Shopping for Home Jewelry Safes

When shopping for home jewelry safes, there are several factors to consider. First, you want to look for a safe that is both fireproof and offers burglary protection. A fireproof safe with have ratings from 30 minutes to two hours. Look for safes that have been tested by well known companies like United Laboratories.

For burglary protection look for jewelry safes that have a U.L. Residential Security Container or a higher TL rating. You’ll also want to pay attention to the type of lock used. Some people prefer a tumbler while others are partial to newer electronic locks. Finally, when it comes to jewelry, you’ll want to find a safe that has velvet lined interiors so your jewelry won’t get scratched.

Emergency Preparedness

Many of us believe we are invincible until tragedy strikes. A fire can strike anywhere at any time and you need to be prepared. In addition to having a fire escape plan for your home, you also need to think about how you will secure your valuables.

The best way to protect your irreplaceable items is to invest in a fireproof home safe. Inside your safe you should keep personal identity documents, like your passport, birth certificate, and copy of your driver’s license. You should also store important certificates, professional licenses, wills and other legal documents. Finally, make a list of your bank and credit card numbers so it’ll be easier to straighten out your lives financially after a destructive fire.