Gun safety and firearm storage in our homes is very important for every firearm owner. If you own one or even more firearms and they are carelessly stored under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door and so forth, then you should know which type of storage product is good for your firearm.
Nowadays, there are a variety of storage products and safety solutions for firearms with a ranging price list starting from 5 dollars to 5000 dollars. Listed below are a few of such products including their advantages and disadvantages to help you chose the right one.
Trigger locks. These are one of the cheapest safety products for firearms. They can be bought from as low as 5 to 15 dollars. They can easily prevent the guns from being fired as well as offer protection for your children. However, the trigger locks can be easily removed without a key if you have the right tools. The trigger locks will not completely secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. The wood gun racks are more expensive compared to trigger locks with prices of around 49.95 to 225 dollars. The prices will of course depend upon the number of firearms the rack is able to hold. However, since they can be easily broken into they are not entirely secure.
Locking wall metal gun rack. The main purpose of these gun racks is to lock up the firearms, and they have reasonable prices which range from 64.95 dollars to 109.95 dollars. They often act as hold up displays because they are normally mounted on the wall and use very little space. They are better I providing protection to your family and preventing theft.
Metal gun cabinets. The metal gun cabinets have a wide price range starting from 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The lower the price the lower the quality of the metal which can be broken into with a pry bar. The cabinets with higher prices have better metals quality and provide better security from theft and vandalism when bolted to the wall. Such cabinets tend to use a lot of wall space.
Wood gun display cabinet. Their prices can range from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Most of these wooden display cabinets use large wall spaces. They are mostly used in the display of firearms and often provides little to no proper protection.
Safes and vaults. These are currently the best products for storing firearms and prevent theft or accidents at home. However, they can be very price ranging from 500 to 5000 dollars. They require a large amount of space due to their bulky and heavy nature.