Michael Whitacre, owner of Carl’s Door Service, Inc., recently earned his Master Technician Certification, the highest level of professional certification available in the door and access systems industry, from the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA). Carl’s Door Service, Inc. is a family-owned, Harford County-based professional dealer of overhead garage doors, electric operators and entry doors that has served the region since 1965. In addition to Whitacre’s certification, seven other Carl’s Door Service, Inc. employees also earned the designation of Certified Residential Door Systems Technician from IDEA.
The Master Technician Certification earned by Whitacre is awarded to individuals who successfully complete four industry certification programs administered by IDEA covering residential installation, commercial sectional door systems, commercial rolling door systems and rolling steel fire doors. “I am proud that thanks to this certification, our customers can trust they are receiving the highest possible level of knowledge and service from Carl’s Door Service,” said Whitacre. He has served as a director on the International Door Association (IDA) board of directors for the past six years.
Seven other employees of Carl’s Door Service, Inc. completed a three part IDEA Installer Training and Certification Program to earn the designation of Certified Residential Door Systems Technician. They are Kevin Connell, Russell Eyre, Daniel Heitmuller, Mathew Sherman, James Webb, Adam Whitacre and Melissa Whitacre.
Carl’s Door Service, Inc. is an IDEA Accredited and Certified company. According to IDEA, “companies earning the accreditation seal have demonstrated a commitment to industry excellence by completing a demanding study course, documenting good business practices and receiving recommendations from others with whom they do business.”
Established in 1965 by Carl Whitacre, Carl’s Door Service is a family-owned and operated professional dealer of overhead garage doors and electric operators located in Baldwin, Maryland. As a Master Authorized dealer of Clopay and LiftMaster, Carl’s Door Service, Inc. provides sales and service of overhead garage doors, electric gate operators and entry doors to Harford and Baltimore Counties, Baltimore City and surrounding areas.