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.
When looking for ways to brighten up your home, look down at the floor. The atmosphere of every room is affected by the floor a person first steps onto. Consider these flooring suggestions when planning your next home update. To change the character of any room, start at the floor and work your way up. Kitchen Flooring The kitchen has many purposes. [...]
Properly maintaining your heating and air conditioning system is essential to preserving the unit’s energy efficiency, protecting the validity of the manufacturer’s warranty, and preventing frequent repairs. In order to ensure your heating and air conditioning system remains properly maintained at all times, simply follow the step-by-step guide below. Step #1: Replace Your Air Filter The most frequent maintenance that your heating [...]
Garages are wide-open spaces where you can put anything. Whatever the reason you’re not using it right now, your garage is fair game for other uses – and you don’t want to waste it by just throwing storage items in there. In fact, these steps leave plenty of room for storage, but also keep the garage space useful as a [...]
Has your old asphalt shingle roof started to decay? Does it look faded and weathered? If so, then it is probably time to have it replaced. Instead of simply buying another asphalt roof, you should give serious consideration to purchasing a metal roof. Metal roofing is a fantastic option for your home which presents several of benefits that asphalt shingles [...]
Log homes built more than 800 years ago in Russia and Norway still stand as a testament to the longevity and durability of log buildings. This style of architecture still lures homeowners with its combination of rustic coziness, energy efficiency and low maintenance. If you are still in the planning stages of building your own home, consider the vast design options and [...]
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.