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Locksmithing: Your Key to a Career in Security Technology.

April 15, 2024

Locksmithing is a career that requires technical skills, security know-how, and a desire to help people. Locksmiths are the heroes who assist folks in accessing their homes, businesses, and other locked belongings.

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Locksmithing: Your Key to a Career in Security Technology.

March 15, 2024

If you ever locked yourself out of your Georgia home or forgot the code to a combination lock, you probably wished you knew about locksmithing. 

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Should I Call a Locksmith?

Should I Call a Locksmith?

February 15, 2024

When it comes to locks, many people often try some innovative things to avoid calling a locksmith. You’ve probably heard of folks climbing in windows to get into their locked homes, trying to pick a basic lock with a makeshift tool, or cutting off a padlock when a key has been lost. In some cases, roadside assistance services will offer free lockout services to members of particular organizations.

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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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