The Secure Home Architectural Design
By: Joel Skousen,
ISBN: 9781568610559 | Paperback | Swift Learning Resources
How Secure is Your Home?
The Secure Home is a comprehensive "How To" manual that covers every aspect of securing your home, including high security construction techniques for walls,windows and doors. It will take you through the planning stages of designing a secure home from the ground up, and includes an extensive section on how to remodel an existing home for security. The book covers all the types of mechanical systems, including alternative equipment for heating, cooling, and power generation, using multiple sources---wood, water, wind, solar, and various types of combustable fuel. The Secure Home also specializes on how to design and implement your own concealed multiple-purpose Safe Room in the basement level of a home, providing protection from fire, intrusion, earthquake and nuclear/biological/chemical attacks. All the architectural details are included. Best, there's an extensive section on products and sources to help you find the specialty equipment necessary to secure your home, which is updated yearly online, helping you keep the book up to date.