Have you ever wondered what goes into making your gun or fire safe? It is quite the process, but it hasn’t changed in many years. The safes we build today are basically the same construction as those 100 years ago, and are just as strong. With new electrical components and better insulating materials, the safes of today contain just a few improvements. Find out how safe makers do what they do.
While safes may be some of the toughest boxes to crack, time has no problem getting them open. After a while of sitting still, the metal will eventually rust, dust will ruin the locking mechanism and time will take over. This can be completely avoided with routine maintenance. Keep your safe clean, oil up the bolts every once in a while and call a locksmith to service the lock every few years.
According to an article published in the “Daily Mail,” approximately 150 million pallets are disposed of in landfills each year. If you’ve got companies near you that regularly receive shipments of goods loaded onto pallets, you may be able to get some of these for free. Just ask, as some companies do recycle pallets. You can use these free pallets [...]
The craft of bricklaying has a deep history that stretches back thousands of years. For those who are interested in employing the services of a mason for work on their home or business, you might be curious about how masons keep your walls waterproof or about some of the training that goes into their trade. Here are 3 interesting bits [...]
When a home is completely powered by electricity, it is important to have the electrical system inspected by a licensed electrician from time to time. This will ensure that everything is working properly and can help prevent an electrical fire from occurring. But, when should these inspections be done? While a routine electrical inspection should be done every few years, [...]
The petroleum industry employs nearly 200,000 people in Canada. Many of these employees work in the field, sometimes in previously uninhabited, remote areas. Before oil companies can extract petroleum resources, these areas must be prepared for oil field operations. If you are interested in a career in the oil industry, the following information will help you understand how a work [...]
As autumn approaches and the warm rays of summer melt away in favor of crisp breezes, it is important to begin preparing your home for the cold, wintry months. Along with weatherproofing your windows and doors, checking up on your furnace should be at the top of your to do list. Your furnace is an important resource when it becomes [...]
Safes need to be able to withstand high temperatures and powerful safe cracking tools. In order to make this happen, special materials are used that have some amazing properties. To make sure that a safe maker’s claims are true, the safes must be tested. Fire proof safes are rated by how long they can withstand a flame and still protect the safe’s contents. Other safes are rated for how long of an attack they can withstand.
Purchasing a safe can be a great investment. Whether you just want to put your vital documents inside, or you have gold bars to protect, the right safe will do the job. Make sure you pick the right safe though. Some safes that are meant to protect against a hot fire will offer minimal protection against thievery. Make sure to read the packaging clearly and do your due diligence before buying one.