Simplysafes

All about safes & security

  1. Can I Fit a Wall Safe in My House?

    Can I Fit a Wall Safe in My House?
    Wall safes are specifically designed to be secured within a cut out section in a wall as opposed to a standard type safe which you bolt to a wall or floor and this is a free standing type of safe. Whether a wall safe is suitable to be installed in your home would be determined by the type of walling... 28-05-2020
  2. Digital Safe or Key Safe - What's Best?

    Digital Safe or Key Safe - What's Best?
    Here at Simply Safes, this is one of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. We have put together this handy buying guide to help you make your choice. Ultimately it is our opinion that this broadly down to your own personal preference. This guide also goes into further detail about the different options available on digital locks and... 28-05-2020
  3. Find the Right Safe

    Find the Right Safe
    Making the right choice of home safe, can be overwhelming due to so many choices. At Simply Safes, we frequently receive calls asking for assistance. Our experienced staff put them at ease and help them make an educated decision. With an extensive range of safes to choose from you might ask "Why do you list so many safes?". Some are... 28-05-2020
  4. Best Fireproof Safe for 2020

    Best Fireproof Safe for 2020
    Here at Simply Safes, we have put together this handy buying guide on fireproof safes, to suit all budgets. All fireproof safes are tested differently depending on the type of item that is being protected. Media damages at different temperatures so it is important to select the right type of fireproof safe. Please feel free to get in touch with... 28-05-2020
  5. How are Safes Rated?

    How are Safes Rated?
    Safes are all rated to different levels. Some even feature fire protection. During the safes testing process, they are attacked with different tools that a burglar may use. This buying guide will help you understand the complex world of safe ratings that bit easier. Buying a safe can require a great deal of research. The variety of ratings or eurograde... 28-05-2020
  6. What does Drill Protection Mean

    What does Drill Protection Mean
    Drill protection or an anti-drill device is basically a means of protecting a locking mechanism from being tampered with by means of a drill to gain access to the items within. Drilling a lock is a way of gaining access to a safe by using a power drill to open up the lock, giving the user the ability to insert... 28-05-2020
  7. DIY: How to secure a safe

    DIY: How to secure a safe
    Positioning and securing a safe yourself is possible with the right knowledge and tools . The lighter safes in particular are not that difficult to position and bolt down yourself. Read on for supplies and step-by-step instructions. Supplies needed to install a safe yourself Impact drill Concrete drill Socket wrench Plastic hammer Level Air syringe Fixing anchors (with or without delivery with safe) Secure... 28-05-2020
  8. How much cash can I legally hold at home?

    How much cash can I legally hold at home?
    There are no rules which state how much cash you can have within your property, however there are some very good reasons why holding large amounts of cash at home is not a good idea. Reasons not to keep large amounts of cash at home The first reason is security. If you are burgled and you leave cash sums in... 29-04-2020
  9. What are Old Safes made of?

    What are Old Safes made of?
    When looking at what old safes are made of, we would have to go back to Egyptian times. The Egyptians were the first people to value their belongings to such an extent that they felt the need to secure them for future use and they kept their important documents and valuables buried deep in pyramids, so I guess you could... 25-05-2017
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