Therma-Tru Launches Certified Door System Installer Training Program

December 17, 2018

MAUMEE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2018--Therma-Tru Corp. has partnered with the OSI ® brand to create the Certified Door System Installer Training Program to better serve trade professionals by educating them on the best practices for sealing and installing Therma-Tru door systems. The convenient, online-based program is free of charge.

“Our new certification program is designed to help contractors build knowledge, skills and confidence by educating them on the best way to install a Therma-Tru door system,” said Eric Dotson, senior manager, channel enablement for Therma-Tru Corp.

The Therma-Tru Certified Door System Installer Training Program includes step-by-step videos, featuring experts from Therma-Tru and OSI ®, that guide the user through new or replacement door system installation. The videos cover a variety of topics including identifying necessary tools, correct removal of an existing door, the best way to seal an opening and install a new door, adding finishing touches and more.

“We recommend OSI ® products and we’ve partnered with them on this program because they are the experts in construction sealants. Leaks often come from the area surrounding the door, not the unit itself. Providing instruction on how to properly seal the opening ultimately reduces costly callbacks and enables trade professionals to provide better service if an issue should arise,” said Todd Kippel, senior manager, technical sales and customer engagement for Therma-Tru Corp.

The comprehensive training program also offers an in-depth lesson from OSI ® on Building Science and Wall Barriers. Program participants will have access to supplemental video content and helpful job aids for quick, jobsite reference, including instructions that can be viewed digitally or printed.

“The program enables contractors to complete it on their schedule, from any location,” said Kippel. “It allows us to provide convenient access to training for trade professionals located in rural areas, major cities and everywhere in between.”

Upon successful completion of the program, participants receive a certificate and credential card, proving their status as a Therma-Tru Certified Door System Installer and indicating that they have received the additional training necessary to ensure professional results.

“Today’s consumers are more savvy than ever before. They’re highly influenced by ratings and reviews, meaning one bad installation can have an immediate negative impact on business,” said Dotson. “When a contractor becomes a Therma-Tru Certified Door System Installer, that gives them credibility with homeowners and sets them apart from other professionals in the market.”

To sign up or learn more about Therma-Tru’s Certified Door System Installer Training Program, visit thermatru.com/GetCertified.

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Therma-Tru partners with OSI ® to create new Certified Door System Installer Training Program to educate trade pros on the best practices for sealing and installing Therma-Tru door systems. Learn more: thermatru.com/GetCertified The Therma-Tru Certified Door System Installer Training Program features convenient, online modules, step-by-step videos and downloadable resources that can be accessed by contractors anywhere, anytime. Learn more: thermatru.com/GetCertified

About OSI

Tradesmen who sought better performance from adhesives and sealants on the jobsite founded OSI ® in 1966. Acquired by Henkel Corporation in 2004, OSI ® brand adhesives and sealants combine tough real-world jobsite experience and a deep understanding of the trades with the sophisticated global innovation and manufacturing excellence of Henkel Professional and Consumer Adhesives. For more information visit www.OSITough.com.

Henkel operates across its three business units – Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care – in North America. Its portfolio of well-known consumer and industrial brands includes Schwarzkopf® hair care, Dial ® soaps, Right Guard ® antiperspirants, professional hair care brand Sexy Hair ®, Persil ®, Purex ® laundry detergents, Snuggle ® fabric softeners as well as Loctite ®, Technomelt ® and Bonderite ® adhesives. North America is an important region for Henkel: With sales of around 5.8 billion US dollars (5.2 billion euros) in 2017, North America accounts for 26 percent of the company’s global sales. Henkel employs more than 9,000 people across 70 sites in the U.S. and Canada.

About Therma-Tru

Therma-Tru is the leading entry door brand most preferred by building professionals. Founded in 1962, Therma-Tru pioneered the fiberglass entry door industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of entry and patio door system solutions, including decorative glass doorlites, sidelites and transoms, and door components. The company is headquartered in Maumee, Ohio and also offers low-maintenance Fypon ® polyurethane and PVC products. For more information and product warranty details, visit www.thermatru.com, www.fypon.com or call 800-537-8827.

Therma-Tru is part of the Doors & Security segment of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), which creates products and services that fulfill the dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure. FBHS’s operating segments are Plumbing, Cabinets and Doors & Security. Its trusted brands include Moen, Perrin & Rowe, Riobel, Rohl, Shaws and Victoria + Albert under the Global Plumbing Group (GPG); more than a dozen core brands under MasterBrand Cabinets; Therma-Tru entry door systems; Fiberon composite decking and railing products; and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products under The Master Lock Company. Fortune Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune Brands is part of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, please visit www.fbhs.com.

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