A diversion safe is commonly known as a hidden safe.
It's meant to divert attention from a robber by hiding valuables in everyday items, hoping he won't find them. The Chicago Crime Commission states that a burglar spends an average of 8 minutes in the victims home.
Put the odds in your favor, hide your valuables in plain sight in a hidden safe. The Diversion Safes are a unique home-security product that blends in with the other items in your house and reduces your chances that a burglar will find your valuables.
The diversion safe is made by taking everyday household items and turning them into hidden safes. Obviously there is no lock, however, when a thief is looking for valuables, he won't be looking at your soda cans or books.The most common diversion safes are made from soda can or beer cans, and books
. Other popular hidden safes are the candle, rock, electrical outlet, and a real book. Other options are open to pretty much any can, be it a spray starch, shaving cream, bathroom cleaner, engine degreaser, Ajax, Pringles, dog food, or carpet cleaner.
The internal area of a can hidden safe is not very large because it's limited by the size of the vessel, however, depending it's size, your can safe usually can fill an area that is 4 to 8 inches deep x up to 2 inches wide. Book safes usually have an area that is 6.75 inches long x 3.75 inches wide x 1 inch deep. The flower pot safe is usually the largest safe and it has an area that is about the size of a can of soda or a little larger.
The possibilities for diversion safes or hidden safes are endless. As long as you have a consumer item, you can hide valuables inside it for a very effective way to reduce your chances of loosing priceless possessions if and when you are robbed.
Now is the time to do something, pick up a couple different hidden safes to spread your valuables around your house to decrease your chances of theft. Our diversion safes
start at $9.99 and up.
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