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Can Privacy Be Found With Home Security Cameras?

December 13, 2023

Privacy versus the lack of privacy with home security cameras is a very hot topic at the moment. What the flack is all about is the capability of home security cameras to watch and/or record homeowners at home without their express knowledge. While cameras are intrinsic to an effective home security system here in Atlanta, GA, some opponents are voicing their concerns that these same cameras could be utilized in an invasive manner. If you have such a security camera inside your home, is there anything you can do? Our specialists at Downs Security Solutions recommend a couple things.

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5 Tips for Finding Lost Keys

5 Tips for Finding Lost Keys

November 14, 2023

Nearly everyone loses their keys from time to time in Atlanta. It’s easy to do because they are small, used so frequently, and simple to forget about. 

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Common Lock Problems and Solutions

October 13, 2023

Our locksmiths at Downs Security Solutions, here in Atlanta, Georgia, feel like they have seen it all when it comes to locks. Many times when customers have an issue with their locks, the issue is something they could resolve themselves if they just knew how. Below are some of the more common problems we see and how to address them yourself. However, if you run into something you’re not comfortable taking care of on your own, don’t hesitate to call one of our locksmiths for help.

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Things to Know Before Buying a Safe for Your Home

September 13, 2023

Talk with our team at Downs Security Solutions for professional advice. We have a great deal of knowledge about a wide variety of safes and can help you select the one that will best meet your needs.

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School Security Products That May Be Dangerous

July 14, 2023

That’s what our focus of this list is, some of the products we’ve witnessed not being used appropriately––not necessarily the products themselves. It’s when our professionals have seen these products and/or systems being used ineffectively that make them a danger. This is where things can go wrong.

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3 Reasons You Should Hire a 24-Hour Locksmith

June 14, 2023

Whether you’re a homeowner working the late shift, coming home from the airport in the early hours of the morning, or losing track of time while visiting friends and family, we admit it’s never a convenient time to get locked out of your home or vehicle.

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Know the Hardware You Have

May 15, 2023

Don’t let the wall of a thousand doorknobs fool you. Only a handful of lock types are widely available on the market.

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Home Security Cameras

April 10, 2023

Security cameras are ever growing in popularity. Yes, in business situations, but this trend is actually in home security cameras. And not for million-dollar home compounds either––for everyday homeowners. This added level of security is making sense to homeowners in Atlanta, GA, as well as across the nation. According to recent FBI studies, having a security system in a home makes it 15 times less likely to be victimized. Home security cameras bring a lot to the home security system party. Our Downs Security Solutions professionals recommend security cameras to improve your home security.

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Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglary

March 13, 2023

There are so many ways you can help prevent a burglary in your home––the list is both lengthy and detailed. On the other hand, you can also drive yourself and your household crazy trying to make your home an impenetrable fortress. If you are just beginning this journey, here are some of the first steps you can take:

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The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

February 13, 2023

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.

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