Ford & Doonan vs Mouritz

Ford & Doonan



Customer Service

Compare Air Conditioning Rating


Ford & Doonan
  • Great Customer Service
  • Quick response times
  • Good pricing
  • Competitive pricing
  • Strong customer service
  • Price matching possible


Ford & Doonan
  • Short installation warranty
  • No discounts
  • No weekend availability
  • Average response times
  • Weekend availability
  • No volume discounts


Perth based air conditioning installation companies Ford & Doonan and Mouritz are the two top companies in the region, according to our reviews. They both scored the highest Compare Air Conditioning Rating in the top five of 4.5 out of 5 and also scored highly for customer service, with Mouritz edging ahead in terms of pricing and their ability to offer discounts where appropriate.

Ford & Doonan’s pricing is relatively high, however, they offer an outstanding level of customer service that has informed their success and given them a number of awards. Mouritz have collected several dealership awards from brands such as Fujitsu, won as a result of the strong partnerships they have formed with these brands.

Both Ford & Doonan and Mouritz have extensive and reliable industry experience.


Ford & Doonan


Free on-site quote

Volume discounts

Deals and promotions

Price Matching

Financing availability

While taking out the first spot in the top 5, Ford & Doonan are slightly more expensive when compared to the other companies. They believe this cost is justified, with confidence in the quality products and services they offer.

Mouritz by comparison offer very competitive prices that are lower than other providers. They scored equal first out of the top five for cost-effectiveness, with a perfect score of 5 out of 5. Ford & Doonan came in equal third on this criterion, with their score being a still respectable 3 out of 5.

Where Mouritz are willing to match competitor prices if products listed are “like for like”, Ford & Doonan does not offer price matching for their customers at all. That being said, Mouritz do require management approval before agreeing to match any quotes. Ford & Doonan will also charge for travel time to rural areas.

Ford & Doonan’s team will consider volume discounts for commercial projects including huge apartment blocks but not residential homes. Mouritz will discuss volume discount for customers installing multiple units, but assess each case individually, with different discounts being applied as appropriate. Mouritz are also open to passing on any manufacturer deals to their customers.

It was noted that Mouritz’s quoted price might be subject to change upon inspection. This is generally standard among the top 5.

Customer Service

Ford & Doonan


Clear quote

Weekend availability

Customer service rating by phone


Customer service rating by email


Response time to acknowledge request

6 - 24 hours
6 - 24 hours

Response time to provide quote

6 - 24 hours
> 4 days

Online ratings / reviews


Both companies scored highly on customer service, with Ford & Doonan rated 8 out of 10 for the strong customer service exhibited when responding to enquiries over the phone. Mouritz also received an 8 out of 10 for both their phone and email service.

Each company were polite, helpful and knowledgeable over the phone. However, when dealing with Mouritz our review team spoke with different people on different occasions, leading to some inconsistency of communication. This impacted particularly on email correspondence within the quoting process. Three different people contacted us via email. They offered the same details that, while demonstrating an eagerness to please, led to some confusion. Despite this, they still scored highly in their email service, receiving 8 out of 10, beaten by Ford & Doonan’s impressive score of 9 out of 10 for their outstanding customer service via email correspondence.

Ford & Doonan’s quote system involves an easy application process and initial response happened within 24 hours with the quote also being delivered within 24 hours. Mouritz generally take 6 to 24 hours to respond to a customer’s initial email request for a quote, which is the second fastest response rate. However, it generally takes Mouritz more than 4 days to generate the quote, thereby ranking them with the equal slowest response time compared to our other top 5 companies.

It is notable that the quote generated by Ford & Doonan covered the cost of the air conditioner unit and installation, but did not give an individual pricing breakdown.

Mouritz and Ford & Doonan assist customers with by offering financing options, but neither is available on the weekend. Both service rural areas.


Ford & Doonan



Commercial and residential

ARC Tick

Year established


Installation warranty


As the oldest operating air conditioning installation company in Perth, established in 1978, Mouritz provide reliable services and install quality products. This is reflected in their second placing out of our top 5 air conditioning installation companies in the region. They have fully trained professional teams with a high amount of technical expertise, demonstrated in air conditioning installation.

Ford & Doonan are a younger Perth based air conditioning installation company and commenced operating in 1985. They offer strong customer service and quality products, including environmentally friendly innovations. These and other aspects have combined to give them first place in our top 5 installation companies in the region.  Despite having higher pricing and less opportunities for discounts they show that good service and expertise can count for a lot when choosing an installation company. Ford & Doonan have a very consistent and impressive rate of success thanks to their qualified and experienced team.

Both of these Perth based air conditioning installation companies offer commercial and residential installation and repair services. Like the other listed air conditioning installation Perth companies in our top five, neither work with hydronic or boiler systems. Unusually for Perth, Mouritz will install ducted heating on its own where most of our top five only offer ducted heating and cooling as a package.

As first and second in our top five Ford & Doonan and Mouritz are both excellent choices for your installation needs, offering quality and expertise. If your budget is on the lighter side however, Mouritz’s pricing and discount options may save customers some money.

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