Locksmith Articles

6 Interesting Facts About Locksmiths

September 14, 2021
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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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, doors, doorknobs or door pullbacks are in need of maintenance. Maybe you need a new safe, or need help getting into a safe, or you need to move a safe. Who do you call? You need to call a locksmith. Finding a locksmith is easy, just do a google search. Finding a Certified Master Locksmith will be a sound investment in your security and peace of mind. And, it will keep you from getting ripped off. He will get the job done right, on time and on budget, the first time. He will use only tried and true quality products. Hire a CML and you can be assured that you have hired an expert.

Continue Reading

Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements

June 18, 2018
Woman with car key

When your car key is lost or damaged, it may not even cross your mind to go anywhere else but the dealership for the replacement. This seems to be especially true with the advent of high-tech keys. But a professional auto locksmith is exactly where you should go. A trusted and professional locksmith, like ours at Downs Security Solutions, can replace your key quickly, accurately, and for a fraction of the dealership’s cost.

Continue Reading