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Forgot Your Safe Combination? Tips For Gaining Access

by Dawn Henry

Placing your valuables inside a safe is only an effective way of protecting them if you are able to gain access to this safe when the time comes to make use of your valuables. Unfortunately, this process can be made quite complicated in the event that you forget your safe combination. Thankfully, there are some tips that you can use to help you regain access to your safe in the event of a lockout. The tips outlined below can help you to accomplish this goal.

Contact The Manufacturer

If your safe is still relatively new, you may be able to get the combination by contacting the manufacturer. This option will only work for individuals who have not changed the combination to their safe since it was manufactured. Furthermore, most safe manufacturers purge their records every few years. Consequently, this option will only be effective for people with relatively new safes.

When contacting your safe manufacturer, be sure to have proof of purchase ready to provide via email or fax. If you are unable to prove that you are the rightful owner of the safe, the manufacturer will not provide you with the requested information.

Contact A Locksmith

If you are unable to retrieve your safe combination, a locksmith may be able to help you gain access to your safe by either cracking the combination or drilling into the safe in order to bypass the locking mechanism.

In many cases, a qualified locksmith will be able to access your safe without damaging the safe in the process. However, when dealing with high security safes, it may be necessary to destroy the lock in order to access the valuables inside. In the event that these drastic measures become necessary, you will need to provide the locksmith with a detailed inventory of what is inside the safe. This will ensure that they choose an entry method that will not compromise the contents of the safe. For instance, if you are storing media inside your safe, the use of heat to gain entry could damage the media. Informing your locksmith of its presence will allow them to choose a method that is better suited to the job at hand.

A Final Thought

While there are ways to access a safe after losing the combination, prevention is always the best way to deal with this type of situation. Ensuring that your safe is registered with the manufacturer and keeping a record of the safe or key code with a local locksmith can help to prevent you from experiencing a lockout in the future. For more information, contact Arapahoe County Security Center Inc.