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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 24, 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.|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 9, 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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Thief with bolt cutter behind the fence.|Thief with bolt cutter behind the fence.

Signs Someone’s Meddled With Your Lock

July 10, 2019

Everyone wants to be safe in their home and having sturdy, trusted locks on your doors and windows is one way to increase your peace of mind. Although it’s often clear if you become a victim of a burglary when valuables are taken, it can be more difficult to detect someone who might be meddling with your locks, in hopes of finding an opportunity to steal at a later time.

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Old minivan posing as a locksmith company but we know better in Atlanta|Georgia.

Help! I Fell for a Locksmith Scam

April 4, 2019

At Downs Security Solutions, we receive calls at least once a week from people here in the Atlanta area who have been scammed by someone posing as a professional locksmith. We either end up going out with a follow-up remedy for the botched issue, or we try to advise some next steps for the victim.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Home Security This Spring

March 28, 2019

Spring is symbolic of new beginnings and rebirth, as well as the quintessential time for spring cleaning. Perfectly coinciding with these, spring is also an excellent time of year to make a thorough assessment of your home’s security.

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Small toy house with a lock and key next to it in Atlanta|Georgia.

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.

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