How much should a new aerial cost?
Online there are a gazillion aerial, satellite and CCTV companies that eulogise bargain basement offers. You can take the view that these are genuinely great opportunities or sceptically too good to be true. So just how much should a new aerial cost?
For example, a competitor of mine in Sheffield is stating a “digital” aerial installation for £38 and a CCTV installation for £99. Remarkable as the cost of materials is greater than the overall work!
When I’m shopping around for products and services I’m looking for value for money, that is, in cake terms, “worth the calories”. Money well spent is the whole package including what you’re actually offering as a product as well the services. This includes the initial contact experience of a web page landing or a personal phone call, to turning up on time, clearing up after yourself and making sure everything works prior to leaving. The standard of the service should not change for any customer.
The only variable should be the different price of products.
The whole process must be seen in terms of the customer. Lack of knowledge is vulnerability which is often exploited by the unscrupulous. A friendly tone and helpful guiding hand on how to tune a television or how to playback recordings on a CCTV recorder cost nothing but are priceless to a customer lacking in confidence.
At AB Aerials we gain customers attention and confidence by offering incentives such as:
- No vat charge
- 2 year guarantees
- Free call outs for surveys and diagnostics
- After sales service
- Phone lines open until 10pm and answered straight away
The right package for you
A range of products are available to suit the individual’s purse but all are industry approved from cables and aerials to CCTV cameras. The difficult part is to give an exact cost to a customer without actually going to see the job. How long is piece of string? Even if we say costs start from £x customers often take it that £x is the actual price of the job!
Nobody should be afraid to ask for a no obligation quote/survey which is of course mutually beneficial.
Additionally, when embarking on costly project such as multiple television points or a 4 camera CCTV install it goes without saying to get a number of quotes. Look for the company that gives you value for money. It may be the cheapest option but rarely. Ask yourself the question “will a £38 aerial” or “£99 CCTV install” really give you what you’re looking for? What you want to pay is what you want to pay but don’t expect a Rolls Royce for the price of a bicycle.
Are you tired of losing trust in the trades industry? We are putting a stop to this! That’s why we showcase our 5 star reviews on our home page .
How can we help you? Contact us for your satellite, aerial and CCTV requirements. We will talk you through the options available to you and will never offer something that is completely unsuitable for your needs.
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Don’t be afraid to reach out. We are here to help get your satellite, CCTV and television back on track.
Giving you safety and security for your home and workplace
AB Aerials offer the opportunity to introduce state of the art security systems at affordable prices.
All our CCTV installations engineers are City & Guilds qualified and are Registered Digital Installers so you can be confident that whatever you require will be dealt with competently and effectively to give you peace of mind.
Recent advances in technology has meant greater quality imaging for less money and the storage of CCTV images much easier to access. AB Aerials provide the best possible and cost effective service from a single covert CCTV camera to multiple camera installation making us one of the leading and most popular installers of CCTV systems in South Yorkshire.
Our CCTV Services
We install a range of different technologies to suit your budget including:
- High resolution analogue cameras
- HD cameras
- Mega pixel IP systems
- Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) cameras
- Wireless technology cameras
Key Benefits of Our CCTV Installation Service Include
All systems are user friendly and can accessed from your tablet, mobile phone or from the comfort of your lounge through the TV
To ensure a neat and tidy job all cabling is hidden or put in to trunking
All cameras are vandal proof
We offer data cabling solutions so that HD images from your cameras can be received in any room of the house
Any number of cameras installed with associated recording equipment
Night vision incorporated as standard
What our clients say about using AB Aerials
I would highly recommend AB Aerials. They were on time which is rare these days, very friendly and reassuring. The price was very competitive and they worked quickly and did the job perfectly as I requested.
AB Aerials were superb. Professional, punctual and totally reliable. Offered the best solution at a cheaper price than others. I would definitely recommend A B Aerials to anyone.
My husband and I wanted an extra Sky box set up for our daughter's bedroom. Mr Walker did an excellent job which seemed to take no time at all. His rate of pay was reasonable also. We would thoroughly recommend Mr Walker and AB Aerials.
Mrs. M Ingram
Communication was excellent, and all work was carried out in a timely professional manner. Completion of the work was thorough.
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Need peace of mind? A deterrent to would be intruders? Then trust AB Aerials to add security to your home.