Category Archives: Safes

Safes: only with a combination or also with an emergency key?

It may happen that an electronic safe can no longer be opened. It seems unlikely, but the most common reason is simply that the combination has been forgotten. Another possible reason is that the batteries are flat. When purchasing an electronic safe for the first time one generally also has the fear of not being able to open it due to an electronic faults, but, in the case of good quality products and workmanship, that is an extremely remote event.

In all these situations it is very useful to be able to open the safe with an emergency key. However, the key poses a major security issue. Continue reading

How to recognize a good quality safe at a glance

In the previous blog we have seen which locks exist for safes: mechanical, electronic, biometric. But let us now imagine that we are in a hardware store and that we have in front of us different models of safes: some expensive and others cheaper, of known and lesser known brands, simple and complicated. How do you understand which ones to take into consideration and which ones to discard because they are less secure? Some aspects, such as the quality of the materials, are not easily visible, but there are several clues which can help us understand if the safe we are looking at is designed and manufactured well or not. Let’s have a look at some. Continue reading

Which is the most effective lock for your safe? Key, electronic combination, mechanical combination or biometric?

When choosing a locking system for a safe it is worth remembering that a lock must not only be able to withstand any attacks, but also allow easy and secure management during daily use. Even the best lock is useless if its keys are easily accessible by a thief.
Ease of use and security in the day-to-day management of keys are factors which substantially differentiate different types of locks; let’s see why.

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Useful tips for correctly installing a safe

Whenever possible, it is preferable to build in the safe, considering that the attacks which thieves can carry out on safes are facilitated or, on the other hand, effectively contrasted, by the quality of the built-in installation. Let’s look at 5 simple rules which will ensure that our safe is built-in in a way which will maximise the security.

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5 things we should remember to keep secure

The increasingly hectic and stressful rhythms of everyday life sometimes lead to slight distractions or oversights which may adversely affect our personal or household security.How many times do you leave home and forget to set up the alarm? Or leave a window, the car or the garage door open?

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5 important reasons to buy a good quality safe

In the previous blog we spoke about a widespread concern for those who would like to buy an electronic safe: not being able to open it when the batteries are flat.
Today we are summarising 5 important reasons why it is worth carefully selecting the product that will safeguard our valuables, our money and our confidential documents by investing in a good quality safe.

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Electronic safe with flat batteries: what do you have to do?

When it comes to buying a safe and you are thinking about an electronic model (which generally offers more services to the user, compared to a mechanical version), the first concern is often the possibility that the batteries will run out, thus not allowing it to be opened. This possibility does exist, especially for those who only use their safe occasionally.
What do you do in such cases?

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Technology at the service of security: the new Viro Ram Touch II safes – Part I

After talking about the 5 mistakes to avoid when installing a safe, we now want to present the development of biometric technology applied to the Viro safes and security cabinets.
We will see the advanced features which make Ram Touch II the most innovative of the biometric safes for home or office use.

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