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Description

Allied Fire Security provides surveillance, security and alarm systems solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest for residential, commercial and financial customers. The company specializes in total deterrence and protection solutions. This company also provides custom safe consulting and design.


BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Allied Fire and Security meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.


Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Allied Fire and Security include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 3 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

3 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 3

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Allied Fire and Security
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 01, 1972 Business started: 01/01/1948 in WA Business started locally: 01/01/1948 Business incorporated 03/02/1953 in WA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Washington Secretary of State, Corporations Divison
801 Capitol Way South, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia WA 98504-0234
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/corps
Phone Number: 360-753-7115
Fax Number: 360-664-8781

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
7273 Linderson Way SW , Olympia WA 98501
http://www.lni.wa.gov/
Phone Number: 800-647-0982

Type of Entity

Corporation

Business Management
Mr. Dye Hawley, Customer Representative Mr. Jay T. Hunt, President Mr. Terrill E. Hunt, CEO Mr. Dominic J Schwebs, Web Site Administrator Mr. Robert Van Halderen, CFO
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Dye Hawley, Customer Representative
Principal: Mr. Jay T. Hunt, President
Customer Contact: Mr. Dominic J Schwebs, Web Site Administrator
Business Category

Burglar Alarm Systems - Dealers, Monitoring & Service Locks & Locksmiths Safes & Vaults - Opening & Repairing Security Control Equipment & System Monitors Security Systems Consultants Safe & Vault Movers Smoke Detectors & Alarms Security Cameras Access Control Systems Fire & Smoke Alarm Systems Safes & Vaults

Products & Services

Allied Fire and Security offers the following product(s): 24 Hour Alarm Monitoring, Access Control Systems, Burglar & Fire Resistant Safes, Cash & Coin Dispensers , Fire Alarms, Full Locksmithing Services, High Security Locks & Deadbolts, Mass Notification Systems, Night Depositories, Remote Transaction Systems (Pneumatic Tube), Safe Deposit Boxes, Security Alarms, Vaults & Vault Doors, Video Surveillance Systems

Method(s) of Payment
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Checks, Cash, PayPal, Purchase Order, Automated Billing (AutoPay)
Alternate Business Names
Allied Alarms Allied Safe & Vault Co. Allied Security International Spokane Safe and Lock Company
Additional Information

On June 22, 2011, it was reported to the BBB by Allied that its customers are reporting questionable pitches being made by out of area door-to-door reps about their current Allied security system, including statements that Allied has been "bought out" and they are there to "upgrade" your system. This statement is not true. 

BBB urges customers to confirm or verify random statements made by reps about your current security system with the proper sources prior to saying yes or signing to change anything. If you have further questions about your Allied contract, contact Allied directly. If you have an unresolved issue concerning a newly installed system, file a formal complaint for resolve at: www.bbb.org You can also file dually with your state Attorney General's office. 

Licensing

WA state subcontractor/low voltage: ALLIESV26406
Spokane Business License: L0215814


Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Allied Fire and Security has received 3.68 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.