4 Steps - Self Help to Home Security

By: John Arrington

Where and how to hide your valuables in your home from thieves.

Theft is on the rise and valuables are disappearing daily from homes world wide.

You must be creative when it comes to hiding your valuables from burglars and thieves. And that is why I wrote this articles so you can rest assured knowing that your valuables are secure.

And you're the only one who knows where the valuables are.

You are about to learn some of the securest places to hide your valuables from the eyes of predators out to steal your possessions. Notice: Some of these predators and thieves will surprise you. Why? Because they could be your well trusted friends. Yes, I was a victim also, by one of my so called friends. So I know what I'm talking about in this article. So learn to stay one step ahead of them.

Here are some of my secrets and techniques that will keep your valuables safe.

Some of these techniques will require a little construction on your part, but they work.

Interior walls provides the greatest safe haven for the protection of your valuables.

Most all interior walls are hollow and they are very easy to construct and hide your valuables.

4 How To Steps To Protecting Your Valuables.

Step 1: Wall plugs, where you plug in your appliances.

Word of caution: If you are not familiar with electricity hire a professional contractor to do this for you.

Base boards.

Light switches.

Turn off all electricity to the area, remove wall plug or light switch cover. Cap off wires with wiring caps than push the wire behind wall. Place your valuables behind wall and replace plug or light switch cover and there you have it. No thief would ever look there for your valuables.
Just make sure your work has been done in a way that does not draw attention, camouflage your handy work.

The same with the base boards, remove a short section of a base board some where in a secure area with a crowbar or hammer. Carve out a hollow hole, place your valuables there, replace the base board and your valuables will be secure from prying eyes. Remember to camouflage your work to look like you was never there.

Step 2: Behind mirrors offer a great and safe place to hide your valuables.

Full length mirrors are very simple to remove and carve out a hollow place. Note: If the hole drops down a little ways you can always tie a sting around your valuables and lower the valuables down and tape off the sting so you can pull them out as needed. Cool Stuff, Huh!

Tip: When replacing the full length mirror use mirror hanging tabs this way the mirror can be removed and replaced simply, (these tabs can be bought at any hardware store).

Step 3: You can also hide your valuables in furniture.

Find a strip of molding some where on the furniture, remove it carve out a small area, place your valuables in there and replace the molding and your done.

Step 4: House plants offer a very good place to hide your valuables.

Remove the pot plant, place your valuables in at least 3 or 4 plastic bags to keep the moisture out. And replace the plant and your done.

I hope this article helped in offering ideas about how to secure and hide your valuables.

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