need One?

Why Your Fire Safe May Not Be Protecting All of Your Valuables… Most people when they hear the term “fire safe,” automatically assume that the items they keep inside it will be, like the name indicates, fire safe. But did you know that fire safes do not protect all types of valuables? In fact, there are many types of materials a fire safe will not protect when it comes to a fire. Rest assured, there is a safe out there that will protect it all. Enter the data safe. This safe is really a safe

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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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To Bolt Down or Not to Bolt Down…That is the Question

To Bolt Down or Not to Bolt Down…That is the Question

We are regularly asked if a safe should be bolted to the floor. The answer is easy – YES, it should be! Whether it’s a home safe, gun safe, jewelry safe, or any other kind of safe, bolting it down gives you more security. However, there are sometimes issues that must be considered when determining whether or not to bolt your safe to your floor, so evaluate which of the following categories you fall into, and plan accordingly. Concrete Slab –Whether in the garage or inside the house, if you have a concrete slab floor,

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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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