Even a safe of a small size can be very useful in the long run, especially if you have different types of relatively small valuables in your property. Safes can provide enhanced protection against burglars as well as against fires and water. If you don’t currently have one in your house then you should seriously consider getting one. Here are just a few things you can put in your safe and protect them against everyone.
The world is a dangerous place. If you have a handgun for personal protection purposes then it is not a good idea to deposit it at random in your house, especially if you have small kids. A handgun can provoke unfortunate accidents in a matter of seconds. Therefore, make sure that you keep your handgun in your safe and nobody will ever get hurt. Additionally, your safe can store any ammunition you might have, empty magazines, and so on.
Important files and folders
There are many types of files which should be protected against thieves, robbers, and malevolent people. For example, you definitely want to keep your birth certificate safe as well as your business documents, property and car ownership files, and so on. Additionally, these files and folders can be quickly destroyed in the case of fire or because of water damage and it would be very time-consuming and expensive to replace them.
Therefore, a private safe would be very useful in this case. It will keep your documents and files safe for a long period of time and make you sleep better at nights. Today’s safes are waterproof and they can withstand fire damage for up to 2 hours in some cases.
Gold bullions and valuable coins
One of the best ways of preserving your wealth is investing in items made from gold such as bullions or coins. Gold never loses its value and if you need a large lump of cash, you can simply sell your gold bullions. Luckily, items made from gold are also quite small and they will fit a private safe perfectly. Such valuables should be kept away from prying eyes, otherwise your house might be burglared when you expect the least.
Similarly, old coins can be equally valuable and they can be sold for a lot of money to museums and other places where antiques are needed. You can safely preserve your collection of old coins in your safe and sleep better at nights knowing that your assets are protected.
Precious stones and gems
Stones and gems of all kind don’t lose their value with the passing of time and in emergency situations, they can get you out from a tough financial moment. Also, precious stones are gems are usually quite small and they can be safely placed in a sealable bag and deposited in your private safe. No one will ever know they are there and you will have more peace of mind.
A great amount of cash
If you have a large amount of cash, maybe a full suitcase like you often see in movies then you probably already know that you shouldn’t deposit it at random, not even in your home office. Such wealth should be kept in a private place, away from prying eyes or nosy neighbors. It is best to store any amount of cash in your private safe which can be installed in the walls of your house or in the floor. Additionally, your safe will keep your fragile hundred-dollar bills safe from fires or water damage.
In most cases, you will get a secondary key when you buy certain items such as a brand new car, a new lock for your front entrance door and so on. Especially if you have more than one car and/or property, it is a good idea to keep your duplicates safe and away from easy access. Also, it is recommended to keep all your duplicates into one place, so that you don’t have to remember where you have placed the duplicate key of your vehicle, etc. In this case, your private safe would be the perfect spot for depositing your key duplicates, so take advantage of this.
Whether you have inherited a large collection of jewelry items or you simply buy such products on a regular basis, protecting them should be your top priority. A private safe offers you a sufficient amount of space for you to keep your rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and other types of jewelry items made from gold, silver or similar precious metals. Also, if your jewelry items feature rare precious stones or gems, protecting them is even more important.
Feel free to give us a call if you need to install a private safe in your property. We can install safes in various places at your house and we can also offer other locksmith services in Montreal downtown for you.