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BBB Accredited Business since

Canal Alarm Devices, Inc.

Phone: (212) 431-5066 Fax: (212) 431-5422 387 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013

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Canal Alarm Devices is a wholesale distributor of Access, A/V, Fire, Intrusion, Network, Power, Tools, Surveillance and Cabling products. 

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Canal Alarm Devices, Inc. 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 Canal Alarm Devices, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

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

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Canal Alarm Devices, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 01, 2001 Business started: 01/01/1973 in NY Business incorporated 06/17/1974 in NY
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Reuben Weinstein, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Reuben Weinstein, President
Business Category


Products & Services

Canal Alarm Devices, Inc. sells the following brand(s): ALL Major Brands, Bosch, Canon, Interlogix, JVC, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony

Canal Alarm Devices, Inc. offers the following product(s): Audio Monitoring Equipment, Audio-Video Intercom Systems, Burglar Alarm Systems, CCTV Camera Systems, CCTV Cameras, CCTV Illumination Products, Commercial/Residential Network Solutions, Covert Security Products, Digital Video Recorders (DVR), Installation Tools & Hardware, Intrusion Detection Products, Magnetic Lock Systems, Network/IP Cameras, Network/IP Recorders, Power Products, Professional Audio-Video, Security Camera Hardware, Security Decals & Signs, Security Displays & Monitors, System Controllers & Keyboards, Video Transmission Equipment

Method(s) of Payment
Cash, All Major Credit Cards, Check, Debit
Refund and Exchange Policy
At Canal Alarm Devices, we stand behind the quality of our products and will make things right if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase. We believe that we can work together with our customers to make every purchase a positive experience. If, for whatever reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you can return it within fifteen (15) days of the purchase date. Claims for missing items or items damaged in transit must be received within two business days of receipt of merchandise.

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.

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.