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In today's security-conscious world, diversion-safe tactics offer an intriguing layer of protection for personal valuables. These methods cleverly make use of everyday items—ranging from hollowed-out books to ingeniously camouflaged garden tools—to shield belongings from the prying eyes of burglars. The principle is simple: items that do not look like safes are less likely to be tampered with. However, the effectiveness of these tactics largely depends on both the choice of diversion and its execution. Exploring a variety of such strategies reveals not only their practical applications but also raises questions about their limitations in different scenarios. What might be some of these limitations, and how can they be creatively circumvented?

The Art of Hollowed Books

Hollowed books serve as an ingenious and unassuming method to secure valuables from potential burglars. These cleverly adapted items blend seamlessly into a bookshelf, making them virtually indistinguishable from ordinary books.

Secret Safes in Closets

Closets, often overlooked during a quick burglary, can be transformed into discreet and effective secret safes for storing valuable possessions.

Utilize hidden panels or false bottoms in drawers to conceal items.

Consider installing a small, lockable safe behind hanging clothes or within shoe boxes.

Smart positioning and ordinary closet clutter can effectively mask these modifications, keeping your valuables secure and out of sight from intruders.

Unassuming Kitchen Compartment Tricks

The kitchen, often the heart of the home, can also serve as a clever hiding spot for valuables using ordinary items like false-bottomed drawers or specially designed spice racks.

Ingeniously modified compartments in everyday kitchen storage units can securely stash jewelry or cash. These hidden spots benefit from the natural camouflage provided by the bustling activity and usual clutter found in most kitchens.

Furniture With Hidden Storage

Many furniture pieces, from ottomans to bookshelves, can be expertly crafted to include hidden compartments for storing valuables. These covert spaces offer an excellent way to conceal important items in plain sight, greatly reducing their risk of theft.

Options range from hollowed-out table legs to sliding panels in wardrobes. Such furniture not only serves its traditional function but also provides an extra layer of security for homeowners.

Decoy Containers in Bathrooms

Continuing the theme of safeguarding valuables, bathrooms offer unique opportunities for utilizing decoy containers to mislead potential burglars. Common items like fake shaving cream cans or hollowed-out hairbrushes serve as perfect hiding spots for small valuables.

These containers blend seamlessly with ordinary bathroom products, making them less likely to catch the eye of a thief during a quick burglary attempt.

Garden Hideaways

Exploring the outdoors, homeowners can cleverly utilize garden hideaways to secure valuables from burglars. Effective strategies include:

  1. Hollowed-Out Rocks: Place keys or small items inside fake rocks.
  2. Underground Safes: Install a waterproof safe beneath a garden statue or within flower beds.
  3. Plant Pots: Use pots with false bottoms to hide valuables, ensuring they blend naturally with other foliage.

Discover Us - Elder Welder

At Elder Welder, the story behind our inception is one birthed from personal adversity. Experiencing the gut-wrenching violation of a home burglary, where our conventional safe was effortlessly compromised, propelled us to seek a more formidable solution for safeguarding valuables.

In our quest for a reliable alternative, we stumbled upon the concept of secret compartments. However, a glaring issue presented itself in the options readily available on the market: they lacked authenticity. These supposed 'hidden' compartments were conspicuously out of place, failing to blend into the fabric of a typical household setting.

Not ones to settle, we felt compelled to forge our path. We aspired to design secret compartments that were indistinguishable from their everyday counterparts, rendering them undetectable to the untrained eye. This pursuit of blending security with subtlety became our driving force.

Thus, Elder Welder was birthed from a combination of necessity and innovation. Our commitment to craftsmanship is evident in each product we create, each designed to offer our customers peace of mind by being a step ahead of intruders. Our belief is simple yet profound: A safe that remains undiscovered is infinitely more secure than one that merely resists entry.

At Elder Welder, we operate under the principle that the best security is that which goes unnoticed.

Discover Our Secret Outlet Safe 

1) Elder Welder® Hidden Outlet Safe - Single Outlet



Description (Elder Welder® Hidden Outlet Safe - Single Outlet)


Effortless Setup and Accessibility

Dive into simplicity with our in-wall safe, designed for your convenience. With comprehensive written and video guides at your disposal, installing this hidden treasure becomes a task less daunting, and achievable in under half an hour. Once nestled within your walls, accessing your concealed belongings is swift and seamless.

Advanced Security Like No Other

Step up your security game with our state-of-the-art diversion safe. Ditch the conventional book safes and furniture compartments for our sturdy metal cache, camouflaged perfectly with a genuine wall plate. For an extra layer of deceit, a dummy cord might just do the trick, keeping prying eyes at bay.

Compact Yet Capacious

Don't let the size fool you! Our secret compartment packs a spacious punch with a total volume of 30 cubic inches. Customize it to your preference, with options for dual smaller compartments or a single spacious hideout. Stash away your valuables with utmost confidence!

Privacy at its Peak

Your secret stays safe with us, and we mean literally! Our diversion safe arrives in packaging designed to keep curious eyes guessing. Assuring utmost discretion, only you are privy to the existence of your hidden haven.

Did You Know?: The Clock Against Break-Ins

Statistics reveal a startling insight—burglars usually allocate a mere 9 minutes per break-in, targeting easily accessible hideouts for valuables. Bedroom drawers and furniture safes are common victims of their swift plunder. Elevate your security strategy with our diversion safe, designed to go undetected, safeguarding your treasures against unforeseen threats.

Unearth the ultimate peace of mind with a hidden wall safe that blends security, simplicity, and discreteness into one compact yet effective solution. Keep your valuables secured and out of sight, where only you know their whereabouts.

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2) Elder Welder® Hidden Outlet Safe - Double Outlet



Description (Elder Welder® Hidden Outlet Safe - Double Outlet)


In the quest for securing your valuables, not all safes are created equal. Imagine a security solution that blends so seamlessly with your home environment that it's invisible to everyone but you. This is not just a dream; it's a reality with our cutting-edge in-wall hidden safe. Designed for both effortless access and maximum security, this safe is the stealthy guardian of your treasures. Here's what makes it an indispensable addition to your home:


Effortless Setup and Quick Access Forget the hassle of complicated installations. Our in-wall hidden safe comes with a written manual and a supportive video guide, ensuring you can have it up and running in under 30 minutes. Once set, accessing your valuables is quick and straightforward, ensuring that what you need is right at your fingertips, securely and discreetly.


Unmatched Security Move beyond the traditional hiding spots. Our safe transcends the security offered by conventional book safes or hidden furniture compartments. Crafted from sturdy metal and disguised with a genuine wall plate, this safe provides unparalleled protection. For an extra layer of disguise, you can even insert a decoy cord into the outlet, enhancing its invisibility.


Versatile Storage Solutions Though compact, boasting a 50 cubic inches capacity, our safe smartly accommodates your storage needs. You have the flexibility to choose from two separate compartments or opt for a single larger space, ensuring your valuables are organized and protected, no matter their size or shape.


Stealthy Delivery Your privacy is our top priority, which is why this diversion safe arrives in plain packaging. Rest assured, the contents remain your secret, safeguarding your security strategy.

A Proven Deterrent Did you know? On average, a burglar will spend about 9 minutes in a home, targeting the most obvious hiding places. Traditional safes might not stand a chance. This is where our in-wall hidden safe shines, offering a secure spot that's off the radar, ensuring your valuables remain untouched.


Elevate Your Home Security In a world where security is paramount, opting for an in-wall hidden safe is not just a choice—it's a statement. It’s a declaration that you value the safety and security of your possessions, all while integrating seamlessly into your home's decor. Don't just hide your valuables; protect them with sophistication and smart engineering.


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