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Hidden Safes

26th June 2023

Safeguarding our treasures has become essential in a world filled with valuable possessions and cherished memories. While traditional safes offer security, some seek an added layer of protection by concealing their most prized belongings. But we’re not talking about merely disguising standing safes within our surroundings. Instead, enter the realm of these hidden safes, an intriguing and innovative solution that merges security and secrecy. In this blog, let’s explore the captivating world of hidden safes, shedding light on their various types, ingenious designs, and benefits.

The Advantages of Hidden Underfloor Safes:

Hidden underfloor safes offer a range of advantages that make them a popular choice among security conscious individuals. Here are a few key benefits:

  • Discreet Security: Unlike traditional visible safes that thieves can target, underfloor safes remain hidden from prying eyes. This significantly reduces the risk of theft, as burglars are less likely to search for safes in unconventional locations.
  • Enhanced Protection: By placing a safe under the floor, you can add an extra layer of security, as it becomes more challenging for intruders to locate and access the safe. Even if the intruders manage to find the safe, removing it from the floor is considerably more difficult than a conventional free standing safe. Additionally, this method protects against moderate fire or water damage with the safe’s inherent fire and water protection ratings, as the floor above acts as a shield for the safe.
  • Optimal Space Utilisation: Underfloor safes don’t occupy any extra space in your home or office. Utilising the space beneath your feet allows for efficient use of available square footage. Remember that installing an underfloor safe during the construction phase of your home or property is significantly more cost-effective. Conversely, installing an underfloor safe after the house and flooring have been completed will be expensive as you will need to prepare the already finished area.
  • Peace of Mind: Beyond the tangible benefits of security, hidden safes offer a sense of tranquillity. Knowing that prized possessions are hidden from prying eyes instils confidence and peace of mind. The discreet nature of hidden safes ensures that your valuables remain under wraps, adding an extra layer of protection against theft and unforeseen events like fires or floods.

Ironmaster Underfloor Safe:


Ironmaster underfloor safes are known for being lightweight, compact, and flexible for home and business owners. These underfloor safes offer £3K cash cover and £30K valuables cover because of their robust construction and cutting edge security features. Here are some key features of the Ironmaster Underfloor Safe:

  • High-Level Security: Ironmaster safes are constructed from solid steel, making them highly resistant to drilling, cutting, and other physical attacks. They often come with additional security measures, such as high security key locks or electronic keypad locks.
  • Home or Business Security: The Ironmaster Underfloor Safe suits domestic and small business use where regular cash deposits are necessary. Businesses can fit the Ironmaster Underfloor Safe with a deposit tube for ‘out of hours’ cash deposits, creating the ideal discreet safe solution.
  • Concealed Installation: Ironmaster safes are designed to be discreetly installed beneath the floor, making them virtually undetectable. This adds an extra layer of security to your valuables.
  • Intelligent Design: Ironmaster safes boast a compact, sleek, lightweight design, allowing easy installation even in limited spaces. The intelligent design ensures easy access to your belongings while maintaining discreetness.

Custodian Underfloor Safe:


Custodian underfloor safe provides a discrete security solution for home security, office use, or small businesses. With £4K cash cover and £40k valuables cover, the Custodian underfloor safe offers the same level of cover as our Associated 4000 Safe but without taking up space on your property. Here’s what you can expect from the Custodian Underfloor Safe:

  • Enhanced Security: Constructed with a high grade steel door and body and fitted with high-quality locking with a live anti explosive device and a fire resistant door seal. This underfloor safe provides a secure storage solution for home and business security requirements.
  • Fire Resistant: The fire resistant seal between the door and the body protects important documentation against heat or fire damage.
  • Ample Storage Capacity: Custodian safes come in 2 sizes and offer ample storage capacity for your valuables, including cash, jewellery, important documents, and other prized possessions.

Churchill Underfloor Safes:

  • The Churchill underfloor safe range is worth exploring if you’re seeking an underfloor safe with a higher grade. With options ranging from 6K cash cover and 60K valuables cover to 35K cash cover and 350K valuables cover, these safes offer added peace of mind by ensuring comprehensive coverage for the cash or precious valuables stored within them.
  • With varying sizes and a waterproof membrane to protect against moderate water damage, these safes are an ideal solution for businesses with optional capsule tube deposit options.

Closing Pointers:

Hidden underfloor safes offer a unique and secure way to protect your valuable possessions. With their discreet nature, enhanced security features, and optimal space utilisation, they provide a reliable solution for safeguarding your valuables. The Ironmaster and Custodian Underfloor Safes offer robust construction, cutting edge security measures, and ample storage capacity. They both are insurance approved, made in Britain and have a 5-year warranty. On the other hand, the Churchill underfloor safe range comes with a 1-year warranty but has more graded options. Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, a hidden underfloor safe can provide you with peace of mind by offering well-protected storage for your prized possessions.

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