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You Can Help Prevent a Home Invasion

December 9, 2022

You probably don’t like to think about a burglar breaking into your Atlanta home.

Everyone prefers to believe their home is a safe haven for their family and friends. However, the truth of the matter is a burglary occurs once every three minutes, according to SafeWise, the home safety and security experts.

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The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

November 7, 2022

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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Do I Need a Separate Safe for Separate Items?

October 14, 2022

Customers oftentimes will ask us if they need to purchase separate safes to store separate items. This is a good question. And like most good questions, the answer is: it depends. For firearms and ammunition, stick with a gun safe. If you need a convenient and accessible place to stash some cash, consider a standard…

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Senior woman uses keypad on digital lock to unlock and open domestic front door.|Senior woman uses keypad on digital lock to unlock and open domestic front door.

Residential Keyless Entry Locks

September 16, 2022

Keyless entry locks are locks you can open without a key––the key being replaced by technology for entry. This technology exists for both doorknob/handle locks and deadbolts. In addition to having choices between brand names, styles, and finishes, you need to decide which type of technology is best suited for you and your home.

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High-Security Locks

August 16, 2022

The difference between high-security locks and the standard locks on most homes is the level of security each of these locks ensures.

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The Difference Between a Left-Hand and Right-Hand Door

July 26, 2022

So, you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade your door handle. When you’re ordering, you’ll need to specify your door’s “swing.” That way, you can be confident your contractor will be able toinstall your new hardware right away, without having to reorder it. 

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What Are Common Lock Problems?

What Are Common Lock Problems?

July 14, 2022

Door lock relationships can be so fickle.

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Should I Call a Locksmith?

Should I Call a Locksmith?

June 23, 2022

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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Should I Have a Safe in My Home?

May 31, 2022

A home safe can be a smart investment for many individuals and families. However, it’s important to understand the different kinds of safes available, and what valuables they are designed to protect. 

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Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements

May 10, 2022

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.

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