Firstly you need to decide what type of safe do you need?
- Is it a data safe – to keep electronic data such as back-up tapes or CDs/DVDs safe
- Is it a fire safe (wanting to ensure documents for example are safe from fire)
- Is it a safe to keep cash and valuables?
If the latter then what rating do you require (i.e. how much value are you going to keep in it – your insurer will normally specify a cash/jewellery rating you require).
You may see some remarkably cheap safes in DIY stores but have they been tested to any standards? A lot of these “safes” are not much more than tin cans!
Get a proper safe specified and installed by your specialist locksmith. Fitting is vital – you can have a good quality safe but if it isn’t fitted then thieves can take it with them if it’s not too big! Should you need a safe repairing then a Locksmith will also be able to undertake this job