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Why You Should Hire a Certified Locksmith

October 19, 2018

It’s inevitably going to happen. You are going to need the services of a professional locksmith. When you move into a new home or business you will definitely want to change the locks or rekey them. If you ever get locked out due to a lost or broken key you’ll need help. Perhaps your locks,…

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I Locked My Keys In My House!

October 3, 2018

It happens to the best of us, especially these days with juggling so many things at one time. Locking yourself out of your house. But it doesn’t have to happen to you. You can be that person. That person who’s organized and prepared for anything, and it’s easy. There are things you can do ahead…

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Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglary

September 21, 2018

The FBI released its preliminary report on crime in the U.S. for the first six months of 2017, (https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2017/preliminary-report) reporting home burglary is down 6.1 percent. Attributing this decrease to several factors, one of them is most certainly a greater level of education on the part of homeowners for preventing burglaries. According to our Downs…

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6 Things Locksmiths Wish You Wouldn’t Do

September 4, 2018

As you can imagine, our Downs Security Solutions locksmiths have some doozy stories they could tell. They have helped people from all walks of life in all types of narratives with their locks and keys––and they have enjoyed helping them. On occasion though, there have been some consistently irritating things people have done over and…

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Keyless Locks for Home and Car

August 23, 2018

Keyless entry locks seem to be everywhere these days, not just in the next James Bond film. Convenience and safety top the reasons for such a high demand. These locks are no longer exclusively used by the rich and famous. Anyone who has an interest in this technology can utilize it with his or her…

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School Security

August 8, 2018

When the topic of school security crops up, in the light of current U.S. events, chances are your mind immediately jumps to security as it relates to school shootings. However, school security envelopes a much broader scope. Long before school shootings became a weekly media story, security measures have been used here in Atlanta, GA,…

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Summer Home-Security Tips

July 29, 2018

Everyone enjoys the good ole’ summertime. Especially burglars. According to home-security studies, more burglaries occur during July and August than any other time of the year. The reasons have to do with more vacations and less security vigilance while enjoying the fruits of summer here in Atlanta, Georgia. Our professionals at Downs Security Solutions recommend…

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How Secure Is Your Hotel Room Safe?

July 10, 2018

Most of us believe when we travel and stay in hotels, our valuables are secure once we’ve locked them in our room’s safe. But, sadly, that’s just not true. Your hotel room safe really isn’t that safe. There are ways to open it without using the combination you set for it, making theft a real…

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Garage Door Security Tips

June 27, 2018

In most homes, when it comes to security, garage doors are the forgotten relative. When folks install security systems for their homes, they forget about the garage door. When they worry about keeping their home’s windows and doors locked, they forget about the garage door. But this is more than a faux pas––this is a…

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Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements

June 18, 2018

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…

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