Video Series Details Installation Process

Posted on: January 25, 2018 | By: Total Door Systems | Training

Total Door Systems is expanding our training and service resources with a series of videos that detail every step involved in installing our integrated door systems, and making simple part replacements. The video series, available in March, will launch on YouTube, and at to give installers working in the field quick visual guidance. The video series comes as Total Door readies to...

New Material, Longer Life in Hanger Rod Update

Posted on: December 19, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | Support

A switch from stainless steel to a high-carbon spring steel has beefed up a critical part for Total Door Systems: the hanger rod. The hanger rod needs to be strong enough to support the weight of the door – as much as 200 pounds – and flexible enough to endure the more than one million bends it will experience over a lifetime of...

Meet Jack Robbins: Business Development Manager

Posted on: December 19, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | People

Jack Robbins has been a Total Door true believer for nearly 18 years. Getting his start in 1999 at Engineering Specialty Company, a North Carolina-based distributor, Jack took on two large jobs that specified Total Door Systems. He was hooked. “The simplicity of the system – the door came with all the components. It is very clean with no obstructions, and it’s a...

New Automated Quoting Tool to Deliver Big Results for Distributors, Sales Reps

Posted on: October 9, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | Support

Quoting Tool

Faster turnaround on quotations and a more efficient stream of data and production management is coming to Total Door’s distributor and sales rep portal with the introduction of an online “Configurator” tool, expected to go live towards the end of the first quarter of 2018. The tool, a customized iteration of Configure One’s CPQ software, will allow any Total Door distributor with an...

Meet John Pierre – Service Manager

Posted on: October 7, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | People

John Pierre

John Pierre has been in manufacturing for more than 25 years. He knows a thing or two about how to make products to exacting standards without sacrificing quality and efficiency on the line. After more than seven years supervising final assembly at Total Door, John is taking his expertise to the classroom, training distributors and installers on how to properly install Total Door...

Calling for Submissions of Your Favorite Installations

Posted on: October 5, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | Events

Door Awards Event

Was there an installation that “wowed” you and your team? Share it with us and we may feature you and the installation on an upcoming email or promotion! Send a photo (or photos) of your favorite installation and a few words about what made it stand out from the rest of the crowd to

Meet Gary Deter

Posted on: September 6, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | People

Gary Deter

Gary Deter, the owner of Architectural Door Consultants, in Laguna Miguel, Calif., is helping to drive the western expansion of Total Door. As the company’s representative for Southern California, Arizona and southern Nevada, Gary has been a key force in identifying and signing on well-respected distributors in a vital part of the country. “Projects are booming on the west coast,” Gary says, adding...

Elevator Shaft Pressure Standard

Posted on: September 4, 2017 | By: Total Door Systems | News

The old axiom about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure holds true in an emerging issue regarding pressure parameters in our industry. The lack of a standard pressure parameter for doors that protect elevator shafts during a fire has meant that many doors are subject to as much as 30 – 40 pounds of pressure, an unsustainable amount for nearly any door. The problem presented itself during a recent project audit in California. Doors were slamming...

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