Gun safety and firearm storage in our homes is very important for every firearm owner. Every firearm owner with one or more firearms which are stored carelessly under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door needs to be educated on the various firearm storage products which are good for your firearms.
There are a variety of safety and storage products in the market nowadays with various prices ranging from 5 dollars to 5000 dollars. To help you in choosing the right product, here is a list of such product along with their pros and cons.
Trigger locks. Trigger locks are very cost effective. With 5 dollars to 15 dollars you can get your trigger locks. They are good in providing protection of children and preventing your gun from being fired. However, the trigger locks can be easily removed without a key if you have the right tools. These locks cannot properly secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun rack. These are slightly higher in price with a price range of between 49.95 dollars to 225 dollars. The price will depend on the number of shotguns or rifles the rack is able to hold. However, since they can be easily broken into they are not entirely secure.
Locking wall metal gun racks. The locking gun racks are used to lock up firearms and they are reasonably priced 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 can better prevent theft and offer protection to your family.
A metal gun cabinet. The metal gun cabinet can be price from 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The cabinets that have the lowest price are made from metal sheet which can be easily pried open using a pry bar. The higher priced cabinets are better secured and provides better protection against theft and vandalism if it is bolted to the wall. Such cabinets tend to use a lot of wall space.
Wooden gun display cabinets. Their prices can range from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Most of these wooden display cabinets use large wall spaces. They provide very little protection since they are basically used for displaying the firearms.
Firearm vaults or safes. Currently, these are ranked as the best storage products for storing firearms at home. However, they can be very price ranging from 500 to 5000 dollars. They are mostly bulky, heavy and normally require a huge amount of wall-space.