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About Consultant and Expert Witness Don King

 

Don King is a door and hardware service professional that can serve as your next expert witness and consultant. He specializes in automatic pedestrian type doors. His consulting and expert services are available for all types of door installations and entrance evaluations.

King can provide comprehensive analysis of door system malfunctions due to improper service, poor maintenance, or defects. He can offer in-depth evaluation and forensic analysis of faulty door components with testing available for electro hydraulic, electro mechanical systems to help determine product defects and liability.

Don King provides expert witness services and consulting relating to existing buildings, and building components such as garage doors, automatic doors, exit hardware for residential, commercial, county and State government facilities.

 

This also includes entryway construction consultation for existing construction projects of all kinds:

  • All types of doors

  • Door related hardware

  • Door hardware

  • Automatic doors

  • Access controls

  • Fire/life safety

  • ANSI American National Standards Institute

  • ADA (American Disabilities Act)

  • Healthcare Industry

Don King has been an expert and consultant for a variety of doors, and related issues for more than 29 years. Specializing in all types of aluminum storefront doors, both manual and automatic, revolving doors, hollow metal and wood fire doors, garage doors, both sectional type & rolling steel doors, rolling and sliding aluminum gates. Just about all door types, door frames, locks, closers, panic devices, exit devices, access controls even programmable logic controllers (PLC) and hardware.

 

A Message from Consultant Don King

 

If your case has you searching for information on Automatic doors, and your needs have you considering an expert witness who specializes in the trade, then you have came to the right place.

We can provide you with an in-depth knowledge understanding of your doors and related hardware issues that simplifies the liability trail needed to win your case.

With so many circumstances surrounding doors original intended correct operational design, a malfunction or defect which has resulted in an injury to a person can be reliant on key components. It is imperative to consider all of the surrounding aspects of these components such as the doors type, age and installation, hardware and location, type of door, the buildings HVAC’s system, elevation face location as to north facing, south facing etc., and maintenance and or service frequency.

I have over 29 years experience in all aspects the door repair business, working on commercial and residential applications and can help you professionally address the issues and more thus allowing your ability to answer those questions that may even puzzle engineers or builders and solve those unanswered questions with statistical certainty and confidence. We can help provide you with definitive answers that will strengthen your legal team and enhance your ability to determine the cause or not when you’re faced with a costly “who’s to blame” scenario that needs to be solved.


Curriculum Vitae


Consultant, and Expert Witness

Don King is an expert witness, and consultant in the field of Commercial Doors, locks & related Hardware in both, repair and construction. Don has a successful reputation with his clients. He has consulted on many automatic and manual door related issues for clients for more than 29 years.

General Construction

Commercial, industrial, residential, multi-residential, condominium, retail construction, shopping malls and strip centers, chain store, franchised business construction, restaurant and food processing facilities, auto malls, car rental facilities, storage and repair facility, construction and service maintenance.

Door, Lock and Security

Doors, door related hardware, automatic doors, manual doors access controls, fire/life safety, ADA (American Disabilities Act) installations/applications. Video and audio surveillance. Themed attractions and integration into historically significant structures.

About the Expert

Don King, has more than 29 years hands-on experience in service and repairs on existing commercial door installations (interior and exterior). Don is an expert door, and lock contractor.

About his Company

Don King began a career in the door industry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that spans through the past three decades. In the beginning, Minute man door concentrated repair and replacement of residential entry doors, and commercial wood doors, then shortly later developed into retail store.


Several years later, A 24 hour door service was formed to meet what don recognized as a growing demand in the industry that now offered replacement and installations of all types of doors that included: garage, hollow metal, patio, sliding and folding commercial and industrial, cold storage, (manual and automatic) storefront doors. Don provided self performing repairs on all types of these doors as well as access control devices: mortise locksets, cylindrical locksets, panic devices with concealed and surface mounted vertical rod, electrical locks, electric strikes, cipher locks, pivots, hinges and various types of surface mount, concealed and floor hydraulic closers to name a few.


Over the years he has personally performed thousands of repairs and installations on all types of pedestrian and vehicular doors and there related components from some companies such as Us Aluminum, Vista wall, Kawneer, Arch, Dor-o-Matic, Keene-Monroe, Besam, Horton, Nabco/Gyro Tech, and Stanley Magic Door. Overhead Door, Raynor, Windsor, Clopay, Wayne Dalton, Link Controls, Chamberlain. While demand for service continued ,an expansion of services to other areas was necessary over the next several years including: Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Newark, Buffalo, Rochester, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a result, and door repair service based educational curriculum was needed for constant training of additional technicians in the field which became necessary as the markets continued to expand with Don’s hands-on approach to a basically what was to be unlimited service in the door repair industry.


Chicago became home for what is AtlasDoorRepair.com is today and most operations, and he continues with all facets of a comprehensive services portfolio on all types of commercial doors and their related hardware, going further by adding expansions to service Minneapolis, St. Paul and Indianapolis. on automatic doors and operators, doors, and related hardware.


Don remains highly specialized, active in service and is considered an expert in the industry. He has now opened a retail outlet for commercial doors and hardware in Plainfield, Illinois and continues to offer sales and service and technical support on quality doors and related hardware nationwide.

Skills:

Pedestrian door and hardware related systems. Sales, installs, repairs and services all types of but not limited to commercial doors and frames, related hardware and locks, lock assemblies. Sales, installation, service and repair on Hollow metal and wood fire doors, frames, and related hardware, low voltage access controls and poc type alarm systems. Storefront glass doors, manual and automatic, solid tempered glass doors or herculite, Hospital ICU doors, Sliding bi-part, folding or swinging Automatic Door (Schools, churches and public venue service, installation, and service and repair. Don King is a consultant and expert witness for a variety, but not limited to all types of door, lock and hardware issues including automatic and manual doors, revolving, swinging, fire doors, drop & rollup doors, sliding, bi pass, bi-fold, storefront metal & wood, laminated, raised panel and French doors. Door frames, all types of locks, door closers, floor, surface or concealed mount, panic devices, exit devices, access controls, and other door related hardware. Manual sliding mall front doors, folding glass walls and pocket doors. Life safety and fire codes, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and Americans with Disabilities act (ADA) compliance and upgrades, custom concealed usage doorways and openings, and safe room entry devices. Special need entry systems for handicapped usage, themed attraction security concealed devices and entry controls.

Summary:

Don King has more than 29 years hands-on experience in sales, service and installation of all types of pedestrian doors including but not limited to solid tempered glass doors or herculite, aluminum storefront doors and frames including curtain wall , Manual or automatic, swinging and sliding or folding doors, hollow metal and wood doors and frames, and related hardware such as panic devices, locks, door closers hydraulic and electro-mechanical.all types of door & door frame installations, proper function of door systems, fire inspection analysis for doors. Don is a door specialist in all vehicular garage doors, sectional type, roll up type, fire doors, rolling grilles, shutters sliding and folding..

EDUCATION:

High school:
West Seneca East Senior High School
West Seneca, New York
General Education,
Professional Experience

1981-1984
Minute Man Door Company Vice President Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Provide sales and service, repair replacement for commercial and residential wood entry doors and frames and related lock and hardware.


1987-pres.
A 24 Hour Door Service Inc. Founder and pres., Buffalo, NY


Provided consulting and self performing troubleshooting technical analysis and diagnostics to facilitate appropriate repairs and or replacements on all types of existing commercial Storefront manual and automatic doors, Hollow metal and wood doors and related hardware, such as panic devices, mag locks and other low voltage type egress delay locking devices, garage doors overhead type both sectional and rolling for various Industrial, commercial and residential applications.


1990-2001
Am-pm Door Service Inc. Vice President Lakeland, Florida


Provided consulting and self performing troubleshooting technical analysis and diagnostics to facilitate appropriate repairs and or replacements on all types of existing commercial Storefront manual and automatic doors, Hollow metal and wood doors and related hardware, such as panic devices, mag locks and other low voltage type egress delay locking devices, garage doors overhead type both sectional and rolling for various Industrial, commercial and residential application. Trained multiple field service technicians necessary trouble shooting skills to perform service, repairs on commercial doors. Designed and implemented marketing plan an expanded business to cover 6 additional states.

2003-2015
Atlas Door Repair.com President Plainfield, Illinois


Provided consulting and self performing troubleshooting technical analysis and diagnostics to facilitate appropriate repairs and or replacements on all types of existing commercial Storefront manual and automatic doors, Hollow metal and wood doors and related hardware, such as panic devices, mag locks and other low voltage type egress delay locking devices, garage doors overhead type both sectional and rolling for various Industrial, commercial and residential application. Trained multiple field service technicians necessary trouble shooting skills to perform service, repairs on commercial doors. Designed and implemented marketing plan an expanded business to cover 4 additional states. Provide parts and Technical support for various sub-contractor and end users in the industry throughout the world.

Comments:

Available for consulting, expert witness assignments, in the USA, Canada, and Europe.
Professional Associations:
AAADM Certified Inspector for Automatic Doors 1998/2010

Contact:
Don King
3605 Chastain Ct

Alpharetta, GA 30004 USA

 

 

 

 

 

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