MotionScreen University

MotionScreen University is our training program for dealer certification. We want to do our best to provide our customers with all of the tools they need to succeed.

MotionScreen 101 Introduction to Exterior Patio Shades:

Covering terminology, product information, installation types, motorization, manual crank option, basic measuring of the installation types, basic programming, installation overview, control options for exterior patio shades with basic troubleshooting, and how to explain to the homeowner the maintenance and expectations of their shades.

MotionScreen 201 Introduction to Recessed Shades:

Covering pocket design information, installation and measuring of U-channels, and installation of the shades. Also, an introduction to Vinyl shades, product information, types and information on clear panel products, border discussion and the importance of the sizes of borders, and advance troubleshooting and buildout discussions.

MotionScreen 301 Buildout Materials and Stationary Screen Walls:

Covering how to design and build stationary screen walls to get around obstructions for the installation of your Motorized MotionScreen.

Tommy Long- National Training Director

Tommy Long Training Director Universal Screens - retractable patio shadesTommy has been in the exterior window covering world for 23+ years. He has in-depth knowledge and experience of the installation process and products. He has installed products such as: fixed solar screens on windows, stationary screened in porches, Lanai’s (screens over swimming pools), patio covers, storm windows and doors, interior roller shades (motorized and manual), chain operated patio shades, and exterior zipper track shades from various manufacturers. He also has a background in manufacturing and has manufactured: solar screens, interior and exterior roller shades, Maestroshield zipper track shades, and storm windows and doors. He previously owned an installation business specializing in exterior screened porches and zipper track shades. He has been a Somfy Expert Programmer for over 18 years and has a wealth of knowledge in many different aspects of construction. In 2019 Tommy came to work for Universal Screens as an outside sales rep over South Texas and quickly expanded his territory covering 31 states. In 2023 Tommy became the National Training Director here at Universal Screens and created the MotionScreen University Program.

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