American Fence Company has been the Midwest’s premier fence supplier and contractor for over 50 years. The Des Moines branch is the leading residential and commercial fence contractor in the service area. 

We proudly install more than 500 residential fences each year. Along with our extensive residential projects, we also install for American Fence Company’s divisions including:

American Access Company
Gate Operator and Access Control Systems

America’s Gate Company
Ready-Made and Custom-Built Gates

American Fence Rental

Temporary Fencing

American Playground Company

Playground Equipment and Furnishings

IronShield Coating

Liquid and Powder Coatings

American Fence Company is equipped with a vast inventory and a custom metal shop. We are capable of creating the perfect fence and gate for your project. Reach out today to learn more about our easy financing and to get a free estimate.

Contact us to learn more about American Fence Company of Des Moines.

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Unfounded Vinyl Fence Fears
As we round the corner on another Midwest winter, our neighborhood’s vinyl fences are still standing.  Surprising? Of course, not. Vinyl fencing has been around for over twenty years. Its popularity has grown exponentially as it replaces wood and ornamental in popularity.  Yet, there are still m [read more]
Purchasing vinyl coated chain link fencing can be confusing.  One contractor says “9 gauge material” on his proposal while another says “11 gauge wire”.  Which one is better?  Undetermined. Why the confusion?  It all stems from the gauge.  Is it finished gauge or core wire gauge?  A [read more]
The cold reality of your gate
Every day, we go through dozens of doors without giving it a second thought.  We just don’t realize the precision that goes into a door and jamb.  Isn’t it amazing how the strike hits the strike plate each and every time? Ok, not that amazing. The cold reality is that your gates are not doo [read more]
Why the confusion?  It all stems from the gauge.  Is it finished gauge or core wire gauge?  According to ASTM  668, vinyl coated chain link is specified and ordered by the metallic core wire.  However, according to various suppliers, they may interpret your request to mean a finished gauge ( me [read more]
When I was a boy I use to work summers at my father’s fence company.  Back then, cedar fence boards were rich with dark red, brown and orange hues.  The boards had a strong cedar smell that was so pungent that you might have thought you were locked in your grandmother’s cedar closet.  Back th [read more]