Home Security: How to Select Reliable Locks and Alarms for Your Home, Office, or Car
by Carl Hammer
Too many people get lulled into a false sense of security by silver-tongued salesmen and install expensive alarm systems but do nothing about their ... Show synopsis Too many people get lulled into a false sense of security by silver-tongued salesmen and install expensive alarm systems but do nothing about their vulnerable doors, windows and locks. Home Security reveals how burglars actually target and break into buildings and offers proven techniques and tactics for thwarting would-be burglars, from neighborhood vandals to the most sophisticated art thieves and government agents. The advice includes dozens of low-tech, low-cost, low-maintenance measures to safeguard your home or office inside and out. An extensive section on alarms shows you the best way to install a secure system that meets your protection needs, as well as how even the most expensive of these systems can be circumvented if youare not careful. The last part of the book details reliable home safes, safe gun storage, vehicle alarms and other special situations, including how you can protect yourself and family members when you are away from home. In the war against burglary, knowledge is your best defense.