Keeping a safe in your home is a great way to store valuables and protect them from theft along with other elements like flooding or fires. When you keep the safe in a specific area of your home, you want to ensure that the safe is protected and the surrounding elements can cater to the safe area. One of the main things to consider for the area is the electrical options that are present. There are three different electrical upgrades that you can add to a home safe area. Each one of these upgrades can enhance the security and protection that comes with your safe.

Light Sensors

Help thwart any suspicious activity by installing light and motion sensors to the location where you keep the safe. An electrician can wire light sensors to a closet or another area where you keep the safe. When someone nears the safe, the light will turn on and illuminate the safe. Along with light sensors, audible motion sensors can be installed. These sensors will activate a loud alarm if someone reaches the safe. This extra piece of protection can make a big difference in the full protection that an area has.

Ventilation Fans

Confined areas where safes are located can become very hot, especially during the warmer months of the year. If you use a safe to hold electronics or other sensitive valuables, then you will want to ensure that the items stay cool and do not get damaged. One way to do this is with the installation of a ventilation fan. An electrician can wire a fan that operates above the safe location. It can pull the hot air away from the closet and to the outside of the home. Adding this extra piece of climate control can make a big difference when storing your items in the safe.

Outlet Locks

Some safes plug into walls for digital protection and the ability to power or charge items on the inside. You can add even more protection for these safes with the installation of outlet locks. An electrician can replace the standard outlets in your safe area with outlets that have locks built into them. These lock covers can prevent someone from just yanking the safe from the wall and taking it with them. It is a nice added piece of security that can really help your home.

Contact a residential electrician for various installation prices on your home safe upgrades. Adding just one of these upgrades can give you piece of mind when using your safe.  

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