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#6883333 - 09/10/17 01:50 PM Gun Safe Interior Replacement
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Registered: 08/18/12
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Loc: Chambers County
My safe lives in my garage and got about 2 inches of water in it thanks to Harvey. The water came up through the bolt holes and the bottom refractory is toast.

Is there a source for safe liners for DIY or am I better off having it done?

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#6883348 - 09/10/17 02:34 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: TexFlip]
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It's just sheet rock and upholstery. I'd DIY that, for sure.
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#6883446 - 09/10/17 05:39 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: TexFlip]
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Will your insurance cover it?

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#6883530 - 09/10/17 07:35 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: TexFlip]
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Check with your insurance; they may replace the whole safe. Also, check with the safe manufacturer. Considering what's happening, they may have a hurricane program.

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#6883585 - 09/10/17 08:35 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: Gary Olson]
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Originally Posted By: Gary Olson
Check with your insurance; they may replace the whole safe.


If they do that, holler at me.
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#6883604 - 09/10/17 08:55 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: TexFlip]
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Don't have flood insurance. Gonna rip out the interior and see what's salvageable. Building a walk-in in our next house so don't want to buy another safe right now.

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#6884749 - 09/11/17 10:29 PM Re: Gun Safe Interior Replacement [Re: Gary Olson]
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Originally Posted By: Gary Olson
Check with your insurance; they may replace the whole safe. Also, check with the safe manufacturer. Considering what's happening, they may have a hurricane program.

I didn't get water in my safe but it smelled from a house fire. The manufacturer didn't have interior "kits" and said the way they're built it's not feasible to replace the interior... I couldn't understand how that would be the case but, regardless, I got that in writing and added the loss to my claim. I got full reimbursement, kept the money and "cleaned" it myself. Visually it looks fine. On occasion I think I still smell smoke but it may be a mental thing because it's not just with the safe, it's other areas of the house too. Everybody thinks I'm nuts. I know I am but I still believe I smell smoke odor.
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