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Keyless Locks for Home and Car

October 22, 2021

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 Atlanta, GA, home and/or car. There’s a plethora of choices for both the home and car, so much that at times it can seem overwhelming to decide what would fit best with your circumstances. That’s when calling our Downs Security Solutions professionals makes the most sense. We can help you wade through what’s out there and make the best decision for you.

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Should You Have a Professional Locksmith Install Your Residential and Commercial Locks?

October 6, 2021

In our increasingly independent, do-it-yourself (DIY) society where a brief YouTube video can show you how to do just about anything, it’s easy to believe you can change your residential or commercial locks yourself. Doing things on your own have the advantage of appearing to save you money or time, but in some cases, it’s not the best course of action.

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Commercial Master Keying Locks

September 27, 2021

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 where one key can open every door of your business, even across many buildings if necessary. Master keying locks is a straightforward solution to a complex system.

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6 Interesting Facts About Locksmiths

September 14, 2021

Like most professions, locksmiths have a wide and varied history with sometimes interesting stories associated with their trade. Talk with our professionals at Downs Security Solutions to learn all about the little-known services locksmiths offer as well as their own experiences as professionals here in Atlanta.

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Locksmith Scams

August 13, 2021

When you’re in need of a locksmith, typically it’s in a need-it-now scenario, and you’re not taking the time to research who you’ll use as you usually might. However, this is not the time to skimp on your Sherlock skills. It seems that even the locksmith field isn’t exempt from scams and imposters. In fact,…

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Our COVID-19 Response

April 13, 2020

Our team is working to address concerns based on the latest information available about COVID-19. We are frequently reviewing workplace policies and protocol to keep our COVID-19 knowledge up-to-date and make sure we are following recommendations from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.In addition, we are taking precautionary…

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How Master Key Systems Work

December 23, 2019

So many keys, so many locks. If you feel overwhelmed by the number of keys in your business or organization, it may be time to consider a master key system.

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Senior woman uses keypad on digital lock to unlock and open domestic front door. The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys.

The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

December 8, 2019

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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High Security Locks for Schools, Hospitals, and Churches

November 11, 2019

According to CBS News, the number of mass shootings in 2019 alone is on track to be an average of one per day. In this day and age of mass shootings in public places like churches and schools, it’s instinctive that organizations are seeking the highest level of security possible. Our Downs Security Solutions team here in the area wants to provide you with the information, as well as the products and services, to help keep your communities and organizations safe and secure. Here are some tried-and-true high security locks for you to consider for your Atlanta organization.

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10 Security Tips for Winter Months

October 10, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. Summer comes to an end, the days grow shorter, and the stores break out their holiday decorations. Although home security should be an important concern to all homeowners in Atlanta, GA, year round, there are some special considerations during the cooler weather months.

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