15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks.

Hideaway storage can be fun to use and make, and can play an important part in protecting items in your home. Hiding things should be high up on your list of things to do’s. I found 15 hidden storage solution that might just protect something special in your life. If you know of any more places you could leave a comment below to let us know. We would love to see your great ideas and maybe even share them on our website.

1. Under Stairs Storage Space

In this instructable I will show you how to create extra space in your home for all the things you usually stumble over scattered on the floor. This is a fun project and could be done in a day or two

Under Stairs Storage Space

2. Built-In Shelves

Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two projects for built-in shelves

Built-In Shelves

3. How To Make A Secret Outlet Compartment

Do you ever wish you had a small secret hiding spot where you can hide all sorts of stuff like jewelry or anything you feel is important to keep safe.

how to make a secret outlet compartment

4. $14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door

This is a hidden crawlspace access door that I built into my bedroom closet floor. It allows my crawlspace to now serve as a storm shelter, a safe room(a place for my family to hide in case of an intruder), and a storage area.

14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door

5. DIY Secret Air Vent Wall Stash Safe

This is a simple but brilliant homemade in wall secret stash safe. It consists of an open faced wooden box placed in between the studs of a wall during construction.

DIY Secret Air Vent Wall Stash Safe

6. How To Build A Storage Area Under A Deck

If you have a deck that’s built well off the ground, you may want to enclose the space under it with lattice and landscape fabric and use the area for storage.

How To Build A Storage Area Under A Deck

7. Staircase Drawers

Build a set of slide-out drawers in an existing staircase to hide all sorts of large items.

Staircase Drawers

8. Turn Your Stairs Into A Secret Room / Storage

Turn ordinary stairs into an invisible hiding place for guns and valuables! The Secret Stairs is accessed using an electromagnetic lock (via key fob) and has no obvious opening mechanism to tip off burglars.


15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

9. Ceiling Joist Shelving

You don’t need a gigantic workshop to produce beautiful woodworking projects. You just need to use your existing space wisely.

Ceiling Joist Shelving

10. Ceiling Joist Storage

Need more room for your stuff? Learn 12 new solutions for storage space problems—everything from hidden shelves to shoe racks to recycling towers and more.

 Ceiling Joist Storage

11. Make A Hidden Storage Closet

If you have thought to add a hidden storage closet, here is your chance to learn how! There are 10 steps that you have to follow in order to succeed.

Make A Hidden Storage Closet

12. How To Create Under Floor Storage

Choose an area of flooring free of any wiring or plumbing. Determine where the floor joists are and mark out the section between two joists with painter’s tape. Before making cuts

How To Create Under Floor Storage

13. Hidden Closet Behind Bookshelf

A bookshelf is a great idea to hide a hidden closet in a basement wall.

Hidden Closet Behind Bookshelf

14. How To Build A Super Top Secret Bunker Under Your House

Building a secret bunker is a great way to feel safe during an emergency.

How To Build A Super Top Secret Bunker Under Your House

15. How To Build A Hidden Door

Part access door, part architectural detail, this clever embellishment can be used to disguise anything from a powder room to a servant’s staircase.

How To Build A Hidden Door