Ideally, you will never have to put your fireproof safe to the test in an actual fire. However, if the worst should happen, at least you will still have your irreplaceable documents, digital data, or precious pictures when the fire is out, and the smoke clears. Insurance may replace your home, and belongings farily easily, but trying to get copies of important paperwork can be a real nightmare, and once an original photograph has been consumed by fire, it's gone forever. Placing what is most valuable to you in a fireproof safe will enable you to sleep better; knowing if you ever do have to start from scratch after a fire, you'll still have the contents of your safe to help you get started.
This fireproof safe, the First Alert 2013F Fire and Water Chest, weighs in at a convenient 14.5 pounds; light enough that you don't need a handcart to move it. Its 0.17 cubic feet allows ample room for documents, and small, precious items. This fireproof safe can resist up to 1550 degrees for a full half-hour, and features a waterproof seal to keep the contents dry. Classic grey in color, also featured is a clamping style lock that comes with two keys, and a 5-year, limited warranty. Add to that a lifetime, after-fire replacement policy, and you get one of the best deals on the market for the price.
The SentrySafe 500 Fire-Safe Box has a UL classification of 1/2 hour for fire protection, and is ETL verified to keep digital data safe for up to 1/2 hour in 1550 degree heat. At 0.15 cubic feet, plus a weight of only 11.1 pounds, this fireproof safe is discreet, and easy to move in a hurry if necessary. A privacy key lock keeps contents safe from the curious, and the Manufacturers Limited Warranty makes this fireproof safe a worry free purchase. You wouldn't be looking into buying a safe if you didn't have things you want to protect. Owning a SentrySafe will put an end to the worry of a fire destroying things you can't replace.
The Sentry Safebox has several features that make it an easy choice when shopping for a fireproof safe. The fold-away handle minimizes the space needed to store it, and a weight of 16 pounds (empty) makes it easy to move. A keyed lock makes it more secure, and the tray inside is removable. Two keys come with every fireproof safe, and no two sets are alike. The only keys that will open this safe are the ones it arrives with. This unit makes the perfect "traveling cash-box" for any event where money is involved, and makes doing business anywhere less of a worry when you know your receipts and cash are going to be secure.
This fireproof safe is UL classified for 1/2 hour of proven fire protection, and ETL verified for up to 1/2 hour for digital data. SentrySafe 1200BLK Fire Chest is sturdily constructed, and with measurements of 11.2 x 14.3 x 6.1 inches, there is ample storage room for anything from birth certificates, to heirloom jewlery, or any other small item you want to keep safe. With so many different ones on the market, shopping for a fireproof safe can be a frustrating experience. SentrySafe has the satisfied customers it takes to prove that what they offer is the best choice you could make.
Purchasing a SentrySafe 1210 is an investment in peace of mind as much as safe storage. The 11 x 14.3 x 6.1 inch dimensions of this fireproof safe, plus a weight of only 12.8 pounds make it discreet, and the convenient handle allows for easy transport in an emergency. This unit is the perfect size to contain 8.5 x 11 documents without folding them, and a big plus is this fireproof safe doesn't build up moisture like others can, therefore it does not require anti-moisture control to keep its contents safe from mold. Not much is sadder than opening a "safe" only to find that it wasn't so safe after all.
This heavy duty, fireproof safe from Honeywell weighs in at 56 pounds (empty), and even though it does have a convenient carry handle, most thieves will be discouraged by the weight alone. This molded, fire/water chest measures 0.46 cubic feet, and offers plenty of room for flat document storage. It features protection in 1700F / 927C heat for 1-hour, and the waterproof seal keeps contents dry for up to 48-hours. Finding a fireproof safe rated for more than 1/2 an hour is a challenge, but not if your looking at a Honeywell. All latches feature dual compression for extra water-protection, and a 7-year, limited warranty is also included in the purchase.
This molded, fire/water Honeywell is the best large file chest you could get for documents that must be kept in a fireproof safe. Its 1.06 cubic feet are UL class 350, 1-hour protection in heat up to 1700F / 927C. Digital media, A4 and legal size hanging file folders will be secure in this unit. A water-proof seal will keep the contents dry for up to 48-hours, giving you plenty of time to retrieve your fireproof safe before dampness can damage its contents. The lid opens and closes easily, plus it is designed to close slowly, rather than slam shut if it is let go. Dual compression latches, and safety hinges add to the security of the Honeywell making it a sound investment in peace of mind. A 7-year, limited warranty adds to the reasons that mke this unit one of the best deals of its kind. Plus, at 80.3 pounds (empty) thieves would need a hand-cart to get away with your belongings.
This fireproof safe by First Alert is also waterproof. For up to 1-hour, this safe is UL classified to keep the contents safe. In heat up 1700F, the interior of this unit remains less than 350 degrees. At 0.94 cubic feet, there is plenty of room for safe storage, and a weight of 76.3 pounds will make a thief think twice about trying to take it. The shelf is removable, and concealed hinges are resistant to prying. There is an emergency override key for the 4-number combination lock, plus this fireproof safe has a 5-year limited warranty with a lifetime, after-fire replacement policy.
This SentrySafe is 1.23 cubic feet, and features a secure "double-locking" system. The key, and combination are both required to open the electronic lock on this fireproof safe, plus its door hinges are extra thick with no way to pry them. Hardware to bolt the SentrySafe down is included, making it impossible for theives to simply pick it up and walk away. The removable shelf adjusts to nine different levels, or remove it entirely for room enough to store larger items. No space is wasted in this fireproof safe; on the inside of the door there is a convenient pocket that helps keep small items from being buried among larger ones. The SentrySafe is UL classified for up to 1-hour in heat of 1700F / 927 C, and UL verified for proctection of CD's, DVD's, USB drives, and memory sticks. Also ETL verified to be water resistant up to 8-inches for 24-hours, and it also comes with a limited manufactures warranty.
This fireproof safe by First Alert is waterproof as well. The user-friendly, digital keypad (batteries included) is backlit, and an override key is provided for emergencies. Four live / two dead door bolts, plus pry resistant, concealed hinges make the First Alert less of an easy target. Its very weight, at 182 pounds, will discourage even the most determined of thieves. This 2.14 cubic foot fireproof safe is UL classified to resist external heat of 1700F for up to 1-hour, while maintaining an interior temperature of 350F. This unit comes with 2 adjustable, removable shelves, plus a pull-out file rack for convenient, orderly storage. This is the perfect safe for any home or small business, and the 5-year limited warranty, plus a lifetime after-fire replacement policy makes it a sensible choice.
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