Tips for Hiding Valuables From Thieves
Hiding your valuables may seem like a simple task but many people think that their hiding location is genius when it may actually be the first place a burglar goes to look. We’re here to well you that there are safe places to hide your valuables that a burglar will not likely check. Here are some of our recommendations:
- Diversion Safe:
Consider looking into a diversion safe. These are everyday items that are designed to hide cash and other valuables. You can find them in all shapes and sizes from books to hairspray bottles.
If you have young children, try hiding your valuables in a stuffed animal. This is one of the better places to hide things because a burglary will rarely go for a teddy bear.
- What to avoid:
Under the mattress, in a closet or a dresser: It is one of the first places a burglar will look. While these may not seem obvious for you, they’re one of the most common locations to hide valuables.
These popular hiding places for burglars often get targeted first because it is another popular hiding place. A burglar may completely empty a bookshelf if they have time.
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