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Post Alarm Systems Reviews

Reviews of Post Alarm Systems from real customers
(3 verified)

Our Score
2.8
User Score
1.7

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Our Score
2.8
User Score
1.7
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Cellular monthly price
Undisclosed

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
Undisclosed

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
Monthly

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Undisclosed

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Undisclosed

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
3

Overall Score

Based on ranking criteria
2.8 /10

Protect America

Compared to industry leader
9.0 /10

This Review is maintained by Chase Sagum

Review Last Updated: January 15, 2019

Security System Overview

Post Alarm Systems offers a unique approach towards their basic package which requires new customers to pay for the equipment, installation, and activation up front in exchange for a no contract agreement. Post Alarm uses Honeywell wireless equipment, however, landline system are available upon request.

The Good

Post Alarm Systems is consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 Security Companies in the Nation by SDM (Security Dealer Magazine). They hire industry experts and require that all personnel are pre-employment polygraphed and drug tested.

The Bad

Although Post Alarms approach towards contracts is unique, it might still not be worth it due to their requirements of needing to buy all the equipment upfront.  For many customers, fronting close to a thousand dollars for a home security system is not an option and Post Alarms does not offer customers the option to take on a contract and pay more month to month.  Therefore, if you do not have the cash then buying a system through them isn’t even an option.

The Bottom Line

Overall, Post Alarms is a quality company with decades of experience serving the people of Southern California.  If you live in the region, have enough capital to buy all the equipment upfront, or just don’t want to sign a multi-year contract then Post Alarms would be a good choice.  However, if you cannot afford to pay for everything upfront and would like to pay for the system over a few years we suggest you look at other home security providers.

Most Helpful Reviews From Post Alarm Systems Customers

  1. User Score
    4
    Mae Belle Wunderlin
    July 16th, 2018 Monrovia, CA
    I have been trying since June 22, 2018 it is now July 16. 2018 to cancel my Post Alarm system. Left 3 mail box messages and had one disconnect. telephoned the home office.. Now I get they tried to telephone me but my line was busy. My telephone tells me every telephone call I have ever reeieved Post has never called. instead they just keep sending me billsRead More
  2. User Score
    1
    Sarah Anderson
    March 2nd, 2016 Los Angeles, CA
    I would like to mention that this is one of the worst companies that I have ever dealt with. I had to cancel my service since nothing was done as promised and they are extremely unorganized and overpriced. The way they deal with clients is atrocious. I did not want to listen to the bad reviews in here but now I do regret it, it could have save me a lot of trouble.Read More

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  1. User Score
    4
    July 16th, 2018 Monrovia, CA
    0 people found this review helpful!
    I have been trying since June 22, 2018 it is now July 16. 2018 to cancel my Post Alarm system. Left 3 mail box messages and had one disconnect. telephoned the home office.. Now I get they tried to telephone me but my line was busy. My telephone tells me every telephone call I have ever reeieved Post has never called. instead they just keep sending me bills
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  2. User Score
    1
    March 2nd, 2016 Los Angeles, CA
    6 people found this review helpful!
    I would like to mention that this is one of the worst companies that I have ever dealt with.
    I had to cancel my service since nothing was done as promised and they are extremely unorganized and overpriced. The way they deal with clients is atrocious. I did not want to listen to the bad reviews in here but now I do regret it, it could have save me a lot of trouble.
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  3. User Score
    0
    February 29th, 2016 Los Angeles, CA
    5 people found this review helpful!
    Please avoid this company as much as possible.

    They have horrible staff and horrible services.

    If you want to avoid yourself a headache please do not hire this company. Their security staff are untrained, rude, with poor English and they do not comply by the laws of the city!

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Our Score
2.8
User Score
1.7
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Cellular monthly price
Undisclosed

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
Undisclosed

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
Monthly

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Undisclosed

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Undisclosed

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
3

Overall Score

Based on ranking criteria
2.8 /10

Protect America

Compared to industry leader
9.0 /10
Our Score
9.0
User Score
7.9
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Monthly Price Range
$19.99-$42.99

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
$0

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
36

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Pay Balance

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Free

Index

Quality Index (Below 413 is good)
77

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
2,284

Overall Score

Based on ranking criteria
9.0 /10