Cool Down: Where To Get AC On Rent In Mumbai (On A Shoestring Budget)
Maruti ACs is based out of Aaram Nagar, however, they rent out ACs from Bandra to Goregaon. They provide window ACs, though one needs to confirm the AC first.
They have an additional charge for installation (INR 1000) plus any carpentry charges for setting up the frame if it’s not already there. However, his services are majorly available in Andheri. You have to pay the advance for 6 months upfront.
Price: INR 800 per month (standard window AC) and INR 1000 per month (for the split AC).
Delta Cool is based out of Powai and provides its services throughout Mumbai.
They provide secondhand window ACs, along with split ACs as well. The minimum duration for the rent is at least six months, and during those six months, any repairing issues will be on the company under warranty. They charge extra for installation (INR 1200-4000 which includes transportation). If the framing hasn’t been done, work done by the carpenter carries extra charge.
Price: INR 800 per month (standard window AC); INR 1000 per month (for split AC)
Cool Point is in Malad, though they will offer their services across Mumbai. Just call them up in advance to set up the timings and day for the fittings, as they generally take at least two-three days for the set-up. They also take a deposit of INR 5,000 which is fully refundable post the renting period. Any cost related to the installation or maintenance during the renting period is completely on them. However, the transportation charges are on you and vary between INR 300 - INR 400.
They also do not provide carpentry services for the AC. The minimum rental period would be 6 months.
Price: INR 1200 per month for six months (1 tonne for window AC); INR 1500 per month for a year (1.5 tonne for split AC)
#LBBTip: The minimum rental period would be 6 months.
Crystal Chill Zone
One of the most reliable ones in Andheri West, Crystal Chill Zone comes recommended by quite a few of the Andheri residents.
Give them a heads up at least two days in advance, as they are often busy with their bookings. Though they generally only offer this in Andheri, folks up till Bandra can always call him and ask. Prices, in that case, will vary. They take additional installation and transportation charges.
During the renting period, all repair and maintenance is on them.
Price: INR 900 per month (Window 1 tonne AC) and INR 6,500 for six months; INR 1,250 per month (Split 1 tonne AC) and INR 9,500 for six months.
Santan Fernandes is located in Bandra and his AC rental service comes highly recommended from a loyal customer. Santan tells us he offers the service from Dadar to Dahisar and everything in between.
They offer window as well as split ACs, including brand new ones and second-hand ones as well. Any damage and repair during the renting period is on him. They charge an installation fee of up to INR 500 plus INR 500 for transportation. Additional framing working will be charged as well. The prices vary according to the area and the AC company you want and a minimum 6 month rent is required.
Price: INR 800 per month (window 1 tonne AC), INR 1000 per month (split AC)
Also known as 'AC on hire Mumbai', they have been providing rental and maintenance services for more than two decades. Apart from AC, they also rent out refrigerators, washing machines and water coolers. They serve for both the purposes - residential and commercial.
They require a minimum of 6-month advance which includes labour (INR 2000 for installation and removal) and transport charges(INR 2000 for both ways). For window ACs it amounts to INR 11,200 for 6 months. Their services are really up to the mark and you could hire an AC last minute as well.
Price: INR 1,200 per month for 1 month(window 1 tonne AC) INR 1600 (Split 1 tonne AC). Their installation charges are INR 1500 for window and INR 3500 for Split. The transport charges are INR 1500 for both.
Rent Macha has a variety of appliances, furniture and even mattresses available on rent on their website. They have a pretty legitimate of all kinds of appliances at great rates. : They provide their ACs for a minimum of 6 months.
Price: A Split AC (1 tonne) will cost you INR 1,799 and a Window ACs (1 tonne) INR 1,349 onwards. Their installation charges are INR 2,500 (For a Split AC) and INR 1000 (For a Window AC). They require an advance payment of 3 months of rent
Always make sure to check the condition of the ACs in case of them being secondhand ones. Stay in the room for the AC to cool while the people are setting it up, to make sure the gas in the AC is cooling it off properly.
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