Welcome to American Fence Company Iowa's website. Our website is designed to help our customers choose a fence design that they will love for years to come. We have a huge online photo gallery filled with vinyl, wood, ornamental and chain link fences.

Please feel free to browse around.

  At The American Fence Company we want our fences to last for years, but not all fences are meant to be forever, as we also offer temporary fence.  If you’re looking to rent a Temporary Fence System, you’ve come to the right place, we are proud to announce the American Fence Rental Compa[read more]

What is all the fuss about Fir?

White Fir has been successfully used for wood fencing for over a decade.  Without question, Western Red Cedar is the premier choice for wood fencing however it is expensive.  For considerable less, you can select a White Fir fence picket that will last at least eight plus years.  Why eight years?[read more]

Temporary construction rental fence is not so temporary.  American Fence Company uses only top notch quality commercial grade materials in the construction and installation of our temporary fences.  We also use a simple ring design on our panels that makes it easy to modify the system.  No compli[read more]

Today’s Ornamental Fence

Ornamental fence for the twenty first century.  Twenty years ago, the majority of residential ornamental fences were stick built.  Stick built is a crude terminology for welding ornamental fence panels in local fabrication shops after attempting to field verify elevations and length of fence runs.[read more]

Custom & Decorative Iron Is Our Specialty

American Fence Companies has a central point of fabrication in our branch service division. With over ten thousand feet of fabrication, a team of certified welders, draftsmen and designers; we can build it.  Our company brings an uncommon comprehensive approach to custom metals work.  We a[read more]

Custom wood fences are tricky

Custom wood fences are tricky.  The tried and true solid, shadow box and picket wood fences use proven installation techniques that guarantee a long lasting installation.  Most qualified fence contractors successfully install hundreds of these fences every year.  Materials, fasteners and techniqu[read more]

Our customers have been asking for a detailed specification to include in their project plans and specifications to be sure that they get the Ultra Latch and no substitutions.  We are happy to oblige.  Below is a detailed specification to assist your contractors in selecting and installing the Ult[read more]

PalmSHIELD was selected as the mechanical equipment louvered screen system of choice for the Village of Glenview, Illinois.  The Village selected an eight foot tall PalmSHIELD louver system to protect and hide a compressor unit at the local train station.  The Village staff elected to install the [read more]