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4 Ways You Can Outsmart a House Burglar

March 7, 2019

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. Fortunately, there are precautionary measures you can take to stay one…

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Replace or Rekey Your Door Lock?

February 28, 2019

Your front door is the gateway to your life, so to speak. It opens to your Atlanta, GA, home where you live with what is most valuable to you—your family and belongings. With such a responsibility, you need to be sure it is secure. If something affects that security in some manner, if your door…

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Should You or Shouldn’t You Change Locks Between Tenants?

February 11, 2019

Many landlords wrestle with the question of whether or not they should change their rental unit’s lock(s) between tenants. Since this is not a legal requirement in most states, you may not be bound by law to do it. That said, at Downs Security Solutions, we highly recommend doing it, regardless of the legalities. Why…

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Residential Keyless Entry Locks

January 28, 2019

With technology continually changing and improving, it’s not surprising locks for your home are included in this wave. According to Grand View Research, by 2024 the demand for smart locks is projected to exceed 135 million units. Here in Atlanta, GA, many of our homeowners have already updated from their traditional locksets to keyless entry…

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Can Privacy Be Found With Home Security Cameras?

January 11, 2019

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,…

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Commercial Master Keying Locks

December 28, 2018

Carrying a separate key for every area and/or door in your business or for several buildings could make you feel more like a locksmith than a manager or owner. It’s neither convenient nor practical. At Downs Security Solutions, we can give you a solution. We will work with you to design and implement a plan…

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Residential Door & Jamb Reinforcement

December 6, 2018

According to the FBI (, every 14.4 seconds a home in the U.S. is burgled, and 34 percent of the break-ins are through the front door. This means you need to be sure your home’s front door is as secure as you can make it. At Downs Security Solutions, our locksmiths see firsthand the results…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, from our family to yours! Contact the experts!

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High-Security Locks

November 19, 2018

The difference between high-security locks and the standard locks on most homes is the level of security each of these locks ensures. Simply because you purchased an expensive lock for your front door doesn’t make it high security. These special locks have distinctive characteristic traits making them ideal for your home’s protection. At Downs Security…

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Residential Access Control

November 9, 2018

The size of your home should not a determinant in your decision to implement access control. At Downs Security Solutions, we support Atlanta, GA–area homeowners in all sizes of homes––from snug quarters to grandiose compounds. Access control is for everyone. If you have always wanted direct control of who has access to your home and…

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