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Van Bitz are the Country’s leading motorhome security installation company. We have been installing motorhome alarm systems since 1990. We stock and install both CAT5 & CAT6 Thatcham Tracking systems.

Van Bitz are the leading motorhome accessory installers in the Country. Operating from a five acre site conveniently situated just two miles from Junction 25 on the M5 Within our grounds we operate a 3.5 acre campsite www.cornishfarm.com to make your journey to Van Bitz as easy as possible.

Van Bitz have specialised working with motorhomes since 1990 and whilst we install all good motorhome accessories, Strikeback the multi award winning motorhome alarm system is the product that Van Bitz are famous for. In 2011 Van Bitz launched the most aggressive motorhome security system available in the UK called : THE GROWLER!

https://www.vanbitz.com/

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Approx date of transaction
March 2020
Had read the reviews on Motorhomefun and thought it worth looking into.

Initially we were hoping to get our new van in late November/early December 2019, alas the COC's were not available, then due to some other issues didn't get a new van until mid March.

However through all the changes of dates as we discussed with dealer from Nov 2019 if and when we would get our new van, Vanbitz excelled in offering new appointments, happy to cancel and re-book, called to say we have a cancellation how are you fixed, can we help what do you need from us.

So eventually we arrived at Vanbitz, Greeted by the camp wardens (should be paid more) Have to confess those like us that live in traffic reduced areas were a bit taken-aback by the constant drone from the nearby M5.

However, Greeted at Vanbitz by David, sold a few things I'd not thought about. 1 of which is we may think about solar panel etc and split charge arrangements. BUT was not aware the Sunstore MPPT unit fitted charged the leisure battery as priority so given a bit of off grid use the Vehicle/charger battery gets sacrificed. Hence folks with solar turn up to their van in storage and find the leisure battery is fine the starter battery is (i'll be kind) flat.

We were offered lift in to Taunton but declined as had all day to kill,Written instructions for the walk available and followed. Was interesting wandering around Taunton may have been more so had the start of the corona-virus issues not been upon us.

Shopped, coffee'd, lunch'd in Taunton and wandered slowly back to Vanbitz. It's a good walk both ways but hey it's flat and there are benches and if it's not raining quite enjoyable. Sat in the camping ground with cream cakes (gregs) and complimentary coffee awaiting completion of the works.

Texts arrived whilst "awaiting" to say tracker up and running. David then went through the system. Well He knows his subject, As ex power station electrical/control engineer was OK dear Sue said "KA what language are you speaking and can you translate" No seriously was simply a matter of following what was needed to set, troubleshoot and unset the alarm. Oh and ditto the the odd bits on the tracker.

Have to say have had no false alarms, no concerns about what was installed and how/where. Vanbitz have been everything other funsters have advised they would be.

Time will tell, but gib=ven the lack of posts on issues would assume there is nothing to tell.

Have to admit on the whole was pleasantly surprised to be relived of my hard earned in such a considerate and customer focused manner.

Sounds a bit Irish ( no offence intended) in parts but can happily recommend this company.

Ok Jim has a problem with this submission going to rate after-sales as excellent, haven't used them so don't know BUT would expect them to be SO.
Helpfullness and Attitude
5.00 star(s)
Quality of Workmanship
5.00 star(s)
Aftersales Service
5.00 star(s)
Cleanliness
5.00 star(s)
Would you use this company again?
Yes
eddievanbitz
eddievanbitz
Thank you, for a comprehensive review.
Approx date of transaction
Oct 2019
Pleasure to deal with. Had a Growler fitter after much advice. They talked me through the whole process.

Stayed on their site the night before & they dropped us into town whilst the fitting done.

It is obvious they know their stuff.

Great customer care. Really tidy installation as far as I can tell.
Helpfullness and Attitude
5.00 star(s)
Quality of Workmanship
5.00 star(s)
Aftersales Service
5.00 star(s)
Cleanliness
5.00 star(s)
Would you use this company again?
Yes
eddievanbitz
eddievanbitz
Thank you
Approx date of transaction
May 2017
Had my Strikeback + fitted over two years ago. My concerns about alarms revolve around ease of use and false activations and hence my review after two years!
The Strikeback has been excellent. Its very easy to set especially when leaving the dog in the van and we've never had any false activations.
Once or twice I've had a bleep when setting it but that's because I've accidentally pressed the rear bike rack loop switch. Once that's been de-activated, it's been fine.
We had the Strikeback with bike loop, extra door sensor and alarm. This set-up suits us and it's been completely reliable.

Terry
Helpfullness and Attitude
5.00 star(s)
Quality of Workmanship
5.00 star(s)
Cleanliness
5.00 star(s)
Would you use this company again?
Yes
eddievanbitz
eddievanbitz
Thank you
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