Frequently Asked Questions

1.WHAT IS A SECURITY SYSTEM?
A security system is basically the electronic eyes, ears and nose custom designed to protect your home, family, and pets from burglary, fire, panic and medical emergency. When you use Burglar Stop as your Vancouver alarm company, the first response from the security system is to sound a loud siren, flash lights etc. to alert you and the intruders. The security system then reports to our central local monitoring station.
2.WHAT IF I HAVE PETS?
The home security systems we install in Vancouver, we install with your pets in mind, with our systems your home, family and pets will be protected from intruders and fire.
3.WHAT GEOGRAPHIC AREAS DOES BURGLAR STOP COVER?
We install security alarm systems in Vancouver and throughout the entire Lower Mainland.
4.WHO RESPONDS TO MY SECURITY SYSTEM?
Depending on the type of emergency your response includes police departments, fire departments, ambulance or a guard response.
5.DO I NEED A PERMIT TO OPERATE MY ALARM?
Most cities and municipalities have permits or by-laws dealing with security systems, check with our office on the requirements for your area.
6.WHAT IS THE COST FOR A SECURITY SYSTEM?
The cost depends on the type and size of the system. The price can range from an affordable monthly fee over a 36 month contract.

Security Tips

1.Install dead boltlocks on all exterior doors, re-enforce all door frames with a metal plate to make the door frame stronger.

2.Prune all trees and shrubs to prevent anyone from hiding unseen.

3.Install patio door locks on all patio doors, most patio doors open on the outside.

4.Install outdoor flood lighting which comes on when people are approaching your property.

5.When leaving on vacation have someone pick-up all your mail or have delivery stopped.

6.Arm your security system when you are home and when you are away, even if you leave for five minutes.

7.Do a complete and current video of all your valuables.

8.Keep all irreplaceable items in a secure fireproof safe.

9.Have your smoke detectors connected to your security system.

10.Call Burglar Stop to have a complete burglar/ fire security system installed.

Burglar Stop is a locally owned, operated and monitored home security company in Surrey.

The Burglar Stop Difference

  • Local Security Company
  • Easy to use systems
  • Great service
  • Great selection
  • Experience you can trust
  • Thousands Of Satisfied Customers
Rick and Michelle have been fantastic to work with. They are very knowledgeable, easy to talk to and always quick at handling my requests. The technicians are also great. My installation was a little complicated and they were good at explaining how to approach the situation and what were the alternatives. Great people to work with overall.
Tommy from Delta
We’ve been using Burglar Stop for close to 20 years now, we first heard about them through our parents who used them way back too, and we’re definitely satisfied with the security their systems provide. Their services are excellent. They have fine prices. We really have no complaints.
Lisa from Chilliwack
I moved into a new place and wanted to be ensure it was safe. Dan came into my place and walked me through a few options. John was the installer, also very pleasant to deal with. I would recommend Burglar Stop to anyone who wants great service at a good price.
Ken from Richmond
Burglar Stop redid our alarm system so it would have monitoring and they were very good. The guy who we talked with and got it all set up was awesome, really informative. We really have no complaints about these guys and they also do the monitoring for our restaurant. Overall we’re quite satisfied with Burglar Stop.
Mrs. Wong from Vancouver
Burglar Stop was really great—friendly and professional. The two guys that came and installed a system for us did a really good job. They finished in half the time they thought they would, and even though they ran into a couple obstacles they were able to figure it out pretty easily.
Don T. from Surrey
Got the Burglar Stop system after a break inn, like most people. Did a lot of research before deciding on Burglar Stop. I liked the fact that there were no complaints with the BBB in 3 years unlike the bigger companies that do a lot of radio advertising. They have been in business for over 25 years and their monitoring station is local as well. They were the only company to offer to send out someone to look at my home. I met with Dan and we did a walk through my home. He was very professional and no high pressure sales. We are very happy with their service.
George from Langley

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