Many people have certain places where they hide the stuff they feel has the most value--whether that's monetarily or has personal information or sentimental value.

You know, those certain hiding places where they stash stuff they want to keep safe from would-be house burglars who may invade their Texas homes.

But are they actually safe, people in Longview and Tyler, Texas you may wonder? I know I do.

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

Unfortunately, some burglars may check online to research places people think offer added security for their valuables, so they know where to look. After all, the internet is available to most people.

That being said, ask yourself: What places in your Texas home do you consider to be 'safe spots?'

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

It would be great if 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 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.

Here are the 10 'Secret Spots' Burglars May Check First When Invading Texas Homes:

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