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Buying Tips

Not sure which safe is the right one for you? There's no need to worry. These buying tips will make it easier to decide which is the perfect safe for you. If you need additional help, call us at (800) 334-6060 and speak with one of our safe consultants.

Overnight Use 

Are you going to be using the safe to store money overnight? High Security composite safes are highly recommended for storing money overnight.

Size & Capacity

When buying a safe, it is important to look at the size and total capacity of the safe. Just because a safe is large enough for your valuables right now, does not mean it will be sufficient enough down the road as you keep adding more valuables inside the safe.

Safe Location 

When looking for a safe, one should always evaluate the desired area for the safe. It is always important to consider all variables, including floor weight capacity, entrance path, door swing, safe depth, and flooring.


When purchasing a safe, establish all of the necessary information from the beginning. The following questionaire is simple, basic, and should direct you to the best safe for you:

  • Are you buying a safe for your home or business?
  • What valuables/materials is the safe going to protect?
  • Do you need a safe for burglary protection, fire protection, or both?
  • How large of a safe do you need?
  • What area are you going to place the safe?

If you still cannot decide what safe you will need, please contact our knowledgeable sales team at (800) 334-6060.


Maintenance Tips

These basic, simple, safe caring tips will help any safe owner to ensure that their safe is in good condition. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact our world class service team toll free at (800) 334-6060.


It is recommended that the hinges of a safe are consistently lubricated.

Combination/Key Locks

To ensure proper function, combination and key locks should be maintained at least once per year.

Electronic Lock Batteries 

Alkaline batteries are recommended over any other battery for electronic locks.


All safes should be kept dry and away from moisture.

Safe Balance / Level 

As part of regular maintenance, it is important that the safe body and door be properly leveled and balanced.

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