Top Reasons to Have a Home Safe


Considering purchasing a home safe? A safe can be a valuable tool to utilize when storing your important documents, and expensive items such as bonds and jewelry. In fact, you might be surprised at all the reasons why a safe could be a good investment for you and your family. When shopping for your home safe, consider these five reasons for owning one, and consider how much space is available in your home to devote to accommodating your safekeeping needs. 

  1. Protecting Your Items

Anything of value can be a target for potential thieves. Small items that can be carried away and easily pawned should be kept in a safe. Especially if you live in an area where break-ins often occur, or if you frequently have house guests. 

  1. Protect from Natural Disasters

Natural disasters often occur unexpectedly. If your home was to catch fire or flood, what irreplaceable documents and possessions would you lose? Birth certificates, old photographs, the deed to your home, these are all documents that should be protected. If your collection of photos is too large to store, consider digitizing them and keeping your memory sticks or discs in the safe. Feel secure that your irreplaceable will be kept in pristine condition despite natural disasters when you put them in a safe. 

  1. Important Documents

While today’s tech-savvy world makes it easier to replace important documents, having them on hand when needed is extremely beneficial. Important documents such as birth certificates, immigration paperwork, marriage licenses, and death decrees are important to have available. For example, being able to prove your citizenship immediately can keep you out of potential trouble. There are countless scenarios that demand access to the original paperwork. 

  1. Protecting Heirlooms

Almost every family has items that have been passed down throughout the generations. Consider the irreplaceable trinkets left to you by your parents or grandparents. While they might not be worth much money, their history makes them priceless. Family heirlooms should be treasured and kept safe for generations to come. Consider protecting them by keeping them in a safe.

  1. Jewelry Storage

Jewelry boxes are great to store costume pieces, but real jewels need to be protected against theft and any other natural disasters. Develop a habit of always locking your pricey pieces in a safe and you’ll be less likely to mislay and lose them. 

  1. Aesthetic Appeal

At R.J. Lock, our safes look good inside and out, while giving you the security that you need! Some folks worry that they won’t have a place to “hide” their safes, however when you purchase one of our safes, you’ll be proud to show it off in your home! 

There are plenty of uses for a home safe, so think carefully about what you’ll need to store inside, now and in the future. Decide what size safe that you’ll need, to keep all of your expensive and irreplaceable items under lock and key. 

For more information or to purchase a safe for your home, contact the Lock & Security Experts at R.J. Lock. Call 410.213.8477, or email rjopensit@rjlocksmith.com for more information. 


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