Clearview National October 2018 - Issue 203 - Page 50

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS Think Straight: New HS Portal SCV Lift and Slide System SOS with FIS » » AFTER BEING INVOLVED in several successful DIY SOS projects over the years, Solidor recently launched Solidor SOS – The Grand Entrance, which was a social media campaign asking consumers to nominate someone for a new entrance door. There was one particular nomination that stood out for Mr & Mrs Dellar and their son who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a form of paediatric epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Solidor partner FIS Windows put forward their name as they were already working on an existing DIY SOS project with them through local charity GeeWizz, by providing windows and a French doorset to their home in Ipswich. The existing PVCu panelled front door to their home had a faulty handle and cylinder while the door itself was narrow and had cracked due to the wheelchair access requirement. Solidor supplied FIS Windows with a wider door combination from the Italia Collection in lavender from the new Pastel Range, complete with full length Karcher handle for ease of access, along with a low threshold for better access. Tracy Garwood, marketing manager of FIS Windows was involved in most of the project including the nomination and commented: ‘We were already working with Mr & Mrs Dellar through the GeeWizz charity which is focussed on providing specialist equipment to children and young adults up to the age of 21, living in Suffolk and Norfolk with a disability. So, the nomination to Solidor was obviou