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Our COVID-19 Response

April 13, 2020

Our team is working to address concerns based on the latest information available about COVID-19. We are frequently reviewing workplace policies and protocol to keep our COVID-19 knowledge up-to-date and make sure we are following recommendations from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.In addition, we are taking precautionary…

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How Master Key Systems Work

December 23, 2019

So many keys, so many locks. If you feel overwhelmed by the number of keys in your business or organization, it may be time to consider a master key system. A Key Story The more homes and businesses built in Georgia, the more locksmiths that are needed to install locks. According to IBISWorld, the locksmith…

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The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

December 8, 2019

Toss away the key—consumers today are outfitting their homes with electronic locks that can be activated through a code, key fob, smartphone, or even voice command. No more lockouts, no more missing keys. While going keyless is certainly more convenient, there are a few factors to consider. Start with pricing: electronic locks are becoming more…

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Should You Have a Professional Locksmith Install Your Residential and Commercial Locks?

November 23, 2019

In our increasingly independent, do-it-yourself (DIY) society where a brief YouTube video can show you how to do just about anything, it’s easy to believe you can change your residential or commercial locks yourself. Doing things on your own have the advantage of appearing to save you money or time, but in some cases, it’s…

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High Security Locks for Schools, Hospitals, and Churches

November 11, 2019

According to CBS News, the number of mass shootings in 2019 alone is on track to be an average of one per day. In this day and age of mass shootings in public places like churches and schools, it’s instinctive that organizations are seeking the highest level of security possible. Our Downs Security Solutions team…

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10 Security Tips for Winter Months

October 10, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. Summer comes to an end, the days grow shorter, and the stores break out their holiday decorations. Although home security should be an important concern to all homeowners in Atlanta, GA, year round, there are some special considerations during the cooler weather months. Our Downs…

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Signs Someone’s Meddled With Your Lock

July 10, 2019

Everyone wants to be safe in their home and having sturdy, trusted locks on your doors and windows is one way to increase your peace of mind. Although it’s often clear if you become a victim of a burglary when valuables are taken, it can be more difficult to detect someone who might be meddling…

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6 Interesting Facts About Locksmiths

April 19, 2019

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

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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7 Ways to Improve Your Home Security This Spring

March 28, 2019

Spring is symbolic of new beginnings and rebirth, as well as the quintessential time for spring cleaning. Perfectly coinciding with these, spring is also an excellent time of year to make a thorough assessment of your home’s security. Take a nice long walk around your home—both inside and outside—to check all your security items are…

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