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The Zombie Survival Guide - Study Guide On the Defense: The Private Residence Summary & Analysis

Max Brooks
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Houses are a primary defense location for Class 1 zombie attacks. Stilted homes protect against zombie attacks, and blocking or destroying the outer staircases may be the only necessary modification. Tornado-proof houses are also safe against the undead. Burglar alarms are useless, and security bars are only a temporary measure. Tempered safety glass in steel or concrete frames is effective but expensive.

A ten-foot chain-link fence will fend off a small attack, and a ten-foot cinder-block wall is even more effective, although zoning ordinances may prohibit it. An organized, armed group can protect a six-foot wall, killing any zombies that make it over the wall. Any gates should be a sliding, solid steel or wrought iron door, and a car can be positioned to reinforce the gate. In a Class 3 attack, zombies will climb over each other to...

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