Home Mechanix Guide to Security: Protecting Your Home, Car, & Family

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Wiley, Oct 8, 1993 - House & Home - 217 pages
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Each month, more than one million Home Mechanix readers turn to the "Home Security" column for advice on making their homes safer. Now contributing editor Bill Phillips draws upon his vast experience as a security consultant to explain the most effective ways for homeowners and apartment dwellers to protect their families and properties from crime and fire—without spending a lot of money! You’ll find out how to think like a security professional—how to quickly assess the security strengths and risks of your home and how to take immediate steps to make your home safer. Home Mechanix Guide to Security is packed with all the information you need to make your home safe and secure:
  • Practical, easy-to-understand advice on alarms, locks, safes, and lighting
  • Step-by-step instructions for installing home alarms and making windows and doors burglar-proof
  • Tips for getting the best value in homeowner insurance
  • Best ways to stop car thieves
  • The most effective self-defense techniques
  • How to choose and install high-tech automation and closed-circuit TV systems
  • Sources for the best buys on all types of security-related products and services
Packed with money-saving tips and practical advice, this valuable guide shows you how to protect your home without interfering with your lifestyle.

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About the author (1993)

BILL PHILLIPS is President of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals (IAHSSP). He has worked throughout the country as an alarm-systems installer, safe technician, locksmith, security consultant, and freelance writer. He is a graduate of the National School of Locksmithing and Alarms.

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