IDAEXPO+ education Session

Do’s and Dont’s of Servicing Fire Doors

Wednesday, April 24 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This discussion addresses the specific language and training requirements for door companies and individual technicians involved in the installation and the annual inspection and testing of rolling fire protectives including fire and smoke door types new to our market. You will leave this presentation with a thorough understanding of your responsibilities, customer responsibilities, and the range of options at your disposal to resolve common issues when performing periodic inspections.  

Mike Watkins


Mike Watkins is the Director of Commercial Sales for Wayne-Dalton and has 34 years of experience in the Commercial Door Industry. Mike was instrumental in the creation and implementation of IDEA’s 2-day schools and was the lead instructor of the Commercial Rolling/Rolling Steel Fire Door school for the first eight years of its existence.  When asked to speak at Expo or other Industry events, Mike never says no.  These are just a few of the reasons why he was the 2015 IDEA Daniel R. Apple Commitment to Professionalism Award Recipient.