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Tips for Hiding Valuables From Thieves

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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.

  • Toys:
    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.

  • Bookshelves:
    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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