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The Best Gun Safes For Home Security

Gun Safe (2)Many firearm owners prefer storing their long guns, ammunition and other supplies in safes for a variety of reasons that include accident prevention. Regulations established by some states include the possibility of holding gun owners responsible for crimes committed with stolen weapons, which makes owning a theft resistant device necessary. The companies and types of safes that they manufacture are numerous. Some brands and safe types remain more popular with consumers.

Barska Quick Access Biometric 4-Rifle Safe

The biometric safe opens via fingerprint detection and has the capacity for storing data for up to 120 different people.  This is probably the best gun safe for anyone looking to buy a biometric model.  It’s also great for anyone looking to keep a safe by their bed.  Gain entry in around three seconds by merely pushing the power button and holding a finger on the optics sensor. Inside, a removable four-section barrel holder keep rifles upright. Besides long guns, owners often use the safe for storing important documents, jewelry and other valuables. Some of the Barska’s characteristics include:

* Comes with two back-up keys for secondary emergency access
* Silent access features
* Features six pre-drilled holes for anchoring the safe to the floor or wall
* Uses 4 AA batteries that typically last up to two years under normal use
* Has a one-year warranty
* Holds up to four rifles
* Has a removable shelf for hand guns or ammunition
* Features a manual three-point dead bolt locking system
* Body constructed of 2mm of steel
* Weighs 66 pounds
* Exterior dimensions-8.6 inches x 9.8 inches x 52.17 inches
* Interior dimensions-6.3 inches x 9.7 inches x 52 inches

The safe does require proper anchoring or will fall forward when opened. Ensuring that the safe opens only with the pre-programmed fingerprints entails pressing and releasing the power button, waiting for the beep, then pressing and holding the button while scanning the finger of choice. The program then beeps twice when data storage completes properly.

SnapSafe Titan Closet 12-Gun Vault

Comes ready to assemble without requiring tools, the safe easily fits into closets for storing up to 12 rifles, documents, electronics or other valuables while safeguarding against fire or theft. The Titan is built for pry-bar and sledgehammer resistance with a door that boasts 3/16 inches of solid steel. The body panels are constructed of 1/8 inch thick, solid steel. When sensing heat, the door seals for safety. The SnapSafe Titan features:

* One-hour fire safety at temperatures up to 2300 degrees Fahrenheit
* A kwik-lock modular assembly system
* UL Security listed digital keypad lock
* Commercial grade dead bolt door
* Eight ¾ inch chrome steel locking bolts
* A spring-loaded re-locking mechanism
* A powder coated finish and a lined interior
* Two mounting holes for anchoring to the floor
* Weighs 310 pounds
* Exterior dimensions- 17.5 inches D x 22 inches W x 59 inches H
Assembles quickly as each part features well-marked directional and sequential directions. When having any problems with the product, the SnapSafe company provides excellent customer service.

Stack-On FS-14-MG-C 14-Gun Matte Hunter Green

Constructed of 13 gauge steel, the Stack-On is DOJ-approved and meets the requirements established by the state of California described under Penal Code Section 12088. The classic hunter green finish features decorative silk-screened gold accents on the door. The carpeted interior has four adjustable shelves and is equipped with patented heavy duty gun barrel rests and standoffs, the safe capably holds 14 long guns with or without scopes. The Stack-On safe features:

* Attack resistant access by drilling
* 30 minutes of fire protection in temperatures up to 1400 degrees Fahrenheit
* Three one-inch, live action locking bolts and 2 solid steel door dead bolts
* Access via a three number dial combination lock
* Weighs 293 pounds
* Exterior dimensions-20.25 inches D x 19 inches W x 55 inches H
* Interior dimensions-14.91 inches D x 16.65 inches W x 52.76 inches H

The black finish version of the safe comes equipped with an electronic lock. The batteries are accessible from the front of the safe. The safe also allows for emergency access via a back-up key. Overall, the Stack-On is a sturdily constructed safe that provides secure protection.

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