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Different Types of Safes for Valuable Storage

jewelry-safeHigh security safes can add extra protection to the valuables in your home. They can be used to safeguard important documents, jewelry or cash depending on the type of safe you purchase.

Diversion Safe

A diversion safe is one that is a burglary safe made to look like other objects to fool thieves. They can be made to look like ordinary items like a book, candle or wall outlet. They are usually small and are great for cash that’s kept around the house for emergencies.

Fire-Resistant Safe

While many people people that fire-resistant safes will protect items from high temperatures forever, they’ll only work for a few hours. Depending on the type of safe you purchase, you’ll get between a half hour to approximately 4 hours of protection. For example, the UL Class 350 1-hour means that the internal temperature of the safe will not go higher than 350 degrees for one hour.

Jewelry Safe

A jewelry safe is one of the highest security safes to offer both fire and burglary protectionyou’re your valuables. The TRTL30x6 safe has a body thickness of 4 1/8″ and a door thickness of 8 1/4″, which provides it a formidable defense against thieves.

Burglar-Resistant Safe

While it’s best for valuables, burglar-resistant safes are not made to withstand heat like a fire-resistant or jewelry safe. They are rated based on their ability to withstand tools that a thief might use to open them.