Pta aircon installer referral please

David101

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Hi all
See there are a lot of aircon topics, but cannot find any good references for a Pta(Centurion) installer. The net is like a sticky maze. Lots of companies, but not all so rosy when it comes to reviews.

Any suggestions will be much appreciated!
 

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After this weekend/December I'm not surprised! will keep an eye on the thread as I might wanna go this route
 

David101

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Thanx @Zarnicate will persue
Had very few responses to my quite intensive probe.
Will report on the outcomes soon!
(Seems wanting to spend money is just no incentive anymore)
 

David101

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*Update*
Crikey what an absolute clusterf..k!
Seems nobody really wants to take my money, and I want to install 2 aircons

Seems par for course is that I have to repeatedly follow up on quotes requested
eg. Ask for a quote on 2 x 9000BTU, X brand
Receive prices on 12000BTU, Y brand
Refer to original request, now receive quote on Z brand

I am still trying though
 

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For what it's worth, a 9000 is very weak and only works in the smallest rooms. Rather pay a little extra for the 12000if you can stretch.
 

surface

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*Update*
Crikey what an absolute clusterf..k!
Seems nobody really wants to take my money, and I want to install 2 aircons

Seems par for course is that I have to repeatedly follow up on quotes requested
eg. Ask for a quote on 2 x 9000BTU, X brand
Receive prices on 12000BTU, Y brand
Refer to original request, now receive quote on Z brand

I am still trying though
Quotes would be between 1400 to 1800, right? I think they have one quote assuming standard length of aircon pipe (can't recall how many meters though). We got one installed for 1450 but that was 2 years ago - I reckon prices would have increased now.
 

surface

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For what it's worth, a 9000 is very weak and only works in the smallest rooms. Rather pay a little extra for the 12000if you can stretch.
:thumbsup::thumbsup: for 12000 BTU if you can. There was hardly 1000 rand difference between 9000 BTU & 12000 BTU when we purchased 2 years ago.
 

David101

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Quotes would be between 1400 to 1800, right? I think they have one quote assuming standard length of aircon pipe (can't recall how many meters though). We got one installed for 1450 but that was 2 years ago - I reckon prices would have increased now.
What drives me to more drink....

Only 1 quote so far received has a breakdown of all the separate components

The others quote the aircon price and in brackets - installation included - so you never know what the installation cost is

But the average what I could get from some of the websites is about R1 500
 

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Longterm look at inverter aircons bit more expensive upfront, but a 12000BTU run from a normal wall plug and uses less power.
 

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*Update*
Crikey what an absolute clusterf..k!
Seems nobody really wants to take my money, and I want to install 2 aircons

Seems par for course is that I have to repeatedly follow up on quotes requested
eg. Ask for a quote on 2 x 9000BTU, X brand
Receive prices on 12000BTU, Y brand
Refer to original request, now receive quote on Z brand

I am still trying though
I had the exact same. Asked for brands ABC, recieved back cheapest chinese ding dong as a response.
 

surface

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The others quote the aircon price and in brackets - installation included - so you never know what the installation cost is
We went to makro last week and their aircon installation cost is 1500. 1600 with builders warehouse as checked on Sunday.
 

L-Dog

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We went to makro last week and their aircon installation cost is 1500. 1600 with builders warehouse as checked on Sunday.
Thanks will check them out this weekend. Anyone know a place where you can repair a portable aircon ?
 
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