So you have already done your research and compared the different models. You’ve already done a price check and went through several 5 star reviews and you have finally made your decision about which specific gun safe you wish to purchase for you home to last for a long time. Now comes another important decision, Where do you wish to place it? The best thing in this regard is to find a place that is easily and centrally accessible around the house and to have it placed using strong anchors. There are many factors to consider about the placement, for example a mid sized safe could easily get knocked over without the use of excessive force. Therefore, if you happen to live in a country where natural disasters such as tornados or earthquakes are common, you may have to consider the placement in a whole different way.
Having your safe in a stowed way location is also essential to provide safety from external threats such as a thief or burglar. A commonly known fact about gun safes is that the material used for construction the front, sides and top of the safe is usually the most robust material, while the bottom of the safe is the lighter side which can be compromised with some force but without a lot of effort. This essentially means that if a thief wishes to gain access to your firearms he may do so by simply throwing down your safe upside down and cut through the bottom portion with minimal effort. Even if you have the best gun safe under 500 dollars, you would need to have it mounted or fastened tightly in a proper location to avoid such issues. You can always seek professional advice from the manufacturer about installing it in your home.