A customer asked me how much it cost to install a split type aircon with free cleaning na raw.
𝗠𝗲: 7,500php po for 1.0hp to 1.5hp, 8,500 for 2hp to 3hp.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Masyado namang mahal, ikakabit lang naman. Free cleaning mo na rin.
𝗠𝗲: How much do you think it would cost you?
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: 3,000php maximum… Madali lang naman yon diba?! Kakabit lang naman. Sama ka lang ng helper 350 lang yan.
𝗠𝗲: hmm puwede naman ikaw na lang gumawa
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Pero hindi ko alam kung paano.
𝗠𝗲: Enroll ka sa school. Pwede ka mag Tesda or mag bachelor degree or diploma course.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Ilang araw na training ba yan?
𝗠𝗲: Some took 6 months, some took 3 years some even took 4 to 5 years course. Tuition fee ranging from 5k to 30k per sem. Depende pa kung saang school ka.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Hala tagal rin pala ng study period at may tuition pa. Ang gastos.
𝗠𝗲: Hindi lang po iyan, bukod jan ay kailangan po ng mga equipments and tools na ito para mag install o mag-ayos ng aircon:
Vacuum pump 2 stage 1hp: 10,000
Nitrogen tank: 7,000
Nitrogen tank regulator: 6,500
Flaring tools set: 7,500
Recovery machine: 25,000
Pipe bender big: 3,500
Pipe bender small: 1,500
Rotary Hammer drill: 9,500
Leak tester: 1,500
Torch hand: 2,500
Mapp gas: 450
Hand drill: 3,500
Heat gun: 1,500
Welding machine: 5,000
Pressure washer: 3,500
Vacuum cleaner: 3,500
Gauge manifold: 2,500
Clamp meter: 3,500
One set of rachet: 3,500
One set of box and open wrench: 2,500
One set of screwdriver: 600
Weighing scale: 1,000
Level bar: 650
Gasoline for transport: 300 to 1,000
Other tools/etc: ~~~~
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Hala. But I don’t have all this equipment. Bibili pa ba ko niyan, isang project lang naman gagawin ko.
𝗠𝗲: Well then for another 10,000php more I’ll rent my stuff to you para makagawa ka.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Sige Sige
𝗠𝗲: Okay! Wednesday I’ll wait for you to start doing this work ha.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: But I can’t on Wednesday I only have time today.
𝗠𝗲: I’m sorry, but I’m only available on Wednesday to teach you and lend you my stuff. Other days are busy with other clients na kasi.
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Okay! That means I’m going to sacrifice my Wednesday and give up my other tasks.
𝗠𝗲: I forgot to mention, you also have to pay for the materials needed
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Totoo ba? Ano naman yun?
𝗠𝗲: around 2k to 3k for refrigerant, rubber insulation, polyethylene tape, thhn wire, etc
𝗖𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗿: Hala mas mahal pa kesa sa ikaw ang gagawa ahh.
When you pay for a job, you pay not only for the equipment used but also:
– Time to go
– Safety and security.
No one can denigrate other people’s work by judging prices. Only by knowing all the elements necessary for the production of certain work.
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