Types of Safes



Types of Safes

When it comes to buying a safe to accommodate all sorts of valuables, it’s overwhelming for the average person to choose because safes come in various types, and each one has its strength and weakness. 

The best approach to buying the right safe that will suit your need and that of your organization is to know the types of safes that are available in the market, their features, advantages, sizes, and ratings.

The different types of safes:

Residential or Home Safes

Home safes are used to protect valuable items from theft such as car titles, school and birth certificates, deeds, passports et cetera. The home safe has been popular from time immemorial, and interestingly, the ones available are designed to have both fire and waterproof features.

You can conveniently select from the four types of homes safes: 

Jewelry Safes

This is a type of safe that is specifically designed to hold jewelry for individuals, and there are large types for commercial purposes. Because jewelry is one of the most sorted items by thieves and burglars, they are made of heavy duty steel and are fairly expensive.

If you’re an affluent citizen or you have expensive quality jewelry, getting a specific safe to protect them from intruders is never a bad idea. Call our trusted local locksmiths at QuickPro Locksmith for your jewelry safes, and we will recommend ideal places to install it in your home as well as models with interiors for your delicate but expensive jewelry.

Burglary Safes

Also known as stand-alone, floor, or wall safes; they have lasted for decades and are the most popular among all the residential types of safes. These safes are to be hidden and concealed by pictures, furniture, artifacts, or paintings. They are built and designed to fit into the cavity that exists between two walls.

Most models are heavy and built with steel. Other features of the burglary or wall safes are that they are fire and water resistant. We can help you check for the fire ratings and also recommend if you need to build a separate beam that can withstand the weight of the safe.

Fire and gun safes

This can be handy while keeping your weapons out of the reach of children or other individuals with unstable attitude.

They come in various sizes, strength, and highly secured lock mechanisms. Talk to us to look out for affordable models with good fireproof and residence ratings.

Commercial or business safes

Office safes

Most of the models are rated on their resistance when dropped from specified heights, and they can be used for storing sensitive documents, seals, deeds, and other valuable items.

Bank vaults

Sometimes called the strong room, the bank vault comes with complex locking mechanisms and close fitting steel door. It is entirely different and highly secured than the other types of safes mentioned in this piece.

It is used to store cash deposits, documents, and other valuable assets of the bank.

There are other types of safes used for commercial purposes like the hotel safes, media safes, drawer, diversion, and file safes.

Additionally, it is good to know that the locking mechanisms of the safes mentioned above are not the same. Some of them are designed with a combination dial lock, electronic locks, key locks, card swipe, and biometric lock systems.

No matter your budget or preference, call QuickPro Locksmith and professional will recommend and install the right safe that will fit your need.

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