When most people think of bank vaults, they think about the safety deposit boxes in which their money is stored. But did you know that even the smallest of bank vaults can house enough cash to make a significant haul for bank thieves? And that the smallest and safest of banks often hold as much money as the biggest of banks? Although, banks usually don’t hold the huge piles of cash that you might expect to find. Banks don’t make money by keeping cash stored in vaults, they make money by lending that money out again.
The safest way to store your cash is to keep it in a physical security vault. But what type of vault should you use? The most important part of any physical security vault is the lock. You want to be sure that you have enough security to prevent a burglar from accessing the cash.
Once you have created a physical security vault, the next step is to install a locking door. You can choose from an array of metal locks that can be locked with a key or fingerprint. Finally, you need to add a keypad, either wired or wireless. Many banks operate a time delay for the opening of cash stores for additional safety.