Whether you live in Austin, TX, or Houston, TX, you probably have certain hiding places where you stash stuff you want to keep safe from would-be house burglars who may invade your Texas home. But are they actually safe?

Not according to the security experts who were quoted in a recent article by author Marissa Laliberte shared by Readers' Digest.

Unfortunately, some burglars may check online to research the places people think may offer an added level of security for their valuables, so they know where to look. After all, the World Wide Web is available to a large portion of the population.

What places in your Texas home do you consider to be 'safe spots?'

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Homeowners have different opinions on where the safest spots in their homes are when it comes to protecting their property should a house burglar get access to their residence. You probably have certain places that come to mind, as do I.

Hopefully, you have a hard-to-crack safe or perhaps a locked cabinet that would at least add an extra layer of security for your treasured items. But sometimes, depending on the intruder, even those may not offer all of the protection we seek.

This isn't a fun topic to discuss. It's hard to accept the fact that we live in a world where there are some people who either just don't care or push past any sense of morality in this way and are willing to take property that belongs to someone else.

But that's the world we live in and we need to do our best to keep our homes, and more importantly our families, safe.

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