Every 15 seconds, a break-in takes place somewhere in the United States. Roughly one of every ten American homes will suffer a break-in this year, and the average loss will total nearly $2,000 per theft. It is an unfortunate fact that all too often, home security isn’t thought of until it is too late. Don’t let yourself or one of your loved ones become another crime statistic! This insightful, in-depth book by best-selling technology author Edward Jones will show you how you can effectively protect your home and minimize the chances of falling prey to theft. You’ll discover how you can save hundreds of dollars annually when it comes to wireless alarm systems, how you can easily install your own effective home security system, ways to make your home a less tempting target for burglars, and how you can greatly boost the security of your home using video surveillance. In this book, you’ll learn all of the following:
- Discover 15 proven, low-cost ways that you can minimize your burglary risk
- Learn how you can get the same quality of monitored burglar alarm system that your neighbors may be paying thousands for, while your costs are half that amount or even less
- Put video surveillance to work for you with no more expense than a webcam, an inexpensive plastic container to waterproof the webcam, and the computer that you already own
You’ll find all of this and more in How to Protect Your Home: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Home Security Systems.In this book, Jones outlines why you need a home security plan, and provides details of 15 common-sense techniques that don’t involve the use of a security system, yet greatly increase the safety of your home.
Jones goes on to explain what home security systems are, and in the core of the book, he provides specific details as to how you can implement a top-quality home security system without spending thousands on inflated monthly monitoring fees or being locked into multiyear contracts with big alarm companies. You will even learn how you can implement video surveillance for less than you would spend feeding a family of four at the local fast-food restaurant. If you are looking to protect the things that are important to you and you don’t want to waste your hard-earned money doing so, this book is a must-read.