New Trend Fence and Deck

History of Fences

ancient civilization gate, Asia

The Barbed Wire Fence
In 1873, the barbed wire fencing was invented at the De Kalb County Fair in Illinois.  A local farmer presented the idea and it took off from there.  The barbed wire fenced was the initial inspiration for the chain linked fence. 

Beat the winter blahs…

Cup of Hot Chocolate Bobbing with Marshmallows

While I may enjoy the beauty of the winter season, it isn’t my favorite. I may enjoy cozying up by the fireplace with hot chocolate in hand, but I don’t enjoy scrapping ice and snow from my windshield, or the bone chilling run from the parking lot to the office doors.