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Police Unlikely to Solve Break-Ins: How to Keep Property Safe from Burglars

Concerned about your possessions in the event of a break in? You aren’t alone. All About Safes recently ran a survey to discover what the British public really think about how the police would handle their case. Read the results here. Many of us are concerned about our personal or business property, and there is good reason for it. Around 500,000 homes are burgled each year in the UK, while half of all business premises will be the victim of a similar crime at some point during their time of... Read More

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Introducing InSafe a new brand with fantastic products

We’re pleased to announce a new brand being offered on our website. With an element of exclusivity to the offer, InSafe have only offered their products to real safe engineering companies. With our company background, industry experience, product knowledge and expertise our brands and companies are the perfect duo. Insafe is the oldest British security company that designs, manufactures, supplies, installs, maintains and services all types of safes nationwide using their own crews and engineers. Across their great range of products all their safes are insurance approved and fire resistant... Read More

Customer Service Announcement – Price Increase Update

Price increase from our main safe manufacturers Everyone expects a price increase notification from time to time however this month has seen 3 letters from our main manufacturers advising of an increase to their prices. All products available from Burton Safes, Chubb Safes and Phoenix safes will be subject to a price increase in the upcoming weeks. Phoenix Safes released a price increase earlier which are we yet to implement, Chubb Safes are increasing their products within one calendar week and Burton Safes are increasing theirs very soon too. We... Read More


Safety Deposit Boxes – Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Limited

There’s been a lot in the news this week, some of which was quite exciting! The thought of the UK sitting on over 150 million barrels of oil can only benefit our economy, a number of exciting bits and bobs floating out of the political parties, creating some interesting conversations within All About Safes – however there was one news item that caught our attention and has remained at the forefront of our conversations all week. Seeing the news on Tuesday morning that Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Limited had been... Read More

Buying a gun safe – thoughts for consideration

On the 13th – 15th February 2015 Stoneleigh Manor hosted the Great British Shooting Show which is established as the UK’s premier public showcase and launch pad for major International gun manufacturers, gun retailers and shooting accessory suppliers. The show took place literally down the road from where our Headquarters are based and thought it’d be useful to cover some frequently asked questions when buying a gun safe. How many guns do you have? Gun safes come in a range of sizes, which focus on how many guns you can... Read More

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Do I need to install / bolt down my safe?

Hello and welcome to our last post in January where we’ve focussed on Eurograded Safes available from some of the leading manufacturers Chubb Safes, Burton Safes and Phoenix Safes. In this post we focus on the importance of fixing your safe to the floor, regardless of size or weight. Throughout January we’ve read about some pretty terrible stories from around the UK, of safes being stolen from their properties and we thought it’d be useful to stipulate how important it is to bolt down your safe – even if it... Read More


Phoenix Safes – Eurograded safes at an affordable price

Throughout January we’ve been focussing on some of our best-selling eurograded safes. A eurograde safe is a class of safe that has been given a certification following rigorous testing to a European classification (EN1143-1). Eurograded safes offer a minimum cash rating of £6,000 and jewellery rating of £60,000 (this cover is for insurance purposes.) Eurograded safes also offer a greater level of security, a better build quality and are great for home or domestic use. In this post we look at eurograded safes available from the Phoenix Safes company –... Read More

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Eurograded Burton Safes – The most versatile range of safes there is!

Hello! This is the second of our January blog posts where we look at ranges of eurograded safes. A eurograded safe is a safe that has been certified to a certain standard following rigorous testing by approved institutes. A eurograded safe offers (dependant on the class of grading) a minimum cash rating cover of £6,000 or £60,000 jewellery cover up to a whopping £250,000 cash rating or £2,500,000 jewellery cover. In this blog we delve into the eurograded safes available from Burton Safes. Burton Safes are a company that was... Read More

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Eurograded ChubbSafes – Suitable safes for your cash and valuables following Christmas.

Happy New Year to all our readers! We hope that your festive break was relaxing, enjoyable and most importantly you got spoilt! Throughout the month of January we’re focussing on eurograded safes and today we look at safes offered by Chubbsafes in this range. Eurograde safes are sometimes the requirement of your home insurance provider. Need a safe for your home insurance after receiving sparkly gifts at Christmas? Read on to see the range of safes from Chubb, all of which are AiS Approved (Association of Insurance Surveyors). You’re in... Read More

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Keysafes for the Elderly: What, How, and Why?

Until the invention of the keysafe there were only a few choices for people who cared for elderly relatives who needed other people to have access to their homes. One option was to have their own key, which worked perfectly for them, but didn’t allow others to get in in an emergency. Another option was to leave a spare key hidden under the mat or another obvious place, which worked but is obviously not a very security-conscious plan. So the keysafe was the best solution. Keysafes are a small, secure... Read More