Every firearm owner should be able to properly secure their firearm storage and gun safety. You need to be aware of the proper storage products and ways of storing your firearms if you own one gun or even more and they are stored carelessly under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door and so forth.
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. These are one of the cheapest safety products for firearms. From as low as 5 dollars to 15 dollars. They are good in providing protection of children and preventing your gun from being fired. 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 The trigger locks will not completely 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 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 can act as hold up displays since they are securely mounted to the wall and they use very little wall space. They are better I providing protection to your family and preventing theft.
Metal gun cabinets. 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. They normally take up larger 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 are mostly bulky, heavy and normally require a huge amount of wall-space.