HOW TO KEEP YOUR VALUABLES SAFE IN A BURGLARY
The ‘how’ to this questions is simple - you install a functional and durable safe. By placing your valuable possessions such as money and jewellery into a safe, burglars will have a tough time trying to gain access to the costly items within your home. However, at Lock Supplies, we like to focus on the ‘why’ of getting a safe.
Many people dismiss this option by assuming that a robbery will never happen to them. However, it can happen to anyone at any time, and there are a number of reasons for purchasing a safe to prevent theft.
Homeowners who have purchased a safe, often find themselves filling it with items that have emotional or sentimental value. These unique items, whether they are photos, birth certificates or family heirlooms, cannot be replaced with a simple insurance claim. Providing these items with effective protection is a must, as, if they sit in a drawer or on a desk, only minimal effort would be required for them to be taken.
The best way to protect priceless items is to secure them in a safe. By buying a safe, these items will be safe during a burglary. This is especially the case if you purchase a durable and strengthened safe from a specialist.
In today’s society, an unfortunate, yet common occurrence, is identity theft. If your passports sit in a drawer, a burglar can take it and use it for any number of malicious tasks. Whether it is using credit cards, or travelling under your name, this is something a safe can protect. An insurance company will have a hard time trying to reimburse you for this kind of occurrence, as if it is done comprehensively, you could lose a lot more than just your passport. Similarly, the priceless items obviously cannot be replaced by insurance companies. So put your passports, precious documents, and old photos in a safe to protect them from theft.
So yes - a safe will keep your valuables safe during a robbery. But what else can it protect them from? Well, you may think you might not be prone to burglaries, but what about a fire. House fires can be wildly unpredictable, and can, unfortunately, rip through homes at speed. There are many safes available that are not only difficult for criminals to penetrate, but also have fire-resistant qualities. By placing your emotional and sentimental items in a safe, it makes the the difference between them enduring a series of unfortunate events or perishing.
So to ensure the longevity of your precious items, especially against theft, you should purchase and install a safe. This is the best way to ensure that your items are easily accessible, as well as secure when you are out of the house. To purchase a safe for your personal belongings give the team at Lock Supplies a call.