Reviews for Philadelphia Car Alarm Systems

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Rated Review by john B.
"I called around and did some cost comparision, he was cheaper than some and more expensive than others but by only a few dollars. Besides be very knowledgable, very professional and doing the job right. He gives a good sell and makes many excellent points. Many businesses hire early 20 yr olds with little knowledge or just don't care about the service provided as it is not there business nor do they care about repeat customers, all they want to do is get it done quick as possible, put it back together and its done, onto the next one or onto the next facebook post.
took his time, explained everything and all of the wiring looked factory when he was done, which he takes pride in doing, we took pictures. The best part about
, is he comes to you, home or work. We scheduled the service at our home when we knew we had things to do, he does require some shade for the vehicle, who wouldn't in this heat and crawling around the vehicle for 6hrs on the install. Definately going to call
again(he also does audio and does contract work for different agencies) to do an install on a few items, and fix a stereo issue from a previous installer in Scottsdale.
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Rated Review by Derek B.
" The guy's at
are GREAT!! I have a Chevy Silverado and had a alarm system installed and custom sub installed by
and his crew at
. They did such a GREAT JOB!! When my girl got her new Chevy Avalanche we went back to have her alarm and custom sub installed. And again they did a GREAT JOB!! Clean work, Great Customer Service, and they stand behind their work!! I highly recommend them to anyone looking to have high quality work done to there vehicle. THANKS
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"The driver of the company vehicle made an illegal and unsafe turn on Murfreesboro road and flipped the driver off.When the driver blew the horn, the driver in the company vehicle proceeded to call the car driver a n***** twice. This was yelled out the window on Murfreesboro road today. This is the kind of people this company employs.
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, was called by me for my girlfriend at the recommendation ofthe local police to have my locks changed after a fight with her husband. It was 2a.m, he came right out, secured all the doors, changed all the locks and gave her an additional 10% off because she was a crime victim. He was a gentlemen that wanted to make sure that I would feel safe. And I did
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"Rather than try to sell me a new car alarm system,
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explained the options available on my current system and suggested a fix for the problem that I was having (the system was getting inadvertently disarmed due to the sensitive entry fob). He even sent me a user's manual that is more detailed than the one I received when I purchased the unit, so that I
could program the system myself. When it became clear that the system was locked by the original installer, he proposed an on-site meeting at my home, and showed up as promised. In about a half hour, he worked through the programming options until I was satisfied, and then checked the system several times.
His attention to detail is rare these days. He probably could have talked me into purchasing another system, given the problem that I was having. But now the current system is working as I need it to, and I have saved hundreds of dollars. I would trust him with other needs on my auto, and we discussed upgrading the speaker system on my car stereo. Again his advice was along the lines of making changes that will provide the largest benefit at a reasonable cost. I plan to do business with him in the future.
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came to look at this home I bought that had a Stargate Home Automation System for lighting, a/c alarm, etc.The system had been disconnected at some point and the home was a foreclosure. He looked at the system in early November and gave me a very professional estimate via email explaining everything. He said "it would be a bit of a learning process for him as he had not worked on many Smart home systems but not this one in particular. " He said " I have the utmost confidence I can get it working again and would even be able to use my smart phone to control everything with new add ons in parts to the existing panel." The estimate was for 4300.00 and mostly labor. He also said in this email "I realistically expect my time to be closer to 70-80 hours, but the price will not go up. From the get go it was endless excuses and dates and promises not kept. He asked for 1500.00 to get started. Said that would cover any parts and some of the labor. i gave him a check approx. 2 weeks before Thanksgiving with the agreement we would start day after Thanksgiving. When that day came he couldn't start because he said he was in the hospital. Long story short he finally started in mid december. After a week or two of doing very little and coming to the house a couple times he said he would require another 2350.00 for more parts and labor. I felt uneasy with this, but reluctantly agreed. He assured me everything was going fine and the main brain had tested ok and was just matter of programming system etc. Said also had no other jobs until after
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. so was ready to finally come and spend as much time as necessary to get the job done. He also said he would not require any more cash until the job was done. Well as it got a week or so from Christmas he had not ordered the parts still and I said I want this done before Christmas like you said it would be. I told him he better expedite shipping and get going. He finally got the parts and showed up a few days before Christmas after me riding him. He worked on the system approx. 3-4 days. As the deadline approached a couple days before Christmas he said I can't get the system working I'm giving up. Something about the technology was too old (2003 house and system) was picking up interference from the electronics in the house and it could be made to work, but would require way too much time and labor. He said since he couldn't complete the job he would install a new smart home system that would be 5000.00 or so and would knock the lost labor from this job off the bill. I said I can't afford another 5000.00 can you just give me a couple days labor with some help around the house on other projects and my parts refund. He said yes. I have his text messages that confirm all of this. Then when time came for him to work a couple days more he made more excuses why he couldn't His truck broke down etc. He never made good on that. He also said of course you will get back the 1100.00 in parts. Still waiting on that. Starting
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. 23rd he said it was all returned and had RMA's He even at one point said Smarthomes.com had the parts back and he was waiting for them. At some point after a few weeks of excuses and him saying he didn't know if they were going to refund or not because the parts had been hooked up, I contacted Smarthomes.com to see what was up because he quit answering my text messages. Just told them approx date ordered and his company name, and parts used. They were able to look it up. It says right on the website they have a 30 day no hassle satisfaction return policy. I could tell he was planning on keeping the money and telling me they wouldn't do the refund for some reason. Long story short he will not respond to my text messages and he has been refunded in full for the parts ,but the amount of the parts was 688.00 not the 1100.00 he lied and told me had in this job. This guy is a con artist. Stay away. I checked with BBB and he has an unresolved complaint and C rating. I really should have done my home work before hiring this guy. Also learned to get everything in writing as far as cash needed, Dates to complete, etc.I think this system could have been made to work but as his time in it approached 40 hours he just decided to give up rather than finish and spend more time as he said he would in the email estimate. I have nothing to show for over 3700.00. I will pursue other avenues to get my parts money back at least. This is blatant theft on the parts. The labor I have to chalk up as a loss and we never had an agreement before what would happen if he couldn't make it work, although at the time he quit on it he agreed to help me with some of the lost labor as stated earlier. The parts are mine though I paid for them and he is keeping the refund.

This was a complete nightmare. The closet where all the wiring was got left the same way as when he started. Complete mess of wires everywhere. He even left a huge bag of trash. I wonder if he ever really had any intensions of finishing this job? Would have made sense if he cleaned up some of the wiring mess etc. first to make things easier for himself.

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texted me back today and his response when I told him that I knew Smarthomes refunded him because they told me they did, was basically "he was going to refund the parts (LOL) but now he's not going to because I have harassed him." I guess asking for what I paid for and is legally mine is harassment. Going to call BBB and check into criminal charges as well as civil suite. You can't keep the parts it's just theft.


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"Had a problem with EVERY WINDOW ON THE CAR.
Installer left a half-full gatorade bottle of chew spit in the car.
They claimed it was my car's fault the tint job stunk.
Made them remove the bad tint & refund me my money and they left glue everywhere (roof, inside and outside of doors, upholstery, etc.) and streaks all over windows interior doors panels. It took me two hours to properly clean up the mess that was left.
What a waste of my TIME AND MONEY.
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"Repair took approximately three hours for serviceman to locate loose wire. He had to remove dashboard to locate and fix the problem. There was no charge for this repair. This work was performed in an open carport in Tucson's heat of about 100 degree weather."
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"They installed a keyless entry system in my 2002 Honda Civic. They have also done window tint for me on this Honda as well as two previous vehicles. They do excellent work for a fair price. I will continue to use them whenever I need auto customizing work done."
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"They were very helpful in answering my questions, allowing me to choose the devices, features, and systems that fit my vehicle and lifestyle most.
Their service estimates were accurate and they even stayed late to fit my job in that day. They gave me frequent updates on their progress and called to clarify issues before going ahead with the work....more /> Their prices on systems and services beat other shops in the area.
I'm very pleased with the quality and functionality of my installed devices. I even called them weeks later to troubleshoot a problem with my car alarm. The staff member quickly walked me through the problem over the phone and allowed me to resolve it myself.
I would highly recommend their products and services and would use them again without hesitation.
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Advance Auto Parts

Trenton, NJ

Allstate auto center

1526 kirkwood hwy
Newark, DE

Allstate auto center

1526 Kirkwood Hwy
Newark, DE

AM-TECH TRANSMISSIONS

201 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA

Amazon.com

PO Box 81226
Seattle, WA

American Choice Installations LLC

3217 morrell ave
Philadelphia, PA

Apple Hill Auto & Collision

38 Lucas Drive
Muncy, PA

Audio Works

450 Newark Shopping Center
Newark, DE

AudioSonic Car Stereo

703 Crescentt Blvd
Brooklawn, NJ

auto connection

3020 west ave
Bristol, pa

AUTO IMAGES

1740 S DELSEA DR
Vineland, NJ

AUTO MAGIC, LLC

1200 Delsea Dr N
Glassboro, NJ

AUTO MATTERS

570 Station Ave
Bensalem, PA

Auto Moto Specialists

99E Sharon Avenue
Darby, PA

AUTOMOTIVE SOUND & PROTECTION

1516 BUTLER PIKE
Conshohocken, PA

Automotive Sound & Protection

1516 Butler Pike
Conshohocken, PA

BILLY'S AUTO CENTER

24 ROUTE 72
Vincentown, NJ

BOB'S AUTO & TRUCK CENTER

729 Pike Springs Rd
Phoenixville, PA

Bucks County Electronics

2346 Bristol Oxford Valley Rd
Levittown, PA

Car Effex

106 mantua blvd
Mantua, Nj

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