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12 Secret Places to Hide Your Valuables at Home

Rujuta Patil
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
When thieves ransack your house and bedroom, spaces under bed and couches, and throw away cushions and pillows, small pockets stitched using a soft material would be the safest place for your  possessions.
Quick Tip!

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Avoid storing your valuables in a safe, jewelry box, wardrobe drawer, or any such 'storage utility'.
When it comes to house security, you don't wanna take a chance. You would have the best security systems installed. Another way to keep things secure is to keep them in a safe. However, you never know if they are really safe or not.
Let the anti-theft systems do their work, while we try to find some smart ways to deceive the burglars, if they enter your house. For that, you would need to think as if you are planning to rob your own house.

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As soon as you start, you would realize how obviously you have kept valuable stuff in the most obvious places! Help yourselves with these secret locations, where you can keep your money, jewelry, important documents, etc.
Great Places to Hide Valuables in Your House
Hide your cash and valuables in old detergent bottles to keep them safe and inconspicuous.
Stash your valuables in the trash can for discreet security in case of a break-in.
Use a decoy trash can near your cabinet to conceal valuables when you're away. Wrap them in a bag for added protection.
Use a sock to stash away treasures discreetly—it's a safe spot no one would suspect!
Customize your bathroom tiles with built-in, tile-shaped drawers for discreet storage!
Tile-shaped drawers in your bathroom walls offer discreet storage, seamlessly blending with your tiling!
Burglars tend to overlook the kitchen, except in desperate hunger pangs.
Storing your valuable jewelry in a coffee container is a clever and inconspicuous idea.
Finding a $10 bill in the back pocket of your jeans can be a pleasant surprise!
Find cash in ripped jeans or stash it in your favorite old shirt. Torn clothes make for perfect hiding spots!
Hide storage in fake air vents, perfect for hallways or ceilings—where suspicion's low.
You can make a nice and cozy home for your valuables on the inner side of the vent. Cut an opening in the wall with a vent over itself, and put some cash there. This old trick works every time.
Dollars just love to stay in there and feel at home. Seriously, many people do actually use it like a box to keep precious ornaments, such as earrings and necklaces.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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Safest spot: behind bedroom or bathroom mirrors. Turn them into secret doors or sliding panels.
Anything can go into this 'rear-view' closet, be it important papers, cash, passport, or jewelry. The same trick can be used with huge paintings or frames that hang on the walls of your living room.
Got old shoes you can't part with? Roll up cash or documents, tie with a rubber band, and stash them in the bottom!

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As has been observed, theft is an in-house affair. Burglars would not go into your garden to look for money. Thus, your valuables can certainly be secure with this old 'grandma' trick.
Dig deep in the backyard, stash valuables, cover up. Nature's safe deposit!
You can definitely be CREATIVE with where to put your valuable stuff. Here is a small addition :

- In the refrigerator - in a plastic bag or with lettuce.

- In customized cabinets on the sides of bathtub.
- Behind electrical outlets (as no burglar would risk checking there).

- Behind  closed, circular closet lights.

- Below potted plants in the kitchen.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
- In a small pill bottle underneath a rock in your garden.

- By making small hollow spaces in the frames of doors and windows.

- Rolling up dollar bills and putting them in empty soda cans.
The exterior spaces of a house, including pipes, vents, roofs, chimneys can be the best secret places. Make sure you are hiding your own stuff, and nothing illegal. Basically, let's just try not to make it obvious.