House Key Holder

Filed under: DIY — Savvy Housekeeper at 2:25 pm on Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Here’s a clever way to hide you house key from Zakka Life. Get a bottle and glue a rock to it. The blog recommends e6000 glue because it’s strong and water resistant. Put the key inside the bottle, dig a hole, and stick the bottle in the ground. Your house key is now hiding under an innocuous rock:

I like it!


Comment by Taryn

April 7, 2012 @ 6:07 am

Love this idea! On my Spring Break to do list! Shared it here:

Comment by Bode Alvis

April 24, 2012 @ 4:43 am

Enjoyed every bit of your blog.Thanks Again. Keep writing.

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May 9, 2012 @ 5:00 am

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Comment by Randy Abrams

June 21, 2012 @ 8:39 am

typo at the end. I think you mean your house key is NOW hiding under a rock :) It says “not hiding under a rock”.

Comment by Tango

June 21, 2012 @ 8:39 am

An excellent idea, however this only works if rocks are normal in your yard.

Also, be sure to check your homeowner’s insurance. Having such a spare key available can invalidate some insurance policies – and yes, the same applies to a magnetic key holder on your car.

Comment by Savvy Housekeeper

June 21, 2012 @ 9:34 am

Thanks Randy Abrams–typo corrected.

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Comment by Rob

August 2, 2012 @ 2:40 pm

It´s geocache :)

Comment by auntie em (emily)

November 22, 2012 @ 7:11 am

Great idea for summer. We usually have a couple feet of snow so I may have to glue a bottle under a snowball for the winter! lol

As for the comment about hiding the key too close to your house can invalidate your insurance, how about placing it in a trustworthy neighbours yard. No makings on the bottle would mean it could be anyone’s key and it would still be accessible if the neighbours weren’t home when you needed it. Just a thought…
Thanks for sharing the tip! :)

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