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Product Information What Do Fire Ratings on Safes Mean?

High quality safes should come with a fire rating to signify that the safe has been extensively tested to resist high temperature from fires and protect the contents of the safe from destruction. There are a couple different testing sources for safe fire ratings, each performing and measuring their fire test slightly differently. All fire tests, however, aim to achieve an internal safe temperature resistance of less than 350 degrees Fahrenheit since any temperatures above this will

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Posted 1/11/2015 5:00 PM

Security Tips 4 Types of Loss that Could Have Been Prevented with a Cannon Safge

A well constructed safe for your home and/or business is an important investment. There are tons of circumstances where a quality safe is the only thing standing between a potentially devastating loss. From burglaries to fires and other natural disasters, protecting your most valuable possessions from the worst case scenario requires a proper first line of defense: a Cannon Safe.

The benefits of keeping a reliable safe are numerous, but they are best expressed through the many

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Posted 1/6/2015 11:33 AM

Security Tips Tips for Maintaining Your Safe Over Time

A home safe is an investment that can last a lifetime. A quality made safe can provide many decades of security for your personal valuables. To maximize the life of your safe, you should take steps to regularly maintain it, inside and out. This involves maintaining the functionality of the operating mechanisms, cleaning the interior and exterior of the safe, and having any problems with the locking mechanisms fixed to ensure that the safe continues to function as designed.

Most

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Posted 12/28/2014 5:00 PM

Other Top 5 Heaviest Household Items

You may have noticed that your home is full of a few very large, heavy items, many of them appliances. Some of the heaviest appliances are also some of the most essential to your home. The refrigerator, stove, and water heater, among others, are some of the bulkiest and hardest to maneuver. In case you have always wondered what the most common heaviest home items are by weight, here are the top 5.

Refrigerators

Keeping food and drinks cool and preserved is a pretty

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Posted 12/18/2014 5:00 PM

Security Tips Protecting Equipment & Other Valuables with a Home Safe

Safeguarding your valuables at home is important and something that requires additional security measures beyond simply storing them away and locking your doors and windows. Burglaries and an unfortunately common occurrence, and theft of valuables can be easily prevented. Home safes are an excellent way to protect valuable equipment, documents, and weapons that are stored in the home.

Property loss from theft and damage from fires or other disasters are a serious risk and can be

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Posted 12/14/2014 5:00 PM

Security Tips How Your Business Benefits from a Cannon Safe

Safes are a versatile security solution. Many people associate a safe with the presence of precious metals, large sums of cash, weapons, or other high value items. While these items are certainly common things to store in a safe, they are not the only reason to keep a safe. For businesses, a quality safe is an excellent investment to safeguard valuables of any kind. From important documents, such as tax and other financial records to cash deposits and valuable equipment, a safe is an

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Posted 12/7/2014 5:00 PM

Other Tips for Deer Hunting

Hunting deer can be a long and frustrating process, especially when you don’t bring anything home for a full day’s work. Follow these simple deer hunting tips to give you more chance for success and make the whole experience more enjoyable for you.

Manage Your Scent

The scent of humans can make deer scared. If they pick up on your scent they will stay far away, avoiding the interaction. Make sure that you use a scent free soap before your hunting trip. In addition

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Posted 11/26/2014 9:18 AM

Other Understanding How Gunpowder Works

Gunpowder is an essential component to the operation of any gun. Also referred to as black powder, gunpowder is one of the earliest known chemical explosives. In fact, the very term ‘gunpowder’ was derived as a result of this chemical mixture’s powerful burning properties that made it an ideal propellant in firearms throughout history. The composition of gunpowder is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate. Basically, the sulfur and charcoal function as fuels while the

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Posted 11/17/2014 11:46 AM

Security Tips Tips for Creating a Home Safe Room

A safe room in your home doesn’t need to be a high tech, fortified space like in the movies, but it must be secure. Safe rooms are meant to be security spaces against storms, burglaries, and any other type of emergency situation. These spaces need to be resilient and stocked with survival provisions and emergency response items that you would need in a dire situation. In concept, these rooms should be ‘go to’ places when things go wrong. The location of these rooms can vary and the

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Posted 11/10/2014 5:00 PM

Product Information What's Inside a Shotgun Shell?

A shotgun is unique in how it functions as compared with other types of firearms. In part this is because of the shotgun shells that are fired from the weapon. Take a look at how a shotgun shell works and why this is important for the design of the weapon.

The History

Similar to the rifle cartridges of the era, the first shotgun shells designed used brass cases. Much of this design resembled rifle cartridges at the time with everything from the head to the amount of

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Posted 11/6/2014 1:49 PM