Home Safes

Located in Southern California, Huntington Beach has a population of somewhere around 189,992 and that makes it Orange County’s largest populated beach side city. The 8.5 miles long stretch of sandy beach, excellent beach and surfing culture along with the mild climate make it attractive to lots of people. However, any time there is a large group of people accumulated in any one place, there is bound to be some type of thievery going on. Alert citizens are always on the lookout for a means of keeping their possessions safe, and some have found that having the security of home safes does more than offer peace of mind.
Thieves typically want to get in and get out of your home as quickly as possible to reduce the chances of getting caught. Since most homes are broken into during the hours when their owners are not there to prevent the intrusion, having a way to keep valuables safe is a critical element in protecting them during a robbery. Home safes offer the kind of assurance that important papers, jewelry and other critical elements of your life are secure.
Home safes are a nice complement to a home’s security alarm system because we all know that even the best security systems can and sometimes are broached. A home safe is one of the best ways to deter thieves from accessing those things stored inside. The truth is that some thieves are psychologically deterred because they think that when home owners have home safes there is nothing left in the house worth stealing. Of course, that doesn’t mean they are not going to take the electronics, but you can always replace those.

It is just common knowledge that home safes are great for protecting from burglary, but there are other things to consider as well. Fireproof safes protect your valuables from natural elements like fire and water as well. These natural elements destroy lots of property every year, and that includes all kinds of different items that can never be replaces. This is why adding a safe to your home is so important.
Those in Huntington Beach who are looking for home safes must understand that there are different ratings on fire safes. Typically, a home safe is rated up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit and that will protect your valuables for as long as 20 minutes. Other safes come with fire linings that offer greater protection and many for as long as two hours.
The amount of protection from fire that you get from home safes that are fire rated depends on how much you really need. That can be determined by where in your home the safe will be located. If it is in the basement, you may not need the same fire rating that would be necessary in another location. When selecting yours, be sure that you understand how to choose and exactly what you need. If you have questions, call us today.