Guns are one of the deadliest weapons that can be found in a house. Incidentally it is also the best weapon to protect oneself. Guns can save you from various dangers like an incoming burglar, robber or any uninvited intruders. Today we will look at how to safely store your weapon in the home, and we don’t mean under your firm mattress, we mean in a proper gun safe. In many states where there is a man-animal conflict, many wild animals are known to intrude inside your property and home. In such cases, a weapon in your hand can be very helpful. In United States of America, guns can be bought easily in many states however there are some restrictions in some states for buying these weapons based on your age. In any case, it should be available for you to protect yourselves. In the recent years, reckless usage of guns has caused a public uproar against the guns. This is mainly due to the violent killings of innocent children in the schools and bystanders in the roads. In view of these things you should remember that safekeeping of gun is the responsibility of the license holder. Be it in your car, on the road or even inside your bedroom, a can be dangerous to anyone and you, of all the people should protect yourselves from the gun.
Read this before placing the gun under your pillow
Many people keep their guns under the pillow mainly due to the similar practices that are shown in the Hollywood movies. While it is understandable that people want to feel safe by keeping the guns at their arm’s reach, it is to be noted that nobody is as threatened as the people in the movies and in fact, guns under the pillows can be more dangerous than an intruder. While modern pistols come with a safety lock, old guns and revolvers are not equipped with such safety measures and can cause accidents in your home, which can be fatal to your family. It is always better and safer to keep your guns in the safes in your bedroom.
Also, please do not leave your gun under your mattress, it’s important to remember this location can be accessed easily by prying little hands. Even if you have an extra firm mattress, this area is still accessible, therefore, consider extra drawing beside the bed to store the weapon.