Two of Our Own Receive IDEA Rolling Steel Door Certification


Custom Door & Gate is proud to announce that Custom Door & Gate of Raleigh is now has two more team members with IDEA Rolling Steel Door Certification for commercial garage door repair and service. This month two of our Managers recently passed the IDEA Rolling Steel Fire Door Certification. Congratulations to Andy Simerman and Tony Gallenback.

IDEA is the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation. Its purpose is to educate professional door systems dealers with knowledge and expertise in the door industry. Our commitment to industry excellence translates to our customers, ultimately providing you with the best service possible from trained experts.

Rolling Steel Fire Door Certification is available to technicians with a minimum of two years of field experience installing or repairing commercial rolling doors. Successful candidates must show a high level of expertise regarding the products, accessories, installation and service methods. The course of study designed by the IDEA is designed to both measure and enhance expertise. It includes field training documented by an IDEA Sanctioned Trainer and the successful completion of a 200 question written exam. The comprehensive curriculum includes:

  • Industry Codes & Standards
  • Door Materials, Insulation & Finishes
  • Components of a Commercial Rolling Door System
  • Installation: Tools & Equipment, Site Inspections, Methods
  • Operators and Controls – Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Safety
  • Terminology
  • DASMA (Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association)Technical DataK/LI>

As our newest IDEA certified Commercial Rolling Door Systems Technicians, Andy and Tony are true assets to our organization as experts on all aspects of fire doors.

In addition to offering Clopay’s full line of Residential Garage Doors, we also provide Commercial Doors, Entry Gates and Access Control Systems to the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Fayetteville & Greenville areas.

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