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5 Ways to Protect Your Treasures

Regardless of what you personally prize—from elite timepieces to fine wine—security is essential. Here, we look at the lastest ways to safeguard your home and its priceless possessions.

Döttling’s The Gallery features a bulletproof glass door so you can enjoy the view of your timepieces while they’re locked safely away.

1. Sub-Zero Integrated Wine Storage
Keep your precious juice safe from heat, humidity, light and vibration, not to mention intruders, with a Sub-Zero locking home-security connected wine storage system. Dual-evaporators maintain exacting humidity levels, eliminating the problem of dry corks, while precise dual-zone temperature controls maintain the perfect temperature for both red and white wines. Five widths accommodate collections from 26 to 147 bottles. 30-inch wine storage, $6,995, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312.428.3160

2. Swann 4K Ultra HD Security System
Setting up your home monitoring system couldn’t be easier thanks to Swann’s 4K Ultra HD Security System. Capture video in stunning 4K resolution, allowing you to seee license plates and facial details from up to 100 feet away even in the dark. $1,800, Best Buy, 875 N. Michigan Ave., 312.397.2146

3. Döttling The Gallery
The ultimate safe for the ultimate watch collector, Döttling’s The Gallery features a bulletproof glass door so you can enjoy the view of your timepieces while they’re locked safely away. Inside, 24 watch winders keep your collection running year-round, while a remote control can instantly change the glass from transparent to opaque if you wish to keep its contents a mystery. $92,700

4. Kwikset Premis
Ask Siri to lock your door remotely with Kwikset’s Apple HomeKit-compatible Premis deadbolt lock. The smart lock’s touch screen can also be used to gain entry and allows you to assign up to 30 preset codes for various contractors or family members. Price upon request, Home Depot, 1232 W. North Ave., 773.486.9200

5. Brown Safe Estate Elite 7256
From antique firearms to rare books to gold bullion, Brown Safe’s Estate 7256 vault protects even your oversize treasures with your over 60 cubic feet of interior capacity. An available fire protection package keeps your valuables safe for 90 minutes at up to 1,7000 degrees, while an array of interior and exterior finishes allows this safe to match any home decor. Wordwide white-glove delivery and installation ensure the perect setup. From $8,702