Simplysafes

All about safes & security

  1. My safe does not open, what should I do?

    My safe does not open, what should I do?
    Safe with electronic code lock Safe with electronic code lock and emergency key Safe with a key lock Safe with fingerprint lock Safe with 2 locks (double locks) 1. Your safe is equipped with an electronic code lock Many 'problems' of a code lock are caused by a user error or a power problem (battery). Take the manual with you, ensure... 24-06-2020
  2. Anchoring well, a necessity for every safe!

    Anchoring well, a necessity for every safe!
    Regardless of the weight, we always recommend anchoring your safe. This prevents the safe from being taken from you. A well-anchored safe is an absolute necessity for light and medium-weight safes. The European standard even prescribes that all burglar-resistant safes up to 1000 kg must be properly anchored. We're talking burglar-resistant safes that protect cash and / or valuables from theft. Good safe... 24-06-2020
  3. Which Type of Safe Lock?

    Which Type of Safe Lock?
    A wide variety of locks are available for safes. You can buy a safe with a key lock, mechanical code lock, electronic combination lock or biometric lock. There are also time locks and safes can be equipped with double locks so that 2 people are needed to open the safe. Each type of lock has its own advantages and disadvantages. The best lock is the lock that you... 24-06-2020
  4. Replacement and Extra Keys

    Replacement and Extra Keys
    We often get asked about the replacement of lost keys or supply of additional keys. We can only provide replacement keys for a small selection of manufacturers and if you have purchased the safe from us. If you have purchased a safe from a different retailer such as B&Q, Screwfix, Homebase or other DIY chains then we are not able to assist... 08-06-2020
  5. Are Safes Fireproof ?

    Are Safes Fireproof ?
    Not all safes on the market are fireproof. Most safes do not offer any fire protection at all, so it is important to check the safe you are purchasing gives you the protection you require. When purchasing a fire safe it is important to choose the right safe for whatever it is you are planning to store within it. Different... 03-06-2020
  6. Best Homes Safes for 2020

    Best Homes Safes for 2020
    Here at Simply Safes, we often get asked what the best home safe is. We have put together this best buy guide to help you make the best possible choice. With an extensive range of models to choose from we have hand picked 10 models for you, each with a different budget. Please feel free to contact one of our... 02-06-2020
  7. The Ultimate Safes Guide

    The Ultimate Safes Guide
    Why Should I Buy a Safe? There are many reasons why you should buy a safe for your home or business. Many people choose not to believing there is nothing valuable they need to keep secure. This is one of many common misconceptions. Most people will have a passport. Most of us have legal documents such as birth certificates, company certificates... 28-05-2020
  8. How to open a digital safe if you forgot the number?

    How to open a digital safe if you forgot the number?
    Should you forget the user code, it might be possible to open without the need for a locksmith or safe engineer. However, it depends on the type you have purchased. If you purchased an entry-level model, there should be an emergency key. This will allow you to override the digital keypad and open your safe. There will have been two... 28-05-2020
  9. What kind of home alarm should I get to protect my family?

    What kind of home alarm should I get to protect my family?
    Alarm systems are usually purchased as a result of a burglary or burglaries in your area. There is a wide choice of home security options available. This buying guide is to help you make an informed decision as to which type would suit you best. At Simply Safes, we understand there are a lot of companies who will sell and... 28-05-2020
  10. Best Wall Safes for 2020

    Best Wall Safes for 2020
    Hidden wall safes are a popular range of products that are designed to be installed into concrete. If you are competent at DIY, installation can be carried out. You will need a special mix of concrete and have around 100mm of additional space so you can achieve a secure fixing. Alternatively you might need to seek a builder locally who... 28-05-2020

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