The Savvy Guide to Home Security

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Indy Tech Publishing, 2005 - House & Home - 287 pages
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John Mueller, author of over 60 books throughout his career, takes you through the steps needed to design, install, or purchase a home security system. Mueller covers all the bases, providing information on assessment, planning, purchasing, and maintenance. Whether you are planning to design and install a system yourself, or work with professionals, this book is a valuable tool in securing your home. Includes coverage of home offices, provides interviews with security experts, and offers many recommendations on security systems.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Understanding Your Home Security Needs
19
Choosing a Preconfigured Solution
51
Designing a Hybrid System
73
Considering Custom Solutions
93
Installing the Hardware
121
Testing the Setup
151
Adding Automation as Needed
181
Maintaining Your System
207
Home Security Vendors
229
Fiftytwo Savvy Tips for Better Home Security
249
An Overview of Home Security Standards
257
Glossary
267
Index
281
About the Author
287
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John Mueller is a freelance author and technical editor

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