All About Safes Blog

Graphic of home security 17/01/2019
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Most Popular Home Security Revealed: All About Safes’ Survey Results

As a business that is focused on helping to secure possessions and other high-value assets, All About Safes’ was concerned about the recent news coverage over domestic security. With burglary figures on the rise and crime resolution rates falling, we wanted to know what the British public was doing to keep themselves safe. All About Safes commissioned research into the most popular home security systems employed across British homes. We asked 935 members of the public what kind of security they had in place for their domestic property. So what... Read More

Code lock on the safe door 20/12/2018
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Should I Buy a Used Safe? Why Second-Hand Isn’t Second Best

Considering making that all important security investment and buying a safe for your home or business? Discover why used safes are worth thinking about. When it comes to safes for sale, you might think that going for a second-hand option is a bit like opting for a used mattress — old, worn and really not up to the job. But this misconception could have you missing out on some incredible products. Let’s be fair. A used safe in a bad condition is not going to do anyone any favours. But... Read More

Front view of light silver bank vault door, closed 14/12/2018
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Where to Buy a Safe? Where to Look and What to Buy

Thinking about buying a safe but aren’t sure where to make your purchase or what safe you should buy? Our expert engineers offer their advice. Have you been thinking about buying a safe? You aren’t alone! Crime and burglary rates are on the rise. The public doesn’t believe police are capable of reclaiming stolen property, and even MPs are worried law enforcement is at risk of becoming irrelevant. As personal property case solve rates hit lows of just 5%, the responsibility of keeping valuables secure now falls firmly on your... Read More

metal safe 06/12/2018
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Do You Need a Gun Cabinet? What You Should Know

Thinking about purchasing a gun in the UK? How are you going to store it? All About Safes explain the necessity of a secure gun safe. Hunting and shooting is a popular pastime in Britain. We are not known as a country of gun owners, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a proud shooting heritage — one that many want to preserve. Just by looking at the statistics, we know the hobby is as beloved as it ever has been: 600,000 people take part in hunting or shooting activities... Read More

fingerprint 22/11/2018
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How Do Biometric Fingerprint Safes Work? Benefits and Important Information

Looking for the most advanced type of security for your safe that money can buy? All About Safes explain why biometric finger safes are exactly what you are searching for. Security at home and work has become incredibly important in recent years. Crime rates are rising, especially amongst burglaries and thefts. All the while, resolution rates are falling. Over a one year period, it was recorded that only 5% of burglaries and robberies were solved. By the end of 2018, this figure fell to just 1%. That means for every... Read More

Wall Safe 22/11/2018
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The Complete Wall Safe Installation Guide: Where, How and Why

Looking to buy a wall safe and need some advice on where to put it, what exactly to buy and how to get your safe installed? All About Safes offer their expert opinions and insight into the world of wall safe installation. Here are some statistics that might keep you up at night: Hundreds of thousands of homes are broken into annually. This figure is rising. The occurrence of burglaries is up over 30%. 8 in 10 people don’t trust the police to recover anything stolen from their home. That... Read More

man opens safe 14/11/2018
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What Is the Best Small Safe I Can Buy?

It’s not always possible to dedicate a large amount of space to storing valuables, particularly in your home. However, there are a number of small safes on the market that help you to protect your items without occupying large areas of your home. Whether you have a large number of valuables to store or a very small collection, having a small safe is a great way to protect your belongings from danger and theft, and is a vital step towards burglar-proofing your home. Safes vary in material, size and security,... Read More

UK Police 08/11/2018
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Is the Trust Gone in Our Police Service? New Report Identifies Public Confidence in Police

Belief in law enforcement authorities to solve crimes is plummeting. In a survey of 1,200 individuals across the country, All About Safes discovers confidence in police is at a low point: 78% of people do not believe police are capable of recovering lost goods following burglary or theft. “People just don’t have confidence in police to recover their stolen valuables anymore,” states Dean Ryan of All About Safes. “With budget cuts, declining resources and rising crime rates, if things don’t change, the British public soon won’t know where to look... Read More

Medications Need to Be Stored Properly 07/11/2018
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Should I Keep Medical Supplies in a Safe or in a Steel Storage Cabinet?

Proper storage of medical supplies is essential not only to ensure that medication is kept in conditions that maintain its potency, but also that it’s protected from children who could otherwise access potentially harmful medication. Steel storage cabinets are a great way of securing medication in surgeries and hospitals as well as in other areas where medication may need to be stored, such as schools, nurseries or even the home. Why Do You Need to Store Medical Supplies Safely? When not carefully stored, medical supplies can pose dangers to people... Read More

What Is a Concealed Safe and Why Do You Need One? 31/10/2018
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What Is a Concealed Safe and Why Do You Need One?

Want to know more about concealed safes, such as what they are and how they could be of benefit to you? Our security experts take a detailed look at the concealed safe. In a survey run by All About Safes, we discovered that public confidence in the police’s ability to recover stolen property is very low. In fact, 78% of people stated that they didn’t believe law enforcement would be able to get back their possessions if stolen from a home or business. Surprisingly, this figure is actually an overestimation... Read More