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Few things are scarier than the development of a fire in your home. Not only could someone get hurt, or worse, but the damage to your home and your belongings can be devastating. Fortunately, a fireproof safe can be a great way to protect the most important of your belongings in the unlikely event of a fire. At Affordable Lock & Security Solutions, we can help to provide safes for sale that can be used to protect valuable documents, heirlooms, or anything else in these unfortunate circumstances. Before you buy, though, we’d like to give you more information on fire safety ratings. We are located in Apopka, FL, a part of the greater Orlando area.

 

More Information on Fire Safety Ratings

To get a better understanding of fire safety ratings, the first thing to note is that the material inside the safe does make an impact. If the safe’s contents heats up to a certain temperature, even if the safe is still fine, the contents may burn. An example would be paper, which will cause the rating to fail if it exceeds 350 degrees fahrenheit. When testing the safe, it will be exposed to a certain amount of temperature over a certain amount of time. After the safe cools, the contents will be examined to see whether or not it’s still usable. Fire resistance ratings come in the form of classes depending on the temperature the contents can endure as well as an hour duration. Normally, you’ll find these options:

  • Class
    • 350 degrees fahrenheit
    • 150 degrees fahrenheit
    • 125 degrees fahrenheit
  • Hour
    • Half hour
    • 1 Hour
    • 2 Hours
    • 3 Hours
    • 4 Hours

 

Why Get a Fireproof Safe?

All of us have some kind of sensitive documents at least–social security cards, birth certificates, etc. At the very least, these items should be protected. While they’re not impossible to replace, they are important and can be necessary for different responsibilities. Beyond those, most of us will have some amount of delicate or important items and documents of other kinds. Photos are a great example. While we live in the digital world where most of our modern photographs are electronic, many of us still carry physical photos of our grandparents or other family members that we may want to preserve. Perhaps you also just have a back up of cash that you’d like to protect. There are many reasons why you should look at safes for sale.

 

Contact us to get Safes for Sale

Have we convinced you to protect your important belongings with the help of a fireproof safe? At Affordable Lock & Security Solutions, we’d like to help you prepare for the worst case scenario by helping you find the perfect safe at the right rating for what you’re looking to protect. Don’t wait until it’s too late! Call us today to learn more about fire ratings and how you can protect your valuables from unexpected disasters. Whether from fires, floods, storms, or worse… If you live in the Apopka area, or greater Orlando, we have you covered.