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My neighbor now has new posts in his yard but is waiting on his fence contractor to come back and finish.  Yesterday, I had a knock on my door.  Standing in my door way was Bob, my neighbor.  “I hate to ask but do you know how to reach my fence contractor?” Bob said with a little despair.  [read more]

If you read my previous blog, I have an update on my neighbor.  I witnessed him yesterday digging out his old footings.  As I strolled by on my four wheeler, he wiped his brow with a rag and gave me a thumbs up.  He was soaked head to toe in sweat.  Lesson learned…leave those posts attached to[read more]

PalmSHIELD & American Fence Company of Minnesota team up

PalmSHIELD Louvers and American Fence Company of Minnesota team-up to provide a new mechanical equipment enclosure for American Family Insurance’s new data center.  PalmSHIELD louvers has a long history of providing architectural louvers for data centers.  You can find our louvered panel [read more]

  As a matter of fact, PalmSHIELD louvers standard design uses a ½” overlap based on direct visual screening.  Direct visual screening is the standard measure for determining the percentage of visibility.  It is exactly as it is described.  Based on looking head on at a perfect horizon[read more]

It is thunderstorm season in Iowa which typically leaves us with a great deal of damaged fence. Just recently, a large storm moved through the area and left my neighbor with his wood fence blown over. A handful of the wood fence panels and posts where flattened where shear winds made their path. The[read more]

There has been a recent uptick of construction site thefts in the Midwest over the last two years.  American Fence Rental has been installing a surprising amount of construction site security fence as well in this same period.  Contractors are doing their due diligence in providing site security b[read more]

Would be thieves don’t want to make a scene at your front door.  They want to sneak around to the back of your house, through your gate and into the basement or patio door.  By the time they reach the back door; they are committed.  They know that they may have crossed that threshold of no retu[read more]

American Fence Company of Iowa sells dozens of gate operators and access control systems every year.  These sales and installs are split between residential and commercial.  We love the idea of our customers automating their gate installations as this represents more convenience and improved sec[read more]