Frequently Asked Questions
What should I look for in a gun safe?
- Thick steel body - Most quality gun safes are constructed with 8- to 10-gauge steel.
- Door construction - The safe door should have an armor plate or solid steel plate, which can protect the door from power tools.
- Security rating - The gun safe should have at least a B-rating to protect your weapons from theft. For protection against hand tools or power tools, you have to get a gun safe with a TL-15 rating or above.
- Fire rating - Gun safes with a 1-hour fire rating or higher can provide your guns with adequate protection during fire emergencies.
- Lock - Choose a gun safe with a UL-listed lock.
How much does a gun safe weigh?
How do I move a gun safe?
- Remove everything from the gun safe.
- Wear protective clothing, such as work gloves and close-toed shoes with non-slip soles.
- Close and lock the safe.
- Cover the safe with a moving blanket.
- Ask help from others, carefully tilt the safe over a transport dolly, and slide the dolly beneath the safe.
Are gun safes worth it?
Where should I keep my gun safe?
Responsible gun ownership entails keeping guns and other firearms under lock and key. This is where gun safes come in.
Gun safes and pistol vaults are essential in any gun owner’s home. To avoid accidental firearm-related injuries and deaths, it’s important to take firearm safety measures by keeping guns in secure, high-quality safes and vaults.
Here on Engineer Warehouse, you can find pistol safes designed to be placed under beds or in drawers or closets. For storing hunting rifles and other large weapons, you can choose TL-rated gun vaults that can hold up to 42 firearms.
What’s great about the gun safes and vaults on Engineer Warehouse is that they come with TL ratings against sophisticated burglar attacks, fire ratings to withstand up to 2-hour exposure to forest fires, UL-listed fingerprint or digital locks, and more. Some gun cabinets are even built with steel that’s 300% thicker than that of your average safe!
Choose from various sizes and models of gun safes for sale here on Engineer Warehouse!