It is very important for every firearm owner to ensure proper gun safety and firearm storage. 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.
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. The trigger locks are very cheap. With 5 dollars to 15 dollars you can get your trigger locks. They provide incredible protection from guns being fired as well as the protection of kids. However, with the right tools, one can easily remove a trigger lock without the key. But the lock can easily be picked and removed even without the key if one has the right tools These locks cannot properly secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. The wooden gun rack are slightly expensive compared to trigger locks with the price range of 49.95 dollars and 225 dollars. The prices will of course depend upon the number of firearms the rack is able to hold. However, many of these are not very secure as they can be broken into easily.
Locked wall metal gun racks. Their prices can range from 64.95 dollars to 109.95 dollars and they are mainly used for locking up the firearms. They can act as hold up displays since they are securely mounted to the wall and they use very little wall space. They can better prevent theft and offer protection to your family.
Metal gun cabinets. These products have a price range of between 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The cabinets with the lowest price are made from sheet metal which can be broken into easily 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. But these cabinets tend to take up a large amount of wall space.
Wood gun display cabinets. They can go from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Many of such storage cabinets normally use a very large wall space. They provide very little protection since they are basically used for displaying the firearms.
Safes and vaults. The vaults are safes are currently ranked as the best storage products for firearms to prevent thefts and accidents. However, they come at a very high price which can range from 500 dollars to 5000 dollars. They require a large amount of space due to their bulky and heavy nature.