5 creative hiding places for valuables at home
Transcript of 5 creative hiding places for valuables at home
An average burglary takes an estimate of 8 to 12
minutes to happen. If you are hiding money or jewelry,
you can invest on a safe and pray that your thief is
ignorant with modern techniques of opening these
Since small valuables such as gadgets are the usual favorites of a break in, you can be creative – and, of course, spend little to no money – with your choice of precaution. Aside from a safe, there are DIY burglar alarm systems and some unusual spots in your home to keep your valuables from being taken away.
1. In the fridge wrapped in aluminum
foil or under a lettuce The 12 minutes may already be up before a thief would
turn his or her eyes on your day-old and preserved food
in the fridge. Or inside a lettuce just sitting comfortably in
2. Inside your Christmas
Christmas may still be months to
come, but Santa can still be your friend
as you hide a stack of money or other
valuable in your collection of Holiday
figurines and fake poinsettia.
Place some money in an
envelope and turn it into
a bookmark. Or you can
purchase some hollow
book safes from
specialty shops. Or sacrifice a good `ol book (hopefully,
this does not include your dog-eared Harry Potter book)
which won’t interest anyone.
4. Buried under a fake plant If you are a plant-lover and
has been decorating your
homes with greens, then it
would take quite a long time
for your average burglar to
take out all your plants out of
their pots. And think of the
horror the sound of breaking
vases can make.
5. Under your cat’s litter box You might be thinking twice about this one. But yes, your
burglar might think five times more before approaching
For break-ins, install GSM burglar alarms in your home
so you’ll know right away and you can come to check up
on your lost valuables. Or laugh at how easily you’ve
deceived a thief.