As technology has advanced throughout the ages, so has home security. We now have access to home automation systems, which we can monitor remotely from our mobile device, tablet, or desktop, and security systems in homes are commonplace. While all of these technological advances are beneficial, some of the simplest methods for hiding your valuables can be be done by you with everyday household items.

The following infographic from Protect Your Home has multiple DIY home security projects to try out! For each project, they’ve included: – Materials you will need, – instructions, – complexity level, and – budget guideline. Most of these projects are pretty inexpensive and easy to complete. Furthermore, you can use a lot of common household goods! All you need is a little bit of time and creativity.