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Doormats to Enable Burglars

'Key Hidden Here' Mat Reveals Classic Hiding Spots

— May 18, 2009 — Pop Culture
The 'Key Hidden Here' doormat advertises the usual hiding spot for extra house keys.

Although some may think the 'Key Hidden Here' doormat promotes theft and reduces home security, the doormat itself can't really be the source of blame. Classic key hiding spots such as the potted plant, beneath the doormat or above the door, should instead be changed.

Implications - I would totally buy one of these splendid and comical doormats for friends who are constantly forgetting their keys or leaving it in obvious spots thieves normally search. If you think about it, it's their own fault if their stuff gets stolen.

The 'Key Hidden Here' doormat simply promotes honesty and a good laugh.
Trend Themes
1. Alternative Key Storage Solutions - There is a disruptive innovation opportunity in the market for alternative key storage solutions that provide convenience and security.
2. Smart Home Security Systems - The use of smart home security systems could disrupt the traditional reliance on physical key hiding spots for homeowners.
3. Personalized Home Accessories - The trend towards personalized home accessories creates an opportunity for customized doormats that provide both functionality and humor.
Industry Implications
1. Home Security - The home security industry can explore innovative ways to enhance key storage methods and reduce reliance on vulnerable hiding spots.
2. E-commerce - Online retailers specializing in personalized home accessories can tap into the demand for unique doormats that offer both style and practicality.
3. Smart Home Technology - The smart home technology industry can develop integrated solutions that combine keyless entry systems with advanced security features.
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