Play is children's work. Working is most successful in an appropriate
environment where there are no safety issues to be addressed. The garden area of
the day care centre in Kristiansand, Norway was in need of a safe and easy to
care for terrace for the most important work of children — play. UPM ProFi Deck
was selected as the terrace material. Now children are overjoyed that they can
ride bicycles, toddle and romp about in the large terrace area that's been
"We wanted to build a terrace, which fits into the environment,
is environmentally friendly and feels comfortable under small feet. UPM ProFi
Deck has all these features and is a safe and beautiful material," says day care
centre director Kristin Alfsen.
"The colours of the decking boards
separate the walking and lounging areas from each other. Now the children can
walk safely on a stone grey area and play on an autumn brown area. UPM ProFi
Deck is hard wearing and does not have a slippery surface."