Importance of a Fireproof Safe

Safes are very important for keeping your personal records and documents protected. There are a variety of safes on the market but not all safes are fireproof.Importance of a Fireproof Safe

When looking for a safe, it is very important to look at brands that are fireproof. In the event of a fire, a fireproof safe is the only way to guarantee that your documents are not damaged.

If you have a fireproof safe, there are certain documents that should be placed inside including personal information about you, your family, your home, and investments including:

  • Birth certificates and passports for all of your family members
  • Any insurance policies that you hold for the home, your vehicles, life insurance, and so forth
  • Keys for safety deposit boxes or other secured properties that you own
  • Anything relating to your investments including stocks, retirements, bank accounts and contact information
  • Original social security cards for each member of your family
  • Your own own personal will and wills of any of your family members
  • Any power of attorney documents and healthcare proxy documents that you might hold
  • At least onceCD, thumb drive, or hard copies of important family photos
  • Any paperwork from the sale of a home including deed, title, and search and survey
  • If you have debt from credit or loans, place the original documentation and terms of loans are placed in the safe
  • All paperwork pertaining to health concerns or issues

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If you have concerns about how fireproof your home is, contact us today.