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April 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 181

Reading home security books will never prevent a burglar from targeting your home, but arming yourself with more knowledge is never a bad idea. There are a great many home security books that, once read and the information put into practice, can help make your home a more secure, less appealing property for would be criminals to attempt to burglarize. Listed below are just a few of the many informative, highly useful books that can currently be found for readers interested in upping their level of personal, family and home protection.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Home Security

This book is written by a veteran of law enforcement, Tom Davidson. With over twenty seven years in law enforcement, including the Indiana State Police, FBI and London Metropolitan Police Department Davidson is now a practicing attorney and certified police Master Instructor.

With a general overview on the core basics of home security presented in a straight forward and sometimes humorous manner, this book is a fun and easy read on a very serious subject. While this book doesn't go into the more intricate details of actually installing a security system in your home, it provides a great deal of information regarding the assessment of your home's risk in terms of your neighborhood and property in particular. Davidson provides some great inexpensive 'do it yourself' steps you can easily implement as well as providing vital information to parents on the legalities of using 'nanny cams' and monitoring in your home.

Practical Home Security: A Guide to Safer Urban Living

This book is written by Alex Haddox, who hosts the highly rated podcast Practical Defense. Recognized internationally as a personal security expert, Haddox provides a good mixture of research findings and some very potent personal experience to recommend security measures that anyone can use to protect themselves, their family and their home. This book is a must read for anyone looking for high quality information regarding personal and home security in today's urban environment.

Home Security: Your Guide to Protecting Your Family

Written by James Hufnagel and Paula Marshall, this book is what you would expect from a Better Homes and Gardens release. Filled with great pictures and illustrations throughout, the authors do an excellent job of providing you the tools to identify security issues around and in your home. With a security checklist provided, this book looks at issues from your front and backyard to the inside your home.

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Renee Laurin

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