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Door Maintenance Tips…some valuable tips on steps you can take to enhance the operation of your garage door.


Dealer FIT is an invaluable managerial tool that allows you to compare financial and managerial results of your dealership against the industry norm for dealers with similar sales volumes and similar types of sales activities.  Those who participate in the Dealer FIT Survey have all the statistics relating to garage door dealership’s financial and operating characteristics. Join today! It’s quick, easy and FREE to all IDA Dealer Members. In addition to our in depth spreadsheet analysis, the new Dealer FIT report now features many full color graphs and charts.  Click here for more information.



The 2014 election for new IDA directors has concluded and the following individuals were elected:

Region 5 – Gordon McGraw, Overhead Door Company of Eugene-Springfield, Eugene, Oregon

Region 6 – Bob Hammersley, Crawford Door Systems, Wilmington, North Carolina

Region 10 – Jennifer Juhlke, Canadian Door Doctors & Construction Company, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

Region 12 – Miguel Acosta Vega, D Acosta Puertas Automaticas SA de CV, Queretaro, QRO, Mexico

Industry Member – Tim Matthews, Overhead Door Corporation, Avon, Indiana
                  Jack Schram, Napoleon/Lynx, Austin, Texas

IDA Heritage Book Updated

The rich history of the IDA is captured within the pages of the IDA Heritage Book. The document has been recently updated to include highlights during the past two decades.  It covers prominent achievements of each president’s term and comments from many of the early day leaders.  Click here to view the entire book.


IDA has launched its very own mobile website.  Using a tablet or smart phone a user will be redirected from to the mobile site:  Users are given the option to view the full site by clicking “Full Site” at the bottom of every page.  Though the mobile site does not contain all information found on the full site, it does give the mobile user a quick understanding of the International Door Association.


The IDA Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce the implementation of a special fundraiser for the advancement of scholarship awards to well-deserving IDA members. The theme of the raffle is Winners Supporting Winners because all who participate win big! Even if you don’t actually win a prize, by supporting the raffle you’re already a winner. And, the recipients of the proceeds are most definitely winners for they are the fortunate ones who will be improving themselves, their futures, and their families through advanced education.  Click here for more information.

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