Locksmith Articles

6 Interesting Facts About Locksmiths

April 19, 2019
Focused experienced locksmith working on key duplicating machine in workshop in Atlanta

Like most professions, locksmiths have a wide and varied history with sometimes interesting stories associated with their trade. Talk with our professionals at Downs Security Solutions to learn all about the little-known services locksmiths offer as well as their own experiences as professionals here in Atlanta. 1. Houdini: A Locksmith First, A Magician Second It…

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Help! I Fell for a Locksmith Scam

April 4, 2019
Old minivan posing as a locksmith company but we know better in Atlanta

At Downs Security Solutions, we receive calls at least once a week from people here in the Atlanta area who have been scammed by someone posing as a professional locksmith. We either end up going out with a follow-up remedy for the botched issue, or we try to advise some next steps for the victim.…

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4 Ways You Can Outsmart a House Burglar

March 7, 2019
Small toy house with a lock and key next to it in Atlanta

If you think having any lock on your front door and a latch on your windows is enough to protect your home from burglars, you are wrong. Today, burglars are getting more clever with the ways they target your home without you even knowing. Fortunately, there are precautionary measures you can take to stay one…

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Why You Should Hire a Certified Locksmith

October 19, 2018
Elderly man in apron working in locksmith and making duplicates of keys

It’s inevitably going to happen. You are going to need the services of a professional locksmith. When you move into a new home or business you will definitely want to change the locks or rekey them. If you ever get locked out due to a lost or broken key you’ll need help. Perhaps your locks,…

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