In these uncertain times, you may want to consider buying a safe. Safes keep track of your valuables and important documents. They stop small children, visitors and thieves from accessing your personal items. Some safes will even protect your belongings from fire and flooding. Never purchased a safe before? Nothing to worry about. We found the best safe in 2023.
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Safes come in different sizes and at different price points. The experts at CBS Essentials have compiled a list of customer-favorite safes with four-star and higher ratings. Many of these secure devices are now on sale Keep reading to find the best safes to buy in 2023 for your documents and valuables — you can’t lose with any of these safe options!
Best safe in 2023
It’s time to protect your stuff. Invest in a safe to store important documents, valuable jewelry, photos, money and more. Shop our pick of the best safes in 2023 Many of these are now on sale
This small safe features reinforced steel walls and tamper-proof door bolts, as well as a self-install bolt kit to secure the safe. It has a digital keypad for access and a light inside.
This safe comes in four colors and requires four AA batteries
MyCube Mini, $495
Honeywell is safe
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It is waterproof and can withstand fires up to 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit for one hour. This safe is locked with a key.
Honeywell Safe (.39 cubic feet), $97 (down from $200)
CentriSafe is fire-resistant and water-resistant safe
This steel safe with a combination lock is both water- and fire-resistant. It protects your valuables in fire for one hour (up to 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit) and is water-resistant to 8 inches of water for up to 24 hours.
This 86-pound safe even comes with a dual key that gives you the ability to disable the primary lock, even if other people know the combination.
Centrisafe fire-resistant and water-resistant safe (1.23 cubic feet), $229
Amazon Basic Steel Security is safe
This affordable, alloy steel safe from AmazonBasics comes in seven sizes. Choose from a fingerprint lock or a keypad lock It comes with two emergency override keys to protect against forgotten passcodes or dead batteries.
4.6-star-rated safety is a No. 1 Amazon bestseller.
Amazon Basics cubic foot steel safety safe (.5 cu. ft.), $75
Sentry Safe Executive Fire Security Safe
This large, 217-pound safe has an electronic lock with two override keys and comes with a bolt-down kit. This 4.5-star-rated safe features a carpeted interior (35.72″ x 19.4″ x 11.7″) and two multi-position shelves.
“Fits in my basement, holds everything I need for storage, sturdy, very heavy and (includes) easy-to-understand instructions,” wrote one Wayfair customer.
Sentry Safe Executive Fire Security Safe, $800 (regularly $934)
This small, discreet-looking safe connects to your smartphone via a connected app. That means you can use your phone to lock and unlock the device. It can even notify you if your safe is not open or out of range.
Trova Go, $199
Amazon Basic Books are secure
Hide your valuables in plain sight with this small safe from Amazon It comes in two colors. Choose from a combination lock and a key lock Store it among other books on a bookshelf.
“Not the most practical ‘book’ but great value for your money and good bang! Definitely recommend for someone looking for a convenient stash spot/small safe,” wrote an Amazon customer who purchased the device.
Amazon Basic Book Safe, $13 (regularly $14)
Ktaxon password steel plate safe box with dual-lock
This affordable, small safe from Wayfair has two lock options — a key and a passcode.
“Love the fact that it has multiple ways to lock it,” says one reviewer. “What do you have if you forget the code.”
Ktaxon Password Steel Plate Safe Box with Dual-Lock, $36 (down from $55)
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