A fire-resistant safe is a type of safe that is designed to protect its contents from high temperatures or actual fire. Fire resistant safes get there rating by the amount of time they can withstand the extreme temperatures a fire produces, while not exceeding a set internal temperature.
The burglar resistant safe is designed to contain valuables. It is constructed with solid metal walls and a heavy door resistant to attack by drilling, cutting or prying. Hardened and drill resistant metals are often used to slow down attempts to break in to this safe.
Some home safes are rated to be Burglar Fire Safes. They are typically composite safes that offer a simple solution when you want to protect both documents from fire and valuables from burglary attacks.
While paper can withstand temperatures of up to 350ºF (177ºC), some computer media will not withstand that heat leaving your data unusable. In addition to keeping your contents cooler some media safes are built with an extra seal to help protect your data from humidity and magnetism.
Deposit safes are special purpose safes used mainly by businesses. They generally have multiple compartments that can be individually locked, allowing varying levels of access. Deposit Safes also commonly incorporate one way slots or rotary drop hoppers that allow small item deposits without needing to open the safe.
As a gun owning citizen, it is your responsibility to keep those guns out of the hands of people who don’t know about gun safety, such as children. The best way to do this is to invest in a good gun safe. Choices range from simple metal cabinets to complex, heavy gauge gun safes weighing thousands of pounds.